Argentina
Argentina rejects Bolivian de-facto president’s statements at the UN assembly

Bolivian de-facto president, Jeanine Áñez, accused Argentine President of attacking Bolivian democracy by harboring ousted Bolivian president Evo Morales in his country

Argentinians commemorate the 44th anniversary of the Night of the Pencils

The night of September 16, 1976, was one of the bloodiest night of the last civic-military dictatorship in Argentina, when a group of high school students were kidnapped and tortured by the state security forces

Forced disappearance in Argentina: The case of Facundo Astudillo Castro

Finally it was confirmed that the body that was found days back, is Facundo Astudillo Castro who was disappeared four months ago. Questions remain of how and where he died and all evidence points to police involvement

Argentine government declares cell phone, internet and pay television as essential services

The measure will benefit more than 30 million users nationwide. However, it has been harshly criticized by the opposition and communication companies

In Buenos Aires, there is no political will to address problems that we, the women, face, says Ofelia Fernández

The Buenos Aires legislator and women’s rights activist, Ofelia Fernández, expressed about the need to create a Ministry of Gender, Women and Diversity in the city of Buenos Aires

3 years after Santiago Maldonado’s disappearance, the pattern continues

Since March 19, when the COVID-19 lockdown was imposed, there have been two cases of forced disappearances in Argentina

Argentinians demand safe return of Facundo Astudillo

22-year-old Facundo Astudillio Castro has been missing since April 30 and evidence points to involvement of Buenos Aires police in his disappearance

Argentina’s stance on Venezuela changes with the new government

Argentine President, Alberto Fernández, recognized Nicolás Maduro as Venezuela’s legitimate president and criticized the economic blockades against the Caribbean country, setting up a new scenario in Latin America

Green belts protection law, a road to food sovereignty in Argentina

The national deputy, Federico Fagioli, and peasant organizations are promoting a bill to protect, strengthen and regulate food production by family agricultural producers

Where is Facundo Astudillo? The evidence points to involvement of Buenos Aires police

Two and a half months after the disappearance of Facundo Astudillo, the justice investigates a possible forced disappearance and international organizations like the UN are pressuring the Argentine state to give responses

Why should the Argentine government take over Vicentin?

Argentina’s elite has waged strong resistance to the possible state takeover of the Vicentin Agroindustrial Group, ignoring how this could contribute towards food sovereignty and help Argentina deal its foreign debt crisis

Why has coronavirus exploded in Brazil and seems controlled in Argentina?

While in Bolsonaro’s Brazil, the death toll is counted in the thousands, in Argentina Fernández’s administration took drastic, timely measures and seems to have controlled the cases. Prioritizing economy or health, two political approaches that lead to very different outcomes.

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