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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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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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All Blacks win Rugby Championship

Sunday, September 30th 2012, 6:34
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Cory Jane scores a hat-trick of tries as New Zealand beat Argentina 54-15 to win the inaugural Rugby Championship.
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Nicaragua convicts music promoter

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 19:04
related countries: Nicaragua Nicaragua

A Nicaraguan judge finds the music promoter injured in last year's attack that killed Argentine folk singer Facundo Cabral guilty of drug trafficking.
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VIDEO: Vanishing ink gives books shelf life

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 16:18

A publishing company in Argentina hopes to spur readers to finish their books by printing novels with ink that fades away after just two months.
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IMF: Argentina facing 'red card'

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 0:47

The International Monetary Fund warns Argentina it could face sanctions if it fails to produce reliable inflation and growth data by 17 December.
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Paypal scaled back in Argentina

Monday, September 17th 2012, 15:30
related countries: United States United States

Following government restrictions on currency sales, people in Argentina have been using Paypal to exchange US dollars.
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Australia survive Argentina scare

Saturday, September 15th 2012, 12:58
related countries: Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand, South Africa South Africa

Australia survive Argentina scare, while New Zealand beat South Africa 22-11 in the latest round of the Rugby Championship.
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Aguero's call-up is 'ridiculous'

Friday, September 14th 2012, 9:51

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini brands Argentina's decision to call up injured striker Sergio Aguero as "ridiculous".
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Argentine 'miracle baby' at home

Thursday, September 6th 2012, 23:06

A baby girl found alive by her parents in a sealed coffin hours after being declared stillborn goes home for the first time in Argentina.
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Argentine state takes role in 3G

Thursday, September 6th 2012, 6:25

Argentina's government cancels a tender for companies to operate parts of its 3G mobile phone network, and says a state-owned operator will run it.
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VIDEO: Disabled people dance the tango in Argentina

Thursday, August 23rd 2012, 12:06

Demian Frontera was a gymnast in Argentina until he had an accident at the age of 14 which left him with physically disabled.
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