Argentina's Senate voted down an abortion bill 38-31 after a 16-hour debate. The Catholic Church thanked senators for defending 'life,' but ever more Catholics here insist on women's right to choose.
Abortion support is high in Argentina, even among Catholics. That puts the church, which opposes an abortion bill up for vote on August 8, in the awkward position of fighting a law its members demand.
Data scientists mapped the online behavior of Facebook users in Brazil, the US and Argentina. The result is a startling visual portrayal of just how deeply polarized these nations have become.
African governments and football associations need to do some serious recalculating for the Qatar world cup in 2022.
In a historic move, the national parliament has legalised procedures up to 14 weeks.
Some US$4.6 trillion has been made available to stave off financial crises across the world. The problem is that much of this funding is now spoken for, and the list of stricken nations is growing.
As companies and governments attempt to intensify extraction, cultural resistance offers a space for imagining alternative futures.
A new bill that would legalize abortion in Argentina has spurred surprise debate on the gender pay gap, parental leave and political representation. Will Argentinean women finally get their due?
New research on Latin America's four recent female presidents disproves the idea that merely putting a woman in power will improve gender equality.
Intimate partner violence has tremendous negative consequences for women, their families and societies, yet it have not received the political attention it should.
In an age of increased scrutiny, violent and repressive states are turning to subtler methods of removing dissidents and opponents.
South Africa has tended to prioritise race relations over gender relations since formal apartheid ended.
The combination of knowledge and communication, along with a few other fundamental conditions such as liberty and respect , leads to social, cultural and technological development.
Urban planning is not gender neutral. Women deserve to live in cities that treat them equally, respond to their needs and reduce opportunities of violence.
Neither constitution protections nor protests have prevented the Mapuche and their allies from suffering at the hands of the Argentine state.
Some observers think Mugabe's overthrow by the Army might be a good thing for Zimbabwe. An Argentinean expert on Latin America's bloody military dictatorships disagrees.
The disappearance of Santiago Maldonado in Argentine Patagonia is part of the global conflict between the forces of capital and indigenous rights.
TV commercials continue to traffic in outmoded gender roles, relegating women to the home. A media scholar explains how these stereotypical portrayals can fuel workplace harassment by powerful men.
Argentineans are determined to not forgive or forget the criminals who killed or disappeared more than 30,000 people.
Fairtrade was set up to support small producers - but some feel it is now missing the mark.