Stories about Argentina
30 December 2015
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's Absence and Other Curiosities Surrounding Argentina's Presidential Inauguration
"'The time for dialogue is now' and they file a precautionary measure to stop Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner attending the ceremony."
24 December 2015
“Vitello tonnato” in Argentina, Russian salad in Venezuela and turkey in Peru. Explore the sweet and savory of the festive season in Latin America, as told by Global Voices contributors.
5 December 2015
For nine years, hundreds of Argentinians from the Cordoba province have joined the "Cap March" -- an annual demonstration against police abuses that take refuge under a controversial law.
2 December 2015
25 October 2015
Hate crimes and gender violence are once again in the spotlight after the death of a prominent fighter for transgender rights in Argentina.
9 October 2015
11 September 2015
Nowadays, fewer and fewer couples are getting married in many parts of the world, and a group of Argentinian entrepreneurs has introduced "fake weddings" to fill the vacuum.
9 September 2015
Following the death of David Rabinovich, founding member of "Les Luthiers", social media users shared fond memories of the comedian and thanked him for years of music and laughter.
28 August 2015
Despite 32 years of democracy, thousands of people—particularly women and young girls—are still unaccounted for in Argentina. And more keep disappearing.
20 August 2015
For almost 40 years, Argentinian human rights movements have fought to preserve the memory of their disappeared loved ones, a struggle that has adapted for the Web 2.0 era.
11 August 2015
In 1865, 150 Welsh settlers disembarked from the ship chandler Mimosa in the Argentinian Patagonia, and laid the foundations for the American continent's only instance of peaceful colonisation.
22 July 2015
11 July 2015
Inspired by the work of the American physician Hunter "Patch" Adams, Argentina's capital recently approved legislation mandating the use of clowns in hospitals to help children recovering from trauma.
19 June 2015
The #NiUnaMenos Movement Takes to Argentina's Streets and Social Media to Protest Violence Against Women
The #NiUnaMenos campaign protesting against femicides in Argentina has gathered groups of different political beliefs and social standing.
18 June 2015
Daniel Alarcón, executive producer of Radio Ambulante, talks to other journalists about the latest FIFA scandal and its effect on Copa América, the most important football tournament in South America.
12 June 2015
10 June 2015
Monsanto, the agro-giant everyone loves to hate, has been at the center of recent protests in Argentina. But where are all the protests holding the country's government accountable?
29 May 2015
Four players from the Buenos Aires football club River Plate were attacked by fans with pepper spray during a match against their bitter rivals, Boca Juniors.
23 May 2015
"In #Argentina 300 million liters of glyphosate are sprayed annually across 28 million hectares of plantation, affecting more than 10 million people."