Tag: abortion

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With 25 votes in favor and 13 against, the plenary of the state assembly of Veracruz approved the decriminalization of abortion, up to the twelfth week of pregnancy. The majority of the ruling Morena party...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thousands of Dominicans marched today in a massive demonstration through the center of Santo Domingo to demand the decriminalization of abortion on three grounds, at a time when the Legislative is debating the issue. The...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A commission of the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador decided Wednesday to send to the archive a bill to decriminalize abortion under four grounds presented in 2016. Salvadoran activist Sara García denounced through a video...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ana Estrada, who is confined to her bed, says she feels “happy and content” about a historic decision by Peruvian officials to allow her an assisted death, a remarkable ruling in this mostly Roman...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For countless Argentinians it was a joyful, tearful celebration in the early morning hours of December 30th, 2020 when they heard the news: the Senate had legalized terminations up to 14 weeks of pregnancy. Prior...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The lower house of Argentina's congress approved the legalization of abortion on Friday, December 11th, sending the proposal to the Senate -- which rejected a similar bill two years ago. The legislation, which would allow...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A bill to legalize abortion in Argentina, which is being pushed by center-left President Alberto Fernandez, is set to be debated in the lower house of Congress on Thursday amid widespread protests for and...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Rio-based author Gordon Lewis has experienced continued success with the release of the short film ‘Secret Child – The Bridge’ based on the first part of his memoir 'Secret Child.' The...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Supreme Court started to hear arguments Friday morning (August 3rd) regarding the decriminalization of abortion in the country. More than fifty people, from health workers, to scientists, to...



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