Ruth Bader Ginsburg makes history again, lying in state at Capitol
Today 10:30 Late Supreme Court lay in state Friday at the US Capitol, the first woman so honoured in the United States. Trump set to announce nominee later today.
Today 10:30 Late Supreme Court lay in state Friday at the US Capitol, the first woman so honoured in the United States. Trump set to announce nominee later today.
Today 10:25 Putting out an Albiceleste XI for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers is an acute logistical and selection dilemma for Lionel Scaloni. But despite the difficulties, some of Argentina’s old-guard still can’t find a spot in the squad.
Today 10:19 While it may seem unlikely, a global pandemic can sometimes be an opportunity. This seems to be the case for Juan Guaidó.
Today 10:15 Will this relentless agitation unleash the kind of volatility that rattles the very standing of the government, less than a year after winning the elections?
Today 10:11 Hundreds of firefighters battled to put out forest fires throughout the country this week, with the worst outbreaks recorded in Córdoba Province.
Today 10:00 Proposed deal with China is a chance to boost Argentine exports, but environmentalists are strongly opposed to it.
Today 09:54 Data suggests savers are now choosing to hold the physical dollars versus keeping them at the bank, on concerns that more severe restrictions could be on the way.
Today 09:46 Staff at the Posadas Hospital, the biggest in Argentina, are feeling the strain as Covid-19 continues to spread.
Today 09:43 Frontline workers are bearing the brunt of Covid-19 in the northern province of Salta, with the deaths of two doctors and three police officers in the past week alone.
Today 09:35 Infamous human rights violator, guilty of multiple crimes against humanity dating back to 1976-1983 military dictatorship, granted house arrest by court, but previous rulings prevent him from leaving jail.
Today 09:29 Our pick of stories from the last seven days in Argentina
Today 09:22 More than superb ammunition for gossip columnists or an accident waiting to happen with the technological hazards of virtual sessions, this disgrace might well prove to be the match lighting a new “Begone with them all” powder-keg.
Today 09:17 More than 400 fatalities and 12,000 new cases confirmed Friday as total infections nears 700,000.
Today 09:13 There are at least two major elements to conducting public policy: the construction and execution of successful strategic plans and their communication, in order to generate the correct expectations.
Today 09:05 Frente de Todos lawmaker Juan Emilio Ameri dramatically suspended from Congress after kissing his partner’s breast during a remote videoconference session with fellow legislators. Hours later, he resigned his post.
Today 08:58 The desperate attempts that are being made to keep the dollar out of arm’s reach are bound to prove counterproductive; it is the government’s way of inadvertently warning people that, yet again, the economy is going under.
Today 08:53 The eviction of squatters at the Guernica encampment in Buenos Aires Province has been temporarily delayed – but the problems it poses and represents aren’t going away anytime soon.
Today 08:45 Following a week of difficult announcements, Central Bank chief Miguel Pesce sits down for a feature-length interview to explain the government’s logic in what he describes as “very arduous situation, aggravated by the action of speculators.” Nevertheless, Pesce remains optimistic over 2021 growth, lower inflation and export possibilities.
Yesterdat 12:36 Rio de Janeiro's world-famous carnival parades became the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic, as officials announced event's indefinite postponement for the first time in more than a century
Yesterdat 12:31 Volkswagen confirms it has signed a historic deal with the Brazilian state and federal prosecutors to pay US$6.4 million in compensation for its part in atrocities of military dictatorship.
Yesterdat 12:24 Lionel Messi bid an emotional farewell on Friday to Luis Suárez, the day after the Uruguayan striker had said tearful goodbyes to Barcelona after the club sent him to Atlético Madrid.
Yesterdat 12:18 Argentina’s tightening currency restrictions are wreaking havoc in everything from corporate debt to Netflix subscriptions. But there’s one unintended beneficiary: US soybean crushers.
Yesterdat 12:11 Global deaths from the coronavirus have almost reached the grim threshold of one million. Around one-third of fatalities were in Latin America, where countries with overstretched medical resources are preparing for a further onslaught.
Yesterdat 11:55 For all of Argentina’s assurances that a round of capital controls announced last week are only temporary, investors are making the opposite bet – and the evidence is there for all to see.
Yesterdat 01:37 Defence Minister Agustín Rossi and AFI trustee Cristina Caamaño say families of submarine's missing crew were subject to illegal espionage from intelligence services during Mauricio Macri administration.
24-09-2020 23:24 Salta lawmaker Juan Emilio Ameri was dramatically suspended from Congress on Thursday night after he kissing his partner’s breast during a remote videoconference session with fellow legislators.
24-09-2020 18:50 IMF says a mission team will visit Argentina at the start of next month, as talks over a new financing programme begin in earnest.
24-09-2020 15:13 As some relief finally arrives to countries across the region, Argentina is seeing cases spread to ill-prepared interior provinces and daily death records set on multiple days this week.
24-09-2020 14:22 No officers were charged for the killing of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman who was shot in her home in Louisville, Kentucky, causing another wave of protests in the United States over racial injustice.
23-09-2020 19:37 Joblessness rose to 13.1% in the second quarter of the year, INDEC reveals, revealed Wednesday, pushed higher by economic turmoil and the coronavirus pandemic.
23-09-2020 18:32 Paris Saint-Germain winger receives a four-match ban for spitting during game which saw five players red-carded and claims by Neymar of racial abuse.
23-09-2020 18:18 Bolivia's interim leader criticises Argentina for its "harbouring" of the country's former president Evo Morales, who she accuses of conspiring to foment unrest in her country.
23-09-2020 17:35 Rather than a national dispute between guerrillas and the state, violence in rural Colombia is now marked by a patchwork of local feuds between criminal groups who fight over drug routes, illegal mines and even gasoline smuggling routes.
23-09-2020 16:36 Less than a month after Argentina’s US$65-billion debt restructuring, bond prices show growing concern the government may struggle to pay its obligations.
23-09-2020 16:12 Brazil hits back at European reluctance to finalise EU-Mercosur trade deal, saying a French report on environmental concerns is motivated by "protectionist interests."
22-09-2020 22:40 President expresses support for multilateralism and challenges world leaders to use the health crisis as a moment of inflection to find solutions for other scourges as well.
22-09-2020 22:25 Argentina reported a daily high of 470 deaths from Covid-19 on Tuesday, the second straight day that a record number of fatalities has been recorded.
22-09-2020 22:12 Former president hospitalised for intestinal studies consisting of endoscopy for polyps in his colon. Doctor confirms procedure was scheduled beforehand and resulted in removal of "benign tumour."
22-09-2020 18:19 Forest fires ripped through Córdoba Province on Monday night, sparking dozens of evacuations and leaving at least two firefighters with severe burns.
22-09-2020 18:02 Mendoza set to become first provincial government to successfully reach a deal to restructure its own foreign debt, following in footsteps of national government.
22-09-2020 17:30 INDEC says economy posted sharpest quarterly contraction in recent history, though still narrowly beating economists’ forecasts.
22-09-2020 09:16 Police officers clashed with protesting nurses outside the Buenos Aires City Legislature on Monday, with a number of demonstrators walking away wounded.
22-09-2020 08:38 As environmental problems bruise Brazil's international image, bankers, business executives and even agribusiness firms are calling for a greener economy, adding to pressure on outspoken president.
22-09-2020 01:25 Sex workers demand right to return to work, denounce police violence and demand reopening of hotels, as group warns they face “situation of extreme vulnerability.”
21-09-2020 23:44 “We have a surplus of multilateral challenges and a deficit of multilateral solutions,” declares António Guterres, as UN secretary general leads celebrations marking organisation's 75th anniversary.
21-09-2020 23:26 Argentina reported a daily record of 429 deaths from Covid-19 on Monday, bringing the country’s fatalities to 13,482.
21-09-2020 19:28 Savers are finding it impossible to buy dollars through official channels as banks struggle to adjust to rule changes that tightened restrictions.
21-09-2020 17:11 Argentina’s new dollar bonds have plunged back into distressed territory just two weeks after the nation restructured almost US$65 billion in debt.
21-09-2020 16:11 US president says he expects to announce pick for the Supreme Court by week’s end, before Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is buried.
21-09-2020 09:02 England is on track for about 50,000 coronavirus cases a day by mid-October and a surging death toll unless the public gets serious about preventive action, top UK advisors warn.
21-09-2020 08:49 Martín Vizcarra easily survives an impeachment vote after opposition lawmakers failed to amass enough support to oust the Peruvian leader struggling with one of the world’s worst coronavirus outbreaks.
21-09-2020 08:22 EU commissioner admits not all EU nations "are aligned" on trade deal with Mercosur nations, as fears historic accord could hurt the Amazon grow.
20-09-2020 22:30 Rallies take place in cities across Argentina for a second consecutive Saturday, as demonstrators express anger at coronavirus lockdown, currency controls, controversial transfer of judges and judicial reform bill.
20-09-2020 21:57 In Latin America’s big cities, as in other places around the globe, it almost feels like the virus never happened.
19-09-2020 10:25 Opposition walks out of Senate vote to decide fate of magistrates promoted during Macri presidency, accusing government of seeking impunity for Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.
19-09-2020 10:19 Ex-Trump aide wins vote to become new president of the Inter-American Development bank, making him first non-Latin American head of institution.
19-09-2020 10:13 Former president returns to prominence with scathing La Nación column. Sources close to the PRO leader describe his view of Cristina, Alberto and the opposition coalition.
19-09-2020 10:01 Argentina has long been in the hands of individuals who reach power by attributing the country’s woes to the stupidity of their political rivals, but who once in office do not have the slightest idea of how to improve matters.
19-09-2020 09:59 Ruth Bader Ginsburg's untimely death cast an immediate spotlight on the crucial high court vacancy, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell quickly vowing to bring to a vote whoever US President Donald Trump nominates.
19-09-2020 09:51 Argentina’s exasperating affair with the dollar is a recurring issue.
19-09-2020 09:44 Cristina’s old agenda – the one that expired in 2015 with her last presidential mandate – appears to be back on the table.
19-09-2020 09:40 Coca leaves grown in Bolivia can be sold for 10 times its value in Argentina, and with borders closed, the shortage in supply has lead to surge in smuggling.
19-09-2020 09:33 Yolanda Gugliotti, 109, and Francisca Arguello de Samame, 101, were both given the all-clear this week after being infected with Covid-19.
19-09-2020 09:26 Government’s economic team split on latest crackdown, as well as how long new rules should remain in place.
19-09-2020 09:18 Stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
19-09-2020 09:11 The intensified capital controls so rattling market confidence may have been a hasty improvisation but were in no way on the spur of the moment – on the contrary, they stem from months of procrastination and denial.
19-09-2020 09:06 Trangender workers praise Argentina’s job quota inclusion policy, saying it’s a step towards acceptance for a much discriminated against community.
19-09-2020 08:59 Professor, advocate, author and communications specialist Virginia García Beaudoux has been studying sexism in politics since the late 1990s. In an interview with the Times, she discusses female leadership, diversity, prejudice and more.
19-09-2020 08:47 Business decisions by Falabella and Glovo grab the headlines and spark speculation, with the former announcing it will shutter four stores and the latter selling off all its Latin America operations.
19-09-2020 08:33 Government warns citizens not to relax as infections reach 613,000. Buenos Aires City to relax some measures as surge in cases draws attention to inland provinces.
19-09-2020 08:25 Economists question wisdom of new Central Bank measures, which hit small savers as well as companies. Blue dollar closes week at more than 140 per greenback.
18-09-2020 21:07 Champion of women's rights and United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died from complications of pancreatic cancer, according to the court.
18-09-2020 15:15 Clinical studies of a hyperimmune equine serum to combat Covid-19 are being carried out on patients in 18 hospitals in Argentina.
18-09-2020 14:15 Pope Francis gives blessing to new Vatican think tank that seeks to prevent the Mafia and organised crime groups from exploiting the image of the Virgin Mary for their own illicit ends.
18-09-2020 13:24 Argentine number 9 signs for David Beckham's Major League Soccer outfit Inter Miami, day after departing Juventus.
18-09-2020 11:05 More than 1,500 people protested in Buenos Aires on Thursday, calling for the government to prevent the eviction of land occupied by poverty-stricken families and homeless individuals.
18-09-2020 10:44 Chile's environmental court issues final order to close Canadian company Barrick Gold's huge Pascua Lama mining project, on hold since 2013 over environmental concerns.
18-09-2020 10:38 France opposed to free-trade deal in its current form due to "major" concerns about deforestation in the region, the government said on Friday.
17-09-2020 23:52 All five of Argentina's Copa Libertadores participants were back in action in the continental competition this week, dusting off the cobwebs after the extended, seemingly endless absence forced upon them by the coronavirus pandemic.
17-09-2020 19:34 Government plans to broaden bill imposing taxes on the rich in order to reach non-residents and their investments in Argentine companies, according to lawmaker Carlos Heller.
17-09-2020 19:21 In wake of Senate vote boycotted by opposition, president signs three decrees to annul transfers of three judges involved in corruption cases against Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.
17-09-2020 16:43 When the 70th FIFA Congress meets on Friday, one issue will very much be on members’ minds – how to find time in the football calendar for hundreds of qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup.
17-09-2020 16:19 Argentina's economic team split on latest crackdown, as well as how long new rules should remain in place.
17-09-2020 03:12 More than 30 NGOs join forces, sending open letter to French leader Emmanuel Macron asking him to "bury" EU-Mercosur trade deal over environmental concerns.
16-09-2020 23:39 Former economy minister Luis Arce polling at 29.2% ahead of October election, well ahead of his nearest rival, former president Carlos Mesa, who polled at 19% in most recent poll.
16-09-2020 23:27 Corporate bonds from Argentina posted their biggest decline in six months on Wednesday as a new round of capital controls and government restrictions on access to dollars threatened to provoke a wave of defaults.
16-09-2020 23:23 Argentine bonds fell Wednesday after the government expanded restrictions on foreign exchange in an attempt to hold onto US dollars as reserves dwindle.
16-09-2020 18:24 Consumer prices in Argentina increased 2.7% in August and have risen 18.9% since the turn of the year.
16-09-2020 15:54 Japan's Parliament elected Yoshihide Suga as prime minister Wednesday, replacing long-serving leader Shinzo Abe with his right-hand man.
16-09-2020 15:35 OECD upgrades the global outlook, but makes huge downward revisions to a number of emerging markets. India, Argentina, Mexico and South Africa will suffer more than predicted in June, it says.
16-09-2020 15:25 Independent experts for UN's top human rights body accuse Maduro administration of torture and killings, claiming security forces have used techniques like electric shocks, genital mutilation and asphyxiation against detainees.
16-09-2020 15:19 Six months after it was stopped by the coronavirus pandemic, the Copa Libertadores restarted on Tuesday with teams at different levels of readiness.
16-09-2020 10:29 Central Bank tightens conditions for the purchase of foreign currency, to prevent hoarding, preserve reserves and discourage demand for US dollars.
16-09-2020 01:17 Government's budget bill forecast for 2021: economic growth of 5.5%, primary fiscal deficit of 4.5%, inflation at 29% and 102 pesos per dollar.
16-09-2020 00:33 Tensions rise again in Buenos Aires Province as demonstrators clash with police in Gregorio de Laferrere. Protesters demand justice after six-year-old boy is run over in illegal drag race.
15-09-2020 18:16 Argentina is looking for new markets for its products in a world sunk in recession. The goal: to raise annual exports from US$65 to US$100 billion, according to government official Jorge Neme.
15-09-2020 15:29 Countries are set to miss all of the targets they set themselves a decade ago to preserve nature and save Earth's vital biodiversity, the United Nations said Tuesday.
15-09-2020 15:19 Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday asked the Senate for a referendum on whether to prosecute five of his predecessors over allegations including corruption.
15-09-2020 14:36 Argentine superstar's career earnings of over US$1 billion places the six-time Ballon d'Or winner in a group of mega-wealthy sports figures containing just Tiger Woods, Floyd Mayweather and his great rival on the pitch, Cristiano Ronaldo.