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Kirchner corruption trial delayed by three months

Buenos Aires - The corruption trial of former Argentina president Cristina Kirchner, set to begin next week, has been postponed until May, authorities said on Monday.

Argentines protest in push for 'food emergency' declaration

Buenos Aires - Thousands took to the streets in 50 Argentine cities and towns Wednesday demanding that the government declare a "food emergency" and put an end to suffocating price increases."We are losing work, food, education, housing...

Argentine town remembers footballer Sala as modest local hero

Progreso - Emiliano Sala's hometown in rural Argentina is remembering him as a modest local hero who shied away from the flashy wealth of many South American footballers who make it big in Europe.

Dinosaur that defended itself with spiny backbone found in Patagonia

Buenos Aires - A herbivorous dinosaur that fended off predators with a row of spines running along its back and lived 140 million years ago has been found in Argentine Patagonia.

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.

IMF approves latest Argentine bailout disbursement

Washington - The International Monetary Fund's executive board approved Wednesday the release of a $7.6 billion installment on the $56 billion bailout loan agreed with crisis-hit Argentina.

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's economic program yielding results: IMF

Washington - Argentina's economic program, including tough budget cuts, is yielding results and stabilizing financial markets, an International Monetary Fund spokesman said Thursday.

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.

Bolsonaro's Brazil clouding EU-Mercosur deal: Macron

Buenos Aires - French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday he would refuse to sign a long-mooted EU-Mercosur trade deal if Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro followed through on his threat to withdraw from the Paris climate pact.

Ukraine attempts anti-Putin protest at G20

Buenos Aires - A Ukraine government plan to embarrass Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit failed Thursday when an Argentine company refused to erect a protest poster outside the meeting.

Macron has no escape from 'yellow vest' at G20 summit

Buenos Aires - Heading to a G20 summit, French President Emmanuel Macron may have hoped for some respite from swelling protests at home that have adopted yellow vests as their emblem.

Macri greets G20 leaders as he battles economic crisis

Buenos Aires - Argentina may be putting on its best face to welcome the world's most powerful leaders, but Friday's G20 summit finds host President Mauricio Macri grappling with a crippling economic crisis that is expected to generate mass protests during the meetin...

Rights group urges Argentina to charge Saudi crown prince at G20

Buenos Aires - Human Rights Watch has urged Argentine prosecutors to consider bringing criminal charges against Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is due to join world leaders in Buenos Aires this week for the G20 summit.

Argentina's hooligans: the endless cycle of football violence

Buenos Aires - The embarrassing postponement of the Copa Libertadores final thrust Argentina's hooligan problem back into the spotlight, as well as society's acceptance that it is part of football fan culture, analysts say.

Amid trade tumult, Argentina wants G20 to find path forward

Washington - With international tensions on trade set to come to a head at the Group of 20 summit, host Argentina is hoping to find agreement on improving global stability, even if deep disagreements remain.

Argentine submarine wreck found one year after disappearance

Mar Del Plata - The crushed wreck of an Argentine submarine has been located one year after it vanished into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean with 44 crew members, in the country's worst naval disaster in decades.
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One of modern art installations, MALBA exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. A section of the Educational Garden.
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Entrance to the Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. The exposed-brick English-style mansion in the backgroung houses the garden's administration offices, a museum, a botanical library, and a herbarium.
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Colourful houses in La Boca, all tourists' destination in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Entry to MALBA exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Argentina's coast guard sank a Chinese fishing boat that attacked when authorities tried to stop it for illegal fishing in the South Atlantic, officials said, March, 15, 2016
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View of the exhibition with the painting of Diego Rivera ("Retrato de Ramon Gomez", 1915) to the left and Tarsila do Amaral artwork ("Abaporu", 1928) to the right, MALBA exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Cathedral of Buenos Aires. The facade of the Metropolitan Cathedral is French-Neoclassical style and has twelve columns representing the twelve apostles of Christ.
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