Argentina

Hebe Bonafini, an emblem of the struggle of the Patria Grande (the Great Homeland)

Who is Hebe Bonafini? First and foremost a housewife who gave birth to herself, after the disappearance of her children during the dictatorship of 1976. She was not a leader, nor a civil servant, nor did she have postgraduate degrees…

Hebe de Bonafini: Infinite beacon

There are people who are models all their lives. Hebe de Bonafini is one of those who will continue to be a model for the rest of her life. Few people symbolise in such a concrete way the unwavering and…

Argentina’s President to open XV Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean

The opening ceremony of the main United Nations regional intergovernmental forum on women’s rights and gender equality will be held in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, 8 November at 16:00 hours (GMT-3). The President of Argentina, Alberto Fernández, will open in…

Health in the hands of the communities and away from the pharmaceutical companies

The Laicrimpo National Movement is a space for meeting and exchange of knowledge that works on community health and not on illness. In dialogue between doctors, peasants, indigenous people and residents of working-class neighbourhoods, they recover the benefits of plants…

Argentina: Court unconstitutionally conditioned the other branches of government

The highest court as a “counter-majoritarian” power that has not been elected by the people should not condition what “constitutionally the democratic powers” -legislative and executive- decide, says the author of this article. He points out that both the president…

12 October: “Original Argentina. Genocide, looting and resistance”.

The denied genocide, the dispossession of land and the struggle of the indigenous communities are the central themes of “Argentina Originaria: genocides, looting and resistance”, a book that traces the continuities of state violence and also gives an account of…

Argentina. The government once again represses the Mapuche people

In the early hours of this morning (4), by order of the Ministry of National Security, a “unified command” made up of federal forces of prefecture, gendarmerie and federal police with the collaboration of the provincial police of Río Negro,…

China-Argentina relations are developing at a higher level and of higher quality: experts

On 28 September, China Media Group collaborated with the Secretariat of Media and Public Communication of the Chief of Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Argentina to organise the High-Level Forum on China-Argentina Cultural Exchanges, on the occasion of…

Argentina: Humanists reaffirm the need for a strong commitment to Nonviolence

In a communiqué entitled “Nonviolence, an urgent commitment”, the Humanist Movement of Cordoba welcomed the initiative of the League of Governors to “make visible the need to install Peace and Nonviolence as guiding principles of life in common in Argentinean…

Hundreds of thousands demonstrate in the streets of Argentina against violence

Hate outside. With these significant words, the actress and head of the Argentinean Actors Association, Alejandra Darín, closed the central message in front of hundreds of thousands of people in the mythical Plaza de Mayo. An act that was replicated…

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