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Wichí Protest Violently Supressed in Formosa

A protest by a Wichí indigenous community in Ingeniero Juárez, Formosa, was violently suppressed yesterday evening. The community had already denounced the violent actions of police on Monday.

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AMIA Case: Appeals Court Rejects Case Against President

The Federal Appeals Chamber dismissed today the case against President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner over an alleged plan to cover-up Iranian involvement in the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish community centre. The case had already been rejected by first instance judge Daniel Rafecas.

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Seeking Justice for Ismael Sosa

Seeking Justice for Ismael Sosa

Sofía Sordo from Hecho en Buenos Aires spoke with Ismael Sosa’s mother and brother as they demand justice over the young man’s murder in Córdoba earlier this year.

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Ten Dead as Plane Explodes leaving Punta del Este

Nine Argentines and one Portuguese woman have been killed after a light aircraft exploded shortly after taking off from Punta del Este in Uruguay last night

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New Consumer Protection System Goes into Effect

A new series of measures that were approved last year to improve consumer rights came into effect today.

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UCR and PRO Form Alliance Ahead of Elections

The Unión Cívica Radical (UCR) National Convention voted in favour of forming an alliance with PRO ahead of the October presidential election.

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Majority of Provinces not Complying with Abortion Rights

Majority of Provinces not Complying with Abortion Rights

A report by ADC shows that the majority of the Argentine provinces are not complying with the guidelines on legal abortion set out by the Supreme Court.

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Nisman Case: Prosecutor, Ex-Wife Clash Over Alternative Investigation

Prosecutor Viviana Fein and Judge Sandra Arroyo Salgado clashed this morning over new details leaked from the parallel investigation into the death of AMIA prosecutor Alberto Nisman.

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Teenager Dies in Rodrigo Bueno Villa

A 13-year old child from the Rodrigo Bueno villa died after falling into a cesspit. Residents denounced the ambulance took 40 minutes to arrive.

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Ten Killed after Helicopters Crash in La Rioja Province

Ten people, including three French sports personalities, were killed after two helicopters suffered a mid-air collision in the Western province of La Rioja.

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