Argentina

25.03.2016 Prensa Latina

Argentina: 40 years after the Bloody Military Coup

Argentina: 40 years after the Bloody Military Coup

By Martin Hacthoun Buenos Aires, Mar 24 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama is concluding his official visit to Buenos Aires on Thursday, a day when millions of Argentineans are commemorating the 40th anniversary of the military coup d”état in 1976 with marches and demonstrations of protest. The US president … »

16.03.2016 Democracy Now!

The Vulture

The Vulture

How billionaire Rubio backer Paul Singer made billions off Argentina debt crisis Argentina has reached an agreement to pay U.S. hedge funds that have sought for 14 years to profit off the country’s debt. The hedge funds bought up Argentina’s debt for bargain prices after its financial crisis, … »

01.03.2016 Silvia Swinden

Argentina thrown to the vultures

Argentina thrown to the vultures

In June 2015 the Jubilee Debt Campaign explained: ‘Argentina’s economy is being held to ransom by a small handful of very wealthy speculators – so-called ‘vulture funds’. ‘A New York court has awarded two US vulture funds a $1.3 billion payout on debts bought up after Argentina’s debt crisis … »

29.02.2016 Pressenza New York

Video: NYC Request the Liberation of Milagro Sala

Video: NYC Request the Liberation of Milagro Sala

The Humanists in New York are asking the media and people on social networks to share and distribute this video. Their are also requesting to the friends and family of Milagro Sala to make sure she can watch this video. “Milagro surely deserve our support and best wishes … »

26.01.2016 Pressenza IPA

Argentina: Free Milagro Sala

Argentina: Free Milagro Sala

Argentina: Free Milagro Sala Wed, 20/01/2016 – 20:53 Humanists denounce and reject all forms of violence, in particular when people who fight for social change are deprived of liberty, such is the case of Milagro Sala. Milagro represents a social organisation, Tupac Amaru, whose membership consists of thousands and thousands … »

24.01.2016 Darío Aranda

Argentine Social Movements Strike Back Against Monsanto

Argentine Social Movements Strike Back Against Monsanto

The biotechnology giant continues attempts to build its GMO seeds plant in Argentina, despite three years of unflinching popular opposition. The world’s largest GMO corporation never imagined that it would suffer one of its major setbacks in a small, rural town in central Argentina. Popular opposition, irregularities in the company’s … »

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