Cristina Kirchner: Should she fail to halt the Sergio Massa bandwagon,  the president  might be forced to turn to former speedboat racer Daniel Scioli as her chosen successor in 2015. Photograph: Natacha Pisarenko/AP

Despite ruling Argentina for all but two of the last 24 years, the national headquarters of the Peronist party in Buenos Aires is a strangely forlorn (...)

People wade through a flooded street after a rainstorm in Buenos Aires. Record flash floods in Argentina have killed at least 54 people this week, officials have confirmed. Photograph: Enrique Marcarian/Reuters

Record flash floods in Argentina have killed at least 54 people this week, officials have confirmed. The floods have destroyed thousands of ho(...)