‘Exceeded all expectations’ – Authorities hail 2022 National Census
Yesterdat 23:54 More than 23.8 million people complete once-in-a-decade survey online, reveals official; 2022 census the first to include new questions on gender and ethnicity.
Yesterdat 23:54 More than 23.8 million people complete once-in-a-decade survey online, reveals official; 2022 census the first to include new questions on gender and ethnicity.
Yesterdat 17:59 The campaign team of leftist Gustavo Petro on Monday demanded an "immediate" audit of vote-counting software, less than two weeks before the first election round.
Yesterdat 17:24 Guatemala's President Alejandro Giammattei said he will skip next month's Summit of the Americas after Washington sanctioned his top prosecutor over allegations of corruption.
Yesterdat 17:07 Nine out of every ten households in urban conglomerations in Argentina have access to the Internet, a new report has revealed.
Yesterdat 17:06 Military patrols resume in Chile's southern Araucanía region as a response to mounting violence linked to territorial claims by the Mapuche Indigenous group.
Yesterdat 16:52 A 21-year-old Russian soldier on Wednesday pleaded guilty to the murder of a Ukrainian civilian, as Kyiv began its first war crimes trial after nearly three months of war.
Yesterdat 16:34 Pan-American Health Organisation warns that Covid-19 cases are rising in the Americas, driven by increasing infections in the United States, which reported over 605,000 new cases last week.
17-05-2022 20:45 Alberto Fernández on Tuesday attended a conciliatory court hearing with PRO chair Patricia Bullrich; President is suing former security minister for her allegations government officials asked for bribe when buying Covid-19 vaccine purchases.
17-05-2022 17:01 Multiple reports emerge that Argentine superstar is set to sign deal that would see him move to Inter Miami after his spell with Paris St Germain in a transfer that would see him acquire 35% of MLS club.
17-05-2022 15:57 Official data revealed six percent inflation for April; Once chapter of raising public utility rates is closed, International Monetary Fund will focus on nation’s deficient accumulation of reserves.
17-05-2022 14:13 Chilean President Gabriel Boric's government decrees re-militarisation of troubled southern region of La Araucanía, in the face of mounting violence linked to territorial claims by Mapuche indigenous groups.
17-05-2022 13:41 The spectre of assassination is haunting the electoral campaign in which the left has a real chance of taking power for the first time, in a country that has a history of political careers ending in a hail of bullets.
17-05-2022 13:21 The United States said Monday it is easing restrictions imposed during former president Donald Trump's administration on travel to Cuba and on the sending of family remittances between the US and the island.
17-05-2022 13:02 Venezuela's main opposition announces primaries in 2023 to elect a single candidate to stand against incumbent Nicolás Maduro in the country's next presidential election, scheduled for 2024.
17-05-2022 12:24 This year's Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires welcomed 1,324,500 visitors, making it the most successful event in its history. Among the most popular activities were those led by Florencia Bonelli, Camila Sosa Villada, Mario Vargas Llosa, and Javier Milei, among others.
17-05-2022 12:12 Health Minister Carla Vizzotti warns Argentina is facing a "fourth wave" of the Covid-19 pandemic, following a 92% jump in infections from the previous week; "No new closures" planned, says official.
17-05-2022 10:45 After a century operating as non-profit associations, Brazilian clubs have started transforming their business models.
16-05-2022 17:34 Experts warn that cases of syphilis and herpes simplex are on the rise in Argentina, especially among the youth.
16-05-2022 17:27 Raúl Prado and Aidana Hernández have now joined thousands of other young well-educated people in fleeing the island nation, where an economic crisis has helped erode hope.
16-05-2022 16:53 Colombia's last recognised rebel group, the Marxist National Liberation Army (ELN), on Monday announced a 10-day ceasefire to allow presidential elections to pass off peacefully.
16-05-2022 16:42 Portuguese footballer Rafael Ramos, a defender for Brazilian side Corinthians, was arrested after the club's match with Internacional for allegedly using a racial slur against a rival player, the team said Sunday.
16-05-2022 16:29 Emmanuel Macron names Elisabeth Borne as prime minister, the first woman to head the French government in over 30 years, following outgoing premier Jean Castex's resignation.
16-05-2022 16:28 Sweden and Finland are poised to give up decades of military non-alignment over fears they could be next in line following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine on February 24.
14-05-2022 09:18 Former deputy Buenos Aires provincial police chief Miguel Etchecolatz was given ninth life sentence for crimes against humanity on Friday.
14-05-2022 00:01 As well as objecting stridently to Alberto’s willingness to come to terms with the International Monetary Fund, Cristina and her supporters are trying to undermine what authority he has by insidiously questioning his government’s right to exist at all.
14-05-2022 00:01 Far from leaving his problems at home, while in Europe President Fernández took them on with a vigour almost never seen when staring him in the face at home.
14-05-2022 00:01 Today’s anniversary is nowhere in the current agenda with plenty of issues to absorb our attention, yet stopping to recall the Menem years would not go amiss.
14-05-2022 00:01 A paradigm shift for Argentina, global geopolitics, and cryptocurrencies.
13-05-2022 16:51 Traditional Mercado de Liniers cattle market, in the heart of Buenos Aires, finally closes its doors ahead of its move to Cañuelas.
13-05-2022 16:14 Banks have latched on to a lucrative trade that produces all-but-guaranteed profits while also allowing local corporations to sell dollar bonds paying coupons as low as zero percent.
13-05-2022 14:26 Elon Musk said on Friday he was putting a temporary halt on his much-anticipated deal to buy Twitter, sending shares in the social media giant plunging.
13-05-2022 13:47 A journalist who was shot near May Day protests in the Chilean capital Santiago died on Thursday, a hospital official said, as the country's president promised there would be no "impunity" in the case.
13-05-2022 12:21 Former senator and education minister Esteban Bullrich on being diagnosed with ALS, faith and why Argentina must overcome the ‘grieta’ rift that dominates the country’s politics.
13-05-2022 11:29 Notable news that drew our attention over the past week in Argentina.
13-05-2022 11:23 Bogdan Holovchak, 37, fled his homeland on the recommendation of the authorities. Now in safety in Posadas, he says he’s looking forward to once again “being a part of society.”
13-05-2022 10:45 President Alberto Fernández ends his brief tour of Europe with a warm meeting with France’s newly re-elected leader Emmanuel Macron. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and global fall-out tops the agenda.
13-05-2022 07:00 President Jair Bolsonaro's wife, First Lady Michelle, is emerging as a powerful weapon in his campaign, as he is unpopular with a demographic that makes up more than half the electorate — women.
13-05-2022 00:06 Challenging critical Kirchnerite voices, sources close to the Presidency said this week that any public official that opposes rises in utility prices “will not be able to continue in the government.”
12-05-2022 23:52 Tens of thousands of demonstrators from across the country descend on Buenos Aires for a massive rally, sparking traffic chaos in the capital.
12-05-2022 23:44 Price increases totalled 23.1% in the first quarter, with prices hiked 58% over the last 12 months, according to official data.
12-05-2022 20:19 Central Bank to raise interest rates for the fifth time this year in a bid to keep up with rising inflation.
12-05-2022 17:32 President confirms attendance in Los Angeles next month, but backs Mexican leader Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s demand that Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela be invited.
12-05-2022 16:00 President shows off his independent streak during tour of Spain, Germany and France as he criticises vice-president’s “partial view” of challenges facing Argentina.
12-05-2022 13:47 New documentary film exploring 1997 murder of José Luis Cabezas set to arrive on Netflix next week. Director Alejandro Hartmann and producer Vanessa Ragone discuss details of its production and its premiere at BAFICI.
12-05-2022 12:53 Colombia is the only major country in Latin America that’s never had a leftist leader, and polls suggest it’s about to get one in Gustavo Petro. That’s raising the campaign temperature in a country with a history of political violence.
12-05-2022 12:31 Sports minister of Australia's state of Victoria reacts with anger after Argentina pulls out of a highly anticipated friendly against rivals Brazil in Melbourne.
12-05-2022 00:47 North Korea confirmed its first-ever Covid cases on Thursday and declared a "serious emergency," with leader Kim Jong Un ordering lockdowns across the country.
12-05-2022 00:43 Nice condemn "in the strongest possible sense" chant sang by supporters mocking Emiliano Sala, the Argentine footballer who died in a 2019 plane crash.
12-05-2022 00:38 Plenty of stories in the Copa de la Liga Profesional quarter-finals – none more so than Tigre's shock victory over River Plate in front of a bemused Monumental.
11-05-2022 23:35 Government turns to capital-control loopholes and tax breaks, eyeing export boost as neighbours look to raise mine taxes.
11-05-2022 16:18 Brazil's inflation rate hit a 26-year high for the month of April, the government said Wednesday, as spiralling prices continued to defy the central bank's push to rein them in.
11-05-2022 15:59 Peronist leader, speaking in Berlin, says Russia should remain in the G20 and that sanctions on the country over Ukraine war are having “negative repercussions for Argentina and the world.”
11-05-2022 13:18 Apple on Tuesday put out word it is no longer making iPods, the trend-setting MP3 players that transformed how people get music and gave rise to the iPhone.
11-05-2022 12:50 Artist and designer Pablo Temes to present 26 artworks that cast his unique eye over Buenos Aires and Manhattan. Exhibition opens at the Museo Benito Quinquela Martín this Saturday and runs until June 26.
11-05-2022 01:19 Argentina’s economy minister addresses coalition tensions and inflation at AmCham summit; Opposition leaders Horacio Rodríguez Larreta and Patricia Bullrich pitch their visions to business leaders.
10-05-2022 17:26 Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday that he would skip the June Summit of the Americas if Biden's administration excludes Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela from the talks.
10-05-2022 17:03 Three decades after cartel boss Pablo Escobar was shot dead by police on a rooftop in Medellín, the very city he had sought to uplift with drug money is being ravaged by it, having become the epicentre of the domestic drug trade.
10-05-2022 16:33 Argentina intends to sell gas to Europe in the coming years and Spain could be its gateway, President Alberto Fernández tells Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez in Madrid.
10-05-2022 15:29 Next Wednesday, May 18, Argentina will all but shut down as tens of thousands of census workers get to work surveying the national population. This year’s mammoth undertaking is different to that of 12 years ago, though – for the first time, citizens and residents have been asked to fill out their details online in advance.
10-05-2022 09:56 Biden administration working on a proposal to bolster economies in Latin America and strengthen ties ahead of upcoming Summit of the Americas.
10-05-2022 02:06 Nine African heads of states attend opening session of the UN's COP15 talks to fight desertification and land degradation.
10-05-2022 01:53 There is an even chance that global temperatures will temporarily breach the benchmark of 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels in one of the next five years, the United Nations warned Tuesday.
09-05-2022 18:30 Under Venezuela's restricted media ecosystem, major media outlets are forced to take protective measures like creating an internal 'VAR,' a form of self-censorship so named in reference to the video assistant referees who often overturn major football decisions.
09-05-2022 17:50 Five Ukrainian refugees travelling on humanitarian visas arrived in Buenos Aires on Saturday night, local media reports.
09-05-2022 15:59 Capping a lifetime of dramatic twists of fate, 76-year-old leftist icon Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is seeking his unlikeliest turnaround yet: a presidential comeback.
09-05-2022 15:51 Former Brazil president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva launches his campaign for a new presidential term, slamming the "irresponsible and criminal" administration of incumbent Jair Bolsonaro.
09-05-2022 15:39 Argentina’s president flies to the Spanish city of Madrid on Monday ahead of meeting with Spanish leader Pedro Sánchez. Tour also includes a two-day stopover in Germany and possible meeting with Emmanuel Macron in Paris.
09-05-2022 14:46 A young French woman died Sunday in Buenos Aires while undergoing surgery after being hit by a taxi whose driver suffered a stroke and a heart attack. Two others were injured in the accident, which happened midday Saturday in Palermo.
09-05-2022 13:42 The Spanish-Peruvian Nobel Prize winner launched a short story contest Friday at the Feria del Libro de Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires Book Fair). The first edition of the award will be presented in a year’s time at the next Feria del Libro.
09-05-2022 13:01 FIFA confirms abandoned 2022 World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina will be replayed, after rejecting appeals from both national federations.
07-05-2022 00:30 A selection of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
07-05-2022 00:23 Blame lies not only with a self-destructive government whose two wings are more interested in flapping against each other than in taking flight but also with a distinct lack of clear, constructive and convincing alternatives from any other political sector.
07-05-2022 00:19 There’s a civil war raging between President Alberto Fernández and his second-in-command, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner – and said conflict is tearing the ruling coalition apart at the seams.
07-05-2022 00:16 Why the outspoken liberal economist is growing at the expense of traditional politicians. Social network populism, hatred towards the state and a not-so discreet charm. The hidden keys of his biography.
07-05-2022 00:13 After a week of tensions and internal criticism, Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner dismisses reports of a rift in the ruling coalition but picks holes in government’s economic plan.
07-05-2022 00:08 Cristina Fernández de Kirchner lambasted her own government’s management of the economy Friday, fuelling already high tensions with President Alberto Fernández.
07-05-2022 00:02 Much as many dislike the idea, elected politicians have to take full responsibility for managing the country’s economy.
07-05-2022 00:01 Some local pollsters and overseas media already tip Javier Milei as a presidential dark horse, but does his support extend beyond an echo chamber for anti-system politics?
06-05-2022 18:10 The Centre for Latin American Migration Studies (CEMLA) has created a database spanning 160 years, helping Argentines discover how their ancestors arrived in the country.
06-05-2022 16:01 The Ministry of Health reported Friday that these are isolated and unconnected cases. It also confirmed that "this is not an outbreak" since similar cases are reported every year.
06-05-2022 15:48 Soybean harvest will be smaller than last year, but it will bring in record prices as a result of Russia's attack on Ukraine. Agro-industrial exports could reach as high as US$41 billion this year, according to experts.
06-05-2022 11:18 Historically aligned to a succession of right-wing governments, Colombia's top military echelon breaks a long-standing rule of political neutrality to lash out against Gustavo Petro, former guerrilla fighter and a perceived leftist threat.
06-05-2022 10:45 Venezuela is now trying to re-energise its own currency, the bolívar, which has been crippled by devaluation in recent years.
06-05-2022 09:55 Two teams in each group are assured of their place already in the play-offs, while the remaining challengers must wait until Saturday or Sunday evening to find out whether they will be joining them in next week’s quarter-finals.
06-05-2022 09:27 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative party lost control of key councils in London, according to partial results from local and regional elections on Friday.
06-05-2022 09:08 Latin American e-commerce retailer grew its revenue more than forecast in the first quarter; Company plans to invest some US$10 billion across the region this year.
06-05-2022 08:39 Central Bank bans financial institutions from offering clients any operations involving unregulated digital assets, effectively banning engagement with cryptocurrencies.
06-05-2022 00:23 Decades of unsustainable agriculture have depleted soils worldwide and accelerated both global warming and species loss, says UN official Ibrahim Thiaw.
06-05-2022 00:01 Rosario-born economist and national deputy Luciano Laspina on Javier Milei, the Mauricio Macri government and the reforms Argentina needs to undertake.
05-05-2022 23:24 Senior government official in Washington says United States is working with Argentina on quest for justice over 1994 AMIA terror attack.
05-05-2022 16:49 Santiago de Chile and Montevideo top ranking of most expensive cities for real estate in Latin America, according to a new survey.
05-05-2022 13:51 With the US Supreme Court poised to roll back half a century of abortion rights, activists fear conservatives will set their sights on other constitutional freedoms like same sex unions.
04-05-2022 21:40 Former national senator and governor of Tucumán Province José Alperovich formally indicted by courts for alleged sexual abuse and rape. Complaint made by his niece and ex-personal assistant.
04-05-2022 21:13 Brazil's Central Bank raises key interest rate for the 10th straight time, trying to tame surging inflation that has proved tough to slow for policy makers.
04-05-2022 21:11 Brazilian presidential front-runner Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva tells 'Time' magazine that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin bear equal responsibility for the war in Ukraine.
04-05-2022 16:36 Acquittal covers denunciations of the “cartelisation of public works” branch of ‘Cuadernos’ graft case; Vice-president remains on trial for core part of this case, as well as others stemming from the suspected payment of bribes during her government.
04-05-2022 16:33 Google publishes list of destinations Argentines are searching for, with Madrid taking first place in the ranking.
04-05-2022 16:03 Unregulated online content has spread disinformation and propaganda that have amplified political divisions worldwide, fanned international tensions and even contributed to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, media watchdog Reporters Without Borders warns.
04-05-2022 16:02 An environmental monitor said Tuesday that President Jair Bolsonaro's government has responded to less than three percent of deforestation alerts, a sign that "impunity reigns" in the destruction of Brazil's forests.