loading

News: Argentina

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

World news related to Argentina – overview

Argentina: news

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".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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%.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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".
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

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.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Argentina rules on herbicide use

Wednesday, August 22nd 2012, 9:05

An Argentine court convicts two people of illegally spraying farm chemicals near residential areas, in the first case of its kind in the country.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Former Argentine president tried

Tuesday, August 14th 2012, 23:44
related places: Buenos Aires

Former Argentine President Fernando de la Rua, who resigned in 2001 amid an economic crisis, is facing trial for corruption in Buenos Aires.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Netherlands women win hockey gold

Friday, August 10th 2012, 20:26
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Netherlands win Olympic women's hockey gold for the third time in their history with a 2-0 win over Argentina in London.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Fusing Argentine Qom with electronica

Friday, August 10th 2012, 9:57

Argentine duo fuse native language with modern music
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Argentina in row over pigeon meat

Thursday, August 9th 2012, 4:29

An Argentine official is suspended from his post after proposing that state schools in his region feed poorer children pigeon meat.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Argentine 'stolen baby' recovered

Wednesday, August 8th 2012, 8:24

Argentine campaigners say they have found the 106th child stolen during military rule and reunited him with his biological family.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Verdict due in Argentina herbicide case

Friday, August 3rd 2012, 13:00

Argentina is awaiting the verdict in a landmark case on the use of pesticides and herbicides in residential communities which could have far-reaching implications for the country's agriculture industry.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

GB men suffer defeat by Argentina

Thursday, August 2nd 2012, 22:29

Great Britain men's handball team suffer their third defeat in a row after losing to Argentina.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: 'First' Argentine baby with gay fathers

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 15:12

For the first time in the country, two gay men in Argentina have been able to have their child officially recognised as the son of both of them without having to go through the adoption process.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Falklands war cemetery vandalised

Wednesday, August 1st 2012, 8:42

The Falklands Islands government says the Argentine war cemetery, where the bodies of more than 200 soldiers are buried, has been vandalised.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

GB's hockey men thrash Argentina

Monday, July 30th 2012, 21:54

Great Britain's men open their Olympic campaign with a comprehensive 4-1 win over Argentina at the Riverbank Arena.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Evita remembered on stage 60 years on

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 14:21
related places: Buenos Aires

Sixty years after the death of Eva Peron, three actresses describe how they are approaching their portrayal of the flamboyant Argentine First Lady in stage productions of her life in Buenos Aires.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Evita's life and legacy 60 years on

Sunday, July 22nd 2012, 9:16

Eva Peron - Evita - still divides Argentina, 60 years after her death
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Argentina 'torture' police held

Friday, July 20th 2012, 21:10

Six policemen are arrested in Argentina after video footage emerged appearing to show them torturing two prisoners.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

VIDEO: Argentina: 'Stolen baby' speaks

Friday, July 6th 2012, 11:28
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

Victoria Montenegro was one of Argentina's stolen babies - taken away from her parents just days after her birth.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Stolen baby hails 'liberating' verdict

Friday, July 6th 2012, 6:55

How one of Argentina's 'stolen babies' came to terms
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Argentina ex-junta leaders jailed

Friday, July 6th 2012, 0:39

An Argentine court jails ex-junta leaders Jorge Videla and Reynaldo Bignone over the theft of babies from political prisoners under military rule.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Argentina baby theft verdict due

Thursday, July 5th 2012, 14:18

An Argentine court is due to deliver a verdict in the trial of ex-leaders accused of stealing babies from political prisoners during military rule.
Read the full article » | View on the map »

Mandela daughter named ambassador

Wednesday, July 4th 2012, 10:52
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United States United States

Zenani Mandela-Dlamini, the daughter of South African anti-apartheid fighter Nelson Mandela, is appointed ambassador to Argentina, the South American nation has said.
Read the full article » | View on the map »


This content is from the BBC News website. Date and time information is related to GMT.




Maplandia.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Google.