From Argentina and Latin America

New $500 Bill Enters Into Circulation

Argentina's Central Bank confirmed today that a new $500 bill will enter into circulation tomorrow, the first of a new series of notes to be introduced by the Macri administration.

Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo Welcome 120th Missing Grandchild

The Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo have announced that José Luis Maulín Pratto is the 120th grandchild to recover their identity after being abducted during Argentina’s last military dictatorship.

First March Against Transphobic Hate Crimes Held in Buenos Aires

The first national march condemning hate crimes against the trans community was held last night in Buenos Aires.

Integration à la Macri

The election of Mauricio Macri is part of the swing to the right that is taking place in South America, leading to a changing face in many regional alliances, says José Natanson.

Media Workers March for Better Working Conditions

Media workers marched from the Obelisco to the Labour Ministry yesterday in protest of working conditions, insufficient wages, and job insecurity in the sector.

Forced Sterilisations in Peru: Fujimori's Dark Legacy

With Keiko Fujimori leading the polls in Sunday’s Peruvian presidential run-off, Anne-Laure White looks at one of the darkest legacies of her father’s presidency: the forced sterilisation of 300,000 Peruvians.