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The influential teamsters union (Camioneros) and the business sectors have agreed to a 25 percent wage increase, staving off more conflict and a strike that had been called for Tuesday and Wednesday next week.

Following the tension that spiked last …

The Director of School Infrastructure in the Buenos Aires Province, Mateo Nicholson, decided to take a leave of absence today after having found himself embroiled in controversy, as a result of the surfacing of an audio message where a person …

Sergio Varisco, the Mayor of Paraná, the capital city of the Entre Ríos Province, was indicted yesterday after a federal judge concluded there is enough evidence to determine he was involved in a drug-trafficking ring. According to Judge Leandro Ríos, …

In a historic ruling, Gabriel David Marino has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2015 murder of transgender activist Diana Sacayán. This sentencing marks the first time Argentina’s justice system invoked hate crime laws for trans victims.

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News site El Destape published yesterday a journalistic investigation accusing the Cambiemos coalition of laundering money for the 2017 midterms campaign in the Buenos Aires Province through the recipients of social welfare plans.

Journalist Juan Amorín explains he cross-referenced the …

President Mauricio Macri sat down with Jorge Lanata yesterday to publicly address for the first time the issues that have been dominating the public agenda for the past several days. Namely, the sharp depreciation of the peso and its consequences …

Yet another whirlwind weekend for multilateralism. Energy Ministers met in Bariloche on Thursday and Friday of last week to discuss common ground in the sector. In contrast to the drama of the G7, this meeting ended with a joint communiqué …

Writing about what happened on the night of June 13 and on the morning of the 14th is certainly a challenge, not only because the Lower House voting to approve the bill to decriminalize and legalize abortion is a historical …

 


After 22 hours of debating it was all over; Argentina’s deputies approved the bill to decriminalize and legalize abortion, a landmark result in the struggle for gender equality which would have been unfathomable just a couple of years ago.

 

 

Openly in favor of the legislation from the beginning, Silvia Lospennato, PRO member and representative of the Buenos Aires Province in the Lower House, left no question as to how she would vote yesterday morning. More surprising, however, …