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Entries with Keyword “plaza de mayo”

This Monday, July 8th, Avenida de Mayo is hosting its own special party. In honor of its 125th anniversary celebration, the city is planning a huge festival filled with music, cultural activities, tours, and more all along the historic avenue

Every March 24th, Argentina commemorates the Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice, sanctioned as Law 25,633 by the National Congress on August 1, 2002. The date coincides with the anniversary of the coup d’état of 1976 that overthrew …

One of the most historic barrios of Buenos Aires, San Telmo sees its cobbled stone streets flood with tourists in search of artisans and antiques every Sunday. Beginning at Plaza Dorrego and finishing close to Plaza de Mayo, it isn’t …

Last night, up to sixty thousand people marched in the cold and rain through the streets of downtown Buenos Aires to Plaza de Mayo. Largely made up of students, professors and faculty from over 57 public universities in Argentina, protesters

It was a long time coming, but it looks like the Plaza de Mayo, one of Buenos Aires’ most popular tourist attractions and historic locations, is getting the facelift it deserves.

In a video recently released by the city’s Ministry …

As Friday night marked exactly a month since the mysterious disappearance of 28-year-old Santiago Maldonado, protests across the country took place, some of them turning violent and including Molotov cocktails and the destruction of private property. In the end, …

They say history is written by the victors. Precisely what this means for Argentina’s heritage continues to remain unclear because, two hundred years in, political consensus and a single narrative on most anything can be elusive.

The debate over the …

Members of the social organization Tupac Amaru as well as activists from other social movements early this morning began camping out on the Plaza de Mayo in front of the Casa Rosada calling for the release of their leader, Milagro …

You’ve heard it before and you will hear it again: there is another protest going on against the tarifazo, or steep rate hikes implemented by the administration of President Mauricio Macri.

In what appears to be the latest show of Church support for Milagro Sala, Pope Francis sent the controversial Tupac Amaru leader, who has been held in jail for a month now while an investigation looks into fraud and embezzlement …