16 tigers and lions stuck in South American border limbo for 2 months
Sixteen tigers and lions — nine Bengal tigers and seven African lions — attempting to enter Paraguay with their circus from Argentina have been stuck in border limbo for two months since they were refused entry into the country because of a new ban on live animal acts at circuses.
16 and foreign? Argentina wants their vote
The US squabbles over voter IDs and other perceived hurdles for its own of-age citizens. But Argentina's government proposes widening its voter base to include foreigners and 16-year-olds.
Evita the new face of Argentina's 100-peso bill
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez unveiled a commemorative bank note on Wednesday bearing the image of Evita Peron, marking the 60th anniversary of her death.
Argentina: Remembering Evita (PHOTOS)
Argentina’s iconic first lady Evita Peron died 60 years ago. President Cristina Fernandez is seizing her legacy.
Cruel season for some, windfall for others
Latin America’s biggest food producers may benefit from drought, while poor face hunger.
Argentina: I was stolen and raised by the regime
‘Someone played God and decided who lived, who died and who brought up the children.’
500 dead penguins wash up in Brazil
Veterinarians investigating what killed otherwise healthy birds.
Diego Maradona sacked as Al Wasl coach
Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has been sacked as coach of the United Arab Emirates team Al Wasl.
Argentina baby theft trial: Former dictators Jorge Rafael Videla, Reynaldo Bignone convicted
Former dictators of Argentina, Jorge Rafael Videla and Reynaldo Bignone, have been convicted in a baby theft trial.
Zenani Mandela-Dlamini South Africa's new ambassador to Argentina
Nelson Mandela's daughter Zenani is South Africa's new ambassador to Argentina, officials say.
Argentina: Ditching the dollar
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has told the country to switch to the peso. That’s caused a bourgeois revolt.
Argentina bus crash kills 12
A crash involving two police buses and a truck left at least 12 people dead and 48 injured in Argentina's province of Chubut.
Argentina: Bishop Fernando Bargallo resigns over racy beach photos
The photos show the bishop of the diocese of Merlo-Moreno "frolicking and embracing" a blonde, bikini-clad woman.
Fernando Lugo: Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay pull out of Paraguay
Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay said Sunday they were pulling their ambassadors from Paraguay in the wake of President Fernando Lugo's impeachment.
Argentina: Mexico billionaire Carlos Slim buys 8.4% stake in YPF
The world's richest man bought the stake two months after Argentina nationalised the oil and gas giant.
Falkland Islanders mark 30 years since end of war
UK vows British support for the islands will never waiver, while Argentina prepares to push its claim to the Falklands at a UN committee.
Falklands referendum: Islanders to vote on sovereignty
The Falkland Islands will hold a referendum on whether they want to remain part of Britain, in a bid to settle a dispute with Argentina over the territory's sovereignty.
Operation Orion: 190 child predators arrested, 18 victims rescued
Federal agents have arrested 190 suspects in a May operation targeting child predators, and 18 minors have been rescued.
Argentina's Gender Identification Law takes effect
LGBT advocates in Argentina celebrate a new law that makes it easy for transgendered people to change their sexes easily and at will.
Argentina says British oil companies operating illegally off Falkland Islands
Buenos Aires said five British companies were illegally exploring for oil off the Falklands, which Argentina has long claimed.
Alvaro Uribe: Bomb found in Argentina theater before ex-Colombian president was to speak
Authorities found and deactivated a bomb Tuesday at a theater in Buenos Aires where former Colombian president Alvaro Uribe was to deliver a speech.
Argentina passes new transgender rights law (VIDEO)
Argentina becomes one of the most advanced in the world in terms of gender rights.
Argentine Senate approves 'Dignified Death' law
The Argentine Senate approved new "Dignified Death" law providing terminally ill patients more choices with their end-of-life decisions.
Argentina fines Telefonica of Spain $43M for service outage
Argentina has fined Telefonica $43 million for a mobile phone service interruption last month, which threatens to exacerbate tensions between the two countries.
Olympics: Argentina ad takes a stab at Britain over Falkland Islands controversy (VIDEO)
Argentina state-run television has broadcast an Olympics ad taking a stab at Britain over the Falkland Islands, saying: "To compete on English soil, we train on Argentine soil."
LatAm nationalizations: Spain says Bolivia isn't Argentina
Phew. Glad they cleared that up. But both countries are seizing control of power companies at Spain’s expense, and for similar reasons.
Bolivia nationalizes Spanish-owned electrical grid
Bolivia's leftist President Evo Morales ordered troops into the electrical grid run by Spain's Red Electrica in another South America energy grab.
Argentina: YPF vows to continue gas supplies
Argentina’s biggest oil firm, YPF, has pledged to keep providing liquefied natural gas to customers, as the dispute over its seizure by Bueno Aires continues.
Argentina's oil grab: crude or shrewd?
Some call it 'theft,' but Argentina's president enjoys broad support for her move to take over Repsol's YPF, the country's biggest foreign oil company.
Argentina’s 'yerba mate' crunch
Forget oil nationalization or the Falklands bickering. Argentines are furious over a shortage of their beloved stimulant.
Argentina Senate approves YPF nationalization bill
Argentina’s Senate has approved a controversial government bill to seize a controlling stake in the country’s biggest oil company, YPF, from its Spanish owner, Repsol.