Nicaragua Denies Vote to Argentina for Presidency of CELAC

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Minrex) of Nicaragua communicated today that it will not grant its vote to Argentina for the pro tempore presidency of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac). Nicaragua will not support Argentina for Pro Tempore Presidency of CELAC, saying the government of Argentina has become "an instrument of…

What United Us Was Empathy: Community Organizations Help Tackle Hunger in Argentina

Julián Inzaugarat, Ana Dagorret Children’s Day in Villa del Parque, Luján, organized by the people’s organizations. Photo: Victoria Nordenstahl The pandemic brought with it more inequality and injustice. Grassroots movements responded with solidarity and organization and food for those who were struggling What will the world be like when we emerge from the pandemic? Will we…

Argentina: Fracking is Killing Water and Land

Carlos Aznarez In recent days, fracking in the province of Neuquén has once again become a topic of discussion. Community members of the Mapuche people together with social organizations have carried out roadblocks and blockades, warning about the lack of water and its contamination. The protest is related to the green light given by the…

Argentina Military Aid For Bolivia Coup Greater Than Initially Thought

Kawsachun NewsInvestigations carried out by Argentina’s Security Ministry have revealed that the military aid sent from Mauricio Macri’s government to the Añez regime was much larger than what had been published by Bolivia’s Foreign Ministry. The neoliberal Macri government sent 40,000 bullets to the Añez dictatorship in the first days of the coup, just days…

Argentina’s Macri Sent Arms for Bolivia Coup Massacres

Kawsachun News Bolivia’s Foreign Ministry has published documents that show how the government of Argentina, under President Mauricio Macri, supplied the bullets used by the Añez dictatorship used to repress anti-coup protests across the country, including in Sacaba and Senkata, where numerous protesters were shot dead. In a press conference today, Bolivian Foreign Minister Rogelio…

Pedro Castillo Thanks Bolivia, Argentina, and Nicaragua for Recognizing Win

Kawsachun News Peru’s Pedro Castillo has thanked Presidents Luis Arce, Alberto Fernández, and Daniel Ortega, during an address to his supporters this evening in Lima. The three heads of state publicly recognized Castillo as President-elect of Peru on Thursday. Winner of Sunday's ballot, Pedro Castillo, thanked supporters gathered in Lima in anticipation of an official…

Argentina: ‘As Foreigners in Our Own Land’

La Tribuna de Rosas The Río de la Plata drainage basin For three decades now, the Argentine nation-people have not been the owners of the resources of our inland rivers, nor of the profits obtained from our country’s river and overseas trade. On the contrary, we Argentines live as foreigners in our own lands, while…

The Union of Land Workers is Creating a New Food Paradigm in Argentina

Juan José Relmucao Members of the Land Workers Union (UTT) harvesting beets in Argentina. (Courtesy of UTT) The Union is connecting people in the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area with fresh, organically-grown fruits and vegetables. When Josué Trujillo left Tarija, Bolivia, and came to Argentina, the tropical land that he saw through the bus window haunted…

Violated Sovereignties: The Southern Command in Ushuaia

Stella Calloni SOUTHCOM commander, Admiral Craig Faller (left) met this Tuesday with Uruguay’s Defense chief, General Gustavo Fajardo (right). Photo taken from the Twitter account @USAenEspanol. Buenos Aires, April 6. In a silent and surprising visit of the Chief of the US Southern Command, Craig Faller will arrive in Buenos Aires this Wednesday, April 7,…

The Battle of the South Atlantic and South American Integration

César Trejo 48 soldiers and crew lost their lives when the RFA Sir Galahad was attacked in June 1982 Credit: Rex Features The further we move away from the event, the more evidence emerges that the war fought between the Argentine Republic and the United Kingdom of Great Britain was provoked by the USA in…

Argentina Withdraws from Lima Group and Condemns Blockade of Venezuela

Peoples Dispatch The government of President Alberto Fernández withdrew from the Lima Group on March 24. Photo: Alberto Fernández/Twitter Yesterday, on March 24, Argentina officially withdrew from the Lima Group. The progressive government of President Alberto Fernández stated that the participation of a sector of the Venezuelan opposition as a member of the organization had…

45 Years After the Genocidal Coup in Argentina

Revista Crisis Argentinians rallying for their missing sons and daughters in Buenos Aires, circa 1980. A seven-year night On March 24, 1976 the sixth coup d’état to the bourgeois-democratic constitutional order of its history as a republic took place in Argentina. The Armed Forces were the visible face of it, leading the self-styled “National Reorganization…