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Breaking News: Argentina

The Guardian: Argentina News

  • 'Women in Argentina live in hell': calls for legal abortion grow | Uki Goñi
    A groundswell of support for Argentinian women to be allowed terminations in the early weeks of pregnancy could soon culminate in a change to the law“When I tell people abroad that abortions are still illegal in Argentina, they say, ‘You must liv…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Mar 18, 8:12am -
  • José Rivera on Kiss of the Spider Woman: I had to kill what I loved
    When Rivera re-read Manuel Puig’s book he loved its surreal dialogue and brilliant footnotes. But something had to give. He explains what he sacrificed for his stage version – and why he saved the zombiesManuel Puig’s Kiss of the Spider Woman i…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Mar 18, 2:00am -
  • Falklands: Argentinian soldiers' relatives to put names on graves
    Identification of previously unknown soldiers made possible thanks to DNA testing and humanitarian initiativeThe relatives of 89 previously unidentified Argentinian soldiers killed during the 1982 invasion of the Falkland Islands will travel there th…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Mar 18, 11:16am -
  • Decades after Iceland’s ‘day off’, our women’s strike is stronger than ever | Selma James
    The Global Women’s Strike has evolved into a worldwide protest with myriad demandsOn the first day of the UN Decade for Women in 1975, the women of Iceland took the day off to demonstrate the importance of all their work, waged and unwaged, in the…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Mar 18, 1:00am -
  • Argentina's ex-president Fernández to face trial over alleged bombing cover-up
    Cristina Fernández de Kirchner among 12 officials and others to be tried in case of 1994 bombing of Jewish community centerArgentina’s former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will face trial over an alleged cover-up of Iranian involvement…
    - 14 days ago, 5 Mar 18, 6:59pm -
  • Señor K: Russia and Argentina split over mysterious drug smuggling case
    Andrey Kovalchuk, accused of stashing cocaine in a school, has claimed to be a cigar salesman, an intelligence officer and an embassy worker By the time Andrey Kovalchuk stepped off a Cessna in Buenos Aires in late 2017, authorities had already found…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Mar 18, 3:01am -
  • Police foil cocaine ring at Russian embassy in Buenos Aires
    Ex-diplomatic official and police officer among those arrested after drugs found in luggageA former Russian diplomatic official and an Argentinian police officer are among those arrested in connection with a large cocaine seizure at the Russian embas…
    - 24 days ago, 23 Feb 18, 11:18am -
  • British tourist found dead in Argentina named
    David Minn, 24, found on mountainous hiking trail near city of UshuaiaA British tourist who died in Argentina has been named as David Minn.The local civil defence authorities said the 24-year-old’s body was discovered on a mountainous hiking trail…
    - 53 days ago, 26 Jan 18, 2:48am -
  • Surgeon Captain Rick Jolly obituary
    Royal Navy doctor who saved the lives of British and Argentinian combatants during the Falklands war of 1982Rick Jolly, who has died aged 71 of complications from a heart condition, was the only serviceman in the Falklands war of 1982 to be honoured…
    - 54 days ago, 24 Jan 18, 1:12pm -
  • 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…
    - 78 days ago, 1 Jan 18, 1:00am -

Gov.uk: Argentina

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 Should Decriminalize Abortion
    During its 2014 Universal Periodic Review, Argentina committed itself to examining a series of recommendations regarding women’s access to reproductive rights in the country. These included recommendations to take steps to ensure that no woman or g…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Latin America Could Lead the Way for LGBT Rights in 2018

    Latin America Could Lead the Way for LGBT Rights in 2018

    Expand People celebrate after the Inter-American Court of Human Rights called on Costa Rica and Latin America to recognize equal marriage, in San Jose, Costa Rica, January 9, 2018.…
    - 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 -

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