Argentina truckers block streets to protest austerity

Thousands of truck drivers and their supporters paralysed parts of Buenos Aires to protest President Macri's policies.


More than 10,000 flee floods in northern Argentina

More than 10,000 people in the northern Argentine province of Salta have fled their homes after the Pilcomayo River burst its banks, causing extensive flooding.


United States eyes oil sanctions on Venezuela

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US is considering restricting imports of Venezuelan crude oil.

Latin America

US import tariffs on Argentina biofuels hurt producers

Argentina has said it will challenge the tariffs at the WTO, but in the meantime, formerly lucrative factories in Argentina will be forced to find new customers or cut production and staff.


Dakar rally 2018: Toughest race in motor sport ends

The Dakar rally covers more than 9,000km through three countries and some of the most challenging terrain in the world.

Latin America

Argentina unions’ leaders arrested in Uruguay

The standing of Argentina's labour unions has been damaged after several union leaders were arrested for corruption.

People & Power

Defiance of the Mapuche

Why the Mapuche of Argentina and Chile have been pushed to the brink of insurrection in defence of their ancient lands.


Argentina: Dancers gather for 2018 Malambo Festival

Argentina’s top male dancers are gathering for the most important dance competition in the country.


Argentina reforms: Senate approves budget and tax plan

Argentina's President is pressing on with a reform agenda that he says will modernise the country. The Congress has approved the 2018 budget plan and a bill that tackles taxes which have reduced growth in South America’s second-large economy.


Argentine navy head sacked over submarine disappearance

Relatives of crew members from missing vessels are demanding the search operation continues until it is found.

Argentine navy head sacked over submarine disappearance

Latin America

Argentina: DNA reunites thousands after 'Dirty War'

During Argentina's 'Dirty War' in the 1970s and 80s, tens of thousands of people were killed by government forces. Among them were pregnant women or mothers whose children were put up for adoption.

Latin America

Argentine submarine: families push for search to continue

It has been more than three weeks since the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan went missing.


Thousands protest over Cristina Kirchner's arrest

Thousands gathered in front of the Presidential Palace in Argentina to protest against what they claim is political persecution.

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

Judge orders arrest of former Argentine president

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner faces detention and loss of judicial immunity in 1994 Jewish centre bombing trial.

Latin America

Falklands: Red Cross identifies remains of 88 Argentine soldiers

A report by the International Committee of the Red Cross indicates that 88 of the 121 graves of Argentinian soldiers who were buried anonymously on the disputed Falkland Islands have been identified.