Latin America

Argentina's indigenous Mapuche fight for ancestral lands

The Mapuche indigenous communities of Chile and Argentina have been demanding land rights for decades.

Latin America

Argentine activist's disappearance spotlights indigenous plight

A long-running struggle by an indigenous group in Argentina to claim their lands is back in the spotlight.

Latin America

Argentina: The female tango singers breaking the rules

Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is hosting its annual tango festival and world championship. But for the first time there is a separate event for women.

Latin America

Argentina primaries: Comeback for ex-president Kirchner

Argentinians have voted in mid-term primary elections, which have been billed as a comeback opportunity for former president Cristina Kirchner.

Latin America

Argentina rescues over 10,000 human trafficking victims

The Argentinian government says it has rescued more than 10,000 victims of human trafficking in the past decade, almost half of whom were sex trafficking victims.

Argentina

Lionel Messi marries Antonella Roccuzzo in star studded ceremony

It was a star-studded affair as famous footballer Lionel Messi married his long-time partner. Among the guests in his hometown in Argentina were teammates and celebrities. A crowd of fans also gathered outside the ceremony in Rosario.

Argentina

Lionel Messi's hometown gears up for superstar wedding

Star footballer Lionel Messi has returned to his home town in Argentina to marry his childhood sweetheart. The star-studded guest list includes his Barcelona teammates and Colombian pop star Shakira.

Latin America

Argentina: Former President Kirchner launches new party

The former president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, has reappeared on the political scene more than a year and a half after her party was defeated in elections. She held a rally the capital Buenos Aires where she launched a new party.

Latin America

UN: One in eight children suffer from food shortage in Argentina

About one-third of the country's total population suffer from poverty.

Latin America

Argentinians furious over supreme court ruling

Thousands of relatives of those who disappeared during Argentina's last military dictatorship have reacted with anger to a controversial decision by the country's Supreme Court.

Latin America

Argentina's indigenous march for lost land

Most of Argentina's indigenous community was wiped out by war and disease by the end of the 19th century. Those who survived say they have been pushed to marginal land in forgotten corners of the country.

Latin America

Argentina plans to rebuild its biggest slum

The biggest slum in Buenos Aires has been a thorn in the side of the city’s government for years. But now there's a plan to redevelop the township. Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Buenos Aires.

Latin America

Argentina floods damage homes in south

Southern Argentina has been hit by more rain in the past few days than the region has seen in several years. The downpour has caused mudslides that have damaged homes.

Argentina

Argentinians protest against austerity measures

Argentinians angry at austerity measures introduced by President Mauricio Macri are calling for wage increases to be in line with inflation. Teachers, bus drivers, factory workers and customs agents took part in a 24-hour anti-government strike.

Argentina

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.