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'Venezuela is a mess,' says Trump

Washington - US President Donald Trump said Thursday he was saddened by the crisis in Venezuela, where waves of anti-government unrest has claimed the lives of 28 people.

Four decades on, Argentina's 'Mothers' still marching

Buenos Aires - Just as she does every Thursday, Taty Almeida ties her white scarf around her head, grabs her cane and joins her fellow octogenarian protesters to march around the square outside Argentina's pink presidential palace.

Argentina farmers stage vegetable giveaway to protest low prices

Buenos Aires - Farmers in Argentina gave away truckloads of vegetables in central Buenos Aires on Wednesday in a protest over low prices for their produce that also highlighted the growing ranks of poor in the country.

Argentina says EU may rethink Falklands stance post-Brexit

Brussels - The EU could re-evaluate its position on the disputed Falkland Islands after Britain leaves the bloc, Argentina's foreign minister said Thursday.

Scuffles, planes grounded in Argentina strike

Buenos Aires - Airlines in Argentina grounded international flights and riot police scuffled with protesters Thursday as workers staged a general strike to protest job and pay cuts.

Argentina ex-leader Kirchner charged with fraud

Buenos Aires - The corruption cases against Argentina's ex-president Cristina Kirchner kept piling up Tuesday as she was charged with money laundering, her fourth set of criminal charges in a year.

Argentina suspends Canada's Barrick mining over spill

Buenos Aires - Argentina suspended Canadian mining company Barrick Gold on Thursday after the firm admitted to a new spill at a mine in the Andes mountains, its third in two years.

Argentine Congress votes to legalize medical marijuana

Buenos Aires - Argentina's Senate voted unanimously to legalize medical marijuana, joining the lower house and setting the country on course to become the latest to relax its laws on pot.

Judge orders trial for Argentina ex-president

Buenos Aires - A judge on Thursday ordered Argentina's former president Cristina Kirchner to stand trial on charges of financial mismanagement.It is the first of several cases against the combative 64-year-old leftist leader to go to trial.

Argentine teachers stage mass protest

Buenos Aires - Tens of thousands of Argentine public school teachers protested Wednesday for higher salaries, the latest salvo in an increasingly nasty dispute with President Mauricio Macri's government.

First fluorescent frog found in Argentina

Buenos Aires - The first naturally fluorescent frog was discovered recently in Argentina -- almost by chance, a member of the team of researchers told AFP Thursday.

Two killed at outdoor rock concert in Argentina

Buenos Aires - Two people were killed and many more injured when a crush of patrons thronged a rock concert in Argentina early Sunday, officials said.

Argentina ex-leader fends off graft claims in court

Buenos Aires - Argentina's ex-president Cristina Kirchner fended off corruption allegations in court on Tuesday, claiming she was the victim of "judicial persecution" at a politically delicate time for the recession-hit country.

Teacher strike closes schools in Argentina

Buenos Aires - A teachers' strike for higher pay in Argentina forced the suspension of classes Monday at the start of the new school term, in a challenge to President Mauricio Macri.

Argentina ex-leader's children questioned over graft

Buenos Aires - A son and daughter of Argentina's ex-president Cristina Kirchner went before a judge on Monday in a corruption scandal embroiling one of the country's most powerful families.

US agents in aggressive sweep for unauthorized migrants

New York - US immigration agents increasingly are detaining unauthorized migrants in or near places once considered "safe" like courthouses and churches, spreading panic among migrants and outrage among activists.

Under-fire Argentina president vows new ethics laws

Buenos Aires - Argentina's President Mauricio Macri, under fire for allegedly abusing his position for personal benefit, vowed Wednesday to sign laws on ethics in public office and on business conflicts of interest.

Bus collision kills 13 in Argentina

Buenos Aires - Thirteen people were killed and 34 injured when two buses collided head-on in eastern Argentina on Friday, the emergency services said.

New graft claims hit Argentina president

Buenos Aires - Argentina lawmakers launched a fresh conflict of interest case Thursday against President Mauricio Macri, alleging airline routes were unfairly allocated to a company controlled by his family.

Argentine researcher falls into Nicaragua volcano

Managua - An Argentine volcanologist and a Nicaraguan guide who fell into an active volcano were in good health Wednesday after being rescued by firemen, officials in Nicaragua said.

Argentine ex-army chief held over dictatorship crimes

Buenos Aires - The commander of Argentina's armed forces from 2013 to 2015, Cesar Milani, was arrested Friday over his alleged involvement in two kidnappings during the country's brutal military dictatorship.

Argentina president bows to pressure in graft scandal

Buenos Aires - Argentina's President Mauricio Macri has bowed to pressure by canceling a government debt deal with a company previously controlled by his father that had prompted accusations of a conflict of interests.

Prosecutors target Argentina president in graft case

Buenos Aires - An Argentine prosecutor on Tuesday demanded a judicial investigation into alleged financial conflicts of interest by the country's President Mauricio Macri.

Argentina's ex-spy chief faces arrest

Buenos Aires - Prosecutors have requested the arrest of Argentina's intelligence chief under former president Cristina Kirchner over murky accusations he shielded a fugitive drug trafficker from arrest.

Argentina, Brazil urge South America to open to EU, Mexico

Bras - The presidents of Brazil and Argentina called Tuesday for more ambitious Latin American trade, saying regional ties should strengthen in response to uncertainty over relations with Washington.

Nearly 2,000 set Guinness floating record in Argentina

Buenos Aires - Nearly 2,000 people joined hands in a salty lake in Argentina on Monday, setting a new Guinness world record for the most people floating while connected.

Climate change shows in shrinking Antarctic snows

Vast icy rock peaks tower above Argentina's Carlini research base in Antarctica. But scientists who have worked there for decades say the glaciers are less icy than they once were.

Argentine wildfires devastate pampas

General Levalle - Firefighters in Argentina said Thursday they were bringing under control three wildfires that have devastated nearly a million hectares (2.5 million acres) of the country's famous pampas, or plains.

Argentine ministry omits disputed islands, draws rebukes

Buenos Aires - New Year's greetings tend to be uncontroversial, but an Argentine ministry sparked angry reaction over the weekend when a map of the country accompanying its year-end wishes omitted an island chain that sparked a short but bitter war with Britain.

Argentine ex-president Kirchner faces new probe over bombing

Buenos Aires - An Argentine appeals court ordered a new investigation Thursday into charges that ex-president Cristina Kirchner obstructed a probe into a 1994 bombing that killed 85 people at a Jewish community center.
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Guillermo Kuitca s  Siete ultimas canciones  (1986)  MALBA exhibition  Buenos Aires  Argentina.
Guillermo Kuitca's "Siete ultimas canciones" (1986), MALBA exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. A section of the Educational Garden.
The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. A section of the Educational Garden.
A panorama of the north side of the glacier
A panorama of the north side of the glacier
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The city of Mendoza is located in the center-west of Argentina on the eastern side of The Andes.
The city of Mendoza is located in the center-west of Argentina on the eastern side of The Andes.
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Screenshot from official Dakar promo video
Screenshot from official Dakar promo video
Iguazu Waterfalls
Iguazu Waterfalls
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Antonio Berni s matrix as a starting point for the final product shown in the picture above  MALBA e...
Antonio Berni's matrix as a starting point for the final product shown in the picture above, MALBA exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
A flash in the sky over a concert in Salta  Argentina could be a meteorite.
A flash in the sky over a concert in Salta, Argentina could be a meteorite.
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Iguazu Falls  one of the Seven New Natural Wonders of the World.
Iguazu Falls, one of the Seven New Natural Wonders of the World.
Interior of the Cathedral of Córdoba  Argentina.
Interior of the Cathedral of Córdoba, Argentina.
The ceiling of the Auditorium has paintings with musical motifs. In its center there is a large chan...
The ceiling of the Auditorium has paintings with musical motifs. In its center there is a large chandelier, 7 meters in diameter with 753 bulbs.
Cathedral of Buenos Aires. The facade of the Metropolitan Cathedral is French-Neoclassical style and...
Cathedral of Buenos Aires. The facade of the Metropolitan Cathedral is French-Neoclassical style and has twelve columns representing the twelve apostles of Christ.
A corner with pieces of art from Neorealism and Realism era with Rhod Rothfuss  3 circulos rojos  at...
A corner with pieces of art from Neorealism and Realism era with Rhod Rothfuss "3 circulos rojos" at the back wall (1948), MALBA exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Heavy rains and flooding are affecting central-south areas of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.(Sc...
Heavy rains and flooding are affecting central-south areas of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.(Screen capture from El Tribuno, Salta)
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Building of the former Rectory of the National University of Córdoba. Currently it houses a Museum ...
Building of the former Rectory of the National University of Córdoba. Currently it houses a Museum and the Central Library.
Left side of the picture   El guitarrista   (1924) by Pablo Curatella Manes  MALBA exhibition  Bueno...
Left side of the picture, "El guitarrista", (1924) by Pablo Curatella Manes, MALBA exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Coastal Route Viña del Mar - Concon. A lonely bather resting on the rocks admires the scenery along...
Coastal Route Viña del Mar - Concon. A lonely bather resting on the rocks admires the scenery along the route between Concon and Viña del Mar.