Business & Economy

Tens of thousands march against austerity in Argentina

Many Argentines, already struggling with inflation, have been hit harder as Macri cuts government spending.

Tens of thousands march against austerity in Argentina

Latin America

Regional powers recognise Maduro opponent as interim president

US, Canada, Brazil, Colombia, among others recognise Juan Guaido as country's interim president.

Regional powers recognise Maduro opponent as interim president

Environment

Argentina battles flood amid forecast of heavy rains

Since the beginning of the year, the area has received about five times the long-term expected average rainfall.

Flooding in northern Argentina expected to continue

Weather

Widespread flooding as storm hits northern Argentina

The worst hit were Corrientes and Resistencia, neighbouring cities lying on either side of the Parana River.

Widespread flooding as storm hits northern Argentina

Brazil

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

As controversial new leaders find their feet and crises continue, here are the stories to look out for this year.

Latin America in 2019: Stories to watch

The Listening Post

Radio La Colifata: Argentina's 'loony radio'

Mental patients broadcast around the world from an Argentine mental asylum.

Venezuela

Lima Group won't recognise new Maduro government in Venezuela

The rebuke comes as President Nicolas Maduro is due to start a second term, following a controversial election.

Lima Group won't recognise new Maduro government in Venezuela

Latin America

Argentina polo horse cloning faces controversy

Country known for the sport is questioning the ethics of cloning animals.

Latin America

Argentina economic crisis affects book industry

The biggest problem is that people are buying fewer books, which means they are reading less.

Argentina

Argentina convicts two ex-Ford executives in torture case

It is the first time ex-executives from a foreign company have been convicted for crimes during Argentina's Dirty War.

Sport

River Plate win all-Argentine Copa Libertadores battle

Second leg of final was controversially moved to Madrid after violence saw the original game in Buenos Aires postponed.

River Plate beat Argentine rivals Boca to win Copa Libertadores

Argentina

Thousands in Argentina protest acquittal in teenage girl's murder

Lucia Perez's death in 2016 provoked outrage across Argentina and invigorated the 'Ni Una Menos' movement.

Thousands in Argentina protest acquittal in teenage girl's murder

Argentina

China and Argentina sign currency swap deal after G20 summit

The new deal, an extension of a swap signed by the two countries last year, brings the total swap amount to $18.7bn.

China and Argentina sign currency swap deal after G20 summit

China

US, China declare trade war ceasefire

The two countries agree to halt additional tariffs for 90 days as talks over trade dispute continue.

Argentina

G20 Summit 2018: All the latest updates

G20 final communique reaffirms the group's commitment to further strengthening of the global financial safety net.

G20 Summit 2018: All the latest updates