International and local media highlighted President Mauricio Macri's poor performance during the recent presidential debates.Full Story
In addition to the slogans in favor of abortion, protesters demanded the implementation of Comprehensive Sex Education (ESI) and stronger policies against femicide.Full Story
City of La Plata, in the province of Buenos Aires, hosts the 34th National Women's Encounter which the organization expects to be the most massive, pending the strong thunderstorms that hit the country and forced the suspension of the inaugural act.
Del Caño says that if he is elected to the Casa Rosada – he is fourth in the polls – he will not pay back the loans Macri borrowed from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
"It is a process that should only take a few months and is an internationally recognized right, but with this government, some have had to wait years. Many are sick or old.”
The Lima Group was founded by right-wing governments in the region, such as Peru, Argentina, Colombia, Chile and others, so as to apply pressure against the elected government of Venezuela.
There are around 15 million people suffering food insecurity in Argentina, according to latest figures.
In Argentina, however, instead of favoring economic recovery, Macri used new IMF debt to pay old debts.
This is double the poverty rate of the year 2015 when leftist President Cristina Kirchner left office.
As Macri faces growing criticism from the part of voters ahead of the presidential election, the IMF decided to postpone the audit that was supposed to determine if the loan would continue in September or not.
Due to the absence of laws protecting women's rights, it is estimated that there are 1,300 clandestine abortions per day in Argentina.