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We have started to collect the most important news related to Argentina in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Argentina 'Dirty War' case begins

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 18:55

A court in Argentina begins hearing the largest trial of crimes committed during the so-called "Dirty War" between 1976 and 1983.
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Fitch: Argentina default likely

Tuesday, November 27th 2012, 23:53

The ratings agency Fitch says that Argentina, which is locked in a court battle in New York over its debt, will probably default on what it owes.
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Argentina rejects US debt ruling

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 0:26
related countries: United States United States

Argentina says it will appeal against a US ruling ordering it to pay $1.3bn owed to foreign bond holders since its debt default in 2001.
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VIDEO: National strike hits Argentina

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 13:45
related places: Buenos Aires

A strike called by two of Argentina's biggest unions paralysed much of Buenos Aires and other cities across the country on Tuesday.
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Wife jailed for governor's murder

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 9:15

The wife of an Argentine provincial governor, Carlos Soria, is jailed for 18 years for killing him during a family argument.
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Argentina cities hit by strike

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 1:33
related places: Buenos Aires

A nationwide strike brings Buenos Aires and other cities to a halt, in another major protest against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
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Fake Venezuelan Olympians held

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 23:26
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Buenos Aires

Ten Venezuelans who falsely claimed to be Olympic weightlifters are arrested in Buenos Aires after scans show drug capsules in their stomachs.
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Argentine sugar magnate charged

Friday, November 16th 2012, 3:24

Argentine industrialist Carlos Blaquier is charged with unlawful detention in a case dating back to the country's military rule.
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Argentina asks UN to free ship

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 20:30
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Libertad

Argentina asks the International Sea Tribunal to order Ghana to release of its three-masted navy ship, Libertad, impounded over a debt dispute.
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Wales drop Warburton for Tipuric

Wednesday, November 14th 2012, 13:00
related countries: Samoa Samoa, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Warburton

Captain Sam Warburton drops to the bench for Friday's match with Samoa as Wales make eight changes to the team beaten by Argentina.
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VIDEO: Falklands governor Rex Hunt dies

Monday, November 12th 2012, 22:55
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Sir Rex Hunt, who was governor of the Falkland Islands during the Argentine invasion in 1982 which triggered the Falklands War, has died aged 86.
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Falklands governor Rex Hunt dies

Monday, November 12th 2012, 16:45
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Sir Rex Hunt, who was governor of the Falkland Islands during the Argentine invasion in 1982 which triggered the Falklands War, dies aged 86.
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Argentina seeks ship dispute help

Monday, November 12th 2012, 15:52
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Libertad

Argentina says it will ask the International Sea Tribunal to intervene if Ghana does not release its three-masted navy ship, Libertad.
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Chevron appeals against freeze

Saturday, November 10th 2012, 0:55
related countries: Ecuador Ecuador

Two Chevron subsidiaries in Argentina appeal against an asset freeze ordered by a judge as part of an environmental damages claim in Ecuador.
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Thousands join Argentina protest

Friday, November 9th 2012, 10:58

Thousands march through the streets of Argentina's capital, in one of the largest protests against the policies of President Fernandez.
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VIDEO: Thousands join Argentina protest

Friday, November 9th 2012, 2:45
related places: Buenos Aires

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires, in protest at the government of Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
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Blackout hits Argentine capital

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 9:03
related places: Buenos Aires

The Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, is hit by a major power outage, hitting more than a million homes and disrupting traffic.
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Argentina 'freezes Chevron money'

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 22:20

Ecuadorean plaintiffs in an environmental damages case against Chevron say a judge has frozen $19bn worth of the oil company's assets in Argentina.
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Phillips out as Wales pick Knoyle

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 13:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wales pick Tavis Knoyle at scrum-half ahead of Mike Phillips while Ospreys tight-head prop Aaron Jarvis is handed his debut against Argentina.
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Renowned Argentine director dies

Monday, November 5th 2012, 21:42

One of Argentina's best known film directors and singer-songwriters, Leonardo Favio, has died at the age of 74.
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Ecuadoreans to sue Chevron abroad

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 20:16

Ecuadorean plaintiffs who won a legal battle against oil company Chevron over environmental damages say they will sue the company in Argentina.
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Colombia 'gang leader' captured

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 16:38
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Argentine police arrest suspected Urabenos gang leader Henry de Jesus Lopez, one of Colombia's most wanted drug dealers.
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Deadly roof collapse in Argentina

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 21:47

At least five people are killed and three are still missing after the roof of a supermarket in Argentina collapses, officials say.
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Argentine ship crew return home

Thursday, October 25th 2012, 7:50
related countries: Ghana Ghana
related places: Buenos Aires

Almost 300 sailors who were on board an Argentine ship when it was impounded in Ghana in a debt dispute arrive in Buenos Aires.
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Argentine ship's crew leave Ghana

Wednesday, October 24th 2012, 18:55
related countries: Ghana Ghana

Almost 300 sailors who were on board an Argentine ship when it was impounded in Ghana have left on board a chartered plane to Argentina.
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Argentina 'firm' over seized ship

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 9:32
related countries: Ghana Ghana

President Cristina Fernandez vows never to yield to "vulture funds' blackmail" as an Argentine ship remains impounded in Ghana over unpaid debts.
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UK ambassador's Falklands apology

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 18:25
related countries: Chile Chile, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British ambassador to Chile apologises for a tweet that makes reference to chant that describes Argentine veterans of the Falklands War as gay and cowards.
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Argentine naval chief replaced

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 1:01
related countries: Ghana Ghana

The head of Argentina's navy is sacked following the seizure in Ghana of a naval training ship and its 300 crew, amid a debt dispute.
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Argentina army officers get life

Monday, October 15th 2012, 23:59
related places: Trelew

Three ex-officers in Argentina are jailed for life for crimes against humanity over the 1972 killing of rebels, known as the "Trelew massacre".
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Argentine woman allowed abortion

Friday, October 12th 2012, 16:49

Doctors in Argentina carry out an abortion on a woman rescued from a prostitution ring, following a Supreme Court ruling to allow the termination.
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Ghana refuses Argentine ship bid

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 12:35
related countries: Ghana Ghana, United States United States

A Ghanaian court refuses to free an Argentine warship seized in a debt dispute involving the South American nation's creditors.
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Argentine ship is seized in Ghana

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 9:49
related countries: Ghana Ghana

An Argentine naval ship is seized in Ghana at the request of investors who lost out when Argentina defaulted on its loans in 2001.
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Argentine police fury at pay cuts

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 5:09

Thousands of military police and coast guards in Argentina rally across the country to protest against pay cuts of up to 60%.
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Latin America economies 'to slow'

Tuesday, October 2nd 2012, 17:22
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Latin America will grow at a slower pace than last year, primarily due to weaker growth in Argentina and Brazil, a United Nations report predicts.
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