Argentina

03.09.2019

Never ending crisis in Argentina, part 2: the disaster with the IMF

Never ending crisis in Argentina, part 2: the disaster with the IMF

The great blow to officialism during the primary elections (referred to as the PASO) in Argentina has only deepened the current crisis. Roberto Lampa for openDemocracy To understand how we’ve arrived at the umpteenth financial upheaval that began around a year ago in Rio de la… »

14.08.2019

[Argentina] It’s all our fault

[Argentina] It’s all our fault

Argentine President Mauricio Macri, in the threatening tone with which he communicated with the people he governed during these almost four years of government, had warned us in a campaign spot that “if I go crazy, I can do you a lot of harm”. It seems that the day of… »

13.08.2019

Economic Scorched Earth punishment for Argentina’s rejection of neoliberal order

Economic Scorched Earth punishment for Argentina’s rejection of neoliberal order

“This Sunday the primary elections have just taken place in Argentina, which although they only defined the candidates of each force for next October’s elections, had a relevant importance to evaluate the advance of the opposition to Macri’s government; and the result has been conclusive: the opposition formula of the… »

25.04.2019

Denialism and Lawfare by the stick in Brazil

Denialism and Lawfare by the stick in Brazil

The pro military dictatorship president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has offered his country’s genocide victims the possibility of continuing the impunity by stopping the identification of bodies found in Sao Paulo, which were being analyzed by forensic teams, after the discovery that among the remains were victims of the forced… »

01.02.2019

A year of celebrations kicks off in Punta de Vacas, Argentina marking the 50th anniversary of the spiritual guide, Silo

A year of celebrations kicks off in Punta de Vacas, Argentina marking the 50th anniversary of the spiritual guide, Silo

Text: Tito de Casas and Tony Robinson, photos: Rafael Edwards. During the first week of January, 2019, Siloists from all over the world converged on a spot in Punta de Vacas – now surrounded by a Park of Study and Reflection – to kick… »

26.12.2018

Women in Argentina Are Empowered as They Speak Out Against Gender Violence

Women in Argentina Are Empowered as They Speak Out Against Gender Violence

By Daniel Gutman BUENOS AIRES, Dec 22 2018 (IPS) – “In 2001 I was raped. I was 31 years old, had two university degrees and was still doing postgraduate studies, I had family, friends, a job. Many more resources than most rape victims have. Even so, it was the start… »

04.12.2018

G20: False dilemmas, theatre and cruelty

G20: False dilemmas, theatre and cruelty

Today, the G20 is a meeting that politically represents the interests of large corporations and global finance. In other words, it serves the business of capital and in no way takes into account the well-being of the people who live on this earth. The small or big differences that may… »

12.10.2018

For the Thousand Days of Milagro Sala in prison an international campaign

For the Thousand Days of Milagro Sala in prison an international campaign

On October 12 will be 1,000 days of arbitrary and illegal detention of the militant and social leader Milagro Sala. The international coordination for the liberation of Milagro Sala has launched a worldwide campaign to attack selfishness in the streets of the planet. It’s about demonstrating wherever you want, perhaps… »

23.08.2018

In Wake of Anti-Choice Senate Vote, Argentines Join Movement to Abandon Catholic Church

In Wake of Anti-Choice Senate Vote, Argentines Join Movement to Abandon Catholic Church

“Obtaining the vote for women, the divorce law, marriage equality, the gender identity law, the assisted human fertilization law, the law of integral sexual education, the dignified death law were all done fighting clerical power, which seeks to have total dominion over our minds and bodies.” by … »

16.08.2018

‘How many more women have to die?”…

‘How many more women have to die?”…

 …Days after lawmakers reject Legalization Bill, Argentine woman dies from at-home abortion “Secrecy saves no life. Secrecy kills.” by Andrea Germanos, staff writer For Common Dreams Less than a week after Argentine lawmakers rejected a bill that would have legalized some abortions, the apparent first casualty… »

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