Counting the Cost

Argentina's crisis: Where did it all go wrong for Macri?

We ask whether Argentina's champion of the free market can stay in power as a populist makes a comeback.

Argentina

Thousands strike in Argentina over Macri's austerity programme

Labour unions stage two-day strike, cutting off public transport, cancelling flights and paralysing government offices.

Thousands strike in Argentina over Macri's austerity programme

Argentina

Argentina braces for labour strike to raise pressure on Macri

Protesters against austerity measures plan to shut down flights, the metro in Buenos Aires, banks and schools.

Argentina braces for labour strike to raise pressure on Macri

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

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.

Counting the Cost

Argentina's currency woes deepen crisis

Will austerity measures fix the economy and what about the fallout for emerging markets?

AJ IMPACT

Argentina begins talks with IMF to speed up $50bn loan

Meeting comes a day after President Mauricio Macri announced new measures to boost the country's embattled economy.

AJ IMPACT

Argentina's Macri raises taxes, axes ministries after peso plunge

President announces raft of 'emergency' austerity measures in a bid to tackle the country's worsening financial crisis.

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 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

Argentina

Argentina finds body thought to be missing activist

Political parties suspend campaign for legislative elections after reported recovery of Santiago Maldonado's body.

Argentina finds body thought to be Santiago Maldonado

AJ IMPACT

Inflation confronts Argentina with big challenge

Buenos Aires residents struggle to put food on the table as lifting of energy subsidies prompts jump in consumer prices.

Panama Papers

El Salvador raids Panama law firm's offices

Documents and equipment seized by authorities in investigation of Mossack Fonseca, firm at centre of data leak scandal.

Panama Papers

Argentina's Macri denies hiding assets offshore

Federal prosecutor calls for an investigation after leaked documents show the president had links with offshore company.