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Articles by Chande Blurton

After an exhausting 15-hour debate, Argentina’s Senate has said ‘no’ to legalizing abortion. The legislators of the Upper House discussed the future of reproductive rights while thousands gathered around Congress for an all-day, all-night vigil in the frigid Buenos Aires …

Tomorrow, the Senate will vote on a bill that seeks to legalize abortion, a debate that has taken over the streets, schools, and news cycles in Argentina for months. Yet, the issue has been taken further than that, as feminist …

Getting around Buenos Aires is going to be a bit more difficult today as the city is experiencing road blockages due to demonstrations and holiday processions. To make your life a little easier, we’ve gathered the details all in one …

The anti-abortion block in the Senate had solidified a winning majority to reject the law to decriminalize and legalize abortion. On Saturday, after Juan Carlos Romero (Salta) confirmed he would vote against the bill, formerly pro-choice Silvina García Larraburu (FpV-Río …

As the country processes the latest corruption scandal, involving bags of “K money” and a chauffeur’s eight notebooks of diligent record-keeping, the list of detainees grows. Although the revelations brought to light by La Nación journalists certainly represent an …

Starting today, the elimination of a minimum price floor for plane tickets goes into effect. The government announced the measure on July 2nd and yesterday it was made official in a resolution 656/2018 in the Boletín Oficial. The change …

“This cold is killing us: they say that July prepares you and August takes you,” Claudia, a 45-year old porteño who has been living on the streets for the past seven months. According to her interview with La Nación, …

In the final sprint of the pre-vote abortion debates, legislators are beginning to make final decisions and solidify their position in the yes-camp or the no-camp, giving us a better idea of the likelihood that the bill will pass or …

The bill to legalize and decriminalize abortion will not pass through the Senate unscathed. In a meeting yesterday, even the most staunchly pro-choice block of Senators—who before might have rejected even the removal of a comma from the original text—have …

Yesterday, during a Senate hearing on the bill to decriminalize and legalize abortion, 71 year-old pediatrician Abel Albino gave a presentation against the not only the bill, but also abortion, sexual education, and contraceptives in general.

Among the heated and …