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Argentine President Offends With Comment: ‘Brazilians Emerged from the Jungle’

Argentine President Offends With Comment: ‘Brazilians Emerged from the Jungle’

Argentine President Offends With Comment: ‘Brazilians Emerged from the Jungle’ Argentine President Offends With Comment: ‘Brazilians Emerged from the Jungle’ BUENOS AIRES — During a recent visit to Argentina by the prime minister of Spain, President Alberto Fernández tried to connect with his guest by paying homage to Argentina’s European immigrant heritage. Instead, with a statement that was widely seen …

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Vote to Legalize Abortion Passes Lower House of Argentine Congress

Vote to Legalize Abortion Passes Lower House of Argentine Congress

Vote to Legalize Abortion Passes Lower House of Argentine Congress Vote to Legalize Abortion Passes Lower House of Argentine Congress BUENOS AIRES — Argentine lawmakers took a major step on Friday toward legalizing abortion and fulfilling a promise of President Alberto Fernández, who has made women’s rights a central tenet of his government. The bill’s approval in Argentina’s lower house …

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Fernando Solanas, Argentine Filmmaker and Politician, Dies at 84

Fernando Solanas, Argentine Filmmaker and Politician, Dies at 84

Fernando Solanas, Argentine Filmmaker and Politician, Dies at 84 Fernando Solanas, Argentine Filmmaker and Politician, Dies at 84 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. BUENOS AIRES — When Argentina’s Senate debated a law legalizing abortion in 2018, Fernando Solanas, then a senator, argued fervently in favor …

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