Argentina

23.03.2017

Tens of Thousands of Argentine Teachers March Amid Nationwide Strike

Tens of Thousands of Argentine Teachers March Amid Nationwide Strike

In Argentina, tens of thousands of teachers marched through the capital Buenos Aires Wednesday as part of a nationwide strike demanding pay raises to keep pace with high inflation. The teachers are outraged over recent comments by President Mauricio Macri disparaging public schools in Argentina. Gabriela Baigorri: “The figure of… »

23.02.2017

Argentinians in Spain consider Macri to be ‘persona no grata’ in Madrid

Argentinians in Spain consider Macri to be ‘persona no grata’ in Madrid

In a ‘Manifesto’ issued on February 21st an association of Argentinians in Spain has criticized the reception offered to Argentine President Mauricio Macri by the State and local authorities of Madrid. Enrique Borcel (President of the Spanish-Argentine Council) said, “due to the regressive effects of his economic and social policies,… »

07.02.2017

Tupac Amaru, the solitude and pain of destruction

Tupac Amaru, the solitude and pain of destruction

These are difficult days for activists of the Tupac Amaru organization. One year after the arrest of their leader, Milagro Sala, the activities of their San Salvador de Jujuy Head office are more or less at a standstill. In this Centre there are various structures and social services. Besides the… »

21.09.2016

Rally Against President Mauricio Macri in New York

Rally Against President Mauricio Macri in New York

The assembly in front the Mark Hotel, is asking President Mauricio Macri to free Milagro Sala  and others Argentinian political prisoners. Milagro Sala is a leader of the Tupac Amaru neighborhood association, part of the Association… »

06.08.2016

A new chapter in the persecution of popular leaders

A new chapter in the persecution of popular leaders

Press Release by the Committee for Milagro Sala’s Freedom Yesterday, with the arrest warrant that the judge Martinez de Giorgi ordered for the President of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo, Hebe de Bonafini, we have witnessed in a new chapter in the prosecution of popular leaders. Hebe, an… »

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… »

14.06.2016

Milagro Sala: repression in Argentina

Milagro Sala: repression in Argentina

Concerning “La situación de Milagro Sala” – the situation of Milagro Sala – this has been highlighted in the Argentinian media, as Jorge D’Alesio  informed Pressenza via the Humanist International in a report titled “The state of democracy in Jujuy” in the Buenos Aries Herald, posted Sunday June 6, 2016… »

04.04.2016

Nobel Prize in Economics warns Argentina’s capitulation to the vultures is bad for the world

Nobel Prize in Economics warns Argentina’s capitulation to the vultures is bad for the world

With the title ‘How hedge funds held Argentina for ransom’ Martin Guzman and Joseph E. Stiglitz (*) state: ‘Perhaps the most complex trial in history between a sovereign nation, Argentina, and its bondholders — including a group of United States-based hedge funds — officially came to an end yesterday (March… »

25.03.2016

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

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,… »

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