Roundtable

11 million Argentinians depend on food assistance

Argentina had been in a two-year recession and was on the verge of yet another default, even before the COVID-19 pandemic struck. Eight million Argentinians previously depended on government assistance for food. Now that number has risen to 11 million, and the poverty rate is expected to increase to 45 percent. The public supports the government's lockdown, but it is taking a toll - especially on the poor. But as Monica Yanakiew reports, even in a district walled off from the rest of Buenos Aires, there is some hope.

Argentina among nations to face brunt of Covid-19

Argentina among nations to face brunt of Covid-19

Argentina Pollution: Clean up under way for polluted Matanza river

Argentina Pollution: Clean up under way for polluted Matanza river

Argentina Youth Orchestra: Children musicians make music despite poverty

Argentina Youth Orchestra: Children musicians make music despite poverty

Argentina Economy: Govt raises taxes, cuts budget as peso plunges

Argentina Economy: Govt raises taxes, cuts budget as peso plunges

Will France’s EU presidency change Europe?

Will France’s EU presidency change Europe?

HOW HAS THE UK CHANGED AFTER BREXIT?

HOW HAS THE UK CHANGED AFTER BREXIT?

Why is the UK's Nationality and Border Bill so controversial?

Why is the UK's Nationality and Border Bill so controversial?

Italy’s Presidential elections: Will Draghi run?

Italy’s Presidential elections: Will Draghi run?

UKRAINE: FATE in the hands of Washington & Moscow

UKRAINE: FATE in the hands of Washington & Moscow

GERMANY: Who is Olaf Scholz?

GERMANY: Who is Olaf Scholz?

GERMANY: What are the coalition plans?

GERMANY: What are the coalition plans?

Sudan Crisis :  How can Europe help?

Sudan Crisis : How can Europe help?

Are EU states on the path to normalisation with the Assad regime?

Are EU states on the path to normalisation with the Assad regime?

Nuclear Energy: Dividing the EU Club?

Nuclear Energy: Dividing the EU Club?

Is Belarus weaponising migrants?

Is Belarus weaponising migrants?

Victor Orban: Could he be removed from power?

Victor Orban: Could he be removed from power?

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