Latin America

Argentina 'dirty war' trial: Ex-officers sentenced to life

Forty years after students, activists and labour leaders were disappeared under military rule in Argentina, a group of former officials have been sentenced for their role in the murders.

Latin America

Search continues for Argentina's missing submarine

As hopes of finding the ARA San Juan's crew alive fade, rescuers still scour the southern Atlantic and President Mauricio Macri promises the search will continue.

Argentina

A brief QNA on the missing Argentinian submarine

On the morning of November 15, Argentinian submarine ARA San Juan went missing with its crew of 44 sailors on board.

Argentina

'Blast' heard hours after Argentinian sub went missing

Missing for eight days, concern for the 44 sailors grows as oxygen supplies are nearly depleted.

Argentina

Critical phase as ARA San Juan runs low on oxygen

Search-and-rescuers in the search for the lost Argentine navy submarine are concerned that the vessel may be running out of breathable air.

Latin America

Signals detected from Argentina's missing submarine

Hope is quickly fading as Argentine officials say satellite signals detected on Saturday did not determine the location of a missing naval submarine.

Latin America

NASA plane joins search for missing Argentina submarine

Search for missing vessel enters third day as President Mauricio Macri vows to do everything possible to locate vessel.

Concerns grow as Argentina intensifies submarine search

Latin America

Argentina: No contact with submarine with 40 crew

Navy launches air and sea operation after loss of communication with the ARA San Juan for 48 hours.

Argentina: No contact with submarine with 40 crew

Middle East

Argentina's child labour crisis: 'We all barely survive'

An estimated 152 million children around the world are forced to work due to financial issues, a practice that the international community at a UN co-organised conference in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, is trying to eliminate.

Human Rights

Argentina's indigenous Wichi community fights eviction

Argentina's congress has renewed a law preventing indigenous people from being evicted from land they say belongs to them.

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