Alberto Fernández
Complaint filed against former Argentine president Macri over ammunition supply to Bolivian coup regime

Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri and nine former officials of his government have been accused of aggravated smuggling of weapons and war ammunition, embezzlement of public funds, abuse of authority and crimes that compromise the peace and dignity of the Nation

Argentine government supplied ammunition to the Bolivian regime in the 2019 coup d’état

Bolivian foreign minister Rogelio Mayta denounced that the government of former Argentine President Mauricio Macri, like the government of former Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno, also supplied war ammunition to Jeanine Áñez’s coup regime in November 2019

Argentina makes history and passes the Travesti Trans Employment Quota

Last Thursday, Argentina’s congress passed the Travesti Trans Employment Quota, a law which calls for the State to reserve a percentage of its employment capacity for this population.

Argentine organizations demand safe return of Lichita in Paraguay

14-year-old Carmen Elizabeth Oviedo Villalba, also known as Lichita, was illegally detained by the Joint Task Force (FTC) of the Paraguayan army on November 30, 2020, in the forest region of the Yby Yaú city. Lichita has disappeared since then

Argentina withdraws from Lima Group and condemns blockade of Venezuela

The Argentine government rejected the isolation policies promoted by the Lima Group against Venezuela and proposed to promote an inclusive dialog to help the country solve its internal conflicts

Train workers strike in Santiago as protests continue in Chile and other stories

We take a look at the strike by Santiago Subway workers in Chile, the deaths of over 12 minors during a military operation in Colombia, congressional approval of the 1.9 trillion dollar Covid relief bill in the US, an appeal by low income and poor countries to WTO to waive vaccine patents, and the annulment of the criminal convictions against Brazil’s former progressive president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

Brazil | Lula after the annulment of convictions: “Never give up”

In a press conference held at the headquarters of the Metalworkers Union, the former president criticized Bolsonaro, “Brazil does not belong to him or the militia members”

After years of organizing, Macri’s anti-migrant decree finally repealed in Argentina

Organizations celebrated the decision that to repeal the decree which promoted xenophobia, stigmatization and criminalization of migrants

Widespread condemnation of opposition protests in Argentina

Human rights organizations have condemned the threatening actions carried out members of the Young Republicans during an anti-government mobilization on February 27

Who can save Ecuador from neoliberalism?

On February 7, 13 million Ecuadorians will vote for the next president of the country. The current front-runner is progressive candidate Andrés Arauz who has concrete plans to save the country from the throes of 4 years of bad governance

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

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