Mariano Quiroga

Mariano Quiroga

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1976, Mariano is a journalist, poet and international editor for Pressenza. His career includes publications in different countries and languages. Currently he is presenter on radio programmes in Ecuador and Argentina. A humanist communicator specialising in international politics, his vocation has led him to seek to build bridges that allow relationships to be made between data, events, people and contexts in order to create an inclusive look that synthesises the noblest searches for social justice and humanisation of the planet.

03.04.2018

There are already 17 dead, victims of repression in Gaza

There are already 17 dead, victims of repression in Gaza

Tens of thousands of Palestinians participated in the Great Return March on Friday, commemorating Land Day. The Israeli army claims that part of the demonstrators threw incendiary bombs and burning tires at the position of the soldiers who responded with rubber and lead bullets, as well as tear gas. The… »

04.03.2018

New Zealand will create a ministry for Disarmament

New Zealand will create a ministry for Disarmament

New Zealand will become the first country in the world to have a Ministry for Disarmament and Arms Control, which will place special emphasis on ending existing nuclear arsenals. On Tuesday, Jacinta Ardern, New Zealand’s prime minister, made the announcement remarking that “we must commit ourselves to non-proliferation and disarmament,… »

23.12.2017

The Right wins in Catalonia, but nationalists will form the government

The Right wins in Catalonia, but nationalists will form the government

Franco’s youth wing, Ciudadanos (Citizens), prevailed in the Catalan elections called after the Spanish government dissolved the autonomous government after its unilateral declaration of independence. With a very high turnout of almost 82% of the electorate, Citizens obtained 25.48% of the votes, equivalent to 37 seats. Since to form a… »

07.12.2017

“Milagro Sala will spend Christmas at home”

“Milagro Sala will spend Christmas at home”

One day after the Supreme Court of Argentina agreed to the ruling by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, which demanded that the Argentinean justice and the national government provide, as a minimum, the house arrest of Milagro Sala in order to preserve her physical integrity, the Federal Court No. »

19.06.2017

Macron: absolute majority in France with 60% abstention

Macron: absolute majority in France with 60% abstention

The second round of the French legislative elections seemed like a given. Everything indicated that Emmanuel Macron, the new president would obtain the backing of an overwhelming majority in parliament. 361 deputies out of 577 gives him a very large majority, although less than predicted. This consolidates the neoliberal and… »

31.07.2016

And now they are going for Raul Noro

And now they are going for Raul Noro

Raúl Noro, Milagro Sala’s life partner, learned this morning that there was an arrest warrant against him. Given his poor health, along with their lawyers, they decided it was best to go to court and request home detention. After appearing before the authorities he had to be taken to a… »

10.01.2016

Argentinean politics: A bit of sanity, please!

Argentinean politics: A bit of sanity, please!

Last month the progressive government of Cristina Fernandez in Argentina was dealt a blow when the conservative neo-liberal, Mauricio Macri, was elected as her replacement.  Since then Macri has bypassed government on dozens of occasions and ruled by decree.  The peso has been drastically devalued, thousands of public sector workers… »

17.05.2015

One year on from the Odessa massacre, is everything the same or are things worse in Ukraine?

One year on from the Odessa massacre, is everything the same or are things worse in Ukraine?

Oleg Yasinsky is a Ukrainian living in Chile for many years. From time to time he speaks to Pressenza about the situation in his homeland. Mariano Quiroga: Every time we talk, we promise that we’ll speak about more joyful things, that we’ll speak about more interesting processes happening in the… »

23.04.2015

The open minds of Latin America

The open minds of Latin America

The open minds of Latin America thank you for your caress, the lullaby, the silence, the pause. We thank you for giving our dreams a compass, for giving names to the days, for putting a face to the faceless. All the open minds thank you for the song, for blowing… »

31.01.2015

The human being as the central value: a Latin-American prescription for Europe

The human being as the central value: a Latin-American prescription for Europe

The obstinacy of stock-market gurus and their prescriptions for the economic health of different countries are contradicted by the efficacy of the treatment in their populations. The illness of hunger, endemic now for a long time, unemployment, housing instability and the systematic amputation of social services are undermining the self-esteem… »

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