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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Activists vs Police: 27 Protesters Detained, 17 Injured

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Activists vs Police: 27 Protesters Detained, 17 Injured

The protesters were asking authorities do more to find Maldonado who travelled to Argentina’s far south to protest the eviction of an indigenous group from lands owned by Italian clothing company, Benetton.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Rejects Trump’s Military Intervention Remarks

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Rejects Trump’s Military Intervention Remarks

Trump’s said that his administration was considering many options, “including a possible military option if necessary” to repair the “dangerous mess” in Venezuela. The Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) rejects “the use of force, or the threat of applying such force, by whatever country against Venezuela.” “The only path to peace is the restoration of democracy. Venezuelans demand free elections be held at all levels,” added the statement.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Fernandez Bloc Tied in Congressional Elections: Poll

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Fernandez Bloc Tied in Congressional Elections: Poll

Fernandez, who was president between 2007 and 2015, formed a new party independent of Peronism, Argentina’s dominant political movement, before announcing her bid for a Senate seat last month.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Cristina Kirchner to Run for Senate

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Cristina Kirchner to Run for Senate

Since leaving office, Kirchner has been one of the sharpest critics of conservative President Mauricio Macri’s economic policies and budget cuts.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler, Authorities Find Nazi Trove

ARGENTINA POLITICS: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler, Authorities Find Nazi Trove

“I’ve been blamed for crimes I’ve never committed. When people read my side of the story, it will change the way the perceive me,” Guntherberg/Hitler said.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Argentina May Regain Falklands Because of UK Brexit

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Argentina May Regain Falklands Because of UK Brexit

Argentina and Britain fought a 74-day war over the islands in 1982, which ended with the British side reasserting its rule over the islands.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Tensions Rise As Strike Paralyzes Argentina

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Tensions Rise As Strike Paralyzes Argentina

Protesters in Argentina clashed with police during marches over government austerity measures on Thursday as labor unions challenged President Mauricio Macri in the first general strike since he took office 16 months ago.

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BOLIVIA POLITICS: US, OAS Couldn’t Defeat Venezuela: Evo Morales

BOLIVIA POLITICS: US, OAS Couldn’t Defeat Venezuela: Evo Morales

“Anti-imperialists and social movements will defend our democratic revolutions. Venezuela is not alone,” Evo Morales posted on Twitter added.

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CUBA POLITICS: Che Guevara Biography

CUBA POLITICS: Che Guevara Biography

Ernesto Guevara de la Serna was born on June 14, 1928, in Rosario, Argentina. Che Guevara was a Cuban revolutionary leader. Read Che Guevara Biography.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Charged in Corruption Case

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Charged in Corruption Case

Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been indicted with charges of corruption including through benefiting a family friend with public contracts.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Macri, Trump Discuss Venezuela in Call

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Macri, Trump Discuss Venezuela in Call

Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri and U.S. President Donald Trump shared their “concern” over Venezuela in a phone call, Macri’s spokesman said.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Argentina Changes Immigration Law to Limit Entry, Ease Deportation

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Argentina Changes Immigration Law to Limit Entry, Ease Deportation

Gabriela Michetti said the measure did not change Argentina’s pro-immigration, and sought to avoid association with measures implemented by U.S. Trump to restrict immigration.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Macri’s Government Loosened Regulations to Allow Competition in Telecoms Sector

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Macri’s Government Loosened Regulations to Allow Competition in Telecoms Sector

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Mauricio Macri’s government expects the telecom reform to help draw in $20 billion in investment over four years.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Indicted for Corruption

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Indicted for Corruption

Fernandez’ assets, estimated at over 10 billion pesos were frozen as a result of the Judge Julian Ercolini’s order, according to justice news portal CIJ.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Mauricio Macri Takes 41 Days Holiday While Workers Get No Break

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Mauricio Macri Takes 41 Days Holiday While Workers Get No Break

In just the first six months of Marci’s coming to power, Argentina’s Center for Political Economy showed that a total of 179,285 workers lost their jobs.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Mercosur Suspension A ‘Coup’ – Venezuela Angrily Claim

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Mercosur Suspension A ‘Coup’ – Venezuela Angrily Claim

“This is a coup d’etat to Mercosur and constitutes a very grave attack on Venezuela,” Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez told a press conference.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Mercosur Suspends Venezuela

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Mercosur Suspends Venezuela

“They may not be able to reenter the bloc if there is something that goes fundamentally against Mercosur,” said official who asked for anonymity to speak freely.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Macri Under Pressure To Release Milagro Sala

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Macri Under Pressure To Release Milagro Sala

OAS, has called on Argentine President Macri to release Milagro Sala, a prominent Indigenous activist and lawmaker who has been imprisoned during his term.

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ARGENTINA: Vatican, Argentina To Release ‘Dirty War’ Archives

ARGENTINA: Vatican, Argentina To Release ‘Dirty War’ Archives

“We are not afraid of the archives. They contain historical truth,” Buenos Aires Archbishop Mario Poli told reporters at a news conference.

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ARGENTINA: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Slams Right-Wing Of Planned Coup

ARGENTINA: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Slams Right-Wing Of Planned Coup

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said the coup to oust Rousseff in Brazil is a technique used by powerful economic groups to destabilize the region.

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