Argentina: Women will now collect welfare money

Argentina: Women will now collect welfare money

Debora Rey – Bloomberg Business Week – Tuesday, 09 July 2013 (originally published 06 Jul) BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Andrea Nerone lost her home and later was denied welfare to support her family after her husband abandoned her and their four children late last year. A decree recently issued by Argentina’s female president could […]

One Poor Woman Who Feeds Thousands

One Poor Woman Who Feeds Thousands

Marcela Valente – IPS News – Tuesday, 16 August 2011 (originally published 04 Aug) BUENOS AIRES, Aug 4, 2011 (IPS) – The endeavour gave a deeper meaning to her life and turned her into an internationally recognised community organiser. Nevertheless, the real wish of Margarita Barrientos is that there would be more need for soup […]

‘US hot spot for Argentine slave workers’

‘US hot spot for Argentine slave workers’

Press TV – Monday, 17 May, 2010 (originally published 10 May) Argentina is a lucrative market for US criminal gangs for recruiting youths and children as sex workers, an anti-human trafficking organization says. A new study released by the Latin American and Caribbean Coalition against Human Trafficking suggests that over 80 percent of those trafficked […]