Argentina

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Group.png Argentina   NNDB SourcewatchRdf-icon.png
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Flag of Argentina.svg
LocationSouth America
LeaderArgentine president
Mauricio Macri.jpg
Incumbent: Mauricio Macri
Since 10 December 2015
Typenation state
Member ofG-20

Argentina is a large nation state in South America.

Environment

Waking Times reported in 2015 that rural Argentina had suffered increasing health problems since 1996 when Monsanto began introducing GM Crops and pesticides. Health problems reported include hypothyroidism, chronic respiratory illnesses and cancer.[1]

Drug policy

In August 2010, Argentina's Supreme Court ruled it unconstitutional to punish people for personal use of marijuana.[2]

History

In the 1970s, the US Deep state applied lessons learned from the Phoenix program to support autocratic governments in South America, including in Argentina.

Dictatorship

"Newly declassified [in 2019] United States military and intelligence documents recently delivered to Argentina offer new details about the country’s brutal military junta."[3]

Falklands War

Full article: Stub class article Falklands War
The HMS Invincible at the Falklands War

In 1982, the Argentinian government invaded the Falkland Islands. This was a great assistance to the government of Margaret Thatcher, which ordered military action to reclaim them, resulting in the 1982 Falklands War.

Kurt Sonnenfeld

Full article: Kurt Sonnenfeld

On her last day in office in 2015, Argentine president Cristina Kirchner reversed an Argentine Supreme Court decision and granted permanent political asylum to ex-FEMA videographer turned 9-11/Whistleblower, Kurt Sonnenfeld.[4]

 

Ambassadors to Argentina

Nation stateStartDescription
Ambassador to Argentina
South Africa/Ambassador to Argentina
US/Ambassador to Argentina

 

Citizens of Argentina on Wikispooks

TitleBornDiedDescription
Pope Francis17 December 1936
Natacha Jaitt13 August 197723 February 2019Assassinated model who became a whistleblower for child sex abuse by Argentina's elite class
Raúl Alberto Lastiri11 September 191511 December 1978
Mauricio Macri
Luis María Otero Monsegur9 February 191426 April 2002
Alberto Nisman5 December 196318 January 2015
Eva Perón7 May 191926 July 1952


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