Government comments prompt controversy as near-lynching in Córdoba causes stir
The widely circulated images seen this week of two men from Córdoba City — lying in a bloody heap by the roadside after being pursued and beaten savagely by a group of locals who accused them of petty theft — do not stand in isolation.
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The United States and many other countries moved on in the more than half a century that has gone by since Martin Luther King famously said "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin but by the content of their character." Such liberal sentiments look positively reactionary in a world in which “identity politics” hold sway. The professional grievance-mongers have seen to that.
Salta Governor Juan Manuel Urtubey, a Peronist with presidential ambitions, and actress Isabel Macedo smile at their wedding in Salta province yesterday. Coverage of the wedding, a lavish event attended by soccer stars, actors, politicians and national government officials, enthralled the gossip media and enjoyed massive coverage — a growing trend involving local politicians who seem interested in highlighting their personal life over their actions in government.
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A diplomatic policy in which a president corrects his foreign minister and vice versa is nothing new for the Mauricio Macri presidency. Already around December, his baby steps in foreign policy took the form of announcing that he would request the application of Mercosur’s “democratic clause” against the Venezuelan government of Nicolás Maduro, an extreme which met with no consensus in the region and which led the then recently appointed Foreign Minister, Susana Malcorra, to try and tone down the rhetoric and defuse the request.
LIVERPOOL — Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party yesterday and called for unity after ending a “coup” by more centrist lawmakers who say his left-wing agenda can never deliver victory at the polls.
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