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The main event taking place this weekend in Buenos Aires is of course the International Women’s Day March on Friday, where women will be striking to protest the abuse, femicide, and inequality they face in Argentina. However, the movement doesn’t …

There is an element to being British in Argentina that other foreigners do not likely experience. Every so often, while chatting in a taxi or buying groceries at the verdulería, the question of where I’m from arises. And, though usually …

At least eight people were arrested by security forces in the early hours of the morning on August 9th after the Senate rejected a bill seeking to decriminalize abortion in Argentina at 2:45 AM, with 31 senators in favor

With just under three weeks to go until the Senate votes on the bill to decriminalize and legalize abortion, it would be something of an understatement to say that tensions are running high, particularly among the bill’s critics, still smarting …

Hugo Moyano used his speech at today’s march to repeat his criticism of the government, proclaim his innocence and appeal to Mauricio Macri’s administration to modify its policies.

Moyano spoke before a jam-packed Avenida 9 de Julio lined with Teamsters …

Today’s march, headed up by union leader Hugo Moyano and supported by some unions, has tongues wagging on both sides of the political divide. Those calling for protest have called it a chance for unity among the opposition, while at …

An incomplete executive council of the CGT umbrella union voted yesterday to join the protest organized by the teamsters union (Camioneros) on February 22, deepening divisions between the Moyano family and the government as well as exposing fault …

After seemingly avoiding a direct involvement for quite some time, Pope Francis has called for the “avoidance or suspension” of the Constitutional Assembly that is underway in Venezuela and is being spearheaded by president Nicolás Maduro in what many government …

Yesterday saw a protest in front of the Russian Embassy in Buenos Aires, in light of recent allegations of ‘gay concentration camps’ in Chechnya. Groups making an appearance at the event included the Argentine LGBT Federation (FALGBT); La Fulana, an …

This Friday there will be an event outside the Russian Embassy in Buenos Aires in protest of the ongoing oppression of gay men in Chechnya. In recent weeks, reports have surfaced that over 100 men have been rounded up into …