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Latin America

Argentines protest against decree allowing military on streets

Memories of the military dictatorship the ruled Argentina in the 1970s and 80s have brought Argentines out to protest against a decree that would allow the military to intervene in domestic problems.

Weather

Cold weather grips southern South America

Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina shiver through some of their coldest nights of the year.

Cold weather grips southern South America

Latin America

Argentina 2018: G20 calls for trade dialogue

Global finance leaders in Argentina's G20 meeting called on Sunday for stepped-up dialogue to prevent trade wars and geopolitical tensions

Latin America

Argentina economy: Protest over unpopular IMF loan

Protesters gather to voice their opposition to the government's decision to take a $50bn loan from the IMF.

Latin America

Argentina pressured to find crew members of missing submarine

Relatives of the missing and members of the Argentinian legislature feel the official explanations are insufficient and want the government to find the San Juan and hopefully, some answers.

World Cup 2018

France knock Argentina out of World Cup 2018

Nineteen-year-old Mbappe scores two goals as 1998 winners seal progress to quarter-finals of the World Cup.

Mbappe's double helps France knock out Argentina

Argentina

Argentina women's football team fighting for equality

While the 2018 World Cup is focusing all of Argentina on Russia, the women's football team struggles for the same level of support domestically, both from fans and the national football association.

World Cup 2018

Maradona treated by medics after dramatic Argentina win

Argentinian football icon required medical treatment after his former team's dramatic 2-1 World Cup win over Nigeria.

Maradona treated by medics after dramatic Argentina win

World Cup 2018

World Cup: Relief for Argentina, heartbreak for Nigeria

Marcus Rojo scores the winner in the 86th minute to send two-time champions into the next round.

Rojo strikes late to send Argentina through in World Cup 2018

Latin America

Argentina paralysed by general strike

Workers' unions protest against government's $50bn deal with International Monetary Fund and demand salary increases.

Workers paralyse Argentina in third general strike

World Cup 2018

World Cup: High hopes for Messi

It’s been over 30 years since Argentina won the cup and all supporters have high hopes for the 2018 World Cup performance.

Latin America

Argentina abortion: lower house votes for legalisation

Over the last decade Argentina has passed a series of progressive laws like gay marriage but abortion was off the table until now.

Politics

Argentina's historic vote on legalising abortion

Activists managed to convince legislators that legalising abortion is an urgently needed matter to be addressed.

Argentina's historic vote on legalising abortion

Health

Argentina's Congress approves abortion bill

After an all-night debate,129 members of the chamber of deputies voted in favour and 125 against.

Argentina's Congress approves abortion bill

Latin America

Argentina's Congress to vote on legalising abortion

The Catholic Church and Pope Francis, who is Argentinian, have stepped up efforts to influence the historic vote.