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La Libertad Avanza seeks to become an official party, gain national foothold

Hundreds of people stood in a line stretching over two blocks outside a bar called Gabbana in Palermo last Sunday. Their goal was to sign up as...

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UN complaint filed against Defense Minister Petri over army archives closure

Buenos Aires legislator Victoria Montenegro filed a complaint against Defense Minister Luis Petri before the United Nations after the Defense Ministry...

07.04.2024 10

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Fired state employees to reenter workplaces in massive protest against layoffs

Fired state employees grouped within the union State Workers Association (ATE by its Spanish initials) sought to enter their workplaces on Wednesday...

03.04.2024 20

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State layoff wave: thousands of contracts ended, public offices close

At least 5,600 state workers were laid off over the past week amid President Javier Milei’s severe austerity measures, according to the State...

31.03.2024 10

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Public TV network cancels programming amid fears it could become a ‘black screen’

Public news channel TV Pública’s programming will be canceled on Wednesday on the grounds that there is “no money,” a slogan President Javier...

26.03.2024 20

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Hundreds of thousands march to call for memory, truth and justice

Around 400,000 people flocked to Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires for Sunday’s National Day of Memory, Truth, and Justice march. This year, collective...

25.03.2024 70

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How this artist accidentally found an Operation Condor plane on Google

Sebastián Santana Camargo knew that the five activists forced to board the plane in Paraguay were never seen again. The Uruguayan artist had been...

24.03.2024 60

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Here’s how to get the dengue vaccine in Argentina

Argentina is going through its worst dengue outbreak in 20 years. In 2024 alone, over 100,000 cases have been registered and 69 people have died. ...

21.03.2024 10

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Rural worker dies after heat stroke in Jujuy

A farm worker died Thursday in Jujuy after suffering heat stroke the previous day while harvesting lemons for agribusiness company Ledesma, according...

20.03.2024 10

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Nineteen Human Rights Secretariat workers laid off without prior notice

Nineteen people from the Human Rights Secretariat have been laid off without prior notice within the past week. Asked for comment, a press...

15.03.2024 30

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‘An instrument of torture’: Argentina asks Uruguay to return Operation Condor plane

An Argentine judge has asked Uruguayan authorities to repatriate a plane used to transport victims of the region’s dictatorships from Paraguay to...

12.03.2024 6

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Flights canceled and delayed due to rainstorm in Buenos Aires

Dozens of flights have been delayed and some were canceled due to downpours in Buenos Aires, leaving Aeorparque (Jorge Newbery) and Ezeiza (Ministro...

12.03.2024 10

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Government sends federal security forces to Rosario amid violence spike

The national government will send federal, navy and military police to Rosario, Santa Fe, to help local forces combat a spike in homicides linked to...

11.03.2024 4

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British government expands presence in Argentine Sea near Malvinas

The British government has enlarged the area surrounding the South Georgia and South Sandwich islands near the Malvinas where fishing is banned,...

06.03.2024 10

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Government shuts Télam websites and sends workers on leave

Buenos Aires woke up on Monday morning to find that the offices of public news agency Télam had been fenced off overnight. Police stationed outside...

04.03.2024 10

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Argentina airport workers to strike for 24-hours on Wednesday

Airport and airline workers, as well as pilots, will hold a 24-hour strike on Wednesday in a protest aimed at requesting better wages. Some national...

27.02.2024 30

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Outrage as Milei likes edited porn meme mocking Chubut governor

President Javier Milei’s excessive use of social media platform X is no news. On Sunday, he liked 700 posts and reposted almost 300, spending...

27.02.2024 30

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Tensions rise between La Libertad Avanza and PRO amid conflict with governors

Security Minister Patricia Bullrich, president of the right-wing PRO party, released a statement backing President Javier Milei on Sunday amid an...

26.02.2024 5

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Milei meets Trump at conservative conference in Washington

Argentine President Javier Milei briefly met former U.S. President Donald Trump backstage at a conservative conference in Washington on Saturday. The...

25.02.2024 20

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Outrage after dictatorship torturer who disappeared 26 people holds blow-out party

On February 3, Jorge Antonio Olivera and his wife Marta Ravasi celebrated their 50-year wedding anniversary with a party. They went all-out: popular...

22.02.2024 4

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Lawmakers to hold first meeting of new bicameral commission

Lawmakers will hold the first meeting of a congressional commission on Thursday that could discuss President Javier Milei’s controversial...

21.02.2024 10

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Malvinas sovereignty ‘not up for discussion,’ David Cameron says in visit to islands

British Foreign Secretary David Cameron said that the Malvinas sovereignty is “not up for discussion” in a visit to the islands on Monday, adding...

20.02.2024 20

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Teachers consider strike to demand salary negotiations

The school year starts on February 26 across most of Argentina. But this year, classrooms could remain empty as teaching unions mull provincial and...

19.02.2024 8

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Argentina’s largest mass grave is still revealing the dictatorship’s secrets

María Angélica Racedo was sleeping in her bedroom, with 10 of her siblings. Next door, her two younger siblings were sleeping with their parents....

02.02.2024 10

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Privatization & Milei’s power to legislate: 2 omnibus bill sticking points

The Deputies debate over President Javier Milei’s omnibus bill has rumbled on into a second day — and, with over 140 deputies slated to speak...

02.02.2024 9

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Privatizations loom as key roadblock as omnibus bill debate continues

The omnibus bill debate in the Lower House ended Wednesday night after 11 hours and reconvened Thursday at noon. The first day of the long-awaited...

01.02.2024 50

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The original omnibus bill has been cut in half. Here’s what’s left.

Almost 300 articles have been pruned from President Javier Milei’s omnibus bill after intense negotiations between ruling coalition La Libertad...

01.02.2024 7

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Lower House debates ‘omnibus bill’ in tension-filled session

The Lower House has begun discussing President Javier Milei’s massive state reform and economic deregulation proposal known as the “omnibus...

31.01.2024 5

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Lower House poised for much-anticipated omnibus bill debate

by Martina Jaureguy and Facundo Iglesia President Javier Milei’s flagship state reform proposal known as the “omnibus bill” will be debated...

31.01.2024 20

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Congress to discuss Milei’s omnibus bill on Wednesday

The Chamber of Deputies will debate the government’s controversial “omnibus bill” in a session on Wednesday from 10 a.m. onwards, a Lower House...

30.01.2024 7

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UN: anti-protest protocol violates human rights standards

Security Minister Patricia Bullrich’s anti-protest protocol goes against international human and civil rights treaties that Argentina is party to,...

29.01.2024 30

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Judge nixes six labor reform articles from Milei’s mega-decree

A top labor court annulled six articles included in the labor reform section of President Javier Milei’s economic deregulation mega-decree of...

26.01.2024 30

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Omnibus bill session postponed as the government scrambles to get support

Congress will not be voting on the government’s state reform proposal, known as the omnibus bill, until at least next week. Although it was...

25.01.2024 7

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Virtually all flights canceled due to national strike in Argentina

Aerolíneas Argentinas, JetSMART, and most international airlines canceled all their flights to or from Argentina scheduled for Wednesday due to the...

24.01.2024 10

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Strike in Argentina: from Brazil to Brussels, unions to march in solidarity 

Unions from all over Europe and Latin America will march in support of the national strike in Argentina this Wednesday, which is organized by the...

23.01.2024 5

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Flights, buses, and subways: here’s how public services will work during the strike

Workers from different sectors all over the country will carry out a national strike on Wednesday, January 24. The General Confederation of Labor...

23.01.2024 9

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Pensions, elections, mental health: LLA releases ‘omnibus bill’ reforms

After days of horse-trading, ruling coalition La Libertad Avanza (LLA) has announced the final modifications to the massive reform package known as...

22.01.2024 10

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Dengue cases up 61% in a week in Argentina

Dengue cases in Argentina have risen by 61%, according to the national health ministry’s most recent epidemiological bulletin.  Most cases —...

22.01.2024 10

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Milei urges Congress to approve US-Argentine naval training

President Javier Milei will file a bill in Congress that, if approved, would authorize a joint training between the U.S. Coast Guard and the Argentine...

21.01.2024 10

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Omnibus bill: commissions close, La Libertad Avanza negotiates support

After almost 10 days, Argentina’s Lower House wrapped up its commission debates on President Javier Milei’s sweeping economic deregulation and...

19.01.2024 20

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Argentine academics in limbo as CONICET postpones grant announcements

CONICET, Argentina’s top publicly-funded research institute, will not announce the results of its annual PhD scholarship applications and...

17.01.2024 10

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Milei to meet IMF’s Georgieva at World Economic Forum

President Javier Milei sets off to Davos, Switzerland, on Monday afternoon, where he will address the 54th World Economic Forum gathering and hold his...

15.01.2024 10

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Bill to adopt single paper ballots gets green light for Senate debate

A bill to replace the individual coalition ballots used in Argentina’s elections with a single paper ballot was approved for discussion in the...

11.01.2024 3

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Milei invites Pope Francis to Argentina

President Javier Milei invited Pope Francis to visit Argentina in a letter in which he recognized his austerity and economic deregulation measures...

11.01.2024 4

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Dollarization, drugs and armed conflict: What’s behind the violence in Ecuador

At least 10 people have been killed in Ecuador since Monday in an outburst of gang-related violence. Prisoners have kidnapped over 100 police...

10.01.2024 6

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With Argentina’s Congress split, commissions debate Milei’s ‘omnibus bill’

Argentina’s Congress starts discussing President Javier Milei’s “omnibus bill” Tuesday afternoon. Milei’s coalition expects it to be passed...

09.01.2024 6

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Dictatorship apologist alleges contact between government, repressors’ families

State terrorism apologist Cecilia Pando said Vice President Victoria Villarruel recently met with family members of jailed dictatorship repressors who...

09.01.2024 7

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Argentines bought a fifth less at food and drink stores in December, report finds

Sales of basic goods such as food, medicine and gasoline dropped significantly in December compared with the previous year, reports have found. It...

08.01.2024 9

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New wave of protective writs against Milei’s mega-decree

President Javier Milei’s economic deregulation mega-decree has been met with intense opposition in court, with many immediately calling for the...

07.01.2024 10

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Court issues second stay on Milei’s labor reforms

The National Labor Appeals Chamber issued another stay blocking President Javier Milei’s labor reforms included in an economic deregulation...

04.01.2024 20

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