Trump announces tariffs on steel and aluminum from Argentina and Brazil

Politics 12/02/19, 18:01

President Donald Trump announced on Monday, Dec 2, that he will impose tariffs on imports from Argentina and Brazil on steel and aluminum. The decision is the result of the devaluation of their respective currencies, which has hurt U.S. farmers. Also, the president asked the Federal Reserve to take measures ...

President Trump sends Mike Pompeo for visit to Argentina

South America 07/09/19, 14:40

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Argentina next week to participate in a summit against terrorism and pay tribute to the victims of the attack on the Israelite Argentine Mutual Association (AMIA) that was 25 years ago, according to the Argentine daily La Nación. The attack on the AMIA ...

Chileans and Argentines ready to gaze at total solar eclipse

South America 07/02/19, 10:23

Tens of thousands of tourists flocked to cities and towns across northern Chile to stake out spots in one of the world's best locations to witness Tuesday's total solar eclipse. Millions are expected to gaze at the cosmic spectacle that will begin at 10:24 a.m. local time (1824 GMT) in the ...

Argentine authorities make huge seizure of firearms

South America 06/28/19, 08:05

About 1,000 guns and hundreds of explosives were seized in Argentina from an international criminal gang on Thursday, June 27. Authorities said that this is the biggest seizure of its kind in the history of Argentina. In an operation assisted by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, about 50 raids on ...

Blackout in South America raises questions about power grid

America 06/17/19, 16:18

The huge blackout that left tens of millions of people in the dark in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay over the weekend raised serious questions about the vulnerability of the power grid in South America and brought criticism down on Argentina's leader. President Mauricio Macri promised a thorough investigation into the cause ...

South America blackout leaves tens of millions without power

America 06/16/19, 15:47

A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries' interconnected power grid. Authorities were working frantically to restore power, but by mid-afternoon nearly half of Argentina's 44 million people were still in the ...

Argentina’s Aguero enjoying full fitness ahead of Copa

Soccer 05/30/19, 13:44

Argentina striker Sergio Aguero says he has never been in better physical shape heading into a major international tournament.The Manchester City forward has joined up with the Argentina squad as it prepares for the Copa America, which starts next month in Brazil."Of all the tournaments (with Argentina), this is the ...

Pope says Argentine bishop now facing Vatican abuse trial

Europe 05/28/19, 16:59

An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is now on trial at the Vatican, accused of sexually abusing seminarians.Francis revealed the development in an interview with Mexico's Televisa Tuesday. He said he received the results of a preliminary investigation into Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta two weeks ago and ordered the case ...

Abortion-rights activists renew battle in Argentina

Health 05/28/19, 14:40

Argentine activists on Tuesday were launching a renewed effort to legalize elective abortions in the homeland of Pope Francis after narrowly falling short last year.Lawmakers said they would introduce a bill to legalize abortion for pregnancies up to 14 weeks. A similar measure last year passed the lower house of ...

Argentinian women eye more at World Cup after equality fight

Soccer 05/27/19, 12:31

Exhausted players lie scattered on a field at Argentina's national team training complex on the outskirts of Buenos Aires after a double dose of training, including an exhibition against a teenage men's team.The concerns about things like a lack of uniforms and the refusal to allow them on fields previously ...

South African conference teams taking command in Super Rugby

Africa 05/26/19, 21:45

Teams from the South African conference teams have taken command in the late race for playoffs positions in Super Rugby, exposing the limitations of their Australian and New Zealand opponents.Meanwhile, Argentina's conference-leading Jaguares are being criticized from fielding what is in effect the national team.With three rounds remaining in the ...

Fernández-Fernández: Argentine pair launch presidential bid

America 05/25/19, 21:11

With a message of unity, former Argentine President Cristina Fernández and running mate Alberto Fernández kicked off their election campaign Saturday, almost a week after the ex-leader stunned the country by saying she was running for vice president.Many thought Cristina Fernández, who governed Argentina from 2007 to 2015, would head ...

Explains: Corruption trial against Argentina’s Fernández

America 05/22/19, 23:00

Former Argentine President Cristina Fernández was in court this week for the first in a string of trials charging her with corruption. Fernández remains a hugely popular but divisive figure in Argentina, and she recently surprised many when she announced that she will run for vice president instead of the ...

Brazil’s Athletico tops River Plate in 1st leg of Recopa

Sports 05/22/19, 21:58

Marco Ruben scored in the 25th minute and Brazil's Athletico beat Argentina's River Plate 1-0 on Wednesday night in the first leg of the Recopa Sudamericana final.The Recopa is played between the winners of the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana, the two most prestigious club tournaments in South America.The ...

Argentina: Fernández in court for first corruption trial

World 05/21/19, 10:31

Argentina's former President Cristina Fernández appeared in court Tuesday for the first in a series of corruption trials ahead of a planned run for the vice presidency.The trial comes just days after Fernández surprised Argentines by announcing that she would seek the vice presidency, with her former Cabinet chief Alberto ...

Abortion rights protest held on Cannes Film red carpet

Europe 05/18/19, 11:33

Ahead of the premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women have demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival.Women, including the filmmakers, wore green and carried a large banner together while walking the Cannes carpet ahead of the premiere of Argentine director ...

4 detained for shooting attack on Argentine lawmaker

America 05/10/19, 10:26

Argentine officials say at least four people have been detained for the shooting attack that seriously wounded a lawmaker and killed a provincial official.Héctor Olivares and Miguel Marcelo Yadón were shot Thursday near the country's congressional building by gunmen in a parked car.Security Ministry Cabinet Chief Gerardo Milman told local ...

Argentina lawmaker fights for life after brazen shooting

America 05/09/19, 15:32

An Argentine lawmaker was seriously injured and a provincial official killed Thursday in one of the most brazen political attacks in the South American country since it returned to democracy in 1983.Héctor Olivares, representative of La Rioja province in Argentina's lower house of congress, was shot around 7 a.m. local ...

Atlanta United loses Ezequiel Barco to FIFA U-20 World Cup

Sports 05/03/19, 16:03

Already struggling in the early part of the season, defending MLS champion Atlanta United will be without its top goal scorer for about a month.Midfielder Ezequiel Barco has been called up to play for his native Argentina in the FIFA U-20 World Cup. He will leave United after Sunday's game ...

End of content

No more pages to load