From Argentina and Latin America

Brazil: Dozens Killed in Prison Riot

Authorities are investigating after up to 25 inmates were killed during a riot at Monte Cristo Agricultural Prison in northern Brazil.

Concern Over Planned Spending Cuts in 2017 Budget

Rights groups have expressed concern over a proposed 15% decrease in funding for human rights issues in the 2017 budget.

Real Salaries Down, Unemployment Up According to INDEC

Latest figures released by statistics office INDEC show significant job losses and a declining average real salary for workers.

Inside the 31st National Women's Encounter

Days later, the theme song of the Encuentro Nacional de Mujeres, the “National Women’s Encounter”...

Hipólito Yrigoyen: 100 Years On from the People's First President

A look back at the life and legacy of Hipólito Yrigoyen, who became Argentina's first popularly elected president on 12th October, 1916, and whose spirit still lingers in the UCR party.

Rosario is Bleeding: Inside A City's Struggle Against Violence

As the people of Rosario protest against the wave of violent crime affecting Argentina's third city, we examine the roots of a social problem far more complex than most media coverage suggests.