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The large majority of Argentines are certain that society is rotten, but that they are one of the few good apples who have managed to stay immune to the lure of the dark side. Moreover, the already small group of

Yesterday, Argentina’s statistics bureau, INDEC, published the preliminary results on a survey regarding disability in the country. The study revealed alarming figures of people that live with a disability: 1 out 10 Argentines live with an impairment in their hearing, …

It’s hard to believe that nearly two weeks have gone by since Argentina’s Lower House voted to pass the bill legalizing abortion, a momentous step that represented the culmination of years of campaigning by the Campaña nacional por el Derecho

No matter the side of the abortion debate on which you stand, you have to admit that it sounds unlikely. A Catholic organization fighting for the decriminalization of abortion? Throughout the debate, Catholic values have been the cornerstone of the …

No doubt, we are living through a moment of pivotal change in gender relations, both in Argentina and across the world, as part of a reaction against the institutionalized heteronormative definitions of what it means to be a woman or …

With two days to go until the historic vote on the bill to decriminalize abortion, it is anyone’s guess as to what will happen. What is certain however, is that the campaign to legalize abortion will have far-reaching cultural …

In November 2016, amid tense showdowns between animal rights activists and galgueros (dog racers), the Argentine Congress voted unilaterally to outlaw dog races. While it had been illegal in many provinces previously, the lack of a total ban meant …

I am a doctor, President of CAMEDA (Medicinal Cannabis Argentina) and mother to my daughter, Julieta. In April 2014, via a CNN television documentary, I learned of the potential of cannabis to treat Refractory Epilepsy. Just like in a movie, …

“So he waited, listening for a moment longer to the tuning-fork that had been struck upon a star. Then he kissed her. At his lips’ touch she blossomed for him like a flower and the incarnation was complete.”

This is …

Argentines like to share. I would have thought this was blindingly obvious to locals and foreigners alike, but it would appear that this wonderful trait has escaped the attention of some. Maybe, being Irish, where 800 years of oppression by