Argentina's Senate Thursday passed a bill whereby the State would take a new approach to health conditions such as HIV, Viral Hepatitis, Tuberculosis, and Sexually Transmitted Infections.
Argentina's ruling Frente de Todos (FdT) lawmakers Monday suggested a new tax on assets and money not declared to the local Treasury and kept abroad be levied in order to pay the country's debt with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Esteban Bullrich, former Argentine Education Minister under President Mauricio Macri Thursday resigned his seat on the Senate due to his deteriorating health in an announcement that touched political friends and foes alike.
Argentina's Senate Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution declaring Chile's announcements concerning the continental shelf as in clear violation of the Peace and Friendship Treaty signed in 1984.
Argentina's Senate has passed a bill mandating a quota of transvestite and transgendered workers be hired by all government agencies and now it is up to the Executive to pass it into law.
Argentina's Senate Thursday passed the bills submitted by the Government of President Alberto Fernández postponing this year's elections and changing earnings taxation for companies.
The Argentine congress gave half sanction to a bill that modifies several articles of the Federal Fisheries Law making it mandatory for the incorporation of 30% of women and 1% of sexual diversity members to the fishing fleet crews.
Argentina's Upper House Thursday passed by 66 votes in favour and one abstention the tax reforms proposed by the government of President Alberto Fernández, which would rid workers with a monthly gross income of 150,000 pesos (around 1,100 US dollars at the unofficial exchange rate) of paying the income tax.
Argentina's Senate voted to legalize elective abortion early Wednesday, marking a historic political shift in the heavily Catholic country and larger region.
The Argentine Senate will on Tuesday debate a Bill that, if it passes into law, would make the country by far the largest in Latin America to legalize abortion. The proposed legislation would allow women to terminate pregnancies up until the 14th week. Currently, abortion is allowed only in cases of rape and when there is a threat to the life of the mother.