Category: Argentina

Fuego en Argentina: incendios en el delta del Paraná son amenaza para la vida

Read the story in English here. El domingo, 23 de agosto, alrededor de las 3 p.m., el fuego llegó a la casa de Fabián Ros, 53. Hasta ese día, él […] Read More >

Fires in Argentina: Wildfires in the Paraná Delta Threaten Lives 

Lee la historia en español aquí. On Sunday, Aug. 23, around 3 p.m., a wildfire reached Fabián Ros’ house. Until that day, the 53-year-old and his wife, Viviana, had seen […] Read More >

Demands for Land and Housing Continue After Guernica Eviction

This story was co-published with NACLA.  José Iza’s cell phone won’t stop ringing. It is the week after the eviction of the Guernica occupation. He has been following up with […] Read More >

Argentina Human Rights Emblem Seeks Entry to UNESCO World Heritage List

BUENOS AIRES—Flights arriving to Buenos Aires from the north careen over the gray immensity of De La Plata River. Just before reaching the skyscrapers of the Argentinian capital, they are […] Read More >

Community Kitchens Sustain Argentina’s Working-Class Neighborhoods

BUENOS AIRES—When Mirta Otero answers the phone, her tone is reserved, less cheerful than usual. She says that she has contracted the coronavirus and is now one of the many […] Read More >

In Argentina, the Next Generation Finds Its Voice

This article is republished from NACLA. BUENOS AIRES—“How scared you are of a girl, you chicken shits,” tweeted Ofelia Fernández the day her trolls took it to a new level. […] Read More >

The Long Shadow of Argentina’s Shale Boom

NEUQUÉN, Argentina— The Vaca Muerta region of Argentina is the promised land of unconventional oil and gas production. But as the shale industry struggles amidst the market crash, the social […] Read More >

Argentinian Scientists Promote Cooperation and Conservation in Antarctica

BUENOS AIRES— Every morning in Antarctica, Argentinian paleontologist María Eugenia Raffi and her team ate breakfast by the Weddell Sea, while the temperature was far below zero. The small team […] Read More >

The Murder of a Peruvian Immigrant in Argentina Goes Unpunished

ROSARIO, Argentina—It all happened in a matter of seconds. There was a power outage and the street was dark. A man leapt out of a car and lunged at a […] Read More >

Decades After Argentina’s Dictatorship, the Abuelas Continue Reuniting Families

This story was co-published with NACLA. Due to the coronavirus,  this year is the first time since 1983 that the Abuelas and Madres of Plaza de Mayo won’t march on […] Read More >