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The Guardian: Argentina News

  • newBoris Johnson wants a plane as PM's is rarely available – and too grey
    Foreign secretary says department needs an aircraft to boost UK’s trade prospectsBoris Johnson has suggested that Britain’s post-Brexit trade prospects could be bolstered if he had his own Foreign Office plane.Speaking in Buenos Aires, where he w…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 May 18, 5:30pm -
  • newHard Brexit Tories pressure May over customs union
    Johnson, Gove and Rees-Mogg deride PM’s plan and demand minimal transition periodTheresa May is facing growing pressure from leading Brexiters to press ahead with fully leaving the customs union or else put future trade deals in jeopardy and risk l…
    - 4 hours ago, 22 May 18, 3:38pm -
  • Boris Johnson lays wreath in Argentina for Falklands soldiers
    UK foreign secretary also plans to hold talks with president Mauricio MacriThe UK foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, has laid a wreath in Buenos Aires to commemorate those who died in the 1982 Falklands conflict.Johnson is the first foreign secretary…
    - 2 days ago, 20 May 18, 3:00pm -
  • Argentina forced to seek IMF aid over fears for economy
    Country pursues deal after President Mauricio Macri fails to stem run on the peso Argentina’s struggle this week to prevent a collapse in its currency and soaring interest rates from destabilising its ailing economy appeared to have ended in failur…
    - 4 days ago, 18 May 18, 3:54pm -
  • Fear and loathing in Buenos Aires: will Argentina’s IMF gamble pay off? | Larry Elliott
    Argentina’s president and IMF leave troubled relationship behind to shore up peso – but people have long memoriesSeventeen years ago Argentina was a country in crisis. The economy was in freefall, there was a general strike, there was capital fli…
    - 13 days ago, 9 May 18, 1:18pm -
  • Argentina seeks IMF loan to rescue peso from downward slide
    President Macri says it would help country ‘avoid a crisis like the ones we have faced before’Argentina has appealed to the International Monetary Fund for an emergency credit package in an effort to avoid a financial crash and rescue its falteri…
    - 14 days ago, 8 May 18, 5:26pm -
  • Argentina pushes interest rates to 40% to defend the peso
    Foreign investors switch from emerging currencies to the dollar as inflation runs at 25%Argentina’s central bank raised the country’s interest rates to 40% on Friday, the third hefty increase in eight days in a continuing attempt to defend the sl…
    - 18 days ago, 4 May 18, 11:53am -
  • #Cuéntalo: Latin American women rally around sexual violence hashtag
    Thousands seize on Twitter campaign to denounce gender abuse blighting their regionIt began as a call to arms to women in Spain after last week’s incendiary acquittal of five men on rape charges in Pamplona. “We must tell of the aggressions, the…
    - 20 days ago, 3 May 18, 12:00am -
  • What's it like accessing abortion in Latin America? Share your experiences
    If you live in the region, we’d like you to tell us what it’s like accessing abortion – and how this has changedLatin America’s draconian abortion policies have resulted in the needless deaths of thousands of women, said Amnesty International…
    - 20 days ago, 2 May 18, 12:27pm -
  • Amnesty chief calls Latin America's abortion laws violence against women
    Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s secretary general, urges Argentina and others to reform draconian legislation and says human rights have deteriorated across regionLatin America’s draconian abortion policies have resulted in the needless dea…
    - 38 days ago, 15 Apr 18, 4:30am -

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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 -
  • Submission by Human Rights Watch to the Committee on the Rights of the Child on Argentina
    This submission focusses on the topics of girls’ right to access a safe abortion, accountability for past abuses against children, and the protection of students, teachers, and schools during time of armed conflict. Access to Abortion (Articles…
    - 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 -

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