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CHICAGO - An Army veteran from Chicago who served two tours in Afghanistan and had been in the U.S. since age 8 has been deported to Mexico because of a 2008 drug-trafficking conviction. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials confirmed Monday that Miguel Perez Jr., 39, who had ... protest
This is how, when important demonstrations were held in 2015 the Southern Cone to protest against violence against women, repeated femicides crystallized. The wave of protests began for the first time on June 3, 2015, in eighty cities in Argentina, and these demonstrations were repeated on June 3 ...

Argentine standup comedian Malena Pichot. Photograph: Courtesy Malena Pichot. But a shift in public opinion in this traditionally conservative country has forced congress to vote on a bill to change the law later this month. The amendment would allow terminations in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. "At ... Women Argentina
Bilateral negotiations have been going on for nearly 20 years due in large part to obstacles in the automobile sector. The EU has asked for a rapid reduction in import tariffs, sparking protests from auto parts makers, especially in Brazil and Argentina, said the Argentine economist. A final accord would result ... Women Argentina
Two years ago, two important movements manifested themselves. In Poland women went on strike to stop anti-abortion legislation. They succeeded in getting the government to back down. In Argentina, following police inaction after the rape and murder of a number of women, hundreds of thousands took ... Women Argentina
Hundreds of women gathered at midnight in Puerta del Sol, in the heart of Madrid, to kick off a day of protests across the country, with about 120 demonstrations ... One protest leader, Jean Enriquez, condemned Mr. Duterte's remarks against women, including one in which he asked troops to shoot female ... Women Argentina

This protest, like many others in Argentina, caused the postponement of daily life, as one of the largest roads in Buenos Aires was cordoned off, blocking traffic for miles outside of the city and making navigation within the city that much more difficult. What is notable about the protests not only includes the ... Women Argentina
This is the context of the massive labor-led protests against the Macri government that have been ongoing, but reached a high point on February 21 of this year. The February 21 protest was initiated by the transport workers' union (National Federation of Truck Drivers), but quickly supported by most of ... Women Argentina
Last Wednesday's mobilizations were organized by national unions and social movements, including the Trucker Union, Workers' Central Union (CTA), Association of State Workers (ATE) and the Argentine Workers' Central Union (CGT) whose combined membership includes over 5 million people. It was a ... Women Argentina
Thousands of Argentine truck drivers and their supporters paralysed parts of Buenos Aires on Wednesday to protest President Mauricio Macri's austerity measures. "Mister president, don't continue with policies that force the most vulnerable parts of our society - retired people, old people - to go hungry," ... Women Argentina
Argentina: Unions, Social Movements Renew Protests ... Social movements and unions have gathered to protest against austerity policies implemented by President Mauricio Macri's government. They are demanding a halt to ... Other groups directly affected by layoffs have also joined the protests. Among ... Women Argentina
Map data ©2018 Google. Map DataMap data ©2018 Google. Map data ©2018 Google. Terms of Use · Report a map error. 200 m. By The New York Times. A month after the Parkland shooting, on March 14, thousands of students across the United States participated in a national school walkout to ... Protests
Out of fears of Mapuche protests, Argentina deployed 1,500 federal and provincial security forces in December for a meeting of G-20 negotiators in Bariloche. Argentina's ... It is unclear whether Argentina's Mapuche have the will, numbers or resources to sustain a Chile-style protest movement. Already ... Protests
They are arguably the best-preserved ancient bodies ever found—their eldest, dubbed La Doncella (“the Maiden”), looks as if she had just nodded off to sleep—but their removal and subsequent study and refrigerated display in a museum in Salta, Argentina, engendered protest by some Argentine ... Protests
Truckers in Argentina endeda strike that had stalled grain exports and agreed to meet with transportation authorities later this month to resolve their differences, the government said on Saturday. Nearly 100 cargo ships were waiting on Friday to load soy and corn from Argentina's main agro-export hub of ... Protests
Tamimi's middle-of-the-night arrest from her home in December and her pre-trial court appearances, flanked by Israeli guards and looking impassive, have evoked a sense of history on a loop. Another generation of Palestinians seems locked in a cycle of protests and arrests by Israel, three decades after ... Protests

Argentineans are still reeling from the divisive events following the death of Santiago Maldonado, an activist whose disappearance during an indigenous rights protest in Patagonia last year spurred protests by opposition groups accusing the government of concealing Maldonado's seizure and murder by ... Protests
BUENOS AIRES, Feb 5 (Reuters) - A protest by grain transporters in Argentina could leave exporters and crushers operating without soy, corn and wheat, an industry group said on Monday. Owners of trucks protesting for higher freight rates have slowed transport of grains in one of the world's top producers ... Protests
Buenos Aires, Argentina - Ballet dancers have taken to the streets of Argentina's capital with an open-air performance to protest government funding cuts. About 80 dancers, choreographers, and other workers of the state-funded National Ballet of the Dance lost their jobs in December under government ... Protests
Argentina: Opposition Senators Denounce Criminalization of Peaceful Protest ... A block of opposition Argentine senators from the Front for Victory-Justicialist Party, FpV-PJ, have rejected the criminalization of peaceful protests in the country by president Mauricio Macri. RELATED: Argentina: Macri Govt. Protests
Massive demonstrations led by union workers and pensioners broke out in Argentina on Dec. 14 to reject Argentina's President Mauricio Macri proposal for pension reform. On the days leading to Congress' approval, protesters clashed with Argentine security forces that used dogs, rubber coated bullets ... Protests
Nevertheless, as reports from the Center for Legal and Social Studies indicate [3], there are alarming threats to basic rights relating to work, education and public protest, which are connected to Cambiemos' neoliberal agenda. Most recently, the protests this week against Argentina's controversial pension ... Protests
Protests in Buenos Aires on 18 December 2017. Image: Javier Valente. Some rights reserved. This article is part of Right to Protest, a partnership project with human rights organisations CELS and INCLO, with support from the ACLU, examining the power of protest and its fundamental role in democratic ... Protests
A major pension reform became law in Argentina early Tuesday morning after violent protests rocked the nation's capital, Buenos Aires, on Monday. Rioters threw rocks and Molotov cocktails while police fought back with rubber bullets and tear gas Monday afternoon. More than 160 were injured, including ... Protests
Thousands went out on the streets of Buenos Aires to express their anger over the commercial practices and policies of the world's richest economies, reports BNT. The occasion for the demonstrations was the meeting of the World Trade Organization, which is taking place in Buenos Aires. The protests ... Protests
The meeting took place as the Mercosur regional bloc is advancing trade talks with the European Union while Brazil and Argentina deepens neoliberal adjustment policies. Confrontations between Argentine police and protesters sparked after "a small group of 50 hooded people, holding stones, blades ... Protests
The State Workers Association (ATE) of Argentina confirmed today's 24-hour national strike against two years of increasing dismissals in the public sector. ... The ministry is seen as the main government organism in charge of the cuts, and the protest was addressed by several union leaders. ATE General ... Protests
Police officers take aim at demonstrators during pension reform protests in Argentina on December 18. ... In August, Argentine artist Santiago Maldonado disappeared after confrontations broke out between federal security forces and Mapuche activists resisting eviction from land claimed by Benetton. Protests
A major pension reform became law in Argentina early Tuesday morning after violent protests rocked the nation's capital, Buenos Aires, on Monday. Rioters threw rocks and Molotov cocktails while police fought back with rubber bullets and tear gas Monday afternoon. More than 160 were injured, including ... Protests
Thousands went out on the streets of Buenos Aires to express their anger over the commercial practices and policies of the world's richest economies, reports BNT. The occasion for the demonstrations was the meeting of the World Trade Organization, which is taking place in Buenos Aires. The protests ... Protests
The meeting took place as the Mercosur regional bloc is advancing trade talks with the European Union while Brazil and Argentina deepens neoliberal adjustment policies. Confrontations between Argentine police and protesters sparked after "a small group of 50 hooded people, holding stones, blades ... Protests
About 4 p.m., the protesters started marching from the Congress to the Plaza de Mayo, blocking the capital's main streets. | Photo: EFE. Previous; Next. Published 6 December 2017. 0. Comments. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook Share to Gmail Share to Google+ Share to Pinterest Share to ... Protests
The suspense surrounding Maldonado's whereabouts aroused a great sense of unease in a country where the word “disappeared” brings to mind the 30,000 victims of the civic-military dictatorship that ruled Argentina from 1976 to 1983, and hundreds of thousands of people gathered in the very same ... Protests
“Whoever is responsible needs to be held responsible.” Missing Submarine Protest Relatives of Luis Carlos Nolasco, one of the 44 crew members of the missing at sea ARA San Juan submarine, hold portraits of him during a demonstration at an Argentine naval base in Mar del Plata, Argentina, Dec. Protests
Relatives of crew members of an Argentine submarine which disappeared in the southern Atlantic have criticised the government for giving up the search for survivors. They marched through the streets of the port of Mar del Plata demanding the rescue effort resume. The navy has said there is no longer any ... Protests
Following the murder of a 21-year Mapuche member by Argentine police, the Indigenous community has declared it will continue to fight for its land rights regardless of ... Since the incident, protests led by human rights leaders and Indigenous communities have also been organized around the city. Protests
A recently released study by the Institute of Social, Economic and Citizens Institute found that malnutrition in Argentina has increased from 43 to 48 percent in kids aged 2 to 19. In a country with the third largest economy in Latin America, over 11 million Argentine residents live in poverty. Activist leader ... Protests
The big news: Viacom18 defers Padmavati's release as protests continue, ... Signals from missing Argentine Navy vessel raise hope that 44 on ... Protests
Mapuches of Chile and Argentina Launch Cross-Border March ... after the police arrested him during a protest for Indigenous rights. ... Mapuches from Chile marched in solidarity with their Argentine counterparts in September. Protests
But despite the pass obviously being forward the try was not disallowed, even in the face of Argentine protests. The reason is that Law 12, ... Protests
Miss Peru contestants say their viral anti-violence protest was only the .... movement that started in Argentina has now made its way to Peru. Protests
Argentine President Mauricio Macri speaks during an interview with ... incited various labor union strikes and protests over the past six months. Protests
PHILIP REEVES, BYLINE: The wounds left by Argentina's dark past are easy to ... body was fished out of a river near the scene of the protest. Protests
REEVES: Santiago Maldonado disappeared in Argentina's deep south in Patagonia. He'd been taking part in a protest there by indigenous ... Protests
Argentina presented on Thursday a formal protest to the United ... “The Argentine foreign ministry became aware on 24 October that the British ... Protests
... 1 at a protest for the land rights of the Mapuche, a group of indigenous peoples from ... Some involved are accusing state police of infiltrating their protests. ... Jones Huala, who is currently being held by the Argentine state. Protests
The Argentine League for Human Rights has opened a legal case against Macri himself ... Infobae that she no longer believed there was "rule of law" in Argentina. ... Enrique, who has been at every protest in Buenos Aires since ... forces are used by the state to repress internal protests, and these security ... Protests
The violence erupted as activists took to the streets of the Argentine capital Buenos Aires on Saturday demanding justice for Santiago ... Protests
Macri's government has been plagued with protests by unions and ... Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, the former Argentine president who is ... Protests


 

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