Human rights and leftwing militants convened Friday at Buenos Aires' iconic Plaza de Mayo to commemorate the 47th anniversary of the last military coup d'état in the country and to insist that “Never Again” should democracy be taken away from Argentines.
Social organizations have staged a countertrade fair at Buenos Aires' iconic Plaza de Mayo (in front of Casa Rosada, the Presidential HQ) and at other squares nationwide to protest against what they call the demise of the monthly wage.
Thousands of Argentines gathered Friday at Buenos Aires' iconic Plaza de Mayo to express their support for Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) and condemn any act of violence as a means to solve political differences. Similar demonstrations were held nationwide at each city's main square.
Argentine authorities have called the citizenry to stage a demonstration at noon Plaza de Mayo in support of Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner following the assassination attempt against her.
Argentina's opposition leaders of the Juntos por el Cambio (JxC - Together for Change) took center stage during Saturday's tractorazo (tractor caravan) towards Buenos Aires' Plaza de Mayo with which rural producers protested against several measures from the administration of President Alberto Fernàndez which were detrimental to them.
“On Wednesday, I'm inviting you to celebrate this great triumph by filling the Plaza de Mayo with militants,” Argentine president Alberto Fernandez announced calling the trade unions and the organizations of picketers in support of Sunday's midterm election “great win”. Likewise one of his most loquacious candidates Victoria Tolosa Paz argued, actually “losing we are winning, and those winning are losing”.
Argentine victims of disappearances and child abductions during the military dictatorship between 1976 and 1983 are relying on vaccination efforts to help them find some of their 300 missing grandchildren.
The group of mothers of people who disappeared during Argentina's military dictatorship sent a government official packing on Monday after he tried to conduct an audit of their assets as part of a bankruptcy investigation.