Argentina

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.

Latin America

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

Argentina

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.