Hebe de Bonafini — one of the original Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo who defied the military dictatorship in the 1970s — insists she is being targeted because of her constant criticism of President Mauricio Macri.
One year on from the declaration of a “gender alert,” things are looking as bad, or even worse, for women in Mexico’s most populated state.
A gorilla, a polar bear, a jaguar, and two lions: Rare animals keep dying in captivity in Latin America
The recent deaths in the region have some animal activists hopeful that Latin America is developing a new consciousness about captivity.
The case of José López epitomizes the fall of the once mighty Kirchneristas. The former minister was arrested last month trying to donate $9 million dollars to some nuns in a convent.
Residents of the village of Avia Terai, in northern Argentina, believe many of the health problems they suffer originated in the spraying of the weedkiller glyphosate on nearby genetically modified soybean crops.
Former deputy public works minister José López was found tossing bags full of dollars, euros, yens and Qatari riyals into a Buenos Aires monastery. He reportedly told nuns that he had stolen the money and was trying to make a donation.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights blames its financial troubles on the reluctance of governments to fund work that exposes abuse. Some governments say the commission has become too political.
Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s defiance was on display this week when she told 15,000 supporters, who had accompanied her to a court hearing, that she will never bow to the political persecution she says are behind the allegations.
The constitutional court’s rejection of a proposal defining marriage as heterosexual has sparked an outpouring of polarized opinion pitting a progressive opinion against deeply rooted conservative traditions.
The prosecutor says Macri may have committed a crime by not including information about offshore companies he was involved with in the declaration of his assets he made when he was mayor of Buenos Aires.
The resignation of the head of the Chilean chapter of Transparency International comes as the president of neighboring Argentina is struggling to convince public opinion that he has nothing to hide over his involvement in offshore companies.
Argentina’s President Macri, a businessman linked to a previous scandal that involved Mexico’s President Peña Nieto, and a slew of Brazilian politicians, stand out among the Latin Americans named in the massive leak.
By Mohamed Ezz
The Argentinian soccer superstar meant well when he made the offer on tv, but he forgot an important detail: Shoes are a symbol of grave disrespect in Arab countries.
Argentina remembered the victims of the country’s 1976 to 1982 dictatorship on the 40th anniversary of the coup that started it all with a massive march through the capital that was peppered with banners saying "Obama Go Home."
The visit is seen as a triumph for President Macri’s efforts to rebuild relations with the US after a chilly 12 years, but has also rekindled painful memories of US support for the military dictatorship that took power in Argentina exactly 40 years ago.
The deal, announced on Monday, looks set to end one of the most brutal debt battles ever seen between a country and a creditor though some in Argentina see it as a betrayal
By Remi Lehmann
Argentina’s new right wing president, Mauricio Macri, dragged his feet over meeting iconic human rights activists and has appeared to question the accepted figure of 30,000 people killed or disappeared during the 1976-83 military dictatorship.
The prosecutor's opinion flies in the face of the suicide hypothesis that has dominated the probe into Nisman's death in January 2015, days after he had accused the then president of covering up for Iran in the bombing of a Jewish center.
Here’s what the region’s governments are doing about the the mosquito-borne virus as it spreads rapidly through the Americas, amid evidence suggesting it is linked to abnormal births Brazil.
The Argentine Red Cross says the floods caused by unseasonal rains have affected around 160,000 people in Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Paraguay and is predicting that there could be more to come.