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Argentines Take to the Polls for Legislative Elections

Argentines Take to the Polls for Legislative Elections

Argentines are heading to the polls Sunday for legislative elections, with half the seats in the Chamber of Deputies and one-third of the seats in the Senate up for grabs. continue reading »

Commuter Train Crash Injures 80 in Argentina

Commuter Train Crash Injures 80 in Argentina

At least 80 people were injured early Saturday, five of them with broken bones, when a commuter train crashed through a barrier at one of the Argentine capital's busiest stations, authorities said. continue reading »

Brazil’s Petrobras Makes Natural Gas Discovery in Argentina

Brazil’s Petrobras Makes Natural Gas Discovery in Argentina

The Argentine unit of Brazilian oil giant Petrobras said it discovered natural gas in Neuquen, a province in southwestern Argentina. The gas reserves are in the El Mangrullo area, Petrobras Argentina said. continue reading »

Argentine Government Blames Narcos for Attack on Governor of Santa Fe Province

Argentine Government Blames Narcos for Attack on Governor of Santa Fe Province

Last week's shooting incident at the home of the governor of Santa Fe province was retaliation for a recent crackdown on drug trafficking, Argentine Defense Minister Agustin Rossi said Monday. continue reading »

Argentine President Fernandez Leaves Hospital, Bed Rest for 30 More Days

Argentine President Fernandez Leaves Hospital, Bed Rest for 30 More Days

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was released on Sunday from the Fundacion Favolora Hospital in Buenos Aires, where she underwent surgery last week for a cerebrovascular injury, officials said. continue reading »

Argentina Says President Cristina Fernandez Remains “In Good Spirits”

Argentina Says President Cristina Fernandez Remains “In Good Spirits”

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez remains "in good spirits" and "in full recovery" from the operation she underwent four days ago, presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro said Saturday. continue reading »

Argentine Politician Killed, Governor Seriously Injured in Helicopter Crash

An Argentine lawmaker was killed and four others were injured, including the governor of the western province of San Juan, Jose Luis Gioja, when the helicopter in which they were traveling crashed shortly after take-off. continue reading »

Argentine Politician Killed, Governor Seriously Injured in Helicopter Crash

Argentine Politician Killed, Governor Seriously Injured in Helicopter Crash

An Argentine lawmaker was killed and four others were injured, including the governor of the western province of San Juan, Jose Luis Gioja, when the helicopter in which they were traveling crashed shortly after take-off. continue reading »

President Cristina Fernandez Recovering Well From Brain Surgery

President Cristina Fernandez Recovering Well From Brain Surgery

President Cristina Fernandez is continuing to recover at a Buenos Aires hospital after surgery to drain a hematoma in her skull that Argentine officials said went "perfectly." continue reading »

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Exits Surgery “Satisfactorily” Placed in Intensive Care

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Exits Surgery “Satisfactorily” Placed in Intensive Care

President Cristina Fernandez "has emerged fine" from an operation on Tuesday to drain blood from a chronic subdural hematoma inside her skull, the Argentine government said. continue reading »

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez to Undergo Brain Surgery

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez to Undergo Brain Surgery

President Cristina Fernandez will undergo surgery to drain blood from a chronic subdural hematoma inside her skull, the Argentine government said Monday. continue reading »

Doctors Force Argentine President to Take Month Of Rest

Doctors Force Argentine President to Take Month Of Rest

President Cristina Fernandez must rest for a month due to a subdural hematoma on her brain, just three weeks before Argentina's legislative elections, doctors said. continue reading »

Check Out Argentina’s Adrian Villar Rojas Work in New London Exhibit

Check Out Argentina’s Adrian Villar Rojas Work in New London Exhibit

Argentine Artist Adri├ín Villar Rojas is presenting a new exhibition at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London. The exhibit, "Today We Reboot The Planet," will run from September 26 to November 10. continue reading »

Argentina, Spain Meet to Discuss Falklands, Gibraltar

Argentina, Spain Meet to Discuss Falklands, Gibraltar

The foreign ministers of Spain and Argentina met Thursday to discuss working together to resolve their countries' respective disputes with Britain over Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands. continue reading »

Ecuador’s Correa Sets Aside Chevron Controversy on Arrival in Argentina

Ecuador’s Correa Sets Aside Chevron Controversy on Arrival in Argentina

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa expressed his full support here Thursday for Argentine counterpart Cristina Fernandez despite her government's decision to partner with U.S. oil supermajor Chevron Corp, which has been locked in a long-running legal spat with Ecuadorian plaintiffs. continue reading »