Plaza de Mayo
Argentina commemorates victims of military dictatorship on the 47th anniversary of US-backed coup

Hundreds of thousands of Argentines marched to remember the 30,000 victims of the country’s last and bloodiest dictatorship

Argentinians on the streets at 47 years since the US-backed coup

March 24 marked 47 years since the US-backed civic-military coup overthrew the left-wing government of President Isabel Martínez de Perón in Argentina. The coup installed the bloodiest dictatorship in the history of the country.

Hebe de Bonafini Argentina Hebe de Bonafini, the historic leader of Argentina’s Mothers of Plaza de Mayo organization, dies at 93

Bonafini was one of Argentina’s most widely honored and admired human rights activists. She played a crucial role in defending human rights in the country during the US-backed military dictatorship as well as ensuring their expansion following the return of democracy

Argentina remembers 46th anniversary of the US-backed civic-military coup

This March 24, on the Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice, after a pause of two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of thousands of Argentines took to the streets across the country to pay homage to the victims of the last military dictatorship

“You can feel it, Lula president”: crowd welcomes former president in Buenos Aires

Visit by the former Brazilian president supports the Peronist government in its agenda of agreements with the IMF

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Argentines honor martyrs of coup

In this episode of Around the World in 8 minutes, we look at the National Day of Remembrance in Argentina which marks the anniversary of the US-backed coup in 1976. We also look at the latest in the legal proceedings against Algerian journalist Khalid Drareni and the persecution of anti-racism activists in the United States

Argentina says ‘Chau Macri!’ and welcomes Fernández

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

Argentina grandmothers Mothers of Plaza de Mayo march against neoliberalism

They marched against neoliberalism and Mauricio Macri’s term as president and expressed solidarity with the ongoing struggles in Chile, Colombia, Haiti, etc.