Argentina

protest in the streets of Buenos Aires

Argentina’s Senate narrowly approved far-right President Javier Milei’s Omnibus Bill — a suite of neoliberal reforms geared towards big business interests — on June 12, marking his first successfully implemented laws since he took office in December, reports Ben Radford.

protester with flare

Argentina's primary trade union federation held another nationwide general strike on May 9, the second called since far-right president Javier Milei took office in December and began pursuing sweeping austerity and deregulation, reports Jessica Corbett.

VI Encuentro Ecosocialista

The 6th International Ecosocialist Encounter (VI Encuentro Ecosocialista), drawing together representatives from more than 50 organisations in 15 countries, was held from May 10–11 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Green Left's Ben Radford attended the event.

Protest in Argentina May 2024

Since taking office in December, far-right Argentine President Javier Milei has embarked on a program of public spending cuts, leading to suffering for millions. But his neoliberal reforms and severe austerity are being met with growing grassroots resistance, reports Ana Zorita.

women protesting

In Argentina, hundreds of thousands of women, LGBTI+ community members and their allies took to the streets of Buenos Aires on March 8, filling the streets in protest against far-right president Javier Milei's reactionary agenda, reports Peoples Dispatch.

woman at the front of a rally

Claudio Katz discusses right-wing President Javier Milei’s strategy, the emerging resistance against it and likely scenarios going forward.

Javier Milei cr Wikipedia

Extreme right libertarian candidate Javier Milei won just over 30% of the vote in Argentina’s August 13 primary elections. Federico Fuentes looks behind the result and what this could mean for October's presidential election.

Nancy Herrera contributed a great deal to the sum total of human progress and was a living link between this generation and Che Guevara. Barry Healy reflects on her life.

Lula da Silva and Alberto Fernández

The governments of Argentine President Alberto Fernández and Brazilian President Luiz Inácio “Lula” da Silva have officially rejoined the Union of South American Nations, reports Peoples Dispatch/Globetrotter News Service.

CELAC Social

More than 300 leaders of social organisations, unions and people’s movements from across Latin America and the Caribbean gathered ahead of the CELAC meeting, reports Fernanda Paixão.

Protest in Argentina

Thousands of people took to the streets across Argentina on August 18 to protest rising living costs and demand the government take action to improve material conditions, reports Ana Zorita.

Diego Maradona will always be remembered as the football god who played on the side of the poor, writes Federico Fuentes.