Natalie Alcoba

Natalie Alcoba

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

Abortion

Argentina activists renew fight to legalise abortion

Thousands of abortion rights advocates march in Buenos Aires as new legislation is presented in Congress.

Argentina activists renew fight to legalise abortion

Abortion

Argentina activists to introduce new bill to legalise abortion

New legislation comes after similar bill passed in the lower house of Congress, but failed in the Senate last year.

Argentina activists to introduce new bill to legalise abortion

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

Argentina's ex-President Kirchner faces first corruption trial

Cristina Kirchner, who recently announced a surprise vice-presidential bid, faces multiple corruption charges.

Argentina's ex-President Kirchner faces first corruption trial