45 episodes

The Argentina Project Podcast is led by host Benjamin Gedan, the Latin American Program’s Deputy Director and former South America Director on the National Security Council at the White House. Each episode features dialogue and exchange with leading experts on Argentine affairs, posing pivotal questions while analyzing the country’s present and future.

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The Argentina Project Podcast is led by host Benjamin Gedan, the Latin American Program’s Deputy Director and former South America Director on the National Security Council at the White House. Each episode features dialogue and exchange with leading experts on Argentine affairs, posing pivotal questions while analyzing the country’s present and future.

    ¡Ojo! Walmart Shoppers

    ¡Ojo! Walmart Shoppers

    Host Benjamin Gedan is joined by Thomaz Favaro, director for the Southern Cone at Control Risks, to discuss Walmart’s exit from Argentina and what it says about the country’s turbulent business climate.

    • 13 min
    The Crime After Tomorrow

    The Crime After Tomorrow

    Host Benjamin Gedan is joined by Sabina Frederic, Argentina's security minister, to discuss the role of the armed forces in domestic security, and whether rising unemployment and poverty could increase crime, especially after the coronavirus quarantine ends.

    • 16 min
    Penalizing Penitentiaries

    Penalizing Penitentiaries

    Host Benjamin Gedan is joined by Sabina Frederic, Argentina's security minister, to discuss the new government's security strategies and its approach to drug policy.

    • 20 min
    COVID-19's Strange Bedfellows

    COVID-19's Strange Bedfellows

    Host Benjamin Gedan is joined by Fernando Straface, the chief of staff to the major of Buenos Aires, to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 in Argentina’s capital, relations between the mayor, who is the leading opposition figure, and Argentina’s Peronist president, and the city’s prospects for post-pandemic recovery.

    • 17 min
    #MendoExit

    #MendoExit

    Host Benjamin Gedan is joined by David Smith, The Economist’s Argentina correspondent, to discuss the relationship between Mendoza, Argentina’s famed winegrowing province, with the national government, which has become so strained some Mendocinos are calling for a #MendoExit.

    • 12 min
    Una Receta del Medioevo

    Una Receta del Medioevo

    Host Benjamin Gedan is joined by Ginés González García, the health minister of Argentina, to discuss the country’s COVID-19 response, potential post-pandemic health reforms and the challenges of its shared border with Brazil.

    • 16 min

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