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Yesterday, thousands marched in Buenos Aires beginning at 7 PM to protest former President and current senator Cristina Kirchner, a demonstration that culminated in the gathering of a significant crowd outside of Congress last night.

The protest— which denounced

On the eve of tomorrow’s morning session in the Senate to discuss whether or not police raids on Cristina Kirchner’s Recoleta home will be allowed, a demonstration to protest the former President and current senator is planned outside Congress at

The government has decided to postpone introducing the reform to the criminal code due to internal rifts concerning the legal character abortions – still clandestine – should entail. While one camp favors decriminalization, its antagonists argue that it should be …

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Clarín reports that, given it is almost certain the abortion bill will be struck down in the Senate, government officials are considering including the decriminalization of abortion as part of their broader initiative to reform the country’s criminal …

The primary opposition parties in Congress have vocalized their rejection of the government’s decree aimed at restructuring the armed forces announced by President Mauricio Macri on Monday. Party leaders have manifested they are planning on challenging it, arguing Congress is …

The ARA San Juan submarine attempted to communicate with the mainland three times in a span of five minutes, between three and four hours after the “hydro-acoustic anomaly” [explosion] thought to be the culprit that took the lives of its …

The layoffs of 354 workers from state news agency Télam continue to generate controversy between the government and opposition. The latest episodes concerning the matter took place yesterday, when a judge dismissed an injunction presented by a prosecutor, Gabriel De …

Blessed be the fruit, dear readers. May the Lord open.

Yesterday afternoon, as the Senate officially began its hearings on the bill to legalize abortion, the collective Periodistas Argentinas silently protested outside Congress, dressed in the iconic red cloaks of …

While the Senate works out the kinks in the abortion bill, authorities on sexual and reproductive health continue to push for policy changes around the world. Sixteen researchers from the Guttmacher-Lancet Institute (including two representatives from the World Health …

Yesterday, the Lower House unanimously passed a bill aimed at urbanizing 4,228 shanty towns (villas) throughout the country. The initiative was put forward by the government and, if passed by the Senate, would expropriate the land where these …