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Che Guevara's birthplace put up for sale

Friday, June 26th 2020, 2:16
related places: Rosario

The flat where the revolutionary icon tired out his first steps is in Argentina's city of Rosario.
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Argentine couple finally meet son born to surrogate mother

Thursday, June 11th 2020, 6:48

Covid-19 travel restrictions mean babies born to surrogate mothers can't be united with their biological parents.
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Coronavirus: How lockdown affected Argentina's livelihoods

Tuesday, June 2nd 2020, 23:16

The prolonged lockdown in Argentina has brought more misery to a country with a troubled economic past.
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'You can't ask people to die': Coronavirus woes deepen Argentina's crisis

Friday, May 29th 2020, 23:14

A new deadline to restructure the country's debt is just days away.
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'I left my campervan in Argentina'

Monday, May 25th 2020, 0:10

Thousands of van-driving nomads were living the dream - until the coronavirus pandemic brought them to a sudden halt.
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Megaraptor: Fossils of 10m-long dinosaur found in Argentina

Tuesday, May 19th 2020, 12:41

Palaeontologists say the remains date back 70 million years, close to the end of the dinosaurs.
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Coronavirus: My son's asthmatic killer doesn't deserve to die in jail

Wednesday, April 29th 2020, 17:51

A mother in Argentina says she fears the asthmatic killer will not survive Covid-19 in jail.
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Nazi name lists in Argentina may reveal loot in Swiss bank

Thursday, March 5th 2020, 11:26
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Many of those on the list found in Argentina may have had cash stolen from Jewish victims.
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Argentina abortion: President Alberto Fernández proposes legalisation

Monday, March 2nd 2020, 5:07

Abortion in Argentina is only allowed in cases of rape or if the mother's health is in danger.
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Mexican ambassador caught shoplifting book resigns citing health problems

Monday, December 23rd 2019, 17:00
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexico's envoy to Argentina cites health problems as new allegations of retail theft emerge.
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Argentina's Mario Sandoval: France to deport ex-policeman in torture case

Thursday, December 12th 2019, 10:55

Mario Sandoval, now a Sorbonne academic, is accused of atrocities during Argentina's military rule.
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Trump to 'restore' tariffs on steel from Brazil and Argentina

Monday, December 2nd 2019, 16:50
related countries: Brazil Brazil, United States United States

The US President says the countries' weak currencies and cheap exports are harming US farmers.
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Argentina: Catholic priests jailed for abusing deaf children

Monday, November 25th 2019, 21:35

The case shocks Argentina as people accuse the Church of turning a blind eye.
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Are electric cars as 'green' as you think?

Monday, October 21st 2019, 9:36

The lithium powering electric vehicles is found deep beneath the salt flats of Argentina
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Bystanders rescue woman from train tracks

Friday, October 18th 2019, 19:05
related places: Buenos Aires

Footage shows a woman being knocked off a platform in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Diego Maradona: Argentine shows off dance moves after first Gimnasia win

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 8:17

Watch Diego Maradona show off his dance moves after overseeing his first win in charge of Argentine side Gimnasia as they beat Godoy Cruz 4-2.
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Argentina's Macri unveils economic 'relief' measures after poll shock

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 15:34

More than a third of the population is living in poverty amid recession and inflation.
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Argentina World Cup winner José Luis Brown dies at 62

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 11:50

Brown scored Argentina's opening goal in their win against West Germany in the 1986 World Cup final.
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Argentine markets and peso plunge after shock vote

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 8:22

Some of the country's most traded stocks have also lost nearly half of their stock value in one day.
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Is this the end of Macri's vision for Argentina?

Monday, August 12th 2019, 23:48
related countries: United States United States

President Macri has pledged to revive the south American country's economy, but are his hopes now over?
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Argentine leader Mauricio Macri trounced in primary vote

Monday, August 12th 2019, 15:01

The primaries are a good indicator of who may win the presidential elections later this year.
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Lionel Messi: Argentina forward banned from international football for three months

Friday, August 2nd 2019, 22:37

Argentina captain Lionel Messi is banned from international football for three months after claiming the Copa America was "corrupt".
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Ex-boxing champion Carlos Baldomir jailed over sexual abuse

Thursday, August 1st 2019, 9:54

The Argentine former welterweight world boxing champion was convicted of sexually abusing a child.
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Obituary: Andrew Graham-Yooll, the man who dared to report on Argentina's missing

Friday, July 12th 2019, 23:04

Andrew Graham-Yooll, who has died aged 75, risked his life reporting on Argentina's dictatorship.
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Fernando de la Rúa, Argentine ex-president, dies at 81

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 13:43

The former leader quit amid violent discontent during the country's 2001 crisis.
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Total solar eclipse 2019: Sky show hits South America

Tuesday, July 2nd 2019, 21:53
related countries: Chile Chile

Skywatchers in parts of Chile and Argentina briefly saw the Moon pass directly in front of the Sun.
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South America power cut: Argentina investigates 'unprecedented' outage

Monday, June 17th 2019, 10:18

Tens of million were left without power in Argentina and neighbouring countries on Sunday.
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Argentina and Uruguay reel after massive power outage

Monday, June 17th 2019, 1:09
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Argentina's president promises a full investigation after a blackout left millions without electricity.
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Buenos Aires in darkness after power failure

Sunday, June 16th 2019, 20:53
related countries: Paraguay Paraguay

Tens of millions of homes across Argentina, Uruguay and parts of Paraguay suffered from a power cut.
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Disappeared Argentina activists' son finds family after 40 years

Friday, June 14th 2019, 1:42

Javier Darroux Mijalchuk's parents were abducted in 1977, during Argentina's military dictatorship.
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Lionel Messi edges out Cristiano Ronaldo to head Forbes top 100 highest paid athletes

Tuesday, June 11th 2019, 17:37

Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi is the world's highest paid athlete earning £100m in the past 12 months, according to the Forbes top 100 ranking.
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Argentine abortion campaigners take to Cannes red carpet

Saturday, May 18th 2019, 23:38

Activists and the film crew of Que Sea Ley documentary wore green and chanted "solidarity" in a pro-choice protest.
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Argentine lawmaker Héctor Olivares dies after being shot

Monday, May 13th 2019, 10:21
related places: Buenos Aires

Héctor Olivares was shot outside Congress in Buenos Aires along with a friend who also died.
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Venezuela crisis: Opposition lawmakers take refuge in embassies

Friday, May 10th 2019, 16:50
related countries: Italy Italy

Opposition MPs take shelter in the Argentine and Italian embassies after being stripped of immunity.
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Argentine deputy targeted in 'premeditated shooting'

Friday, May 10th 2019, 0:31
related places: Buenos Aires

Lawmaker Hector Olivares is injured and another man is killed in a shooting in Buenos Aires.
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Emiliano Sala's father dies three months after son is killed

Friday, April 26th 2019, 12:54

Emiliano Sala's father suffered a heart attack at his home in Argentina in the early hours.
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Rafi Eitan: Mossad spy who captured Adolf Eichmann dies

Saturday, March 23rd 2019, 20:46

Rafi Eitan was a Mossad spy who led the team that captured Nazi Adolf Eichmann in Argentina in 1960.
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