Argentina

Argentina economy: Peso rises after interest rate jump

Argentina's central bank raised interest rates for the third time in a week after the Argentine peso slumped against the US dollar on Thursday.

Argentina

Battling adversity: The Venezuelans living in Buenos Aires

More than 31,100 Venezuelans now hold Argentine residence as droves flee the country's economic crisis.

Battling adversity: The Venezuelans living in Buenos Aires

Latin America

Anger over Argentina's plans to curb waste

Critics say the new plan to manage tonnes of mounting rubbish could impact people whose lives depend on collecting recyclable materials.

Latin America

Argentina's annual book fair opens with protests

Buenos Aires International Book Fair, billed as 'the most important annual literary event in the Spanish-speaking world', is facing challenges on many fronts.

Latin America

High inflation leaves many Argentines struggling

Rising prices taking a toll on President Macri's popularity but making the country a favourite of emerging markets.

Latin America

Argentinians protest rising utility prices

Thousands of Argentinians have been protesting the rise of living costs in Buenos Aires.

Latin America

Buenos Aires: Over 700,000 live in Argentina's biggest slums

The Argentinian government is trying to integrate Buenos Aires' teeming slums into the rest of the city.

Latin America

Argentina's Congress begins debate on legalising abortion

A growing demand for changes in the law has led conservative President Mauricio Macri to soften his anti-abortion stance.

Argentina

Two Argentinian football clubs allegedly involved in child abuse

River Plate and Independiente football clubs in Argentina have been caught up in a child abuse scandal.

Latin America

Slums in Argentina get their own TV news hour

Slum World TV, a programme made for, and by, some of the 700,000 people living in Buenos Aires slums, is attempting to show the lives of some of Argentina's most vulnerable.

Argentina

Families visit fallen soldiers' graves in Falkland Islands

Relatives of 90 Argentine soldiers killed in the Falklands War have visited the graves of loved ones for the first time after their remains were finally identified.

Argentina

Argentina: Calls to uncover decades-old rights abuses

Children of those in charge of the crackdown during the so-called "dirty war" of the 1970s want to give evidence against their parents to find out exactly what happened.

Latin America

Missing Argentinian submarine: Families demand answers

Family members of the crew who disappeared with the Ara San Juan submarine feel abandoned in their quest to find out what happened to their loved ones.

Argentina

'Historic moment': Abortion to be debated in Argentina

Women's rights groups cautiously optimistic as more than 70 politicians introduce bill that would legalise abortion.

'Historic moment': Abortion to be debated in Argentina's Congress

Latin America

Argentina's failing public schools: 'Studying is an odyssey'

The country's public school system used to be one of the best in Latin America, but under-investment has led to its decline.