Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

Argentina News

Argentina to return wealth of artefacts to Ecuador, Peru

Buenos Aires - Argentina will return thousands of stolen archaeological pieces to South American neighbors, President Cristina Kirchner said Saturday.

Vatican plays down pope Falklands photo

Vatican City - The Vatican on Thursday played down the significance of Pope Francis agreeing to pose for a picture with a placard calling for Britain-Argentina talks over the disputed Falkland Islands.

Vatican plays down pope Falklands photo

Vatican City - The Vatican on Thursday played down the significance of Pope Francis agreeing to pose for a picture with a placard calling for Britain-Argentina talks over the disputed Falkland Islands.

Scioli emerges favorite from Argentine primaries

Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires governor Daniel Scioli, the heir-apparent to Argentine President Cristina Kirchner and her late husband Nestor's 12-year dynasty, emerged from primary elections Monday the clear favorite.But he is still on course to face a run off.With 97....

Kirchner-backed candidate ahead in Argentina presidential primary

Buenos Aires - Daniel Scioli, the candidate supported by Argentina's ruling coalition, emerged Monday after primary voting as the favorite to succeed President Cristina Kirchner in the October elections.

Argentines vote in primaries in prelude to Kirchner succession

Buenos Aires - Argentines voted Sunday in presidential primaries seen as an early indicator of who is best positioned to succeed President Cristina Kirchner later this year.

Argentina's peculiar primaries shake up pre-vote scene

Buenos Aires - Argentina holds primaries Sunday ahead of its October general elections, a barometer of public opinion heading into the polls to choose a successor to President Cristina Kirchner.

Argentina ex-leader on trial for obstructing bombing probe

Buenos Aires - Argentina's former president Carlos Menem went on trial Thursday with 12 co-accused for allegedly obstructing the investigation into the 1994 suicide bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center that killed 85 people.

Long-lost Argentine grandson looks back on turbulent year

Buenos Aires - A year after learning he was the stolen baby that Argentina's most famous grandmother had sought for decades, Ignacio Montoya Carlotto said Wednesday he is still sorting through the fallout but happy to know his identity.

Whale lost in Buenos Aires nears sea

Buenos Aires - A disoriented whale that turned up at a bustling Buenos Aires marina has nearly found its way back to the sea but is still stuck in fresh water, an official said Wednesday."It's at the mouth of the River Plate, in the area we call the ante-port.

Whale lost in Buenos Aires marina heads toward sea

Buenos Aires - A disoriented whale that surprised onlookers by surfacing in the middle of a bustling marina in Buenos Aires is slowly finding its way back toward the sea, officials said Tuesday.

Judge bars ex-president Menem from leaving Argentina

Buenos Aires - A judge on Wednesday barred former president Carlos Menem from leaving Argentina ahead of his trial over alleged obstruction of the investigation into the deadly bombing of a Jewish community center in 1994.

Copa America loss shouldn't tarnish Lionel Messi's legacy

Some things aren’t meant to be. When Gonzalo Higuain and Ever Banega’s terrible penalty attempts failed to beat Chilean goalkeeper Claudio Bravo from the penalty spot in last week’s Copa America final, Lionel Messi may have finally accepted this n

Where's the beef? House committee votes to stop Argentine beef

On Wednesday, the news came out that the U.S.was lifting a 14-year-old ban on beef from Argentina and 14 states in Brazil. The ban was put in place after an outbreak of foot and-mouth-disease in the country in 2001.

Argentine torture suspect arrested in Brazil

Bras - An Argentine man alleged to have been a government torturer during the country's military dictatorship between 1976 and 1983 has been arrested in Brazil and could face genocide charges, police said Wednesday.

Landmark ruling in Argentine death-with-dignity case

Buenos Aires - Relatives of an Argentine man who has been in a vegetative state for over 20 years can disconnect him from life support, the Supreme Court said Tuesday in a landmark ruling that divided the country.

Latin America celebrates Greek austerity 'No' vote

Buenos Aires - A handful of countries across Latin America congratulated Greece on its Sunday referendum in which voters rejected creditors' austerity demands.

Buenos Aires heads to polls for mayoral election

Buenos Aires - Buenos Aires began heading to the polls Sunday to vote for a new mayor, with the country's right hoping to retain its stronghold ahead of October's presidential election.

Copa America Final Tactical Preview: Chile - Argentina

For the most part, cup finals tend to be dull, cautious battles between two physically, mentally, and emotionally drained sides fearing to make mistakes.

Argentina sees sabotage as train accident injures 40

Buenos Aires - Argentina's government alleged Monday that a train accident that injured 40 people was an act of political sabotage targeting the transport minister, a candidate in upcoming presidential primaries.

Lawyer reveals Snowden meeting with Argentine president

Buenos Aires - An attorney for ex-intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said Saturday that the whistleblower met Argentina's President Cristina Kirchner in April and discussed US surveillance operations.

Second Argentine judge resigns over disputed child abuse ruling

Buenos Aires - A second Argentine judge resigned Wednesday for co-authoring a ruling that reduced a child abuser's sentence on grounds the victim was a homosexual who had already been abused by his father.

Argentines hold mass rallies condemning violence against women

Buenos Aires - Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets across Argentina on Wednesday to condemn violence against women after a series of brutal murders.

Four arrested in Argentina smuggling more than ton of meteorites

Buenos Aires - Police nabbed four alleged smugglers in Argentina trying to steal more than a ton of protected meteorites, authorities said Saturday.

Impeachment call for Argentine 'moron' judges' child abuse ruling

Buenos Aires - Two Argentine judges faced mounting calls for their impeachment Tuesday after reducing a child abuser's sentence on grounds that the victim was a homosexual who had previously been abused by his father.

Former FM denies Iranian involvement in 1994 Argentina attack

Buenos Aires - A former Iranian foreign minister and another ex-official have denied Tehran's involvement in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center in Argentina that has come under renewed scrutiny after the death of an investigator.

Argentine court eases child abuser's punishment, blaming six-year-old

Buenos Aires - An Argentine appeals court has touched off protests by reducing the sentence of a man convicted of abusing a six-year-old boy, on grounds that the victim was a homosexual who had previously been abused by his father.

Argentine judge to decide Sandra the orangutan's fate

Buenos Aires - An Argentine judge began hearing expert testimony this week to decide what to do with an orangutan named Sandra after another court ruled she was entitled to certain human rights, including the right to be freed from the Buenos Aires Zoo.

Tourists in court for cheeky nude snaps at Cambodia's Angkor

Phnom Penh - Three tourists appeared in a Cambodian court Monday accused of taking photographs of their bare bottoms inside the country's famed Angkor temple complex, an official said on Monday.

Argentina court throws out case against Kirchner again

Buenos Aires - An Argentine prosecutor again rejected a case against President Cristina Kirchner for allegedly protecting Iranian officials accused of orchestrating a deadly 1994 bombing.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 13 Next»

Set up a news alert for

Argentina


Argentina Image

This detailed astronaut photograph illustrates the terminus of one the Patagonia Icefield’s many s...
This detailed astronaut photograph illustrates the terminus of one the Patagonia Icefield’s many spectacular glaciers – Upsala Glacier, located on the eastern side of the icefield. Upsala is the third largest glacier in the icefield and like most other glaciers in the region, it has experienced significant retreat over the past century.
NASA
Roaring waters of the waterfalls in Nacional Parque de Iguazu  Argentina.
Roaring waters of the waterfalls in Nacional Parque de Iguazu, Argentina.
Atletico Tostado players attack referee.
Atletico Tostado players attack referee.
YouTube Screen Capture - Hinchadas
Colourful houses in La Boca  all tourists  destination in Buenos Aires  Argentina.
Colourful houses in La Boca, all tourists' destination in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Falkland Island cemetery with the graves of Argentinian service personnel
Falkland Island cemetery with the graves of Argentinian service personnel
Chris Pearson
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.
Argentina Gov't
View of the exhibition with the painting of Diego Rivera ( Retrato de Ramon Gomez   1915) to the lef...
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.
The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. A section of the French garden with part of the main conservat...
The Botanical Garden of Buenos Aires. A section of the French garden with part of the main conservatory in the background.
Spotted at the Argentina stand.
Spotted at the Argentina stand.
Graciela Camano slapping Carlos Kunkel.
Graciela Camano slapping Carlos Kunkel.
Majestic  misty Iguazu Falls
Majestic, misty Iguazu Falls
Screenshot from official Dakar promo video
Screenshot from official Dakar promo video
Antonio Berni s  La gran tentacion  (1962)  MALBA exhibition  Buenos Aires  Argentina.
Antonio Berni's "La gran tentacion" (1962), MALBA exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Entry to Retiro railway station with SUBE public transportation card  Buenos Aires  Argentina.
Entry to Retiro railway station with SUBE public transportation card, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Copahue volcano on red alert  December 24.
Copahue volcano on red alert, December 24.
YouTube
On the main stage of the theatre  the scenography for Rossini s  The Barber of Seville  is ready for...
On the main stage of the theatre, the scenography for Rossini's "The Barber of Seville" is ready for the evening's performance.

Latest News
Top News