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“UNITED REPUBLIC OF SOYBEANS” AND AGRIBUSINESS UNDER CHALLENGE


Soy is the main export and source of foreign currency in Argentina. But it is also a source of controversy in the areas where it is spreading, such as in Cordoba, where citizen mobilisation has put an end to Monsanto’s plans to open a plant in the province.

Argentina, with its “machismo culture”, fails in its protection of women and girls


In 2015, 235 women were murdered in Argentina, simply for being women. A United Nations expert has denounced the “significant shortcomings” in Argentina’s systems to prevent violence against women.

Vaca Muerta: Argentina’s budding energy Eldorado…for a select few


Shale gas exploration in Argentine Patagonia is bringing major changes to the desolate region, without any sign of the eternal promises being fulfilled