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Friday October 31, 2014

    Gov’t agrees to drop ‘social upheaval’ clause

      By Luciana Bertoia & Tomás Brockenshire / Herald staff

    By Luciana Bertoia and Tomás Brockenshire

    The government seems determined to backpedal with one of the most controversial aspects of the bill to reform the Criminal Procedural Code: the idea that judges have to take into account the “social upheaval” that a crime causes in order to decide whether offenders should be remanded in custody.

    Catholic Church says it has no hidden dictatorship files

    Days after the Catholic Church agreed to take part in a campaign launched by Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo, the secretary general of the Argentine Synod (CEA) said that there are no “hidden” archives that could help with the recovery of the babies snatched from their families during the 1976-1983 dictatorship.

    Jorge Lanata: “Living in Peru, Bolivia and Paraguay is better (than living in Argentina)”

      By Ariel Riera / Chequeado (*)

    By Ariel Riera

    The data mentioned by Lanata are correct. However, his statement is misleading. Even though in the last few years the evolution of several economic indicators was indeed superior in these countries, Argentina is in a better general socio-economic situation.

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