Latin America

Kirchner corruption charges boost Macri's re-election prospects

Argentinian president expected to lose support after tax increase proposal, but Cristina de Kirchner’s alleged corruption is expected to give him a boost in next year’s vote.

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner

Argentina ex-president hit with more corruption charges

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is accused of receiving bribes in exchange for public works contracts while president.


Argentina ex-leader to face trial over alleged cover-up

Kirchner and 11 others are charged with covering up Iran's role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre.

Argentina ex-leader to face trial over alleged bombing cover-up

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.


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.


Ex-Argentina president charged in corruption case

Cristina Kirchner accused of corruption and slapped with $630m asset freeze linked to government contracts.

Cristina Fernandez Kirchner charged in corruption case

Latin America

Crowds pack Havana square for Pope Francis' mass

Leader of Catholic Church also met with Fidel Castro at the Cuban revolutionary leader's home in Havana after the mass.


Argentina to choose post-Fernandez path in primaries

Choice of candidate likely to impact whether outgoing President Cristina Fernandez's policies to aid poor will continue.

Argentina to choose post-Fernandez path in primaries


Argentine prosecutor dismisses claims against president

Prosecutor rejects accusations that President Kirchner helped shield Iranian officials allegedly behind a 1994 bombing.

The Listening Post

Argentina: Prosecution from beyond the grave?

The media coverage surrounding Alberto Nisman's death has become a story in itself.

Latin America

Prosecutor revives case against Argentine president

Official criticises formal decision to investigate whether Fernandez shielded Iran from scrutiny in 1994 bombing case.


The mysterious 'martyrdom' of Alberto Nisman

There's more to Argentinean prosecutor's 'martyrdom' than meets the eye.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez


Argentina defies US court in debt dispute

Government deposits $170m in local bank to meet interest payments, in move designed to bypass jurisdiction of US courts.