Good riddance America – now let’s move on
16-01-2021 08:51 Ding, dong, let’s hope the Donald is politically dead.
16-01-2021 08:51 Ding, dong, let’s hope the Donald is politically dead.
15-01-2021 14:19 Ángel Cabrera, wanted by Interpol on domestic violence charges, was arrested in Rio de Janeiro Thursday, and will be extradited to Argentina to stand trial.
09-01-2021 09:21 Millions of people who are neither that well-off nor desperately poor think the current economic arrangements are not working for them.
09-01-2021 09:03 US president says he won’t attend Joe Biden’s inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, his supporters mounted a violent insurrection at the US Capitol earlier this week.
09-01-2021 08:58 The images from Washington are enough to do the work of many thousands of words for the world’s propagandists.
09-01-2021 08:44 Four years after promising to banish “American carnage” in his inaugural address on the steps of the US Capitol, he brought it to the door of US democracy.
09-01-2021 07:16 Being able to disrupt the constitutional process, whether directly or indirectly, through the use of violence is an indication that said democratic process is breaking down.
05-12-2020 09:27 Stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
28-11-2020 08:19 In a groundbreaking ‘reparations’ ruling advance hailed by campaigners, a local council in La Pampa has awarded 34-year-old Valeria Juárez her former partner’s job as compensation for years of abuse.
23-11-2020 15:58 No country has been spared the coronavirus epidemic, nor the scourge of domestic violence, which has surged during lockdowns as the day marking such violence approaches on Wednesday.
21-11-2020 09:59 President Alberto Fernández sends bill to Congress seeking to legalise abortion in first 14 weeks of pregnancy, firing the starting pistol on another epic legislative showdown.
21-11-2020 09:44 President Alberto Fernández’s complete message to the nation.
14-11-2020 09:09 When Charles I met his end, his studied dignity evoked that Shakespearian Macbeth line: “Nothing in his life became him like the leaving it” – today in the United States, Donald Trump continues to resist any such epitaph to his presidency.
14-11-2020 08:56 Will life ever return to “normal”? After a fashion, it probably will, but the after-effects of the great pandemic which took the world by surprise and has yet to be mastered will be felt for many years to come.
31-10-2020 08:43 With both the Democratic and Republican candidates in the United States declaring that this election is a battle to save “the soul of America,” it is time to ask where the soul lies.
20-10-2020 08:52 Number of murders and other violent deaths in Brazil increased 7.1% in first half of the year, despite lockdown measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
17-10-2020 08:19 Parents of slain 16-year-old Iara Rueda join campaigners in call for improved efforts to tackle gender violence. According to the MuMaLá NGO, there have been at least 213 femicides in Argentina so far this year already.
05-10-2020 00:01 Rosario, Argentina’s third-largest city, has been suffering for years from escalating violence and the proliferation of drug gangs.
30-09-2020 08:41 US President Donald Trump skips opportunity to condemn white supremacist groups during first debate, telling one far-right extremist group to “stand back and stand by.”
12-09-2020 09:08 The solution can all too often be the problem. It’s a paradox which applies to this week’s federal revenue-sharing shuffle at the chief opposition district’s expense, to appease a mutinous Buenos Aires provincial police.
09-09-2020 08:49 Demanding justice for victims of femicide, gender violence, sexual assault, and forced disappearances, feminist activists and victims' relatives have taken over the offices of Mexico's Human Rights Commission.
05-09-2020 09:02 Facundo Astudillo Castro was missing for more than 100 days. Here are key moments from the search for the missing 22-year-old and the investigation into his disappearance.
05-09-2020 08:52 Facundo was known as “Kufa” to his friends and would’ve celebrated his 23rd birthday on August 23. Those close to him describe the youngster as “a kid without a mean bone in his body.”
28-07-2020 00:15 A staggering 900-plus girls and women are missing and feared dead in Peru since Covid-19 confinement began, according to officials.
25-07-2020 09:57 US President Donald Trump’s decision to order a controversial crackdown on demonstrations in Portland, the biggest city in the US state of Oregon, sparks anger and UN warning.
25-07-2020 09:13 The issues raised by Portland may be on the backburner here, but while this pandemic will eventually go away, the state mechanisms reared against it are likely to persist.
26-06-2020 00:01 71% of the femicides took place in the victim's home, according to the latest report from the La Casa del Encuentro NGO.
11-06-2020 10:23 With a rallying cry of "No somos invisibles," Argentines across the country find a new way to stage personal demonstrations against gender violence amid the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing rules.
06-06-2020 10:05 The annual march, which is normally attended by tens of thousands of people, first took place in 2015 as huge crowds came together to mobilse against femicide and gender violence.
06-06-2020 09:52 Eleven days after Floyd's death while handcuffed in the custody of Minneapolis police, Trump said such violence can't be allowed to happen.
06-06-2020 09:47 With rolling demonstrations over the death last week of George Floyd showing little sign of letting up, arguments raged over the level of force officers were deploying against largely peaceful protesters.
05-06-2020 01:49 Party of former president Mauricio Macri condemns actions of security forces and calls for "peace and security" – prompting an immediate backlash on social media.
04-06-2020 09:00 Shocking scenes go viral on social media of police officers assaulting members of the Qom indigenous community in the Chaco Province town of Fontana. Local authorities intervene, "removing" officers from service and placing them under investigation, amid widespread condemnation of attack.
01-06-2020 23:10 Autopsy concludes George Floyd – the man whose shocking death has set off nationwide unrest – was suffocated by a police officer, contradicting a preliminary ruling, as tensions soar in the United States.
30-05-2020 08:58 Failed assasination attempt on Boca hooligan Marcelo ‘El Manco’ Aravena shows that not even a global pandemic and the cancellation of matches can stop barra violence.
29-04-2020 23:19 23-year-old denies accusations of gender violence after girlfriend posts images online showing alleged injuries; football club says it will "dig deeper into the episode" and take appropriate measures if necessary against Colombian midfielder.
29-04-2020 14:00 Paula Córdoba suffered 20 years of domestic abuse, and killed her husband in 2019 with her daughter’s help, stabbing him 185 times in the process. She's now free, but she feels like the State has abandoned her, she explains.
27-04-2020 12:55 Far from receding during the pandemic, Mexico's homicide rate actually rose during March as the country began its lockdown to combat the coronavirus.
21-04-2020 07:55 Confinement in several Latin American countries to curb the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered warnings about violence against women, many of whom are forced to be locked up with their aggressor for extended periods.
09-03-2020 22:48 Demonstrators call for legal and free abortion, gender-pay equality, and end to gender violence during two days of rallies across the country.
09-03-2020 14:24 The body of 25-year-old Fátima Acevedo, who had been missing since March 1, was found in a well on Sunday in the provincial capital on Entre Ríos.
08-03-2020 16:31 From downtown Buenos Aires to the the streets of Manila, people around the world marked International Women's Day on Sunday with calls to end exploitation and increase equality.
07-03-2020 10:51 As demonstrators prepare to take to the streets for International Women’s Day with a host of demands, a string of femicides has once again pushed the issue to the fore.
07-03-2020 10:40 Gender inequality is the overwhelming injustice of our age and the biggest human rights challenge we face. But gender equality offers solutions to some of the most intractable problems of our age.
06-03-2020 17:46 Opposition lawmaker Juan Pablo Guanjpa disputed the Venezuelan government's claims that Juan Guaidó staged an attack on himself at an opposition rally.
05-03-2020 14:22 Despite peace deal between the government and FARC, violence and disappearances continues to plague Colombia.
03-03-2020 09:57 Colombia’s Constitutional Court votes in favour of upholding the nation's restrictive abortion law in a ruling that had been closely watched around Latin America.
02-03-2020 17:14 Sebastián Piñera said on Sunday that he did not rule out the possibility of declaring a state of emergency again in Chile if violence intensifies in March.
02-03-2020 12:26 In the first two months of 2020, 63 femicides occurred in Argentina. In 49% of them, the aggressor was in a relationship with the victim.