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Argentines suffer as government austerity budget passes

Buenos Aires - In the Buenos Aires metro, Roberto stands in his empty snack bar and shrugs as people hurry past. He knows the problem: "There's simply no money," he says.

Argentina's Senate approves austerity budget

Buenos Aires - Argentina's Senate on Thursday gave final approval to an unpopular austerity budget designed to meet the stiff requirements of a $56 billion International Monetary Fund bailout.

A year on, families grieve for Argentina's missing submariners

Mar Del Plata - Yolanda Mendiola turns up every morning to join other grieving mothers in a forlorn protest at the home base of a missing Argentine submarine.

Paleontologists discover new sauropod species in Argentina

Buenos Aires - A team of Spanish and Argentine paleontologists have discovered the remains of a dinosaur that lived 110 million years ago in the center of the country, the National University of La Matanza revealed Friday.

Re-pricing: a business necessity in Argentina's economic crisis

Buenos Aires - Argentina's currency woes may be forcing many businesses to close but for some entrepreneurs today's economic climate has merely turned them into price jugglers in order to keep afloat.

Agri-business lifts Argentine economy, amid tax ire

San Antonio De Areco - Federico Zerboni gazes out from his 4x4 as it rumbles across the pampas, fertile fields of rapeseed and soybean visible as far as the eye can see.

Tensions as Argentina's lower house passes austerity budget

Buenos Aires - Lawmakers in Argentina's lower house of Congress on Thursday approved an unpopular austerity budget designed to meet the stiff requirements of a $57 billion International Monetary Fund bailout.

Argentine lawmakers approve austerity budget 

Buenos Aires - The lower house of Argentina's Congress approved Thursday an unpopular austerity budget designed to meet the requirements of a $57-billion IMF bailout.

Argentine lawmakers approve austerity budget 

Buenos Aires - The lower house of Argentina's Congress approved Thursday an unpopular austerity budget designed to meet the requirements of a $57 billion IMF bailout.

Police use tear gas to disperse Argentina budget protests

Buenos Aires - Protests against Argentine President Mauricio Macri's draft austerity budget turned violent Wednesday as police clashed with demonstrators outside the Congress building in Buenos Aires.

Kirchner's son in court over Argentine corruption scandal

Buenos Aires - The son of Argentine ex-president Cristina Kirchner appeared in court Tuesday to testify as a suspect in the "corruption notebooks" scandal in which his mother is accused of receiving tens of millions of dollars in bribes.

From the subway to the orchestra, the virtuoso sound of Venezuela's exiles

Buenos Aires - The lights dim and the musicians start tuning the instruments they cared for along the arduous journey across South America, from Venezuela to Argentina, where they are about to perform their first concert.

Surviving in Argentina as crisis causes layoffs

Buenos Aires - Bruno Di Mauro spends his days in a tent in front of the laboratory where he used to work, hoping that one day it will resume its activities and give him back his livelihood."It's very distressing.

Boxer carries host Argentina's hopes of gold in Youth Olympics

Buenos Aires - Brian Arregui has made his way through life with his fists. Now 18, he's punched his way into contention for a gold medal as Argentina hosts the Youth Olympics this week.

Ex-minister jailed over deadly train crash in Argentina

Buenos Aires - A former transport minister has been jailed for almost six years in Argentina for his role in a 2012 train crash that killed 51 people, court officials said on Wednesday.

Argentina protests British military exercises in Falklands

Buenos Aires - Argentina has made a formal protest with the British embassy in Buenos Aires to reject Britain's military exercises in the Falkland Islands, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

Refugee team to compete at Tokyo 2020 Olympics — IOC

Buenos Aires - A team of refugees will again take part at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday, after 10 refugees competed at the Rio Games.The decision was approved at the 133rd IOC meeting in Buenos Aires.

Thai cave survivors play River Plate at Youth Olympics

Buenos Aires - The players of the Thai junior football team who were rescued after being trapped in a cave for more than two weeks were invited to the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires and played at River Plate on Sunday.

Frozen by IOC, boxing in danger of Olympic KO

Buenos Aires - The International Olympic Committee said on Friday that it has frozen relations with the International Boxing Association (AIBA) and refused to accredit interim president, Gafur Rakhimov, for the Youth Olympics.

Argentina's economic woes exacerbate the misery of slum life

Buenos Aires - Drug gangs and addicts are a common scourge in the Villa Zavaleta slum in Buenos Aires, where even before the recent economic crisis brought them to their knees, the 1,200 families faced a daily struggle just to eat.
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