Argentina's leader: US could topple my govt, kill me

2014-10-01 09:11

Argentina's president Cristina Kirchner has charged in an emotional address that domestic and US interests are pushing to topple her government, and could even kill her.

Shell hikes gas prices in Argentina

2014-02-03 20:15

Shell has raised fuel prices in Argentina by 12%, drawing fire from the government of President Cristina Kirchner as it struggles with inflationary pressures.

Bolivia leader threatens to shut US embassy

2013-07-05 08:03

Bolivia's president has threatened to close the US embassy as leftist Latin American leaders joined him in blasting Europe and the US after his plane was rerouted amid suspicions.

Grounding of Morales plane slammed

2013-07-03 10:48

A number of South American countries have voiced their outrage after a plane carrying the President of Bolivia was grounded in Austria over suspicions the aircraft was carrying Edward Snowden, say reports.

Argentine leader slams media ruling

2013-04-19 11:44

Thousands have marched in cities across Argentina to protest the government of President Cristina Fernandez, with signs saying "enough impunity" and demanding "independent justice."

Uruguay president calls Kirchner 'old hag'

2013-04-05 09:13

Uruguay's president has been left red-faced after disparaging remarks apparently aimed at Argentine counterpart Cristina Kirchner and her late husband were picked up by an open microphone.

Argentina mourns as floods kill dozens

2013-04-04 10:03

Argentina's government has declared three days of national mourning after massive flooding killed 56 people in Buenos Aires and the nearby university city of La Plata.

Argentines cheer Pope Francis at mass

2013-03-18 10:01

The faithful have flocked to the parishes of Buenos Aires to celebrate their first Sunday Mass with Pope Francis as leader of the Church, proud that the new pontiff hails from Argentina.

Falkland Islanders choose to stay British

2013-03-12 11:13

Falkland Islanders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of remaining a British territory in a referendum designed to send a message to Argentina, which has derided the poll as illegal.

Falklanders hope referendum sends message

2013-03-08 11:08

The Falkland Islands is set to vote in a referendum which residents hope will send a crystal-clear message to Argentina and the world about their strong desire to stay British.

Leaders clash over Falklands at G20

2012-06-20 13:01

The dispute over the Falklands Islands has reached the G-20 summit in Mexico with the leaders of Britain and Argentina having an uncomfortable talk on the conference's sidelines.

Tension on anniversary of Falklands war

2012-04-02 09:08

Britain and Argentina are marking 30 years since the invasion of the Falkland Islands triggered a 74-day war, with diplomatic tensions still running high.

Argentina slams Cameron on Falklands

2012-01-26 08:48

Just back to work after a medical leave, President Cristina Kirchner has accused British Prime Minister David Cameron of portraying Argentina as "violent" in the Falkland Islands dispute.

Chavez ponders on 'US cancer plot'

2011-12-29 11:12

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has questioned whether the US could be giving cancer to Latin American leaders, after Argentina’s Cristina Kirchner was diagnosed with the disease.


Crime breeds mob 'justice' in Argentina

2014-04-09 13:25

Argentina has been shaken by a recent wave of incidents of mob "justice," underscoring public frustration with rising crime and ineffectual police work.

Pope leaves Brazil after giant beach mass

2013-07-29 08:57

Pope Francis has left Brazil after leading a giant beach mass for three million pilgrims, ending his historic trip to reignite Catholic passion with pleas for a humbler Church.

Europe urged to free itself from US 'empire'

2013-07-04 09:13

Bolivian President Evo Morales has urged European countries to "free themselves from the US empire" following his arrival in Bolivia after his plane was diverted over suspicions Edward Snowden was on it.

Argentine Indians seek ancestral lands

2013-05-23 11:10

Argentina's Qom Indians have asked President Cristina Fernandez for help in recovering some of their ancestral land.

Argentina not invited to Thatcher funeral

2013-04-11 13:01

Britain has decided not to invite Argentine President Cristina Fernandez to Margaret Thatcher's funeral, says a government source.

Flood: Argentines lash out at politicians

2013-04-05 08:16

Argentine politicians, including the president, have been booed by angry residents of flooded areas who say their promises of help came too late.

Pope holds talks with Argentine president

2013-03-18 19:22

Pope Francis has received compatriot President Cristina Kirchner of Argentina in the Vatican in his first meeting with a head of state with world leaders arriving in Rome ahead of his inauguration.

Argentina refuses to bow over Falklands

2013-03-13 09:02

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner has refused to recognise the results of a referendum in which the people of the disputed Falkland Islands voted to remain British.

Falkland Islands vote in referendum

2013-03-11 09:02

Polls have closed in the Falkland Islands on the first day of a two-day vote intended to show the world that the residents want to stay British amid increasingly bellicose claims by Argentina.

UK rejects Argentina bullying

2013-02-10 21:27

Foreign Secretary William Hague says Britain could never be bullied by Argentina into giving up the Falkland Islands.

UK, Argentina joust over Falklands

2012-06-15 09:01

President Cristina Kirchner has pressed Argentina's claim to the Falkland Islands at the UN as Buenos Aires and Britain trade warnings and barbs on the 30th anniversary of their war.

Argentina mourns dead after train crash

2012-02-23 13:03

Desperate families are searching for loved ones after a massive train crash in Buenos Aires killed 50 people, injured nearly 700 and left dozens trapped for hours in the wreckage.

Kirchner cancer surgery 'successful'

2012-01-05 12:01

Argentina's president Cristina Kirchner has undergone three and a half hours of surgery for thyroid cancer and emerged "without any problem", her spokesperson says.

Argentina's Kirchner has cancer

2011-12-28 14:34

Argentina’s president Cristina Kirchner has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer and will undergo surgery next week, two months after being re-elected in a landslide vote, her spokesperson says.

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