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Macri heads to Brazil to forge ties with Bolsonaro

Buenos Aires - Argentine President Mauricio Macri will hold talks with his new Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday likely to center on consolidating trade ties between South America's two biggest economies, officials said.

Argentine recession hampers Macri's re-election bid

Buenos Aires - Following a painful 2018 that left Argentina in recession and forced into unpopular austerity measures, President Mauricio Macri faces an uphill battle in his bid for re-election in October.

Fossil of prehistoric deer found in Argentina

Buenos Aires - The well-preserved fossil of a prehistoric deer has been discovered just to the north of Buenos Aires, the La Matanza University revealed on Monday.

Ex-Argentina president in intensive care after heart attack

Buenos Aires - Former Argentina president Fernando de la Rua was in intensive care on Thursday after suffering a heart attack, medical sources said.

Argentine judge orders Kirchner's artwork be confiscated

Buenos Aires - An Argentine judge has ordered the seizure of more than 30 pieces of art owned by former president Cristina Kirchner, currently awaiting trial for corruption.Argentine media said the artworks were worth $4 million.

Argentine woman rescued in Bolivia 32 years after kidnapping

Buenos Aires - An Argentine woman kidnapped 32 years ago as a teenager has been found alive and well in Bolivia following a joint investigation between the two countries, Argentine police said Wednesday.

Argentina ex-leader Kirchner to be tried for corruption

Buenos Aires - Former Argentina president Cristina Kirchner, who has been accused of receiving tens of millions of dollars in bribes during her term in office, will go on trial for corruption, a federal court confirmed on Thursday.

Argentina ex-leader Kirchner to be tried for corruption

Buenos Aires - Former Argentina president Cristina Kirchner, who has been accused of receiving tens of millions of dollars in bribes during her term in office, will go on trial for corruption, a federal court confirmed on Thursday.

Argentina puts 65-million-year-old dinosaur replica on display

Buenos Aires - Argentine paleontologists unveiled on Wednesday the replica of a 65-million-year-old skeleton of a plesiosaur marine reptile found in a Patagonian lake in 2009.

Argentina in recession as economy shrinks again

Buenos Aires - Argentina is in recession after it's economy shrank by 3.5 percent during the third trimester of 2018, the state statistics bureau said on Tuesday.It was the second such shrinkage in a row after the economy shrank 4.

Indigenous Argentine group sues energy multinationals

Buenos Aires - A major group of indigenous people living in Argentine Patagonia are taking some of the world's biggest oil and gas multinationals to court for "environmental contamination," Greenpeace said on Monday.

Argentina jails ex-Ford directors for 'dirty war' collaboration

Buenos Aires - An Argentine court on Tuesday handed jail sentences to two former directors of automaker Ford for participating in the military dictatorship's "dirty war" against leftist opponents.

Ex-Ford directors jailed for 'dirty war' collaboration: Argentine court

Buenos Aires - An Argentine court on Tuesday handed jail sentences to two former directors of automaker Ford for participating in the military dictatorship's "dirty war" against leftist opponents.

Verdict expected in Ford 'Dirty War' trial in Argentina

Buenos Aires - A verdict is expected Tuesday in the trial of two former Ford Motor Company executives in Argentina who are accused of participating in the military dictatorship's "dirty war" against leftist dissent.

Macri's father, brother in court over Argentina corruption case

Buenos Aires - The brother and father of Argentina's President Mauricio Macri are to testify in court this week over their alleged involvement in a huge kickbacks scandal known as the "corruption notebooks" case, reports said Monday.

China agrees $9 billion currency swap with Argentina

Buenos Aires - China and Argentina signed a $9 billion currency swap deal to boost the crisis-stricken South American country's foreign currency reserves, its central bank announced Sunday.

US, China agree to trade war ceasefire, more talks

Buenos Aires - US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping agreed Saturday to suspend any new tariffs in the escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies, even if huge existing duties will remain in place.

Putin briefs Trump over Ukraine as EU leaders up pressure

Buenos Aires - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday he briefed his US counterpart Donald Trump on the Ukraine crisis as he came under pressure over Moscow's robust foreign policy at the G20 summit in Argentina.

'I will never accept violence,' Macron says after Paris protests

Buenos Aires - French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday denounced protesters against him as chaos-seekers, as the growing demonstrations first triggered by planned fuel price hikes turned violent.

G20 summit shows strains over climate change

Buenos Aires - Strains over climate change marked the end of the G20 summit in Argentina Saturday as the United States celebrated what it called a victory for its holdout stance.
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