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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 …

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 …

The bill that would have legalized abortion was defeated in the Senate yesterday.

But the debate is far from over. Having occupied the forefront of the public conversation, it has been installed as the next right to be conquered by …

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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 …

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 …

The movement advocating for the legalization of abortion lost a battle today.

In the last meeting between the congressional commissions debating the bill before it’s sent to the Senate floor, the pro-choice “green” camp failed to get enough votes to …

Ever since Cambiemos announced it won’t block an eventual debate about the decriminalization and legalization of abortion in Congress, the political conversation has been dominated by speculation about the chances it would have of succeeding.

Ever since the Uruguayan government legalized marijuana and proceeded to start selling it, Argentines with a taste for the substance have been making their way to the neighboring country to try to buy and consume it without having to …

Security Minister Patricia Bullrich’s War on Drugs has come back to bite her in the backside: in the latest turn of the blame game that began last weekend following the deaths of five young people following their consumption of …

Recently sworn in Uruguayan president Tabaré Vázquez has risked the admittedly not very scary wrath of stoners everywhere by suspending the sale of weed in pharmacies throughout the country.

Vázquez made the decision only four days into his term, on …