Argentina


Vatican apologises to Mexico for Pope's drug remarks

2015-02-25 20:38

Pope Francis’ casual speaking style has gotten him into diplomatic trouble following his remarks about the risk of Argentina suffering a criminal 'Mexicanisation' due to the spread of drug gangs there.

Argentinian President formally charged

2015-02-14 06:15

Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been formally charged with the alleged cover-up of Iran's involvement in a 1994 attack on a Jewish community centre.

Argentina leader plans to dissolve spy agency

2015-01-27 11:01

Argentina's president plans to disband the country’s intelligence agency amid suspicion that rogue agents were behind the mysterious death of state a prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre.

Blame game in Argentina over shortage of tampons

2015-01-09 09:05

A shortage of tampons in Argentina has turned demand for one of the most personal of personal hygiene products into a public debate over what is stopping the flow of products to store shelves.

Captive orangutan has human right to freedom

2014-12-22 08:01

An orangutan held in an Argentine zoo can be freed and transferred to a sanctuary after a court recognised the ape as a 'non-human person' unlawfully deprived of its freedom, local media report.

Argentine ex-soldiers end historic pact of silence

2014-12-11 08:00

Four men accused of crimes against humanity during Argentina's dictatorship have decided to break a pact of silence among ex-members of the military who are on trial and collaborate with authorities.

Argentina accuses UK of 'new provocation' over Falklands

2014-11-14 08:47

Argentina has accused the UK of carrying out military exercises near the Falkland Islands, saying it amounted to a 'new provocation' in the long-running dispute over the archipelago.

Argentina sees positive debt deal in 2015

2014-11-04 14:17

Chances of a deal to end Argentina's feud with holdout bond investors will improve in January when current restructuring rules expire, says the economy minister.

Argentina steps up to attract oil investment

2014-10-31 13:01

Argentina has a new energy investment framework aimed at attracting foreign oil companies to the country's vast shale deposits.

Lawyers in Argentine debt dispute to meet

2014-10-12 20:30

A court-appointed mediator says he will hold a meeting between lawyers for Argentina and creditors suing the country in a dispute over defaulted debt.

 

1 000s rally in Buenos Aires over prosecutors death

2015-02-19 12:10

Tens of thousands of people demanding justice have marched in symbolic silence in Buenos Aires to mark a month since the suspicious death of a prosecutor who was ready to accuse the Argentine president.

Argentine leader causes furore after 'mocking' Chinese accent

2015-02-05 14:40

Embattled Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, while on a state visit to China seeking badly needed investment, has caused a furore by joking about her hosts' accents on Twitter.

Argentina special prosecutor fatally shot at home

2015-01-19 22:46

A special prosecutor who had accused Argentine President Cristina Fernandez of shielding Iranian suspects in the country's worst terrorist attack was found dead with a gunshot wound.

Argentina cuts fuel prices to ease inflation

2014-12-24 11:04

Argentina will cut the price for crude oil produced and sold in the country to allow a 5% reduction in gasoline prices, the government says.

Millions without mobile phone service in Argentina

2014-12-17 16:00

Millions of mobile phone users in Buenos Aires found themselves without service on Tuesday, because of an unexplained outage to wireless provider Claro.

Argentina president, back after sick leave

2014-11-26 11:04

Argentina's president Cristina Fernandez has returned to the public stage in fighting form after a three-week break due to an infection.

More than 60 injured in chemical blast

2014-11-07 19:10

An explosion at a chemical plant in Argentina has left more than 60 people injured and caused extensive damage to nearby buildings.

Argentine president in hospital with fever

2014-11-03 11:05

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has checked into a Buenos Aires hospital for treatment of an 'infectious fever', health officials say.

Maradona withdraws theft complaint after leak

2014-10-29 22:47

Former Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona has withdrawn a theft complaint against his ex-girlfriend, after a video surfaced that allegedly showed him hitting her.

Another sentence for Argentine ex-dictator

2014-10-08 14:29

The last military president in Argentina’s 1976-1983 dictatorship has received another prison sentence, this time for the kidnapping and torture of 32 factory workers.

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