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Argentina: Juvenile Criminal Justice Reform

(Apr. 29, 2009) The Committee on Criminal Legislation of the Argentine Congress is currently debating a bill on juvenile criminal justice that would govern the criminal prosecution of children and adolescents between 14 and 18 years of age who commit crimes. At present, children between 14 and 16 years old are subject to a protective […]

Argentina; Brazil: Broad Range of Cooperation Agreements Signed

(Apr. 2, 2008) In February 2008, in Buenos Aires, the President of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, and the President of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez Kirchner, signed cooperation agreements to battle poverty and hunger and to promote social justice, social inclusion, and decent jobs. The agreements cover macroeconomic coordination and sectoral policies; consultations on World […]