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19.01.2016

Argentina: Humanist councillor calls for the release of Milagro Sala

Argentina: Humanist councillor calls for the release of Milagro Sala

FREE MILAGRO SALA We 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 of humble people, indigenous people… »

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… »

09.12.2015

Gaza trade union opens Latin America Office in the city of Che Guevara

Gaza trade union opens Latin America Office in the city of Che Guevara

Gaza Trade Union Opens Latin America Office in the city of Che Guevara The office aims to promote solidarity networks between workers from Gaza and Latin America. Argentine workers celebrated the opening of a Latin American Office of the General Federation of Trade Unions of Palestine–Gaza… »

19.10.2015

Mariana Uzielli, on a journey towards the light

Mariana Uzielli, on a journey towards the light

Today, 19th October 2015 our dearest friend, Mariana, finally lost the battle with her physical body and left this time and space to doubtlessly transcend to a luminous state of existence. Mariana, from Tucuman, Argentina, was a follower, from the earliest times, of the current of thought developed by the… »

06.10.2015

Men Start to Make Women’s Struggles Their Own in Argentina

Men Start to Make Women’s Struggles Their Own in Argentina

By Fabiana Frayssinet BUENOS AIRES, Sep 30 2015 (IPS) – The meeting was about gender equality, but for once there were more men than women. It marked a watershed in the struggle in Argentina to make the commitment to equality more than… »

27.09.2015

Million-liter Cyanide spill in Argentina highlights Canadian mining crimes

Million-liter Cyanide spill in Argentina highlights Canadian mining crimes

They cannot continue to handle affairs that are so delicate, that affect the environment and people this way.’ by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer for Common Dreams Highlighting how corporate extractivism and lack of accountability is driving the destruction of Latin American communities, a Canadian mining company… »

18.09.2015

Argentina Scores another Point in Litigation against Vulture Funds

Argentina Scores another Point in Litigation against Vulture Funds

Buenos Aires, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) After the approval at the UN of principles on restructuring debts, Argentina scored another point with a favorable ruling by the Court of Appeals of New York in the litigation with vulture funds. That organ accepted the Argentinean claim that Judge Thomas Griesa… »

17.09.2015

Argentina: 50,000 women gather for their 30th national gathering

Argentina: 50,000 women gather for their 30th national gathering

This unique experience has been held every year in different cities in Argentina since 1985. From the 10th to 12th of October Mar del Plata, Argentina will be the venue for the 30th national gathering. Women of all ages and social classes will arrive from all 24 provinces to share… »

18.07.2015

Barter Networks – Lessons from Argentina for Greece

Barter Networks – Lessons from Argentina for Greece

Barter Networks – Lessons from Argentina for Greece   By Marina Sitrin Source: teleSUR English “How did Argentina survive their economic crisis?”; “Are they doing better now?”; “What happened to the factory takeovers?”; “Did millions of people really participate in… »

28.03.2015

Humanist Party Buenos Aires launches election campaign

Humanist Party Buenos Aires launches election campaign

Hello friends! In Buenos Aires we are in campaign until 26/04. There are simultaneous and mandatory open primaries. This means we need 30,000 votes (1.5%) to surpass this instance and participate in the general elections of 05/07. We hope, based on the joy and conviction with which we are presenting… »

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