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Argentina offers $5 million reward for missing sub

Buenos Aires - Argentina announced a $5 million reward Wednesday for information leading to the recovery of the missing submarine San Juan, which disappeared without a trace in the South Atlantic in November with the loss of 44 crew.

Activists hold collective kiss in Buenos Aires to protest homophobia

Buenos Aires - Lesbian couples puckered up for a collective kiss Tuesday in front of a Buenos Aires courthouse to protest the prosecution of a woman in a case activists say is homophobic.

US mulling sanctions on Venezuela oil: Tillerson

Buenos Aires - The United States said Sunday it has not ruled out sanctions on Venezuelan oil as it turns the screw on President Nicolas Maduro, but is wary of hurting the country's people.

US and Argentina to work together against Hezbollah

Buenos Aires - The United States and Argentina are to work together more closely to cut off Lebanese Hezbollah's funding networks in Latin America, both nations' top diplomats said Sunday.

Tillerson takes high road to tout Argentina engagement

Bariloche - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Washington's top diplomat but also a Texas rancher, rode a horse up an Argentinian mountain Saturday to tout US engagement in environmental science.

Trump and Tillerson: Who speaks for America?

Bariloche - President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson were both addressing drug smuggling and immigration across the southern US border.

Argentina's ex-FM Timerman released from house arrest

Buenos Aires - Former Argentine foreign minister Hector Timerman, who is being treated for cancer, was released from house arrest Wednesday, the official Telam news agency reported.

New contact detected in search for vanished Argentine submarine

Buenos Aires - A sonar search for the Argentine submarine that disappeared on November 15 with 44 crew members on board has made a new contact in the South Atlantic, according to the navy.

Argentine judge orders search of navy offices in submarine inquiry

Buenos Aires - An Argentine judge on Wednesday ordered searches of the navy headquarters and a shipyard as part of an investigation into alleged irregularities in repairs on the submarine that disappeared 35 days ago, judicial sources said.

Messi's brother out of house arrest on 100,000 euro bail

Buenos Aires - The older brother of Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi has been released from house arrest after paying a 100,000-euro bond, Argentinian media said Tuesday.

Argentina's congress passes pension overhaul amid protests

Buenos Aires - Argentina's center-right government managed Tuesday to push through pension overhauls that have prompted several violent protests, with critics saying the changes will weigh heaviest on the poorest sectors of society.

Argentina pension protesters clash with police in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires - Protesters angry at proposed pension and welfare reforms attacked police close to Argentina's congress building in Buenos Aires on Monday, the second protest in a week to turn violent.

Argentina navy chief sacked over sub tragedy

Buenos Aires - Argentina dismissed its naval chief on Saturday, the most high-profile officer to be fired a month after a submarine went missing with 44 crew members on board."The defense minister asked him to retire.

Violence breaks out at protest against Argentina pension reform

Buenos Aires - A trade union-organized march in Buenos Aires descended into violence Thursday, with thousands of protesters clashing with police as they demanded lawmakers reject a controversial pension reform plan.

Global trade meeting ends with a wimper

Buenos Aires - The World Trade Organization concluded a ministerial meeting Wednesday with nothing significant to boast -- a meager outcome for its first gathering in the Donald Trump era.

New target in search for missing Argentine sub

Buenos Aires - Workers used sonar equipment Monday to get the facts on objects found 26 days after an Argentine sub went missing with 44 crew members aboard. President Mauricio Macri and the navy consider the crew to have been tragically lost.

US says 'litigation-centered' WTO losing focus

Buenos Aires - The top US trade representative launched a broadside at the World Trade Organization on Monday, accusing it of losing its focus on trade negotiation and becoming a "litigation-centered" body.

WTO, under fire from US, meets in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires - The World Trade Organization opened a conference Sunday under the cloud of US hostility to multilateral trade accords.The 164-member WTO is also wracked by disagreements over China and has been struggling to kickstart stalled trade talks.

Under-fire WTO meets in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires - Under fire from the United States, wracked by disagreements over China and unable to kickstart stalled trade talks, the World Trade Organization meets under a cloud in Argentina from Sunday.

Bombing casts shadow over Argentine politics 23 years on

Buenos Aires - The bomb blast that ripped through a Jewish center in Buenos Aires and killed 85 people in 1994 continues to cause shock waves in Argentina's politics.
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