argentina

Tag

Barely six months into 2021, and already it’s been a busy political year in Latin America. What’s becoming more evident with each election is how Latin America keeps leaning to the left. On Sunday, Peru voted for its next president. At the writing of this, socialist Pedro Castillo, who leads a Marxist party that wants to nationalize...
Read More
Last week’s presidential elections in Ecuador launched a busy political year in Latin America. Chile, Haiti, Honduras, Peru, and Nicaragua are all due to hold national elections, while Argentina, El Salvador, and Mexico will hold legislative and regional elections. According to the Economist, these countries are a diverse mix: “Chile is a mature democracy. Ecuador...
Read More
Buenos Aires, Argentina, has been dubbed the “Paris of the Southern Hemisphere” and the “New York City of South America.” This is because the city has such diversity in cultures and religions. Although Roman Catholicism still holds the title of Argentina’s largest religion, many other religions are growing rapidly. Here are a few statistics on...
Read More
In the final days of 2020, the Argentine Senate moved to legalize abortion up to the 14th week of pregnancy. Before this landmark decision, abortion was only allowed in cases of rape or when the mother’s life and health were at risk, forcing thousands to resort to illegal abortions. Argentina has a long history of...
Read More
By Joy Wahl, OGTC Intern Tears of joy and singing erupted from the streets of Argentina on Friday, December 11. After 15 years of protests, Argentina’s lower house finally passed an abortion bill. If the Argentine Senate approves the bill, abortion will be legal in the country. Pro-choice supporters are hoping that once the abortion...
Read More
Though COVID-19 has left an indelible mark on the Argentine economy, it’s pending bankruptcy was in the works long before the arrival of the virus. In the country’s 200 years of independence, it has declared bankruptcy eight times (this looming one being the ninth), and it will soon hold the record for the largest national...
Read More
James Thomson was a Baptist pastor who went to Argentina in 1818 as a representative of the British and Foreign School Society.  This Society founded schools on the Lancasterian system by which pupils who had learned to read were used to teach others. Thomson’s church in Edinburgh paid his fare out to Buenos Aires and...
Read More
by: Jordan Cooke Over the last several years, different countries in Latin America have been fighting to legalize abortion. This past week we heard the news of Colombia and Argentina coming close to passing bills to make abortion legal in their countries. In Argentina, according to a NewYork Times article by Daniel Politi, they have...
Read More
<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://videopress.com/embed/WKhruOh5″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> <script src=”https://videopress.com/videopress-iframe.js”></script>
Read More
1 2

Archives

Categories