COVID-19 in Argentina
What united us was empathy: Community organizations help tackle hunger in Argentina

The pandemic brought with it more inequality and injustice. Grassroots movements responded with solidarity and organization and food for those who were struggling

Sex workers and COVID-19: Resisting the pandemic and criminalization

Sex workers who work at the intersection of informality, stigmatization and criminalization have strengthened their organizing to grapple with the economic impact of the pandemic

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

What is happening in Latin America with vaccine roll-out?

In Latin American and the Carribean region, so far, nine countries have begun inoculating their populations against COVID-19 and all of them are providing free vaccination to all citizens

How feminists in Argentina organized and won the right to abortion

Agostina Betes from MPLD and Frente Patria Grande spoke about how feminist movements in Argentina organized to win the right to abortion

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.

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

Julio López, the shadow of Etchecolatz and the new forced disappearance in democracy

The disappearance of Jorge Julio López is a symbol of the impunity of the remnants of the dictatorship and particularly of the Buenos Aires police, who is once again suspected of being responsible for the death of Facundo Astudillo Castro.

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

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

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