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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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Argentina: news

Argentine MPs approve farm taxes

Saturday, July 5th 2008, 19:46

Argentina's lower house of Congress approves taxes on agricultural exports, which farmers have vowed to resist.
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Fossilised trees and dinosaur bones return home to Argentina

Friday, July 4th 2008, 3:15
related countries: United States United States

Four tonnes of dinosaur bones and other fossils stolen from Argentina are back home after they were seized on the US black market.
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Mascherano gets Olympics call-up

Thursday, July 3rd 2008, 10:33

Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano is named in Argentina's squad for the Olympic Games in August.
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Mercosur condemns EU migrant law

Wednesday, July 2nd 2008, 0:05
related countries: United States United States

South American heads of state end a regional summit with a fierce attack on the "barbarism" of EU immigration policies.
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Football match evokes Dirty War

Monday, June 30th 2008, 5:47

Thirty years since Argentina won its first football World Cup, a symbolic match puts the victory into its political context.
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Argentina farmers lift roadblocks

Saturday, June 21st 2008, 21:40

Farmers in Argentina lift most of the roadblocks they set up during a three-month row with the government.
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New strike by Argentine farmers

Sunday, June 15th 2008, 17:36

Argentine farmers announce their fourth strike in as many months to protest against tax increases on food exports.
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Che Guevara statue unveiled on his '80th birthday'

Sunday, June 15th 2008, 1:28

A statue of 'Che' Guevara is unveiled in his Argentine birthplace on what would have been his 80th birthday.
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Argentine leader defends tax hike

Tuesday, June 10th 2008, 5:26

Argentine leader defends a decision to impose higher grain tax which has led to months of protests by farmers.
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UN plan to increase food supplies

Friday, June 6th 2008, 1:16

A UN summit on the food crisis pledges to help farmers in poor countries and double world food production.
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Oil spill threatens Buenos Aires

Thursday, June 5th 2008, 14:39
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay
related places: Buenos Aires

Workers battle to dissolve an oil spill heading towards the coast of Argentina after two ships collide off Uruguay.
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Argentine farmers extend strike

Tuesday, June 3rd 2008, 3:56

Farmers in Argentina extend a strike by a further week in a row with the government over export taxes.
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Argentine farmers block exports

Wednesday, May 28th 2008, 14:53

Tens of thousands of Argentine farmers promise to suspend grain and meat exports after a tax rise.
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Argentine ex-army chief on trial

Tuesday, May 27th 2008, 16:34

One of Argentina's most feared army chiefs goes on trial for crimes committed during military rule in the 1970s and 80s.
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Argentine protests over farm row

Sunday, May 25th 2008, 23:35

Thousands of Argentines attend rival rallies by farmers and the government, in a dispute over export tax.
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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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