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Pro-choice activists celebrate in Buenos Aires after Argentina's Senate approved a bill to legalize abortion on December 30, 2020. News
'We Did It!': Eruption of Joy as Argentine Senate Passes Bill to Legalize Abortion
"This is a victory for the women's movement in Argentina, which has been fighting for its rights for decades."
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Argentina's Congress on December 4, 2020 approved a one-time levy on the country's 12,000 richest citizens to fund pandemic recovery measures. (Photo: Juan Mabromata/AFP via Getty Images) News
Argentina Passes "Millionaire's Tax" to Fund Covid-19 Recovery
"We're coming out of this pandemic like countries come out of world wars, with thousands of dead and devastated economies," said one senator.
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Tributes are seen to the deceased Diego Maradona outside the stadium prior to the Serie A match between SSC Napoli and AS Roma at Stadio San Paolo on Sunday, November 29, 2020 in Naples, Italy Views
Soccer’s God has Died
Death of a giant Maradona has died, and with him died one of the greatest soccer players of all time. Daniel, a manager at Ground Support, a legendary coffee house in Soho, Manhattan, expressed it well, “For us, soccer fans, it is as if for the Catholics the Pope would have died.” In my travels...
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Argentina's national football team coach and former football star Diego Armando Maradona (C) greets the young artist who painted and presented him with a portrait of revolutionary Che Guevara, as Maradona's girlfriend Veronica (R) looks on during the laying of the foundation stone for the Indian Football School at Maheshtala, on the outskirts of Kolkata on December 6, 2008 Views
Diego Maradona (1960-2020): Some Bittersweet Reflections
Maradona was more than just an extraordinary footballer. He was also a complicated social icon. That further distinguishes him from other footballers, though Pele also has some of that… and it is great to see young footballers like Marcus Rashford taking up that mantle. He was both rewarded by and...
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Guatemalan civilian and peasants organizations demonstrate in front of US Embassy in support of former Bolivian President Evo Morales, in Guatemala City, on November 14, 2019. (Photo: ORLANDO ESTRADA/AFP via Getty Images) Views
The Other Americans: Indigenous Guatemalans Mobilize to Denounce Coup in Bolivia
Repression against indigenous Bolivians has spurred protests across the Americas.
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Riot police stand guard as dozens of people gather during a rally to show solidarity with protesters in Chile at the Chilean Consulate General on October 21, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Views
Why is Latin America Burning?
In Latin America several countries are under turmoil, as people cannot even meet their most basics needs. The last few months have seen a remarkable spectacle: hundreds of thousands of citizens are taking to the streets to protest to what they perceive is their governments’ attack on their well-...
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 A man holds a sign against the International Monetary Fund during a demonstration in solidarity with Ecuadorian people at the Embassy of Ecuador on October 14, 2019 in San Salvador, El Salvador. (Photo by Camilo Freedman/APHOTOGRAFIA/Getty Images) Views
The IMF Convenes in Washington, Deaf to the Suffering It Causes Across the Planet
What the people of the world want it clear: democratic control of their economies. The International Monetary Fund continues to stand in their way.
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At a September 2018 gala dinner organized by the Atlantic Council in New York, Argentinian President Mauricio Macri received the Global Citizen Award.  The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, shared the table with Macri. Views
Why Argentina’s New Loans From the IMF Are Spurring Unrest and a Deepening Social and Economic Crisis
The IMF has a long history of strong-arming the direction of Argentina’s policies and economy.
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Amid Outrage Over Yemen War Crimes and Khashoggi Murder, Argentina Prosecutors Considering Charges Against Saudi Crown Prince
"The crown prince's attendance at the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires could make the Argentine courts an avenue of redress for victims of abuses unable to seek justice in Yemen or Saudi Arabia."
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Brazil: The Eternal Country of the Future Trapped in Its Colonial Past
Those who oppose Bolsonaro in Brazil, like those who oppose Trump in the United States, do not understand the new cowangry mentality
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