Argentinians demand justice for victims of ‘Dirty War’

Protesters marched in cities across Argentina in remembrance of the victims of the so-called Dirty War, in which tens of thousands were kidnapped, tortured and killed during military rule between 1976 and 1983.


Argentina poverty levels hit an all-time low

A new report by the Argentine Catholic University says 1.5 million people in Argentina have fallen into poverty since Mauricio Macri took office. Activists say more resources are needed to assist those struggling to survive.


Argentine union steps up pressure on president

Strike call made as salary negotiations between governments and teachers' unions delay start of school for children.

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Argentina: Thousands rally against abuse on Women's Day

Thousands of women took to the streets in Argentina's capital on International Women's Day. They demanded greater rights and protection from abusive partners. Almost 300 women were murdered in Argentina last year.

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Argentina labour unions warn of national strike

Labour unions in Argentina are warning the government of a nationwide workers' strike. Salary increases have lagged far behind rocketing consumer prices and workers say they are struggling to survive.

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Argentina's unions bring thousands to the streets

Unionists protest against government policies and threaten to stage a nationwide strike if their demands are not met.

Unions lead mass protests in Buenos Aires

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Argentina's biggest union calls for anti-government protest

Argentina's largest labour union is set to go on strike to protest against government plans to cut public spending. Teachers are already into their second day of a nationwide walk-out.

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Slums residents of Argentina’s capital fighting for change

The sprawling shantytowns in Argentina's capital are seen by outsiders as no-go zones, largely run by drug gangs and other criminal rings. In fact, even emergency services stay away. So residents are doing things for themselves.


Argentine football players go on strike over unpaid wages

Buenos Aires, Argentina - First division football players in Argentina are on strike over unpaid wages and have refused to take part in this weekend’s matches. Some players have complained they have not been paid for over four months.


Players strike halts start of Argentine football season

Players complain of unpaid wages for four months as opening games postponed despite government payout.

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Gabriela Michetti: 'We told the truth'

Argentina's vice president talks 'false' corruption claims, economic woes and Panama Papers allegations.

International Women's Day

Fighting for the murdered women of Buenos Aires

A woman is murdered every 30 hours in Argentina, a disproportionate number of them in informal slum settlements.

Fighting for the murdered women of Buenos Aires


Ex-Argentina president charged in corruption case

Cristina Kirchner accused of corruption and slapped with $630m asset freeze linked to government contracts.

Cristina Fernandez Kirchner charged in corruption case

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Argentina: Cross-Border Trafficking

Investigating child trafficking and sexual exploitation along the border between Bolivia and Argentina.


One-third of Argentines living below the breadline

New figures show difficulty of achieving President Macri's "zero poverty" goal as he struggles to revive the economy.