Hugo Chavez's 5 weirdest moments
Chavez says the US gave him cancer. Here are 5 more out-there claims he's made.
Chavez: Did US give us cancer?
Venezuelan leader muses aloud after Kirchner's diagnosis
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner diagnosed with thyroid cancer
Argentina's government has announced that President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, and will undergo surgery in the New Year.
Czech tried to smuggle snakes — among 247 other exotic animals — onto plane in Argentina
A Czech man trying to board a trans-Atlantic flight with 247 live animals, including poisonous snakes and endangered reptiles, has been arrested at Buenos Aires' Ezeiza Airport.
Argentine "Dirty War" suspect arrested
Luis Enrique Baraldini had allegedly been hiding in Bolivia for several years under a false name.
Argentines remember popular revolt
Photos: Argentines burn Christmas tree during march to mark toppling of government.
Mercosur signs free trade agreement with Palestinian Authority
Currently Argentina is the only Mercosur member that conducts trade with the Palestinians.
Mercosur closes ports to Falkland Island ships
Previously only Argentina has imposed such a restriction.
Argentina deploys dogs to sniff out cash
Can golden retrievers and Labradors stop tourists from smuggling money out of the country?
Argentina's most wanted criminals
Interpol added a former Argentine judge to its list of most wanted criminals.
Store owners march in Buenos Aires
Store owners occupied a downtown street with crosses and a cardboard coffin.
Capital flight doubles in Argentina
Capital flight hits its highest level in 10 years in the third quarter.
US approves loan for Argentina
The Inter-American Development Bank will lend Argentina $400 million to improve infrastructure in poor neighborhoods.
UK wants to extend marine protection zone in South Atlantic
Such a move would likely anger Argentina, which claims sovereignty over the Falkland Islands.
Argentina, the new doggie heaven
With new disposable income, dog lovers in Latin America pamper their pets
Latin American films compete at Sundance Film Festival
Four Latin American films are in the running for best foreign film at the Utah festival.
Hugo Chavez the artist
The Venezuelan leader painted a picture for the Argentine president.
Argentina proposes Falklands Islands logo for Olympics
Argentina is considering requiring its athletes to wear a logo saying "The Malvinas are Argentine" at the 2012 Olympics.
Buenos Aires shop owners block off streets
The owners are protesting the presence of street peddlers in front of their stores.
Argentine Dirty War general dies
Gen. Antonio Bussi was serving life in prison.
Buenos Aires to hold first gay pride festival
The December celebration will last 9 days.
Print books locally, says Argentine president
Almost 80 percent of books in Argentina are made abroad.
Argentina tackles traffic congestion
Cars would only be allowed into parts of Buenos Aires depending on whether their license plate is an even or odd number.
Police will control access to Buenos Aires
The goal is to prevent auto theft, piracy of asphalt, drug trafficking and human trafficking.
Argentine president outlines economic vision
Emphasizes expansion of economy, downplays rising prices.
Argentine airline to cut back on international flights
The government-owned airline Aerolineas Argentinas is facing a period of austerity.
Argentina optimistic about soy crop
The country is predicting a good year for its important export, but wheat production is expected to fall.
In Argentina, graffiti goes highbrow
A vibrant tradition of street art has become a bona-fide movement
Prince William to deploy as RAF helicopter pilot to Falkland Islands near Argentina
Prince William of Wales, a British Air Force helicopter pilot, will reportedly deploy for a tour of duty in the Falkland Islands, a small archipelago in the far south Atlantic that is home to more sheep than people.
Argentina's dollar reserves fall daily
Argentina's reserves have fallen $768 million in the last 8 days after a wave of dollar withdrawals.