River Players Get Pepper Sprayed

Video The match between football rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors at the latter's La Bombonera stadium in Buenos Aires was suspended Thursday after the players of River Plate were sprayed with a substance consistent with pepper spray, which affected their vision. These footages were produced for Ruptly TV on May 14, 2015.
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Médicos Argentinos Practican Medio Millón de Abortos Ilegales al Año

BUENOS AIRES — Los principios del doctor Germán Cardoso están por encima de la ley. El ginecólogo lleva practicando abortos ilegales durante los últimos quince años en Argentina, un país profundamente católico cuyas leyes castigan estrictamente el aborto. Tiene los teléfonos pinchados y la policía ha desplegado redadas en su clínica, pero nada de eso le ha detenido. “En...
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Half a Million Illegal Abortions

Feature An estimated half a million illegal abortions take place in Argentina every year, Human Rights Watch estimated in 2009, comprising 40 percent of all pregnancies. The Argentine penal code punishes those who perform illegal consensual abortions with up to four years of prison, even if the woman consented to the operation. This feature was published in VICE News on May 7, 2015.
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