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About 300,000 protest proposed tax, pension reforms in Argentina

November 30, 2017 9:13 am
About 300,000 protest proposed tax, pension reforms in Argentina

Hundreds of thousands of Argentinean people have flocked to the streets in the country’s capital of Buenos Aires to express discontent over government-proposed labor, tax, and pension reforms. An estimated 300,000 protesters gathered outside the Argentine Congress in central Buenos Aires on Wednesday, denouncing what they called President Mauricio Macri’s […]

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Lionel Messi claims his 4th Golden Boot

November 25, 2017 11:00 pm
Lionel Messi claims his 4th Golden Boot

Argentinean ace Lionel Messi has claimed his 4th Golden Boot award for being the top scorer in a European league last season. The Barcelona talisman, who scored 37 La Liga goals in the 2016-2017 season, drew level with Cristiano Ronaldo’s tally of 4 European Golden Boots by receiving the prize […]

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Argentineans hold protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit

September 12, 2017 9:30 am
Argentineans hold protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit

A handout photo released by Argentina’s Foreign Ministry, shows Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) on arrival at the Ezeiza International Airport, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 11, 2017. (Via AFP) People in Argentina have been holding anti-Israeli protests as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the Latin American country. […]

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Argentineans hold protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit

9:30 am
Argentineans hold protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit

A handout photo released by Argentina’s Foreign Ministry, shows Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) on arrival at the Ezeiza International Airport, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 11, 2017. (Via AFP) People in Argentina have been holding anti-Israeli protests as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visits the Latin American country. […]

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Thousands of Argentine protesters demand answers on fate of missing activist

September 2, 2017 3:29 pm
Thousands of Argentine protesters demand answers on fate of missing activist

Thousands of Argentineans have taken to the streets in several cities, urging the government to secure the safe return of an indigenous human rights activist, who is said to have disappeared while in police custody. The demonstrators marched on Plaza de Mayo Square in front of the presidential palace in […]

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Argentina protesters stage rally against police brutality

August 29, 2017 1:54 pm
Argentina protesters stage rally against police brutality

Thousands of opposition protesters have staged a rally in the Argentinean capital, Buenos Aires, to denounce police brutality. Human rights activists, members of social and political organizations, and friends and families of victims of police brutality took part in the march from the Palace of the Argentine National Congress to […]

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Hundreds of Argentineans rally in show of support for Venezuela

August 18, 2017 10:30 pm
Hundreds of Argentineans rally in show of support for Venezuela

Hundreds of people in Argentina have rallied in the capital, Buenos Aires, to show their solidarity with the Venezuelan government, which has recently been threatened with military invasion by the United States. The Leftist activists marched on the Argentinean Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday to condemn the US for threatening Venezuela […]

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Hundreds of Argentines hold protest against pension cuts targeting disabled

June 15, 2017 11:48 pm
Hundreds of  Argentines hold protest against pension cuts targeting disabled

Hundreds of people have gathered in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, to protest against a recent government decision to take austerity measures affecting thousands of people with disabilities. Protesters, among them citizens with disabilities, gathered in downtown Buenos Aires on Thursday, holding banners with messages including; “Don’t take away out […]

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Protests turn violent in Argentina amid general strike

April 7, 2017 9:48 am
Protests turn violent in Argentina amid general strike

Police in Argentina have clashed with demonstrators protesting against the government’s austerity measures, amid a 24-hour strike by labor unions that has brought the recession-hit South American country to a standstill. Police on Thursday used tear gas and high-powered water cannon to disperse protesters in the capital city, Buenos Aires, […]

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Thousands of Argentineans hold anti-government rally in Buenos Aires

March 31, 2017 4:00 pm
Thousands of Argentineans hold anti-government rally in Buenos Aires

Thousands of Argentineans have poured into the streets of the capital, Buenos Aires, to express their dissatisfaction with President Mauricio Macri’s economic policies. Demonstrators waved banners and national flags and blocked traffic along the main avenues of Buenos Aires during the Thursday march, which had been organized by the General […]

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Former Argentinean president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchnert charged in corruption case

December 28, 2016 3:30 pm
Former Argentinean president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchnert charged in corruption case

Former Argentinean president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been indicted with charges of corruption including through benefiting a family friend with public contracts. Argentinean Federal Judge Julian Ercolini approved on Tuesday charges of illicit association and fraudulent administration against Kirchner. The judge also ordered […]

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Argentina transportation paralyzed over strike

December 19, 2016 10:30 pm
Argentina transportation paralyzed over strike

The photo released on social media shows public workers protesting in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on December 19, 2016, demanding income tax reforms. Transportation has been paralyzed across Argentina due to a strike by workers over measures by the government to block an income tax reform. Flights, trains, buses and subways […]

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Argentineans rally to support opposition-proposed law

November 19, 2016 12:00 pm
Argentineans rally to support opposition-proposed law

Argentinean protesters have taken to the streets in the capital to support an opposition-proposed bill that they believe will contain the adverse effects of the government’s austerity measures. Tens of thousands of protesters attended the rally in Buenos Aires on Friday to support the “social emergency law,” which would pressure the government to use […]

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Hundreds of Argentinian farmers protest poor working conditions

November 5, 2016 4:10 pm
Hundreds of Argentinian farmers protest poor working conditions

Hundreds of Argentinian farmers have staged a protest march in the nation’s capital of Buenos Aires, demanding better working conditions and more governmental assistance. People attending the protest rally outside the Casa Rosada government house on Friday also voiced concern about a range of other issues, including hunger and lack of labor flexibility for […]

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Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez testifies in corruption probe

November 1, 2016 6:00 pm
Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez testifies in corruption probe

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has provided testimony in a corruption case, which she condemned as political persecution.   Fernandez appeared in a federal court in the capital of Buenos Aires on Monday amid the presence of masses of her supporters who filled the streets. The backers of the center-leftist greeted […]

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