Argentine peso plunges after shaggy-haired rightist who admires Trump comes first in primary vote
The Argentine peso plunged Monday after a shaggy-haired 52-year—old anti-establishment candidate who admires former President Donald Trump came first in primary elections that will help determine the country’s next president.
Argentine congress debates abortion rights; activists gather
Abortion-rights activists rally outside Congress as lawmakers debate a bill on its legalization, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020. The lower house is expected to vote on a legal abortion bill presented by President Alberto Fernndez. It is a historic demand and it has to do with solving a public health problem,” Laura Salomé, an abortion rights activist, said outside congress. Abortion rights and anti-abortion demonstrators gathered in separate, designated areas under tight security. Minors under 16 years old who seek an abortion can exercise “their rights through their legal representatives,” according to the bill.