Saturday, December 15th 2012 - 06:29 UTC

“Doctors of the World” claims there are 16.000 living in the streets of Buenos Aires

There are over 16.000 homeless living in the streets of Buenos Aires with great difficulties to access public health services according to the ‘Health in the streets’ report from ‘Doctors of the world’ and which was released Friday in the Argentine capital.

The NGO gives support to over 2.000 homeless

The Non Government Organization demanded “a space in the city of Buenos Aires for the care of life, health and social protection”, which should be a priority to address the serious social, sanitary and human situation which the over 16.000 homeless represent for a city of over four million.

The report points out that ‘Doctors of the world’ in Buenos Aires provide physical and mental support to over 2.000 people living in the streets of the Argentine capital for over ten years, and the report is based on a survey with 5.700 interviews in different public places of the city.

The lack of IDs is the main obstacle for access to public health services and the support programs for 80% of the homeless, according to the report, which adds that 95% of public health in city hospitals does not have attention strategies for this segment of the population.

Almost half of the homeless, 49% do not attend public refuges because they complain of ill treatment, restrictive timetables and they are banned from entering with their families. The remaining 51% suffers different addictions such as alcohol, tobacco and cocaine, say the Doctors of the World report.

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1 TipsyThink (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 10:08 am Report abuse
They should be made “ desaparecidos ”.
2 Pirate Love (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 10:22 am Report abuse
a glimpse of argentinas future :) ,once again keep them cardboard boxes!
3 toooldtodieyoung (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 10:24 am Report abuse
Further proof ( if any were needed ) that the Argentine economy is in a downward spiral.

“Almost half of the homeless, 49% do not attend public refuges because they complain of ill treatment, restrictive timetables and they are banned from entering with their families.”

and then they wonder why there are so many on the streets........Christ, what a country.......
4 Pirate Love (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 10:45 am Report abuse
@3 nothing a few trips on argentinas death flights wouldnt sort out.
5 andy65 (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 11:21 am Report abuse
All this while Crissy and Maximo raid the coffers and live a life of luxuary
6 Pirate Love (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 11:28 am Report abuse
@5 the main policies of the kirchner model....self serve!
7 Think (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 12:36 pm Report abuse
And again;….......
Brutish Brainwashed Turnips gloating on “Foreign Human Misery…..”
8 eteega (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 12:57 pm Report abuse
Chrissy was elected by the Peronistas, the party of the Peons...a democratic version of communism. Get elected by the peons and then pe-on them.
Socialism worldwide is based on a version of Orwell's Animal Farm...have a vote at regular intervals to elect a new Dictator...the elected party members stuff their pockets and live like the pigs whilst the rest of the socialist peons live in hope at a lower level
9 slattzzz (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 01:42 pm Report abuse
@7 says stink who doesn't live in rgenweener
10 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 02:40 pm Report abuse
Now you oafs would not be utilizing the penury and misfortune of other human beings to score cheap, chauvinistic discussion points right? No way, as it was you cretins who were in high dudgeon yesterday that the mass shooting was raised at all to pocket debate scores. You would never use homeless people and on top of this gleefully add commentary like euphimism of genocide right?

It is obvious the British, and other Europeans/Americans have a complete lack of empathy. It explains why all the mass sadistic carnages occur in places like Norway, UK, Germany, Italy, France, China, Japan, United States, Canada.

You people are trully pathologically and probably iatrogenically ill.
11 Orbit (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 03:03 pm Report abuse
The British have complete lack of empathy? Hmm, sweeping statements like that terminally weaken your arguements, and puts you right in amongst the posters you claim to be superior to.

Check out the charitable and development aid per head figures, you'll find they are amongst the highest in the world.
12 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 03:09 pm Report abuse
Sweeping statements is the debating forté of your faction. All argies this, all argies that.

And by the way, there are 35k homeless on the streets New York. This is a city that is the headquaters of Wall Street. I think that is quite a bit more embarrassing, that in such a city there are so many people chronically vagrant.
13 slattzzz (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 03:18 pm Report abuse
@10 who's trying to score cheap points dipshit read stinks post above, he who talks about argentina's misery whilst living in Canada which he spouts off about on another thread, no one wants to see anybody homeless and living on the streets wherever they are from, however don't you THINK that CFK should be addressing this problem instead of dragging your beloved country down the tubes whilst lining her own pockets, whats the betting the international aid we give to rgenweener goes straight into her pocket instead of helping these poor souls. You are the one that is ill your total blinkered outlook on life will be your downfall. See you mention China again so obviously they aren't your mates anymore after your drivel a few months ago about them saving you from the nasty people in the world. You shouldn't mention Canada by the way as THINK won't be your friend anymore. KNOB!
14 Pirate Love (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 03:24 pm Report abuse
@12 mmmm.. i thought the article was about the homeless of B.A???
yet more deflection from argentinas home grown problems, suck it up!!
15 Optimus_Princeps (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 03:24 pm Report abuse
As I suspected, the social programs are used to buy votes. Those that don't vote for Cristina get the shaft. A lot of children as young as 10 are smoking paco to curb their hunger. There are a lot of foundations that try to help these people, but they receive minimal or no government support.

Juan Manuel Urtubey is a major douche bag that showed up to a convention for charitable foundations for about 10 minutes for a nice picture, then the just left without showing any signs that he actually cared.
16 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 05:08 pm Report abuse
17 Pirat-Hunter (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 05:20 pm Report abuse
We love CFK because children in Argentina can go to school and feel safe no body comes to shoot them or bomb their schools. People who do not support CFK might end up in the streets but not orphan or murdered as people in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Lebanon, Palestine and now Syria, I wonder what this doctors claim of all this nations I mention or should we ask for their stats in Sudan, Somalia, rwanda or even the Mexican border with USA. The world is what it is thanks to this doctors and scientist paying lip service to the greedy capitalist cheerleaders. Did any of this doctors or reporters know that in every place I just mentioned are more then 60.000 not 16.000 children who died or will die do to wars fuel by foreign weapons and foreign bankers?
Shhhhhhh let's not talk about the mighty dollar......bunch of crooks. Maybe Argentina should have a weapons factory to give all this young children a good future building missiles, tanks, warships, guns, airplanes and submarines as they do in USA, UK, France, Canada and and all of Europe. It all starts and depends in the goals a country Sets it self, and keeping all their resources in tune with their goals will boost not only the economy but also the nationalist pride. If the English weren't so fixed in piracy and warmongering they could really learn something from Argentina. Maybe they rather see children dead then homeless.
18 stick up your junta (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 06:34 pm Report abuse
love CFK because children in Argentina can go to school and feel safe no body comes to shoot them or bomb their schools.

wrong!!!!! gone are the days when folk could spout bollox and get away with it,viva google :-)))

4 Die In Argentina School Shooting
19 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 06:54 pm Report abuse
Yes it was a day of ineffable, abominable carnage and truculent horror.

Four children dead was a national catastrophe not seen in this country in nearly 100 years. Every year this event is remembered all over the nation, and in the media, without failing.

FOUR dead in a school, an incomprehensible number that should ashame any civilized society for 10 generations.
20 stick up your junta (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 07:15 pm Report abuse
Four children dead was a national catastrophe not seen in this country in nearly 100 years.

You sure about the 100 years bit,or dont it count cos the target was the Israeli Embassy ?
17 March 1992 (terrorism)--A suicide car bomb exploded at the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The explosion destroyed or severely damaged the embassy building, a nearby Catholic primary school, and a nearby Catholic church. Many of the 29 killed were Argentine students at the school; also killed were Israeli embassy employees and their relatives, a priest at the church, and other Argentine civlians; 252 were injured. Iran has been implicated in the attack, although Argentine authorities failed to effectively pursue the case. [
21 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 07:18 pm Report abuse
Typical British buffoon not only pushing the goal posts but changing the sport.

What does a school shooting have to do with a terrorist attack you nincompoop?

If that counts then your country is whipped. With Al-Qaeda and that minor issue with the IRA and all.
22 stick up your junta (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 07:52 pm Report abuse
@21 It was you that poked your fucking nose in, Prat hunter was the one who said argie kids dont get shot and blown up at school in argie land, and I pointed out that they did
23 ChrisR (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 08:04 pm Report abuse
21 Nostrolldamus The 2nd

Your posts are getting more rediculous by the day: do you ever read them before you post them?

What has happened to the intelligent young man of a few months ago, even if you were a bit of a pain it was worth reading them.

But now I just do not bother, you are down to the level of Think and the other idiots.
24 ElaineB (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 08:07 pm Report abuse
Robbers armed with machine guns in a shopping mall in Buenos Aires today (one I have shopped in on many occasions). Lucky they didn't shoot anyone this time.

I mention it to illustrate that if guns are easily available, they will be used.
25 ssb (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 08:24 pm Report abuse
well, let face it ....
Not only in Argentina....
I have mentioned that in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, there are 6,000 homeless people sleeping in parks, abandon buildings, bus station, etc. They are suffering hunger and sickness...but not enough help is received from the Obama administration which I believe is worst than the argentine leader administration.
the bad economy and the high unemployment sad. Everyone deserves a clean, safe, decent place.
26 slattzzz (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 08:40 pm Report abuse
@17 learn what how to lose?
27 Pirat-Hunter (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 08:59 pm Report abuse
Ho well at least the 16.000 children are living unlike the 20 who died and the 60.000 muslim children USA and the UK murdered in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Palestine, Lebanon and now Syria Armed by US and UK weapons and bankers. The english rather then criticize CFK and go on with the war mongering they should take notes and learn. We love CFK she had is the best president in the world.
28 Ayayay (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 10:52 pm Report abuse
Buenos Aires, population 2 million. New York City (not including metropolitan aeea) 8 million. And people in want are given every social service, they can walk in a TON of places and get three hot, big meals a day, they can get free rent, free down payment, mental disability, SS, a debut card with hundreds on it for food,
29 toooldtodieyoung (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 11:02 pm Report abuse
10 Tito the Clown troll

You seriously are a retard arn't you. I would insult more but I doubt whether you can read. Well actually, I know you can't read.

Where in my post @3 did I “utilize the penury and misfortune of other human beings to score cheap, chauvinistic discussion points”

Where??? Tell me!!! where?

Re-read it again and then answer me you butt-sucking puke. And this time, get it right.
30 Optimus_Princeps (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 11:30 pm Report abuse
@17 In the neighborhood next to mine, a bunch of disgusting scum bags smashed a boys head in with a rock after the family was walking home after a dinner out. Also, there was a fire fight on the other side of town and a mother was walking home with her baby. The drug dealers ceased the gun fight temporarily to shoot the baby in the head and take cheap shots at the mother. This happens every day here in Argentina.

The traffic control here is pathetic. Handouts to the poor and no stop signs. Perhaps it would be useful to keep the kids from getting hit by cars. Not too far away, a guy was stabbed to death after getting money from an ATM.

The police are pathetic. Their performance on Wednesday night didn't inspire much confidence. Stop being in denial. If one of your family members was murdered, and the police knew and didn't do anything, I don't think you'd be saying Cristina was so great. She doesn't care enough to acknowledge the problem.
31 toooldtodieyoung (#) Dec 15th, 2012 - 11:41 pm Report abuse
17 Pirat-Hunter

You really do have a short memory don't you?

Remember Simon68? telling you about his “Peaceful” town?? how many murders, robbery's there were in one month alone?? I can't remember the exact figure but I'm sure he has them to hand if you'd like to ask him......

“If the English weren't so fixed in piracy and warmongering they could really learn something from Argentina”

We already have learned a LOT from Argentina, and we have learned them very, very well.

You see Argentina is an object lesson in how NOT to do things. How to let corruption run rife in government and local officials. How to steal from your people, how to drag your countries name through the dirt and be the laughing stock of the UN

Oh there are lessons alright. Lessons in how to get things utterly, utterly WRONG!!!
32 Pete Bog (#) Dec 16th, 2012 - 12:35 am Report abuse
“they could really learn something from Argentina. Maybe they rather see children dead then homeless.”

This might illustrate why the Falkland Islands don't want to be run by an incompetent country like Argentina. This would not be allowed in the Falkland Island where there are NO kids sleeping on the streets.
Falkland Island=Decent living for its citizens.
Argentina =Decent living for their citizens, if they are lucky.
Poor kids.
33 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 16th, 2012 - 12:42 am Report abuse
Get out of here Pete Bog. I could name you 20 neighborhoods in Mendoza alone with over 3000 people where everyone lives in 5 bedroom homes with views to white-capped mountains, pool, tennis court and a golf course.

So I should compare the Dalvian area of Mendoza with the whole of the UK, or even Europe, and gloat we are better.

You are a simpleton to even suggest the comparison between two diametrically and patently incomparable entities.
34 Captain Poppy (#) Dec 16th, 2012 - 01:50 am Report abuse
Homelessness is a human tragedy where ever it is....argentina, USA, UK...anywhere. However in argentina it will soon cease to exist once the government controls all the media it will not longer be reported, so in the eyes of the kirchner administration.....problem solved.
Speaking of human tragedy.....what did argentina contribute to the Phillipines in aid to the typhoon disaster?
35 Shed-time (#) Dec 16th, 2012 - 09:26 am Report abuse
President-in-waiting Fat probably tells everyone these homeless people are lazy and not upholding the national cause of 'stealing everything'. Every week he and his mother go around the streets in a posh car, with him eating cream buns in the faces of homeless people and his mother shows them her new dollar bought shoes and then licks them.

Then they get out and throw cream buns at the homeless and she decadently throws shoes, and they scream about how this is the golden age of south america and how uncle Hitler wouldn't like these homeless people.

Then Tobias neighs from the boot of their car.
36 ChrisR (#) Dec 16th, 2012 - 11:16 am Report abuse
33 Nostrolldamus The 2nd

But there are no homeless cucarachas are there: they are all living in the public hospital (remember / recall the link I sent you last week)?
37 Pete Bog (#) Dec 16th, 2012 - 11:36 am Report abuse
“So I should compare the Dalvian area of Mendoza”

With Buenos Aires ?
38 Britworker (#) Dec 16th, 2012 - 12:34 pm Report abuse
The Chilieans in The Falkland Islands obviously realise that this is what the future holds for them if Argentina get their way.
39 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 16th, 2012 - 03:21 pm Report abuse

Why do you call the homeless “cucarachas”? Quite the discriminatorty statement.
40 ChrisR (#) Dec 16th, 2012 - 05:49 pm Report abuse

Oh dear, was that an attempt at jocularity?

Ask the human patients if they like their new bed mates.
41 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 16th, 2012 - 06:03 pm Report abuse
Well, if you mean it the way I assume you did, it would have been facetiousness.

It is a crude attempt at palliating the problem, but a first step. Sometimes first steps are vain or flawed, but at least the wheel is in motion.

Perhaps eventually these people will be treated for their addictions, and those not addicted educated for an occupation. If neither of those work, then they are on their own. But at least show as a society the effort of giving people redemption. It is then up to each individual to decide what to make of it.
42 Fido Dido (#) Dec 16th, 2012 - 07:52 pm Report abuse
“You people are trully pathologically and probably iatrogenically ill.”

Yep, you are one of them. Now get some help troll.
43 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 16th, 2012 - 07:53 pm Report abuse
That's all you guys have left, to say that I am ill. I guess those are the talking points around the anti bunkers today. Just say Nostrolldamus needs “help”.

44 Captain Poppy (#) Dec 16th, 2012 - 09:11 pm Report abuse
nostrildamus needs “help”.
45 Nostrolldamus The 2nd (#) Dec 16th, 2012 - 09:32 pm Report abuse
No, you need help. I get it. Transference.

You antis know I will be here ALL SUMMER in every article calling you out on your anti-Argentina attacks... so you all are scurrying like ants trying to figure out how to manage and confront the next unbearably challenging 2 1/2 months. hahahha
46 Captain Poppy (#) Dec 17th, 2012 - 01:32 am Report abuse
If that is what you think your juvenile, under developed mind needs work. At your age you should be looking to get laid rather than seeking to playing politics in the nazi youth movement, er.....I mean la campora. Maybe I will bump into you in a few weeks and we shall never know it nostril.....BTW....your nostril is running....blow it. You impress no one other than Mark Twain and his one man are entertaining. Once you figure the difference between an ego and confidence, that will be your first step into adulthood.
You are still the titti boi attached to momma's teat. I assume momma or pappa is a kirchner government lacky.
Tell asslips to raise homeless shelters for the homeless, ask your citizens to donate and run homeless shelters. Do something other than feeding your ego.
47 British_Kirchnerist (#) Dec 24th, 2012 - 05:53 pm Report abuse
A toxic legacy of decades of right wing oligarchic leadership to be sure. As long as problems like these continue there is need for Cristina's inclusive (to the people) and combative (to the oligarchy) model to solve them...
48 ChrisR (#) Dec 24th, 2012 - 06:26 pm Report abuse


Which planet are you on? How many times have you been corrected by Argentines who know TMBOA for what she is.

49 Captain Poppy (#) Dec 24th, 2012 - 07:10 pm Report abuse
He's an idiot Chris. Ever notice he disappears when the news gets bad, then returns as the last poster of a closed article? makes you wonder
50 ChrisR (#) Dec 24th, 2012 - 09:34 pm Report abuse

I asked him if he had been ill while he was away, he's even more stupid than usual. Waiting for an answer.

I didn't think that was possible but just look at the ends of all the topics.

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