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  • 25/05/2015 | Argentina

    'We have been here for 12 summers, we want number 13'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner paid tribute to late husband Néstor as she addressed the crowd gathered on the anniversary of the May Revolution, while warning that the future of peronism depended on its proposals and not personalities.

  • 24/03/2015 | Argentina

    Activists mark Memory Day in separate demonstrations

    "We continue to demand that the wall of silence is broken in order to find our grandchildren," Estela de Carlotto told the Plaza de Mayo during the commemoration of those killed during the 1976-83 military dictatorship.

  • 23/05/2015 | Argentina

    May Revolution celebrations continue at Plaza de Mayo

    May Revolution celebrations continued at Plaza de Mayo square, with musical performances by Illya Kuriaki and the Valderramas and Richard Coleman, as well as with artistic and cultural expositions set through Diagonal Norte and Diagonal Sur streets.

  • 13/12/2014 | Argentina

    CFK: 'I will not be blackmailed. I have nothing to hide'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner spoke to the nation in a political rally celebrated at the Women’s Salon of the Government House, commemorating the 31 anniversary of the country’s return to democracy.

  • 19/01/2015 | Argentina

    Protest in Plaza de Mayo condemns Nisman death

    Hundreds of people convened in the iconic Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires' downtown area to condemn the death of AMIA lead investigator Alberto Nisman, in a demonstration that was marked by sporadic clashes with police.

  • 10/08/2014 | Argentina

    Estela de Carlotto: ‘I have closed a chapter but there is still a lot to do’

    Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo head Estela de Carlotto has said that finding his long-lost grandson is a “dream” that “brought Argentines together” but pointed out that “there is still a lot to do”.

  • 17/08/2014 | Argentina

    Carlotto: 'Judiciary will rule on the couple that raised my grandson'

    Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo head Estela de Carlotto said Argentine Judiciary will determine the fate of the couple that raised her recently-recovered grandson, snatched from his mother Laura during the country’s last dictatorship.

  • 14/05/2014 | Argentina

    CGT opposition leaders call for change in Plaza de Mayo protest

    The General Workers' Confederation (CGT) factions led by Hugo Moyano and Luis Barrionuevo warned that an increase in unemployment and crime was affecting the poorest in society, and called on the government to make "urgent changes" during today's mobilisation.

  • 06/08/2014 | Argentina

    Carlotto: 'This is a day of glory'

    After recovering the grandchild she had long been searching for, the head of Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo Estela Barnes de Carlotto expressed her joy and thanked everyone who helped in her quest to find him. “This is a day of glory,” she said, ecstatic.

  • 06/08/2014 | Argentina

    Son of Julio López welcomes finding of Carlotto's grandson

    Rubén López, son of Jorge Julio López, a key witness in the case against repressor Miguel Etchecolatz who remains missing since 2006, said the recovery of Estela de Carlotto’s grandson gave him “strength to keep going”.

  • 19/03/2013 | Argentina

    'Pray for unity,' Pope to Plaza de Mayo vigil

    As thousands of Catholics were congregated at Plaza de Mayo in front of the Metropolitan Cathedral, where huge screens and Vatican and Argentine flags were set up for people to joyfully celebrate the beginning of Francis’ papacy, the Pontiff surprised the masses with an unexpected phone call.

  • 08/07/2013 | Argentina

    Moyano urges workers to vote for 'a political solution' in October elections

    Truck drivers’ union leader Hugo Moyano was delivering a heated speech targeting the administration of CFK. “Ms. President, workers should not be afraid of, they must be respected,” he warned.

  • 14/05/2014 | Argentina

    Capitanich: 'Plaza de Mayo not the right place to protest for security'

    Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich referred to the protest the leader of the General Workers' Confederation Azopardo faction, Hugo Moyano has planned for this afternoon at Plaza de Mayo. “If the protest is for security, Plaza de Mayo is not the right place,” Capitanich said and suggested union leaders should take their claims to provincial governors.

  • 08/12/2012 | Argentina

    Gov't sets up democracy celebration in Plaza de Mayo

    The government yesterday placed metal fences to cordon off the Plaza de Mayo square outside Government House where the main ceremony and festival to mark the 29th anniversary (effectively on December 10) since the return of democracy in Argentina is due to take place.

  • 15/02/2013 | Argentina

    Prosecutor says 'no proof' Bonafini involved in corruption case

    Public prosecutor Jorge Di Lello said today that there was ‘no proof’ to suggest Hebe de Bonafini was involved in the alleged misuse of public funds in the Mother of the Plaza de Mayo human rights organization, for which the Schoklender brothers were arrested yesterday.

  • 01/11/2012 | Argentina

    Anti, pro abortion protesters clash in Plaza de Mayo square

    Protesters against and in favour of abortion clashed in front of the city Cathedral in Plaza de Mayo square. As tension mounted, the police was able to intervene and separate both groups.

  • 10/11/2012 | Argentina

    Gay pride glitters Plaza de Mayo

    Hundreds participated in the mass Gay Pride March from the Plaza de Mayo today spreading the message of “Educating diversity to push growth in equality.”

  • 04/12/2012 | Argentina

    Dissident CGT, CTA to hold march on Dec 19

    Hugo Moyano's CGT and CTA's Pablo Micheli announced they are going to hold a march to Plaza de Mayo square on December 19 to renew their claims to the government.

  • 27/06/2012 | Argentina

    CGT's Hugo Moyano accuses Gov't of 'extortion'

    The boss of the CGT Labour Confederation Hugo Moyano gave a hard-hitting speech this afternoon before a crowd of over 25,000 trade union members in the Plaza de Mayo, in which he slated the national government's approach toward workers. Moyano accused Fernández de Kirchner's administration of “extortion” and of “keeping workers' money."

  • 27/06/2012 | Argentina

    Moyano: 'This will not be the only strike followed by a demonstration'

    Speaking before today’s rally at the Plaza de Mayo Square, in downtown Buenos Aires, the CGT's secretary-general Hugo Moyano said this will not be " the only strike followed by a demonstration" against the Government.

  • 25/07/2012 | Argentina

    Obelisk left in darkness due to City Govt's conflict with Edesur

    The Obelisk in 9 de Julio Avenue was left unlit tonight, after electricity company Edesur cut off the power in the square where it's located due to the City Government's failure to pay overdue bills. Other parks, monuments and water fountains were also left in darkness.

  • 27/10/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't officials remember Néstor Kirchner in Plaza de Mayo

    Vice-president elect and Economy Minister Amado Boudou, accompanied by members of Cabinet, the ceremony organized by Mothers of Plaza de Mayo in Plaza de Mayo to commemorate the first anniversary of the death of former president Néstor Kirchner.

  • 22/03/2012 | Argentina

    Former soldiers, police clash in Plaza de Mayo

    Around a hundred former soldiers who were deployed to Patagonia during the Malvinas war were able to pass through a police blockade patrolling the Government House and entered Plaza de Mayo square to claim veteran benefits.

  • 29/09/2011 | Argentina

    Bonafini deems workers who claim unpaid wages 'assholes'

    Mothers of Plaza de Mayo head Hebe de Bonafini assured today that arguments and fights with her daughter Alejandra “are a fabrication” and revealed that the human rights group radio stopped functioning due to lack of payments. Also, she said that the workers that claim unpaid wages to the Foundation “are assholes.”

  • 23/10/2011 | Argentina

    CFK arrives at Victory Front's headquarters

    By Liliana Franco
    “Nobody will talk until Cristina does so,” was the instruction that all Goverment officials received at the Intercontinental Hotel, where the Victory Front headquarters are located. The President is expected to address the media after nine pm, when the electoral ban was lifted. Security measures and access to the hotel have been increased even more than in other opportunities.

  • 23/10/2011 | Argentina

    Recalde: 'Demonstration at Plaza de Mayo shows the essence of this Government'

    Victory Front’s National Lawmaker Héctor Recalde highlighted that the demonstration of Kirchnerite groups at Plaza de Mayo square “shows the whole essence of the national government,” referring to the celebrations held in front of the Government House.

  • 15/06/2011 | Argentina

    Police raids offices of the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo organization

    Police authorities conducted a raid in the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo organization, their university, and in a nearby parking garage following the orders of Judge Norberto Oyarbide, in connection with embezzlement and money laundering accusations against the foundation's former financial manager Sergio Shocklender.

  • 09/07/2011 | Argentina

    Macri heads rally along with City cabinet during electoral ban

    In the midst of the electoral ban and only a day before the election in Buenos Aires City, current city Mayor Mauricio Macri headed on Saturday the main rally in Plaza de Mayo square for the celebration of the 195 anniversary of the declaration of independence.

  • 14/09/2011 | Argentina

    CFK: 'Argentina is a model of what a State that respects institutions should be'

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner attended the ceremony where the grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo received the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Peace Prize, a prize granted by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco), and received by her leader, Estela de Carlotto. 

  • 10/12/2010 | Argentina

    De la Rúa undergoes catheterization procedure

    Former President Fernando De la Rúa has been hospitalized at the Instituto del Diagnóstico Clinic in Buenos Aires City, sources said. The ex president underwent a cardiac catheterization procedure and is in good health conditions.

  • 24/03/2011 | Argentina

    Massive march on dictatorship's 35th anniversary

    Thirty-five years after the military staged their last coup, the masses marched toward the Government House as the National Day for the Memory, Truth, and Justice holiday calls the people to think over what happened during the last of the many dark and violent periods that Argentines experienced throughout history.

  • 31/05/2011 | Argentina

    Boudou comes out in defence of Bonafini amidst Schoklender scandal

    Amidst the scandal surrounding former lawyer for Mothers of Plaza de Mayo Sergio Schoklender, Economy Minister Amado Boudou backed the human rights group leader Hebe de Bonafini and stated that "the more silly things are said, the more we have to side with the Mothers,".


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