Milei government bans gender-inclusive language in military
Yesterday 20:40 President Javier Milei's government has announced it will ban gender-inclusive language across Argentina's Armed Forces.
Yesterday 20:40 President Javier Milei's government has announced it will ban gender-inclusive language across Argentina's Armed Forces.
Yesterday 17:30 Relatives express concern over new Netflix series investigating 2017 submarine tragedy and complain they haven't been able to view series prior to its public premiere.
Yesterday 17:06 In addition to Buenos Aires City, classes got underway are starting in Córdoba, Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Formosa, Mendoza, San Luis and Santa Fe. However, there are unions joining the industrial action announced by the CTERA education workers’ union.
24-02-2024 06:40 The list of the 20 landowners with the most hectares in Argentina was based on work spanning several months. It intends to provide vital context for the ongoing debate over land ownership and the government’s attempt to repeal the law regulating foreign ownership.
24-02-2024 06:25 Among those who concentrate the most terrain are businessmen and groups with between 100,000 and over a million hectares of land of every type. Some like Benetton or the Cresud, owned by Eduardo Elsztain, are better-known, but companies with Chinese, Swiss and Chilean capital also appear, along with bit players.
23-02-2024 11:33 A selection of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
22-02-2024 15:47 Presidential spokesman Manuel Adorni declares that “pointless” National Institute against Discrimination, Xenophobia and Racism will be “dismantled,” but Justice Ministry announces only that its functions will be absorbed by its portfolio.
20-02-2024 14:12 Experts warn influx of mosquitoes is expected to last several weeks and recommend protective measures; Buenos Aires Province government to provide free repellent to residents across territory.
17-02-2024 06:43 Silvia Labayrú is a survivor of one of Argentina’s darkest places during the 1976-1983 era of state terrorism. Held at the ex-ESMA Navy Mechanics School, which served as a clandestine detention centre during the dictatorship’s rein of terror, she was kidnapped, tortured and raped several times during her captivity. In a feature interview, she recalls her experience and reveals the horrors she suffered during those black days.
16-02-2024 14:37 A selection of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
15-02-2024 12:44 Gianni Crea, the Vatican's keeper of over 2,000 keys, oversees unlocking every door of the museum before visitors arrive.
14-02-2024 06:37 The remains of a massive 2,500-year-old network of Ecuadorean cities are being threatened by road and farm encroachment just as its long-held secrets are being revealed.
09-02-2024 06:06 Director Roxine Helberg's new film, released in the United States last week, is a thriller that begs viewers to consider what's real and what's falsified in contemporary journalism.
09-02-2024 00:31 A selection of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
07-02-2024 16:31 Tributes paid to trailblazing trans advocate, originally from Santa Fe Province, who has died at the age of 52.
07-02-2024 11:25 Paraíso do Tuiuti's carnival song is a tribute to João Candido, a sailor in the Brazilian navy who led a revolt against slave-like conditions on ships.
05-02-2024 16:30 Number of social and environmental organisations issue joint statement slamming influence of mining multinationals over provincial representatives in Congress; Legislative changes contained in President Milei’s omnibus reform bill could allow exploitation of banned glacial and per-glacial areas.
05-02-2024 07:12 President Milei increases power of Nicolás Posse and Karina Milei, designating them in charge of public media and communication; All state outlets placed under one-year public trusteeship in second decree.
04-02-2024 09:01 More than 3,000 hectares of native forest in Patagonia, including a large area of Los Alerces National Park, destroyed since fire started on January 25 for reasons still under investigation.
02-02-2024 12:31 A selection of stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
31-01-2024 15:40 Argentina’s most famous author holds great attraction for British writers, scientists, artists and filmmakers – no surprise given his family history and command of both the Spanish and English written word.
30-01-2024 19:18 Argentina's national football team will play two friendly matches in China, versus Nigeria and the Ivory Coast, AFA confirms.
30-01-2024 18:07 Some 460,000 foreign travellers took trips in the first two weeks of the year – 33.5-percent increase on the same period last year.
30-01-2024 16:48 Veteran Peronist minister, who lost 2015 presidential election to Mauricio Macri, switches to Javier Milei’s team, taking up a post as government secretary ; Scioli headed Argentina’s Embassy in Brazil throughout Alberto Fernández’s Presidency.
30-01-2024 10:49 A smartphone app is making it easier for indigenous Brazilians to connect by allowing them to use their own native languages.
30-01-2024 09:37 Italian luxury brand Moschino names Adrián Appiolaza as its new artistic director, hailing the Argentine designer's "explosive creativity" and enthusiasm.
29-01-2024 07:23 Birth of Scotland’s most famous poet Robert Burns marked in appropriate fashion by UK diplomacy.
27-01-2024 07:00 Theologian Emilce Cuda is the first Argentine laywoman to receive a pontifical PhD in moral theology and the first female to hold an executive position on the Pontifical Commission for Latin America. In an interview, she discusses Pope Francis and explains why “individualism is an egotistical position.”
26-01-2024 18:34 A selection of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
26-01-2024 06:09 Former PRO deputy Francisco Sánchez, President Milei’s new Cults (Worship) Secretary is self-critical about campaign trail bashing the Supreme Pontiff, Judaism and Islam. “Anything implying emotional damage makes me repent,” he confides in an interview.
23-01-2024 20:41 President Javier Milei’s plan to strip Argentina's film industry of public funding, along with other cultural areas, may be prompting the government to backtrack in part.
22-01-2024 16:39 Light traffic, half-full beaches and a semi-empty city – in Mar del Plata, Argentina’s leading summer tourist destination, business is far from booming.
22-01-2024 16:28 Large number of environmental NGOs meet with lawmakers from different parties in Argentina to lobby for changes in environmental matters and fishing, preservation of native forests and periglacial areas.
22-01-2024 08:05 The abrupt fall of demand from the domestic market, disproportionate increases of the price of paper and fuel, deferred payments in a context that is virtually hyperinflationary, the opening of imports and books on sale, the possible repeal of the Law for the Defence of the Book Industry, a lack of state purchases… a potent cocktail is attacking the entire ecosystem of Argentine books.
19-01-2024 14:02 A selection of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
19-01-2024 12:03 International tourism is expected to recover to pre-pandemic levels in 2024, projects UN's World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).
17-01-2024 12:00 Club Argentino de Fútbol has two teams already playing in the Under-19 and first division and as you expect, they have truco tournaments, asado and plenty of passion for the light-blue-and-white.
16-01-2024 10:08 Tourists are flocking to the Uruguayan seaside village of José Ignacio, where between seemingly endless golden beaches and undulating grasslands, a creative scene is exploding.
12-01-2024 16:46 Jan Latham-Koenig, 70, arrested in London and appears in court; Renowned British conductor charged with child sex offences and sexual communications with a child.
12-01-2024 15:17 A selection of stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
09-01-2024 15:58 Argentina’s unofficial first lady, impersonator and comedian Fátima Florez is filling theatres with a new show – one that includes a spot-on impersonation of her boyfriend, President Javier Milei.
08-01-2024 11:33 Argentine London-based artist Pablo Bronstein has announced he will sell off his private art collection.
07-01-2024 16:21 Roberto Canessa has spent most of his life recounting the astonishing tale of how he survived a plane crash, two avalanches and a diet of human flesh before trekking across freezing mountains to save himself and his friends. Now the infamous tragedy in the Andes is the subject of a major new Netflix movie: 'La sociedad de la nieve.'
06-01-2024 17:06 Ceator of Japanese cartoon football hero Captain Tsubasa has announced that he is blowing the final whistle on the beloved series after a run of 43 years.
06-01-2024 16:34 Charly García, Fabiana Cantilo and Gustavo Santaolalla among the famous names who sign communiqué slamming sweeping reforms outlined in Javier Milei's 'Ley Omnibus' bill.
05-01-2024 09:18 A selection of stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
31-12-2023 08:22 Economic unrest, never-ending price hikes, never-ending drought, devaluations, Alberto absent and often abroad (even Maximo in China), Cecilia Strzyzowski, re-enter Macri and ‘Toto’ Caputo, backstabbing and scheming, opposition infighting, Berni actually beaten up, scandals about ‘Chocolate’ and yachts in Marbella, Massa wins then loses, Milei goes from playing his ‘la casta’ hit to ‘cacerolazos’ in weeks, the appearances of Tucker Carlson, Taylor Swift, Volodymyr Zelenskyy and the election that immediately delivered change… just another year in Argentina.
22-12-2023 12:55 A selection of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
21-12-2023 11:15 Milei announces slew of reforms that would allow tens of state-controlled firms, many of them money-losing, to be sold off. Among them, national airline Aerolíneas Argentinas SA and, after a "transition period," state energy firm YPF.
17-12-2023 17:00 Heartbreaking image shared by local authorities in Santa Cruz Province shows a large group of deceased penguins killed by illegal fishing in the protected area of Puerto San Julián.
15-12-2023 10:13 A selection of stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
13-12-2023 17:58 He's a lawyer, certified translator and speaks nine languages fluently. Walter Kerr, an official at Argentina's Foreign Ministry, has a prestigious career which started back in the 1990s. His skills at interpretation have earned him praise from international figures.
11-12-2023 15:27 The stars of Javier Milei's presidential baton are his "four-legged children" – his five dogs. Made by craftsmen Hugo Pascual Pontoriero and César Pontoriero, the new head of state rejected the traditional cane to opt for a unique canine version.
09-12-2023 09:31 From Raúl Alfonsín to Alberto Fernández, a breathless, compressed account of how Argentina traversed four decades of democracy.
08-12-2023 12:09 As the nation nears the first anniversary of last year's Qatar 2022 World Cup win, two new two documentaries released this week – 'Elijo Creer' and 'Muchachos' – are bringing back the memories.
08-12-2023 08:38 A selection of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
07-12-2023 21:15 At press time nearly all the members of new government had been revealed by president-elect’s team; One key gap remains the Health Secretariat, with speculation it may be separated from new ‘Human Capital Ministry.’
07-12-2023 17:53 The promise of Argentine president elect, Javier Milei, to return the country to its splendour has raised hope in a society which longs for the “rich country” and “global power” of the early 20th century, although the “golden age” is not the same for everyone.
06-12-2023 17:19 Javier Milei wanted to use a famous Cadillac commissioned by Juan Domingo Perón for his presidential inauguration, but his request was knocked back.
06-12-2023 14:43 PISA 2022 2022 scholastic tests show five out of every 10 pupils in Argentina not meeting minimal levels in language and science; Seven out of every 10 students do not reach basic levels in maths, study shows.
04-12-2023 15:00 Streaming giant Spotify returns with its annual round-up of the globe's listening trends for the year – who were the artists topping the charts in Argentina?
02-12-2023 13:24 Sixteenth edition of Feria del Libro Antiguo de Buenos Aires draws booksellers, writers, artists and book conservators to capital.
02-12-2023 10:47 A selection of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
02-12-2023 08:44 Maud Daverio de Cox's story is quite rightly centred on human rights, but the late 92-year-old was remarkable woman and loyal wife who shone through her writing despite a brutal battle with blindness.
01-12-2023 11:38 Author Maud Daverio de Cox, the wife of former 'Buenos Aires Herald' editor Robert Cox who helped expose abuses perpetrated by 1976-1983 military dictatorship, passes away aged 92.
30-11-2023 16:47 Argentina has declared a health emergency and established equine tethering due to an outbreak of encephalomyelitis, the SENASA food health agency says.
27-11-2023 21:00 President-elect Javier Milei's fervently pro-Israel stance singles out Argentina, already home to the region’s largest Jewish population, as Israel’s top ally in Latin America.
25-11-2023 14:12 A selection of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
24-11-2023 17:01 British Ambassador to Argentina Kirsty Hayes says Britain is "ready to begin writing a new chapter in bilateral relationship" at party marking the 75th birthday of King Charles III.