Latin America

Argentina arrests former vice president on corruption charges

Argentina's former vice president has been arrested on corruption charges.

Politics

Argentina's Kirchner testifies in 1994 bombing case

Prosecutors investigating former government's alleged role in hiding Iran's role in attack on Jewish centre in Buenos Aires.

Politics

Argentina's Macri wins key midterm vote

The governing coalition of President Mauricio Macri of Argentina has emerged as the clear winner in Sunday’s midterm election.

Latin America

Activist's death overshadows Argentina's elections

Analysts say the disappearance of the indigenous rights activist could sway Argentina's midterm elections on Sunday.

Latin America

Missing Argentine activist's body found days before election

Argentina's midterm congressional election issues, such as the economy, inflation and rising crime, have been overshadowed by the discovery of the body of Santiago Maldonado, an indigenous rights activist who had been missing since August

Argentina

Argentina finds body thought to be missing activist

Political parties suspend campaign for legislative elections after reported recovery of Santiago Maldonado's body.

Argentina finds body thought to be Santiago Maldonado

World Cup

Argentina risks World Cup disqualification after poor performance

The prospect of a World Cup without the Argentine football star Lionel Messi and his country's national football team could become a reality later as South America’s 2018 qualification battle reaches an end.

Latin America

Six Argentinians sentenced to life for 'Dirty War' role

Defendants convicted of committing crimes against humanity during Argentina's 'Dirty war' era in the 1970s.

Six Argentinians sentenced to life for 'Dirty War' role

Latin America

Argentina's flooding crisis affects ranching community

Argentina has been hit by some of the worst flooding in recent years. It has lost more than a quarter of its grain production, and cattle are dying by the hundreds.

Latin America

Netanyahu arrives in Argentina for Latin America trip

Israeli prime minister is in Argentina in what is the first visit by an Israeli leader to the country.

Witness

Free Press in Argentina: A Sign of the Times

In Argentina, a group of journalists investigate land grabs and football as they try to keep their newspaper afloat.

Latin America

Thousands demand return of missing Argentine activist

Maldonado was last seen one month ago when border police evicted a group of indigenous Mapuche from lands in Patagonia.

Thousands march for missing activist Santiago Maldonado

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.