People protesting in front of the City Hall against Macri's government decision to reduce the education budget.  10 March 2019. San Miguel de Tucumán, Tucumán, Argentina.  Editorial credit: AndreaGabrielli /


Argentina is a vibrant representative democracy with competitive elections, lively media and civil society sectors, and unfettered public debate. Economic instability, corruption in the government and judiciary, and drug-related violence are among the country’s most serious challenges.

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Freedom in the World — Argentina Country Report

Argentina is rated Free in Freedom in the World 2020, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide. 

A young woman wearing a protective mask looks at her smartphone while passing by a grafitti representing two big watching eyes in Berlin, Germany on April 1, 2020. Illustrative Editorial (Photo by Emmanuele Contini/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Freedom on the Net — Argentina Country Report

Argentina is rated Free in Freedom on the Net, Freedom House's comprehensive study of internet freedom around the globe