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+ - Britain Used Spy Team to Shape Latin American Public Opinion on Falklands->

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes: GCHQ’s efforts on Argentina and the Falklands between 2008 and 2011, the time period the documents cover, were broad and not limited solely to JTRIG. Surveillance of Argentine “military and Leadership” communications on various platforms was a “high priority” task. Despite the Obama administration’s unwillingness to publicly back their ally, NSA assistance was ongoing as of 2010. According to an NSA “Extended Enterprise Report” dated June 2008, based on NSA officials’ meetings with GCHQ representatives, Argentina was “GCHQ’s primary interest in the region.”
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+ - Argentines using an online petition site to change the mind of 12 representative->

Submitted by Anonymous Coward
An anonymous reader writes: The executive branch of government has been pushing a set of law project reforms to modify the way Judges are elected. These projects include clauses to disable people from suing the Government, and most people are considering this a direct attack on Democracy as we know it. In only one day it raised half the amount of signatures required.
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Comment: Re:Uhh, it's a third-world country. Be careful the (Score 5, Insightful) 386

by buanzo (#40274075) Attached to: RMS Robbed of Passport and Other Belongings In Argentina
I'm Argentine. I avoid problematic areas. But this happened during a conference. In ALL conferences in EVERY country stuff is robbed cause people are idiots. And security guards are idiots. THAT's common sense. Avoiding an entire country is plan idiocy.

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