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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 …

Despite attempts from pro-life Senators to prevent him from speaking, yesterday, Health Minister Adolfo Rubinstein gave a presentation before the Senate’s Health Committee in which he laid out facts and statistics related to the decriminalization of abortion. The emphasis …

Yesterday two pro-life Senators María Fiore Viñuales (Partido Renovador-Salta) and Guillermo Snopek (PJ-Jujuy) presented a request to prevent the Minister of Health, Adolfo Rubinstein, from speaking at the committee meeting today at 2 PM regarding the bill to decriminalize and …

As both sides of the debate ramp up their activity in anticipation of the vote on August 8, another public letter has been published calling for Senators to pass the bill to legalize and decriminalize abortion in Argentina.Following Margaret Atwood’s …

While the outcome of the abortion debate in the Senate is still very much anyone’s guess, one thing is becoming crystal-clear: should the bill be passed, implementation will be a whole new struggle. The bill not only seeks to decriminalize …

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 final vote to decide whether or not Argentina will legalize and decriminalize abortion is now less than a month away, scheduled for August 8th. On Tuesday, July 11, the first informative meeting on abortion took place in the Senate

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 …