On the Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice, Argentines paid homage to the 30,000 victims of the last civic-military dictatorship from their homes and social networks due to the global COVID-19 pandemic
We look at the spread of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean region, as well as responses by governments which have ranged from pro-active and prompt to lax
This is the first time that a head of state in Argentina will present a bill of this nature and it will be a significant breakthrough for the long-demanded abortion rights in the country.
We also report on the “March of Anger’ protest in Belgium, and Young India march in New Delhi.
Argentine women, activists, feminist movements and social organizations celebrated the announcement by President Alberto Fernández to present a bill to decriminalize abortion in the country
Newly elected Argentinian President Alberto Fernandez has repeatedly expressed support for the movement and has called legal abortions a public health issue.
The protest was organized ahead of a visit by an IMF delegation on February 12 to renegotiate Argentina’s USD 44 billion IMF debt.
The law authorizes the Minister of Economy to renegotiate the conditions of the payment of the foreign debt taken during the administration of former president Mauricio Macri
2019 saw historic revolts against the neoliberal economic model that favors the elite and wealthy while making life precarious and miserable for the working-class
Alberto Fernández froze the price of basic public services, reduced the prices of medicines, announced special bonuses for retirees, special and underprivileged people, suspended the ban on the sale of abortion pills
We also take a look at Argentina, where the far-right wing, neoliberal regime of Mauricio Macri has finally come to an end with the swearing-in of the left-wing Alberto Fernandez and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.
After 4 miserable years of Macrismo, Argentina bids farewell to the right-wing government and welcomes the progressive government of the Frente de Todos coalition