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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.

World news related to Argentina – overview

Argentina: news

Argentine farmers call off strike

Tuesday, May 20th 2008, 8:18

Farm leaders in Argentina agree to suspend nationwide stoppages and protests over export taxes on food exports.
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Latin stars hold charity concerts

Saturday, May 17th 2008, 22:10
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States
related places: Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires and Mexico City host two charity concerts to help Latin American children living in poverty.
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Argentina farm row unresolved

Thursday, May 8th 2008, 4:23

Argentina's farmers say they will resume protests over export tax, after talks with the government break down.
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Spain rejects Peron extradition

Monday, April 28th 2008, 18:36
related countries: Spain Spain

A Spanish court refuses to extradite former Argentine President Isabel Peron over alleged human rights abuses.
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Argentina's economy chief quits

Friday, April 25th 2008, 9:25

Argentina's economy minister resigns after less than five months in the job in the wake of a bitter farmers' strike.
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Guilty plea in 'suitcase scandal'

Thursday, April 24th 2008, 3:41

A third man pleads guilty over an alleged plot to smuggle $800,000 into Argentina to finance an election campaign.
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Rugby: Scots call on Lineen

Monday, April 21st 2008, 15:06
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sean Lineen and Andy Robinson are to assist Frank Hadden on Scotland's summer tour of Argentina.
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Two arrested over Argentine fires

Sunday, April 20th 2008, 0:53
related places: Buenos Aires

Argentine authorities detain two farmers over the fires that have covered Buenos Aires in smoke.
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Smoke worsens over Buenos Aires

Friday, April 18th 2008, 20:43
related places: Buenos Aires

A blanket of smoke from burning scrubland thickens over the Argentine capital Buenos Aires.
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Smoke shrouds Argentine capital

Friday, April 18th 2008, 7:18
related places: Buenos Aires

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez accuses farmers over fires that have left a blanket of smoke across Buenos Aires.
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Argentine torch relay unhindered

Friday, April 11th 2008, 21:19

Protesters target the latest leg of the Olympic torch's relay in Argentina, but do not hinder its progress.
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UN chief to miss Olympics opening

Friday, April 11th 2008, 1:57
related places: Buenos Aires

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will not attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics, an aide says.
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Argentina's beef with its farmers

Saturday, April 5th 2008, 11:00

The revolt by Argentina's farmers has reopened old divisions in Argentina, says Daniel Schweimler.
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Dirty War adoption couple jailed

Friday, April 4th 2008, 23:25

An Argentine couple are jailed for illegally adopting a baby born 30 years ago to parents killed during the Dirty War.
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Argentine farmers suspend strike

Wednesday, April 2nd 2008, 20:23

Argentine farmers say they are suspending a three-week strike that has caused food shortages across the nation.
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Argentine farmers halt tax strike

Friday, March 28th 2008, 23:15

Argentine farmers suspend a protest against tax rises on their products, to hold talks with the government.
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Argentine leader warns strikers

Friday, March 28th 2008, 0:44

Argentina's president says she will not negotiate with farmers striking over rising taxes until they end their protests.
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Argentine farm tax crisis worsens

Thursday, March 27th 2008, 11:31

A strike by Argentine farmers over rising export taxes heads into a third week, with little sign of resolution.
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Argentine farm taxes row deepens

Wednesday, March 26th 2008, 10:16

Argentine farmers vow to continue road blockades in protest at rising export taxes, as shops report shortages.
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Argentine sues 'Dirty War' couple

Wednesday, March 12th 2008, 11:54

An Argentine woman born during military rule seeks her adoptive parents' jailing for kidnap and concealment.
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Argentina bus crash kills many

Sunday, March 9th 2008, 17:09

At least 18 people die and 47 are injured after a train ploughs into a bus in eastern Argentina.
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Holiday time in the Argentine capital

Friday, February 29th 2008, 19:39

Daniel Schweimler takes a somewhat reluctant holiday as the Argentine capital closes down for the summer.
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Spain to extradite ex-junta man

Friday, February 29th 2008, 14:46
related countries: Spain Spain

Spain's government says a former Argentine junta officer can be sent back to Argentina for trial.
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Floods hit thousands in Argentina

Friday, February 29th 2008, 12:46

Heavy rain in Argentina forces thousands from their homes and causes power cuts and transport chaos.
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Death jolts Argentine baby trial

Tuesday, February 26th 2008, 21:27

A key witness in a trial about babies stolen from prisoners during the 'Dirty War' in Argentina is found dead.
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Argentine ex-president charged

Tuesday, February 26th 2008, 5:09

Former Argentine President Fernando de la Rua is charged with bribery by a federal court.
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Latin America nuclear pact signed

Saturday, February 23rd 2008, 2:22
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Argentina and Brazil agree to build a joint nuclear reactor to address looming energy shortages.
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S America to host Dakar Rally

Monday, February 11th 2008, 15:32
related countries: Chile Chile, Senegal Senegal

The 2009 Dakar Rally will take place in Argentina and Chile after this year's race was cancelled because of safety concerns.
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Anger at Argentina airport delays

Sunday, January 13th 2008, 1:17

Passengers at Argentina's main airport damage ticket counters after flights are cancelled for a second day.
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Argentine ballet dancer bows out

Sunday, December 23rd 2007, 10:52
related places: Buenos Aires

Thousands of fans gather in the heart of Buenos Aires as ballet star Julio Bocca performs for the last time.
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Five indicted over suitcase cash

Friday, December 21st 2007, 11:31
related countries: United States United States

A US court indicts five men accused of covering up alleged attempts to smuggle election funds to Argentina.
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Argentina 'dirty war' sentences

Wednesday, December 19th 2007, 5:43

An ex-army chief and seven other officials are sentenced for abuses during Argentina's military dictatorship.
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