Latin America

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.

Latin America

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.

Latin America

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.


Ex-Argentina president charged in corruption case

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

Latin America Investigates

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.

Latin America

The 'pink tide' in crisis

To defend their social goals, Latin American states need to risk encroaching on the profits and rights of investors.

by Richard Seymour

Human Rights

In Latin America, people disappear but crimes remain

As we mark the International Day of the Disappeared, countless families across Latin America have yet to attain closure.

by Belen Fernandez


Messi reverses decision to quit international football

Argentine player had retired following his team's defeat to Chile in the Copa America final earlier this year.


Argentina's former leader Kirchner 'not afraid of jail'

Kirchner says she does not fear going to jail if it is the political price she must pay for her progressive policies.

Lionel Messi

Argentinians beg Messi to reconsider retirement

Country's president and thousands more want the Barcelona superstar to reconsider his international retirement.