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Argentine abortion activists unbowed in regional battle
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Argentine abortion activists unbowed in regional battle

One year after Argentina’s Senate defeated a bill to legalize abortion, the country’s feminists are keeping up the fight and…
Messi banned for three months after CONMEBOL ‘corruption’ outburst
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Messi banned for three months after CONMEBOL ‘corruption’ outburst

Argentina star Lionel Messi was banned from playing for his national team for three months and fined $50,000 on Friday…
South Americans marvel at total solar eclipse
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South Americans marvel at total solar eclipse

A rare total solar eclipse plunged a vast swath of Latin America’s southern cone into darkness Tuesday, briefly turning day…
Casa del Paraná: where people with mental illness regain their autonomy
Features/Interviews

Casa del Paraná: where people with mental illness regain their autonomy

Gustavo is happy that he has been able to “reset his life.” In 2007, he suffered an outbreak of schizophrenia,…
Argentina: Thousands launch anti-austerity strike
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Argentina: Thousands launch anti-austerity strike

Tens of thousands of Argentines protested against President Mauricio Macri’s austerity drive on Tuesday after labor unions began a 24-hour partial…
Scientists unearth 220 million-year-old dinosaur fossils in Argentina
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Scientists unearth 220 million-year-old dinosaur fossils in Argentina

A site containing the 220-million-year-old fossilized remains of nearly a dozen dinosaurs has been discovered in western Argentina, researchers said…
Argentina’s Fernandez, a divisive figure, hunts allies for election comeback
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Argentina’s Fernandez, a divisive figure, hunts allies for election comeback

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina’s former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, is trying to win over rivals as she plots…
Venezuela’s Guaido tells Maduro pressure ‘just beginning’
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Venezuela’s Guaido tells Maduro pressure ‘just beginning’

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido vowed Tuesday to increase pressure on President Nicolas Maduro, who in turn promised to crush…
Sala tragedy sparks unsavory legal wrangle
World

Sala tragedy sparks unsavory legal wrangle

The tragedy of the plane crash that killed Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala has now entered an ugly aftermath as Premier…
World feels sting of US Federal Reserve
Economy

World feels sting of US Federal Reserve

JAKARTA/BUENOS AIRES/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When the US Federal Reserve kept lifting interest rates this year, a world away in Jakarta…
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