Natalie Alcoba

Natalie Alcoba

Argentina

How Argentina's economic crisis is hurting women more than men

Women endure the greatest financial hardships in Argentina, and their plight is being pushed onto the election agenda.

How Argentina's economic crisis is hurting women more than men

Latin America

Argentine Senate approves emergency food law after mass protests

Amid worsening economic crisis, the measure will increase financial support for food programmes by 50 percent.

Argentine Senate approves emergency food law after mass protests

Argentina

The US dollar is sewn into Argentina's economy and its culture

Argentina's official currency is the peso but it's the greenback that defines the country's shifting economic landscape.

The US dollar is sewn into Argentina's economy and its culture

Latin America

Argentine peso steadies, along with nerves

A day after government announces measures to shore up currency, Argentines hope the worst is behind them.

Argentine peso steadies, along with nerves

Latin America

Argentina imposes currency controls to stem sharp drop in peso

President Macri's government says it has taken 'extraordinary' measures to protect the economy and jobs.

Argentina imposes currency controls to stem sharp drop in peso

Inflation

Food prices soar in Argentina as peso devalues

The cost in pesos of imported produce such as bananas recently spiked because importers typically pay in dollars.

Food prices soar in Argentina as peso devalues

Mauricio Macri

After electoral defeat, Macri announces social benefits

In his bid to curry favour with voters, Macri promises to hike Argentina's minimum wage and to grant tax breaks.

After electoral defeat, Macri announces social benefits

Argentina

Macri uses peso rout as political ammunition

Macri accuses Fernandez of lacking 'credibility' with investors, while Fernandez blames Marci for spooking them.

Macri uses peso rout as political ammunition

Argentina

Argentina's Macri faces setback as Fernandez sees primary win

With most votes counted, opposition receives 47 percent against incumbent's 32 percent.

Argentina's Macri faces setback as Fernandez sees primary win

Argentina

Argentina: Voters head to polls in first Macri-Fernandez showdown

A number of opinion polls predict a close fight between incumbent Mauricio Macri and challenger Alberto Fernandez.

Argentina: Voters head to polls in first Macri-Fernandez showdown

Latin America

Tens of millions suffer as power outage hits Argentina, Uruguay

Authorities scrambling to restore power in Argentina, Uruguay and parts of Paraguay after massive blackout.

Tens of millions suffer as power outage hits Argentina, Uruguay

Argentina

Argentina group identifies 130th person taken during dictatorship

Javier Matias Darroux Mijalchuk, taken when he was a baby, says 'recovering my identity is homage to my parents'.

Argentina group identifies 130th person taken during dictatorship