Argentina: Fourth Person Arrested Over Attempted Assassination of Vice President Cristina Fernández de Krichner

Tanya Wadhwa Argentine Vice President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, greeting supporters outside her home in Buenos Aires. (Photo: Cristina Fernández de Kirchner/Twitter) Recent developments in the investigation of the assassination attempt against Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner revealed that the group had been planning the attack for some time, and that they had failed…

Argentina and Chile on Alert for New US Military Plans

Telma Luzzani The speed of international changes is precipitating (as a necessity and, at the same time, as a pretext) a thorough acceleration of the plans that the US already had in the pipeline to preserve its role as the only global hegemon. Europe and Asia are not the only ones included in the new…

Analysis of the Frustrated Assassination Attempt Against Cristina Fernández

Mission Verdad The assassination attempt against Cristina Fernandez in Argentina has placed a country on high alert at a critical political moment. The vice president, a leader with the highest popularity in Argentine society in the last decade, has been the target of a political, judicial and media campaign for years, with this attempted assassination…

Argentina: Assassination Attempt Against Cristina Fernández de Kirchner Widely Condemned

Tanya Wadhwa Argentine Vice President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, thanking supporters who have gathered outside her home since last week in her support in the face of ongoing judicial and political persecution against her. (Photo:Cristina Fernández de Kirchner/Twitter) The attack, which shook the country, was widely condemned by numerous political leaders and social activists from…

Argentina: Assassination Attempt Made Against Cristina Fernández de Kirchner

BREAKING: A person has been arrested after pulling out a weapon on Vice President of Argentina Cristina Fernández de Kirchner outside her house.pic.twitter.com/FtPVallQc8 — Kawsachun News (@KawsachunNews) September 2, 2022 Argentina Public TV captured the moment when the man pulled out a gun just inches away from Vice President @CFKArgentina. pic.twitter.com/8oWcWRmJRV — Kawsachun News (@KawsachunNews)…

Argentina Remembers: 46th Anniversary of the US-backed Civic-Military Coup

Tanya Wadhwa On March 24, hundreds of thousands of Argentines flooded the Plaza de Mayo and surrounding streets in capital Buenos Aires to commemorate the victims of the last dictatorship and demand justice for them. Photo:Leandro Mastronicola / Emergentes This March 24, on the Day of Remembrance for Truth and Justice, after a pause of…

UK Deployed 31 Nuclear Weapons During the Falklands War

RICHARD NORTON-TAYLOR Prince Andrew disembarks HMS Invincible with his parents after serving in the Falklands War. Nuclear weapons were stored onboard. (Photo: Anwar Hussein / Getty) British warships deployed to the South Atlantic after Argentina’s invasion of the Falkland Islands in 1982 were armed with dozens of nuclear depth charges. Prince Andrew served on HMS…

A Soft Civic-Military Coup in Argentina?

Germán Gorraiz López The Pacific Alliance was born in 2011 with Mexico, Peru, Chile and Colombia as founding States, the USA and China as observers and Australia and Canada as future associated States and currently represents 41% of Latin America’s GDP and 57% of its foreign trade with a potential market of about 230 million…

Argentina: Labor, Environmentalists and Indigenous Unite to Defeat Mining

Marisela Trevin A zoning law would have opened up the southern Argentinian province of Chubut to large-scale mining by multinational corporations. But the law was defeated in just five days by an alliance of environmentalists, workers, youth, and indigenous people. Their fight points the way forward for other movements around the world. The people of…

American Express Goes on a Buying Spree in Argentina’s Congress

Juan Grabois I was told that a man by the name of John Doe passed through the offices of Argentine congressmen. He wasn’t carrying heavy bags of cash, but only had an American Express card on him. Doe was a well-groomed and well-dressed U.S. national who came on behalf of the American Chamber of Commerce…