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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.

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Shot governor's wife investigated

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 22:17

Police in Argentina are investigating the wife of a governor who died of a gunshot to the head while celebrating the new year.
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Biker killed as Dakar rally opens

Sunday, January 1st 2012, 17:14
related countries: Senegal Senegal
related places: Dakar

Argentine motorcyclist Jorge Martinez Boero is killed in an accident on the opening day of the Dakar Rally in western Argentina.
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Argentina governor shot in head

Sunday, January 1st 2012, 16:36

A provincial governor in Argentina dies of a gunshot to the head while celebrating the new year with his wife.
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Chavez muses on 'US cancer plot'

Thursday, December 29th 2011, 0:22
related countries: United States United States, Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez asks whether the US is giving Latin American leaders cancer, after Argentina's president is diagnosed with the disease.
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Argentina's Fernandez set for surgery

Wednesday, December 28th 2011, 14:54
related places: Fernandez

Cancer diagnosis for president causes consternation in Argentina
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Argentine president has cancer

Wednesday, December 28th 2011, 12:27

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is to have an operation for thyroid cancer on 4 January, government officials announce.
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Argentina hunts snake smugglers

Wednesday, December 28th 2011, 4:23
related countries: Spain Spain

Argentina investigates a suspected animal trafficking ring after a man tries to carry nearly 250 snakes and other animals onto a plane bound for Spain.
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Argentina takes newsprint control

Thursday, December 22nd 2011, 23:28

Argentina's government wins control of newsprint supplies, amid a long-running feud between the president and a major media group.
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VIDEO: South Americans in Falklands ban

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 16:13
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

The Foreign Office says it is ''very concerned'' by what it calls ''the latest Argentine attempt to isolate the people of the Falkland Islands''.
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Argentine police raid TV channel

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 2:13

Argentine police raid a TV channel owned by the giant Clarin media group, which is involved in a dispute with the government of President Fernandez.
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Argentine minister dies at summit

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 0:45
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Argentine junior minister Ivan Heyn is found dead in his hotel room at the Mercosur summit in Uruguay after apparently taking his own life.
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Argentina fixes newsprint supply

Friday, December 16th 2011, 10:40

Argentina's lower house votes to tighten controls over newsprint supplies, amid a long-running feud between the president and a major media group.
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VIDEO: Mass grave discovered in Argentina

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 16:11

Argentine authorities released photographs of a recently uncovered mass grave containing at least 15 bodies said to have been burned and buried during Argentina's military regime.
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Tevez unlikely to stay in England

Wednesday, December 14th 2011, 16:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Manchester City would be very reluctant to sell Argentina forward Carlos Tevez to a Premier League rival, BBC Sport has learnt.
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Nadal secures Davis Cup for Spain

Sunday, December 4th 2011, 16:22
related countries: Spain Spain

Rafael Nadal beats Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro in a thrilling encounter to secure a fifth Davis Cup title for Spain.
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Spain on verge of Davis Cup win

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 22:00
related countries: Monaco Monaco, Spain Spain

Spain are on the verge of winning the Davis Cup after opening day wins for Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer.
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VIDEO: Argentina enjoying economic boom

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 6:35

Whilst many countries are suffering from an economic downturn there are some which are growing rapidly, including Argentina. But only a decade ago Argentina defaulted on its foreign debts.
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Argentina's Dirty War lessons for the world

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 11:52

How the world can learn from Argentina's tortured past
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Tevez again misses City training

Monday, November 14th 2011, 17:07

Carlos Tevez's advisors tell BBC Sport the striker is still in Argentina after again failing to attend training at Manchester City.
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VIDEO: Argentines keep gaucho customs alive

Monday, November 14th 2011, 14:01
related places: San Antonio

The Argentine town of San Antonio de Areco has staged a five-day annual festival celebrating the traditions of nomadic ranchers known as gauchos.
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Argentine ire at William posting

Friday, November 11th 2011, 21:14
related countries: Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Argentina condemns the Duke of Cambridge's posting to the disputed Falkland Islands to train as a helicopter rescue pilot as a "provocative act".
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VIDEO: Homemade machine helps boy walk

Friday, November 11th 2011, 14:20

A seven-year-old Argentine boy has defied doctors' predictions that he would never walk, with help from a homemade rehabilitation device built by his father.
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Tevez expected back at Man City

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 8:56

Manchester City expect Carlos Tevez to report for training on Wednesday, despite the striker being pictured arriving in Argentina.
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Repsol strikes oil in Argentina

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 0:24

Spain's Repsol announces its largest ever oil discovery in Argentina as it finds 927 million barrels of shale oil.
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Colombia 'Narco Queen' convicted

Thursday, November 3rd 2011, 1:29
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Former Colombian beauty queen Angie Sanclemente is convicted of smuggling cocaine in Argentina.
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Argentina tightens dollar control

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 1:43

Argentina imposes new restrictions on foreign currency exchange in an attempt to reduce capital flight and tax evasion.
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VIDEO: How to make a house from plastic bottles

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 8:59

A man in Argentina who built his house and furniture out of plastic bottles has been so successful that he is now teaching other people how to do the same
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Argentina jails 'Angel of Death'

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 7:11

Argentine ex-naval officer Alfredo Astiz - known as the "Blond Angel of Death" - and 11 others are jailed for life for torture and murder during military rule.
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Fernandez sweeps to Argentine win

Monday, October 24th 2011, 6:59

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez secures re-election with a landslide victory, polling nearly 54% and far ahead of her nearest rival.
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Tough term for Argentine leader

Monday, October 24th 2011, 6:22

Re-election may have been the easy part for Cristina Fernandez
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VIDEO: 'Models used as drug mules'

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 3:51
related countries: Colombia Colombia

The trial has opened in Argentina of a Colombian supermodel, accused of running a drug smuggling ring using fellow models as mules.
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Beauty queen denies drug charges

Tuesday, October 18th 2011, 22:58
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Former Colombian beauty queen Angie Sanclemente denies drug smuggling, at the start of her trial in Argentina.
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Uruguay's Vasquez quits politics

Friday, October 14th 2011, 8:48
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay
related places: Vasquez

Uruguay's ex-President Tabare Vasquez says he is quitting politics after admitting he considered war with Argentina over a paper mill.
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