Stories about Argentina
15 December 2014
Women in lockup in Argentina face humiliating searches, lack of prison amenities in comparison with men, poor health care, and a lack of interpreters if they don't speak Spanish.
"We are infected with foreign criminals," Argentina's security secretary said, sparking controversy in the debate about insecurity in the country.
12 December 2014
Argentina's shantytowns are in an identity crisis. These communities could soon be getting some help, however, now that the government might make October 7 "Slum Identity Day."
11 December 2014
Argentina has witnessed a blossoming of organizations dedicated to spreading awareness about gender-based violence. Despite these advances, however, the phenomenon continues to grow.
4 November 2014
Quechua-Speaking Bolivian Woman, Denied an Interpreter for Years, Sentenced to Life in Prison in Argentina
Reina Maraz, who barely speaks or understands Spanish, was earlier convicted of the murder of her husband.
23 October 2014
6 October 2014
For some, there is always a reason to discriminate, whether because of socioeconomic level, race, background, or housing accommodation. Here are some examples of the current situation in Latin America.
18 September 2014
What kind of information is in the public interest? Is it possible (or desirable) to define this? Free expression attorney Ramiro Alvarez examines this question in the context of Argentina.
15 September 2014
Some cities ban them, but the musicians found in the subways of Buenos Aires, Quito, Caracas, and Mexico City liven up an otherwise dull commute on public transportation.
5 September 2014
Twitter users remembered guitar virtuoso Gustavo Cerati, former member of legendary Latin American music band Soda Stereo, who died yesterday. He was 55.