The Paraguay-Argentina-Brazil border region has long been home to immigrants from Lebanon, Palestine, and Syria. In recent decades, Brazil has come to see these Muslim communities as a singular terrorist threat, with the help of U.S. empire.
The passage of two decrees in Argentina that allow the army to respond to transnational threats like drug trafficking and terrorism challenge important demilitarization efforts that ended the country’s military dictatorship.
By 1979, much of the southern cone had fallen to right-wing military dictatorships in an era defined by militarist anti-communism, the defeat of the working class movement, and the emergence of neoliberalism. From our 50th anniversary issue, available open access for a limited time.
Argentina’s Lower House will vote on a bill to legalize abortion on June 13 after a congressional debate opened in March for the first time in the country’s history. Why is it happening now, and why has it taken so long?