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Breaking News: Argentina

The Guardian: Argentina News

  • New year, new rules: what changes around the world from 1 January
    British rail fares will rise again this year and Californians will be able to buy marijuana legally for recreational purposesSaudis and Emiratis will pay more tax, the Swiss will pay less, Brits will start taking more expensive train journeys and Chi…
    - 18 days ago, 1 Jan 18, 1:00am -
  • Bribes for TV soccer rights allegedly paid with 'agreement and support' of Murdoch's Fox executives
    Documents form part of sprawling investigation into football corruptionTestimony in Fifa trial places Fox executives in meetings with corrupt officialsSenior executives at Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox corporation are alleged to have agreed for…
    - 36 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 9:15am -
  • Penguin hunts and amputations: Antarctic account published in English
    Book by Argentine who spent four winters on the South Orkney Islands in the 1920s tells of perils, boredom and ‘infinite solitude’ he faced with companionsAn account of four winters spent almost a century ago on the South Orkney Islands, a frozen…
    - 36 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 1:00am -
  • Liam Fox’s free trade ideals boost big business | Letters
    The WTO has worked well for big business, much less so for the global poor, writes Nick Dearden. Argentina’s clampdown on British NGOs is a violation of democracy, writes Dr Daniel OzarowLiam Fox is fulsome in his praise of the benefits of free tra…
    - 39 days ago, 11 Dec 17, 2:18pm -
  • Fury as Argentina blacklists WTO attendees over 'calls for violence'
    President Macri under fire for revoking accreditations for officials ‘who had made explicit calls for violence on social media’ – a charge those affected rejectArgentina’s centre-right president Mauricio Macri has come under heavy criticism f…
    - 39 days ago, 11 Dec 17, 1:55pm -
  • Argentina deports British journalist ahead of WTO conference
    Sally Burch included on list of 63 journalists and NGO officials banned from December meeting over ‘security concerns’A British journalist has been deported from Argentina after the government included her in a list of 63 people who are prohibite…
    - 41 days ago, 9 Dec 17, 2:00pm -
  • Argentina judge calls for arrest of ex-president Cristina Fernández for treason
    Fernández has immunity as a sitting senator but several top aides arrested amid allegations she covered up Iranian role in a 1994 bomb attack on a Jewish centerA judge in Argentina has accused the former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of…
    - 43 days ago, 7 Dec 17, 12:21pm -
  • Argentine submarine hopes dashed after blurry image confirmed as sunken trawler
    An underwater camera captured a 60-metre long image, briefly raising hope of recovering missing San Juan vesselA blurry image taken by an unmanned Russian submersible raised hopes that it could be the Argentine submarine that went missing on 15 Novem…
    - 47 days ago, 2 Dec 17, 9:25pm -
  • Argentina's missing submarine: 'No one will be rescued'
    Navy will now only look in shallower waters for ARA San Juan, which sank off Patagonia, with 44 crew on boardArgentina has called off the rescue operation for its missing submarine 15 days after a reported explosion apparently sent it to the bottom o…
    - 49 days ago, 30 Nov 17, 5:43pm -
  • Argentina 'death flight' pilots sentenced for deaths including pope's friend
    The country’s largest-ever trial culminated in first judgment against pilots who threw opponents of military regime into ocean during 1976-83 dictatorshipTwo former Argentinian military pilots have been given life sentences for their part in the de…
    - 50 days ago, 29 Nov 17, 5:17pm -

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HRW: Argentina

  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Argentina
    Long-standing human rights problems in Argentina include police abuse, poor prison conditions, endemic violence against women, restrictions on abortion, difficulty accessing reproductive services, and obstacles keeping indigenous people from enjoying…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Argentina: Far-Fetched ‘Treason’ Charges Against Ex-Officials

    Argentina: Far-Fetched ‘Treason’ Charges Against Ex-Officials

    (Washington, DC) – The December 6, 2017, indictment by Judge Claudio Bonadio of former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, her Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman, and 10 others, for “treason” and “concealment” points to no evidence t…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Disappearance of Protestor in Argentina

    Disappearance of Protestor in Argentina

    Expand A man poses for a photo with a portrait of Santiago Maldonado, during a demonstration to demand actions to find him in Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 11, 2017. …
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Argentina’s Race with Time to Protect Our Resources and Our People

    Argentina’s Race with Time to Protect Our Resources and Our People

    Expand Environmental groups stage a protest to demand the relocation of a pulp mill built on the banks of Uruguay river, in Buenos Aires, January 29, 2009. © 2…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Making Sense of Argentina’s Ruling on Dictatorship-Era Crimes
    On May 3, the Argentine Supreme Court issued a controversial ruling on sentencing for crimes against humanity committed during the country’s last dictatorship, from 1976 to 1983. It ruled that Luis Muiña, convicted for torture and kidnappings comm…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Poor Choice for Rights Body
    In June, the Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly will appoint three out of seven members of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). One of the candidates has stood out—for the wrong reasons.Carlos de Casas, an Ar…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Argentina
    This submission highlights concerns about Argentina’s compliance with its international human rights obligations since its previous Universal Periodic Reviews (UPR) in 2012 and 2008. The submission focuses on problems related to the prosecution of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Argentina
    Argentina faces long-standing human rights problems that include police abuse, poor prison conditions, endemic violence against women, difficulty accessing reproductive services, and obstacles keeping indigenous people from enjoying the rights afford…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Letter to President Macri on the Sala case
    Dear President Macri,I am writing on behalf of Human Rights Watch to respectfully urge you to take steps to secure the immediate release of Milagro Sala from pretrial detention, in light of the recent decision of the UN working Group on Arbitrary De…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

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