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July 5, 2013

Elections in Argentina

With the participation of journalist Fernando Laborda as guest speaker, was held at the headquarters of CADAL a new Catalinas Forum meeting. On this occasion, the Chief of editorials of the newspaper ''La nación'' exposed on the electoral scene in Argentina before the legislative elections this year.

With the participation of journalist Fernando Laborda as guest speaker, was held at the headquarters of CADAL a new Catalinas Forum meeting. On this occasion, the Chief of editorials of the newspaper "La nación" exposed on the electoral scene in Argentina before the legislative elections this year.

Fernando Laborda has over 20 years in the newspaper La Nación, where he covered the various areas of political journalism. Today, he is chief of editorials and political columnist. He received his BA in Political Science at the Universidad del Salvador, in addition to courses in Economics at the Foundation for Economic Education in Irvington, New York. Previously, he studied journalism at Círculo de periodistas. He has extensive experience teaching and in academic research, and is currently director of the careers of Communication Sciences and Journalism at the Universidad de Belgrano and professor at this University and at the Universidad Católica Argentina. Among other distinctions, he received the Award Rodolfo Rivarola from the Asociación Argentina de Ciencia Política (1986); a Special Mention in the "Coca Cola in the Arts and Sciences" Award (1987) in Journalism; and the Prize Freedom and Democracy (1991), and an award for his contribution to education by Fundación El Libro (2006). He is co-author of the books "La Reforma Política Argentina" (Editorial Polemos, 2002) and "Reinventar la Argentina" (Sudamericana, 2002).

In attendance at the forum were representatives of the embassies of Germany, United States, Portugal and Sweden.

The Catalinas Forum is a cycle of current analysis directed to CADAL subscribers and special guests.