Argentina


Animals still in cages a year after Buenos Aires zoo closure

2017-05-24 21:41

The 140-year-old Buenos Aires zoo closed its doors and was transformed into a park a year ago, but hundreds of animals remain behind bars and in a noisy limbo.

WRC: Evans 'sick' as Neuville clinches Argentina Rally

2017-04-30 21:44

Hyundai's Thierry Neuville edged Ford's long-time leader Elfyn Evans by just 0.7 seconds to win a thrilling Argentina Rally which left the beaten Welshman feeling 'sick'.

Comatose woman gives birth, meets son months later

2017-04-21 15:31

In late 2016, a 34-year-old policewoman in Argentina - in a coma after a car accident - gave birth. Four months later, Amelia Bannan has regained consciousness and has finally met her son.

MotoGP: Rossi reaches 350 races in battle of ages

2017-04-07 08:48

Valentino Rossi will race in a record-setting 350th grand prix in Argentina on Sunday determined to prove that at 38 he will not be overshadowed by team mate Maverick Vinales.

First fluorescent frog found in Argentina

2017-03-17 21:22

The first naturally fluorescent has been was discovered in Argentina - almost by chance, a member of the team of researchers says.

Bus flips over in Argentina's Andes

2017-02-18 20:22

Police say a passenger bus has flipped over on an Argentine highway, killing 19 of the 42 people aboard.

Man arrested after allegedly shooting, killing wife and 4 relatives

2017-02-07 09:36

Police in Argentina have arrested a man suspected of killing his police officer wife and four members of her family, and wounding a heavily pregnant relative.

#Dakar2017: Three SA-built Toyotas in top ten

2017-01-16 11:00

The 2017 Dakar, held over thirteen days in Paraguay, Bolivia and Argentina, saw three SA-built Toyota Hilux vehicles finish in the top 10.

3 things you should know about attending the Dakar Rally

2017-01-14 07:40

Sean Parker spent a week covering the 2017 Dakar Rally in Paraguay and Argentina. Here are 3 things you know about following the world's most gruelling race.

#Dakar2017: 'Good Samaritan' Peterhansel wins Stage 10

2017-01-13 08:01

Peugeot driver Stephane Peterhansel reclaimed the lead of the Dakar Rally on after he was rewarded for his sporting decision to stop and help a seriously injured competitor.

 

Argentina's first transgender police chief on duty

2017-05-12 13:25

Analia Pasantino served in Argentina's federal police as a man for 20 years, then she came out as a transgender woman and was forced to resign.

Argentina farmers stage vegetable giveaway to protest low prices

2017-04-28 11:00

Farmers in Argentina have given away truckloads of vegetables in central Buenos Aires in a protest that highlighted the growing ranks of poor in the country.

#MotoGP: Vinales wins again as Marquez crashes

2017-04-10 09:49

Maverick Vinales won the Grand Prix of Argentina, extending his lead in the world championship having also triumphed in the season-opener in Qatar.

Argentina welcomes Syria migrants after Trump slams door

2017-03-23 11:22

While President Donald Trump is slamming the door on Syrian migrants coming to the US, the governor of Argentina's San Luis province is welcoming them in what is seen as the most generous humanitarian programme of its kind in South America.

Stargazers applaud as moon eclipses sun

2017-02-26 18:21

Stargazers have applauded as they were plunged into darkness when the moon passed in front of the sun in a spectacular "ring of fire" eclipse.

Men ogle bare-breasted protesters in Argentina

2017-02-08 12:13

Scores of women have taken to the streets in Argentina in a bare-breasted demonstration of solidarity with women recently confronted by police for going topless on a South Atlantic beach.

#Dakar 2017: 'Worst organisation I've ever had in one rally'

2017-01-17 14:38

'Dakar 2017, described by many regulars as the most difficult since the iconic race moved to South America, will not be fondly remembered,' writes Ferdi de Vos as he reflects on the gruelling Dakar rally.

Mr Dakar wins 13th rally after Loeb puncture

2017-01-15 06:09

Peugeot driver Sébastien Loeb suffered a puncture on the penultimate stage of the Dakar Rally, all but handing a 13th crown to compatriot Stéphane Peterhansel.

#Dakar2017: Toyota SA struggles on Stage 10

2017-01-13 08:08

It was a long, hot and tough day for Toyota on Dakar 2017, as the crews faced Stage 10 of the iconic race, from Chilecito to San Juan.

#Dakar2017: Deadly mudslide scraps Stage 9

2017-01-11 09:03

A massive mudslide in northwestern Argentina that killed two people and forced more than 1000 to evacuate has led Dakar Rally organizers to scrap Stage 9.

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