Man goes on trial in UK over plane crash death of footballer Emiliano Sala
Today 08:58 David Henderson stands trial for charges in connection with the death of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala in a light aircraft crash in 2019.
Today 08:58 David Henderson stands trial for charges in connection with the death of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala in a light aircraft crash in 2019.
Yesterdat 21:21 Venezuela's opposition calls on President Nicolás Maduro's government to resume talks to resolve their differences, after the ruling party withdrew from the latest round over extradition of Alex Saab.
16-10-2021 09:00 Commercial mining of the deep seafloor is not yet happening, but momentum is building. In response, a growing number of experts are sounding the alarm about a variety of environmental, food security, financial, and biodiversity concerns.
16-10-2021 00:01 The Frente de Todos coalition is failing to come up with any new answers now that reality is finally starting to bite.
16-10-2021 00:01 Streamlining Congress would establish criteria of austerity, meritocracy and transparency in the use of human resources, but has not been considered for the past two decades.
16-10-2021 00:01 The holes in price controls are an all too familiar story in Argentina. All sorts of routes for bypassing them, but the ultimate problem confounding price controls is that even their success against all the odds also contains the seeds of failure.
16-10-2021 00:01 In the eyes of a growing proportion of the country, Cristina, Alberto, Aníbal and the rest of them represent the very worst of a self-serving political elite whose members are more interested in their own personal welfare than anything else.
16-10-2021 00:01 Whether on purpose or not, the pan-Peronist coalition led by Alberto Fernández and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is trying to drag the conversation away from the economic failures during their tenure in an attempt to claw back votes.
16-10-2021 00:01 A selection of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
15-10-2021 20:44 Following reports any deal won’t be sealed until 2022, president tells business leaders that Argentina will repay IMF debt once it is “back on its own two feet again.”
15-10-2021 20:33 Argentina and Paraguay agree to review Mercosur’s Common External Tariff – an issue that has sparked tensions within the trade bloc.
15-10-2021 18:24 President Alberto Fernández, Economy Minister Martín Guzmán and Pope Francis among the names addressing 57th IDEA colloquium.
15-10-2021 16:56 Fernández administration wants to boost the state's role in lithium extraction and electromobility, but conflicts with local communities remain.
15-10-2021 16:38 YPF President Pablo González has confirmed that the state energy company will enter the local lithium market via a new subsidiary, the recently created YPF Litio SA.
15-10-2021 15:59 Coronavirus infections and fatalities are down in Argentina and intensive care units are getting emptier. Yet the darkest days of the Covid-19 pandemic are indelible memories for doctors, nurses and recovered patients.
15-10-2021 12:32 Courts in Salta Province order police raids on 18 properties linked to Salvador Mazza Mayor Rubén Méndez, confiscating more than US$850,000 in cash, weapons and imported luxury cars.
15-10-2021 12:18 British MP David Amess dies after being stabbed "multiple times" by an attacker during an event in his local constituency in Leigh-on-Sea in Essex, southeast England.
15-10-2021 01:05 Consumer prices have risen 37% so far this year and 52.5% over last 12 months, according to new data from INDEC national statistics bureau.
15-10-2021 00:37 If this Argentina team has one great virtue, and there are plenty to choose from, it is the unshakeable self-belief that courses through its veins.
14-10-2021 23:52 Argentina took their unbeaten run to 25 matches and moved a step closer to qualifying for the World Cup with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Peru on Thursday.
14-10-2021 22:39 Mexico plans to move towards a state monopoly in the exploration and mining of lithium, a vital material in the production of electric car batteries, the government said Friday.
14-10-2021 22:34 Chile is offering new contracts to tap the world’s biggest reserves of lithium in a effort to reclaim market share as demand for the battery metal surges.
14-10-2021 17:39 Consumer prices in Argentina climbed more than expected last month, prompting President Alberto Fernández to expand unconventional price controls.
14-10-2021 17:12 Government reaches agreement with retailers and business leaders to freeze prices of more than 1,200 household goods for 90 days – latest attempt to win back voters and tackle runaway inflation.
14-10-2021 16:12 A weather-roiling La Niña appears to have emerged across the equatorial Pacific, setting the stage for worsening droughts in California and South America and greater risks for the world’s already strained energy and food supplies.
14-10-2021 16:05 The United States returned to the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday, three-and-a-half years after a dramatic walk-out; Argentina also elected to body.
14-10-2021 12:53 Unsurprisingly, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has confirmed he will not be vaccinated against Covid-19.
14-10-2021 12:51 Chile's opposition on Wednesday moved to impeach President Sebastián Piñera for the controversial sale of a mining company through a firm owned by his children, which appeared in the Pandora Papers leaks.
14-10-2021 12:41 Farmers oppose imposition of new registration requirements for maize exports; Record 60.5 million tones forecast for 2020-2021 harvest.
14-10-2021 11:52 São Paulo have sacked former Argentina national team striker Hernan Crespo from his role as coach following a string of poor results.
13-10-2021 15:44 Government aims to extend Precios Cuidados price control programme to approximately 900 household goods in its latest attempt to recover ground with voters.
13-10-2021 13:02 President Alberto Fernández reportedly tells a group of eight top businessmen that a deal with the IMF won’t happen until 2022 at the earliest.
13-10-2021 12:40 IMF's executive board had reservations in September about offering relief for surcharges, but a final decision was not made.
13-10-2021 11:25 Aníbal Fernández under fire after clashing with Cristian Dzwonik, a.k.a. Nik; Security minister downplays the message he sent to well-known satirical cartoonist identifying daughters' school.
13-10-2021 09:28 People in Ologá are facing a serious problem due to the lack of education, although it is far from being their main trouble since, for a long time now, they have also been suffering from lack of electricity, water, and domestic gas.
13-10-2021 09:16 Iconic statue that towers over Rio de Janeiro celebrates its 90th birthday with a Mass, new song and a new bottle of booze.
13-10-2021 09:11 Sebastián Piñera declares a state of emergency and deploys troops to two southern regions, after clashes break out between Mapuche protesters and security forces.
12-10-2021 16:28 Human Rights Secretariat to launch strategic plan to accelerate crimes against humanity, aiming for four of five hearings a week. Cases involving elderly victims to be prioritised.
12-10-2021 14:57 Chile's Constitutional Convention had already begun to draft a new constitution, but Mapuche leaders doubt that it will resolve the community's historic demands for land and self-determination.
12-10-2021 14:04 International Monetary Fund improves 2021 growth forecast for Argentina to 7.5%, rise of 1.1 points.
12-10-2021 11:48 Kristalina Georgieva will remain as head of the International Monetary Fund after the lender’s board reviewed accusations that she improperly influenced a World Bank ranking of China’s business climate.
11-10-2021 21:34 For Osmair Candido, who has worked as a gravedigger for the past 30 years, the pandemic was worse than a nightmare, an ordeal the Brazilian overcame only with the help of a few old friends – Kierkegaard, Kant and Nietzsche.
11-10-2021 18:00 The International Monetary Fund’s board of directors turned down a request by Argentina to discuss relief on the commissions the country pays for its record loan.
11-10-2021 09:15 Ecuador's legislature votes to open investigation into whether Guillermo Lasso broke the law by keeping assets in tax havens.
11-10-2021 09:10 Albiceleste secure 3-0 win in the Clásico Rioplatense; Victory, secured by goals from Messi, De Paul and Martínez, leaves unbeaten Argentina in second in World Cup qualifying table behind Brazil.
10-10-2021 10:41 Juntos por el Cambio prioritises five senatorial seats in upcoming midterms, part of a bid to strip Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner of her majority in the Senate; A look at the candidates on tour, the key battlegrounds and strategic aims for the opposition coalition.
10-10-2021 09:30 In late December, the Mercado de Liniers, a sprawling open-air cattle market built in 1901, is slated to hold its final auction in front of what is certain to be a teary-eyed crowd.
09-10-2021 12:58 After 103 years of history, The American Club of Buenos Aires is finally closing its doors. Hit hard by the pandemic-related closure imposed upon it, the iconic institution has been finally forced into bankruptcy.
09-10-2021 12:52 Removal from the "red list" means passengers will no longer be required to enter hotel quarantine. Instead, those required to enter lockdown can spend their 10-day period at a home or private residences.
09-10-2021 12:49 A selection of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
09-10-2021 12:46 Fresh from an impressive political debut in the recent PASO primaries, neuroscientist Facundo Manes discusses his run for national deputy, the ‘new’ Radicalism and differences within the opposition coalition.
09-10-2021 12:40 Supreme Court justice resigns from nation’s highest tribunal in letter to President Alberto Fernández. Highton de Nolasco, who was sworn in back in 2004, will leave her post on November 1.
09-10-2021 12:36 President Fernández must now choose a new Supreme Court justice. In the Senate, the numbers are not there – and the situation could get worse after December 10.
09-10-2021 12:27 Judges dismiss case against former president regarding alleged cover-up of Iran's possible role in the 1994 bombing of AMIA Jewish community centre. Carlos Zannini, Oscar Parrilli and the late Héctor Timerman also cleared.
09-10-2021 12:23 Argentine expatriates in Paris are delighted to see their fellow countryman playing for PSG, with many hailing the Rosario-born star's impact.
09-10-2021 12:16 Unfashionable as this opinion might be, Argentine justice is showing various signs of a robust independence from outside pressures in exceptionally volatile political times.
09-10-2021 12:12 Everybody hails the importance of exports. Imports have no such luck.
09-10-2021 11:57 The technocrats in charge of the World Bank, the IMF and the like really want Argentina should be doing their best to scare the living daylights out of Alberto Fernández and his crew by warning them that at any moment the entire economy would go under, taking them with it.
09-10-2021 11:55 Facebook, Google, Amazon, and the largest technology companies out there, most of them headquartered in Silicon Valley but registered in tax havens like Ireland, have long bent the rules in order to innovate, but also to their own benefit.
08-10-2021 19:46 Brazil on Friday surpassed 600,000 deaths from Covid-19. The country of 213 million has also recorded more than 21.5 million cases of the deadly virus.
08-10-2021 19:43 Brazil and Argentina agree to reduce Mercosur's common external tariff by 10% "on a very broad universe of products."
08-10-2021 17:03 Argentina’s famed vineyards are struggling to find wine bottles amid a global shortage of glass, in the latest example of supply backlogs hitting local production.
08-10-2021 03:22 Judges dismiss case against former president and several other officials regarding alleged cover-up of Iran's possible role in the 1994 bombing of AMIA Jewish community centre.
08-10-2021 00:03 After Italy's defeat to Spain on Wednesday the Albiceleste became the national team with the longest unbeaten record in the world, having last gone down at the 2019 Copa América to Brazil.
07-10-2021 23:49 Single point maintain Albiceleste's unbeaten run in qualifying and solidifies their second place in the single qualifying table behind runaway leaders Brazil, who saw off a scare against Venezuela in Caracas.
07-10-2021 23:15 Former president Mauricio Macri skips court hearing related to alleged spying on relatives of 44 crew-members who died in the ARA San Juan submarine tragedy.
07-10-2021 21:41 Economy Ministry announces it will offer new Treasury liquidity bills called Lelites.
07-10-2021 08:44 After 18 months of being locked up by coronavirus pandemic restrictions, Brazil's largest city is breathing again, thanks in part to open air coworking spaces. Rooftops and terraces made out to look like a beach have sprung up all over – and they are no longer the domaine of just internet start-ups.
07-10-2021 08:23 Lithium is having a moment -- and record prices won’t deter the flurry of deals for the key battery metal.
06-10-2021 22:03 Former president will miss Thursday's hearing about alleged spying on relatives of the 44 crew-members who died in the sinking of the ARA San Juan submarine.
06-10-2021 21:22 World Bank official plays down risk of hyperinflation in Argentina and says new agreement with International Monetary Fund regarding multi-billion-dollar debt will further reduce possibility.
06-10-2021 21:10 President Pedro Castillo announced on October 6 the resignation of his prime minister and his entire cabinet, two months after taking office, in a surprise message to Peru broadcast on state television.
06-10-2021 14:51 Forest fires continued to rage in the northern part of Córdoba Province on Tuesday, leaving destruction in their wake but thankfully no deaths or injuries.
06-10-2021 14:12 Argentina’s civil aviation agency announces that from October 19, Covid-19 limits on incoming passengers arriving from abroad by air will be scrapped.
06-10-2021 13:01 Opposition lawmakers in Chile said Tuesday they will present a parliamentary charge that could lead to the removal of President Sebastian Piñera following allegations related to the Pandora Papers leak.
06-10-2021 10:21 Prices in Argentina probably rose at a faster pace in September after slowing over the previous five months, economists expect.
06-10-2021 09:51 Twenty-four of Venezuela's top football players denounce alleged sexual abuse by their former coach Kenneth Zseremeta, whom they describe as a "monster" in a statement posted on social media.
06-10-2021 09:35 The Pandora Papers leak is the latest – and biggest – to shine a light on tax evasion of the rich and powerful from the whistleblowing International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ).
05-10-2021 22:03 Ten-hour ordeal in Caseros ends with kidnapper Alejandro Maldonado gunned down by Grupo Halcón crack unit of the Buenos Aires provincial police. Three officers wounded, man taken hostage found down.
05-10-2021 21:26 Rescue teams save two stranded humpback whales on shores of Atlantic coast at La Lucila del Mar. Two incidents took place over 48 hours, with rescue teams able to return both to the sea.
05-10-2021 17:15 Albiceleste captain Lionel Messi and his teammates arrived in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, as Argentina's national team prepares for a World Cup qualifying triple header.
05-10-2021 16:15 Supreme Court justice resigns from nation’s highest tribunal in letter to President Alberto Fernández. Highton de Nolasco, who was sworn in back in 2004, will leave her post on November 1.
05-10-2021 12:25 Global economic bounceback from the Covid-19 crisis will downshift this year as countries struggle with rising prices, high debt loads and divergent recoveries, warns IMF.
05-10-2021 12:17 French Catholic clergy sexually abused around 216,000 minors spanning seven decades since 1950, a "massive phenomenon" that was covered up by a "veil of silence," an independent commission said Tuesday.
05-10-2021 09:25 New leak of nearly 12 million documents from financial services firms shows how elite use tax havens to stash assets worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Number of Argentines appear, including Gianfranco and Mariano Macri, Jaime Durán Barba, Daniel Muñoz, Ángel Di María, Javier Mascherano, Mauricio Pochettino and Zulemita Menem.
05-10-2021 09:11 Hundreds of millions of people were unable to access Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp for more than six hours on Monday, underscoring the world's reliance on platforms owned by the Silicon Valley giant. But what actually caused the outage?
04-10-2021 20:55 Facebook battled duelling crises on Monday as it faced a large-scale outage of its dominant social network for seven hours, and fought against a whistleblower's damning revelations.
04-10-2021 20:39 The energy crisis sweeping the globe is about to hit South America, where a historic drought has the region desperate to replace a collapse in hydroelectric generation.
04-10-2021 16:11 US lawmakers and officials are seeking to speed up an investigation into the director of the International Monetary Fund, for allegedly favouring China when she worked at the World Bank.
04-10-2021 13:20 More than a dozen heads of state and government, from Jordan to Azerbaijan, Kenya and the Czech Republic, have used offshore tax havens to hide assets worth hundreds of millions of dollars, according to a far-reaching new investigation by the ICIJ media consortium.
04-10-2021 13:07 Exhausted Pumas squad needs rest after playing for almost 12 months straight, coach Mario Ledesma said after Saturday's 32-17 Rugby Championship loss to the Wallabies.
04-10-2021 13:01 Prestigious Panamanian law firm was named in the so-called 'Pandora Papers' as implicated in the creation of offshore shell companies meant to hide money in tax havens for more than 160 politicians and public figures.
04-10-2021 10:19 Huge leak of financial records reveals offshore financial assets of dozens of current and former world leaders and hundreds of politicians from Asia and the Middle East to Latin America.
04-10-2021 10:01 Argentina’s primary election went just the way investors wanted, but since then bonds have taken a nose dive.
02-10-2021 08:36 Jujuy Governor Gerardo Morales on Radicalism, his fellow opposition leaders, the 2021 elections and why cannabis will soon mean more to his province than lithium and renewable energies.
02-10-2021 08:26 Tango begins ringing out across the capital after 18 months of abstinence due to the coronavirus pandemic.
02-10-2021 08:18 Argentina took a new step on Friday to boost its local financing options in pesos as the midterm elections approach.
02-10-2021 08:03 E-commerce giant's firm with venture capital firm Kaszek is just getting off the ground. Already, the e-commerce giant’s executives are mulling more partnerships in the region.
02-10-2021 07:56 National Securities Commission calls for public consultation to potentially allow foreign issuers to list securities on Argentina's local markets.