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In November, the Frente de Todos coalition was defeated by the opposition Juntos por el Cambio in Argentina’s midterm, rocking the boat for the ruling party, thus their internal tensions. Despite this -not new- news, the current administration faces a very-much-complicated 2022, where the fragile economic indicators turn against them: the inflation reached almost 50% […]
The False Dilemma in the Argentine Election of 2021: Not Whether to Postpone or Suspend the Election, but How to Conduct It
The year 2021 is a year of national elections in Argentina. At the federal level, this election is not for President, but for Congressmen and Congresswomen. Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases across the territory of Argentina, in mid-April, the Argentine Congress announced it will debate postponing the national elections to be held in […]
BY DARBY JONES Their symbol: a white headscarf. Their weapon: a list of names spoken aloud. Their mission: to keep the memory of their children, “disappeared” by the Argentine military junta four decades ago, alive in the memory of modern-day Argentina and beyond. The Madres de Plaza de Mayo (Mothers of May Plaza), many […]
Latin America presents a promising opportunity to resettle some of the millions of Syrian refugees in camps and urban slums in Europe.
La aprobación de la Ley de Matrimonio Igualitario e Identidad de Género convirtió a la Argentina en un país de vanguardia en derechos LGBTIQA. Sin embargo, la discriminación, los estigmas y la desigualdad de oportunidades a este colectivo es un flagelo que persiste. Este artículo procura analizar la coyuntura de cuatro problemáticas donde el Estado […]
Respecting Trans* Identities: Recent Movements for the Legal Recognition of Gender Identity in Latin America
Latin America has historically struggled with the issue of prejudice against trans* individuals and those whose identity or self-expression do not conform to the traditional gender binary. This problem continues to the present day, with widespread reports of violence and discrimination against trans* people across Central and South America. In recent years, however, policy makers […]
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