Alberto Fernández
Abortion legalization marks historic win for feminist movements in Argentina

Thousands who had gathered in front of the Argentine Congress erupted in mass celebrations as the Senate voted in favor of the Bill approving the voluntary termination of pregnancy

It’s legal! Argentine Senate approves abortion bill

The Argentine senate passed the Voluntary Termination of Pregnancy bill with 38 votes in favor and 29 against. This is a major victory for feminist movements who have been organizing for over a decade for the right to abortion

Argentina starts nationwide COVID-19 vaccinations

On December 24, the South American nation received the first 300,000 doses out of a total order of over 10 million doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine. In the first round it has prioritized the health workers for the administration of the vaccine.

Argentine Chamber of Deputies approves abortion bill

With 131 votes in favor, 117 votes against, and 6 abstentions, the lower house of the parliament endorsed the bill that legalizes abortion in Argentina

Thousands hold vigil outside Argentine Congress during the vote on abortion bill

This Friday, the Chamber of Deputies will vote on the IVE bill that legalizes abortion in Argentina, a right that hundreds of thousands of women have been demanding for decades

Feminist groups rally in support of the new abortion bill in Argentina

On November 18, thousands of women, feminist activists and LGBTQ community members mobilized across Argentina after President Alberto Fernandez sent a draft law on November 17 to Congress that aims at legalizing abortion

Right to abortion is one step closer to becoming law in Argentina

President Alberto Fernández sent the bill to legalize abortion to the National Congress for consideration on November 17

Bill to tax large fortunes in Argentina advances to the Senate

The Argentine Chamber of Deputies passed the bill which seeks to collect 307 billion pesos to finance public health and productive projects by taxing large fortunes

Bolivians welcome Evo Morales with a massive rally

Morales’ return marked the defeat of the US-backed civic-military coup carried out against him a year ago that ousted him and forced him to leave his country amid escalation of threats to his physical integrity and safety

Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca take office in Bolivia

Thousands of people from social movements and trade unions from across Bolivia gathered in the capital to celebrate the swearing in of Arce and Choquehuanca

It’s official: Movement Towards Socialism wins landslide victory in Bolivia

With 100% of the votes counted, the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) presidential ticket of Luis Arce and David Choquehuanca has won 55.1% of the votes, with a lead of 26.27% over their nearest rival Carlos Mesa

Argentina’s veteran ambassador makes a stand for the sovereignty of Latin America

For veteran Argentine ambassador Alicia Castro, resigning over her government’s vote against Venezuela at the UN Human Rights Council was not a difficult decision, for as she wrote in her letter, “Anti-colonialism is… an ethical imperative”

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