COVID-19 in Argentina
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

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 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.

Macri is further implicated in the case investigating an illegal spying network

Former Argentine president Mauricio Macri is eagerly watching the progress of a lawsuit in which 22 people were arrested on June 30, including former officials of his government, which links intelligence agents to political power

Argentine social movements propose San Martín Plan to overcome extreme poverty post-COVID-19

Social leader Juan Grabois, in an interview with community media, detailed aspects of the plan which envisions the generation of 4 million jobs The plan envisions the creation of a fund which will set up 4,000 productive units

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel: “The United States has no allies, it has no friends, it only thinks of its economic interests”

Carlos Aznárez speaks with Adolfo Pérez Esquivel about the debt crisis facing Argentina and why Argentina should not pay

Taxing large fortunes in Argentina: Who will be affected?

The bill that seeks to charge an extraordinary tax on the richest people in Argentina advances in the Chamber of Deputies. Only a very small percentage of Argentine society will have to pay it.

Victims of neoliberalism, poor countries face consequences in healthcare systems

The Tricontinental Institute gathered reports from healthcare professionals and analyzed the situation in some countries

Activist who denounced lack of water in poor neighborhoods in Buenos Aires died of coronavirus

Ramona Medina was hospitalized and connected to a respirator after she tested positive for coronavirus. There are more than 1,000 confirmed cases in Buenos Aires’ poor neighborhoods

Argentine social movements propose a food sovereignty plan

Social movements seek to promote a law that allows the creation of a national public food company, it has received support from the ruling left-wing government of Frente de Todos

In Argentina, putting people over profits helps contain COVID-19

Manuel Fonseca, doctor and militant of Frente Patria Grande from Argentina, spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

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