Dec 31, 2015

Argentina declares 'national statistical emergency'

Argentina declared a “national statistical emergency” Wednesday, saying it will stop releasing data on the economy until the government statistics agency is overhauled and its numbers can be trusted. The move is conservative President Mauricio Macri’s latest assault on the economic policies of his ...

Dec 26, 2015

Stolen child turns out to not be Argentine activist's granddaughter

The woman who was thought to be the lost granddaughter of an activist who searches for babies stolen during Argentina’s 1976-1983 military dictatorship has turned out to be someone else. Two genetic tests showed that the 39-year-old woman is not the granddaughter of Maria ...

Dec 25, 2015

Argentine activist, granddaughter stolen 39 years ago are reunited

The long-lost granddaughter of a founder of an Argentine rights group that fights to find babies stolen by the 1976-1983 military dictatorship has been found, her organization said Thursday. Clara AnahiTeruggi, who was abducted at the age of three months when regime agents killed ...

Argentina bus crash kills 43 police officers

Dec 15, 2015

Argentina bus crash kills 43 police officers

At least 43 police officers were killed Monday when a bus in a convoy in northern Argentina blew a tire and veered off the side of a bridge, falling about 65 feet (20 meters) in an accident that brought the sad state of the ...

Nov 29, 2015

Macri's moment has come

With Argentina's legislature still controlled by the Peronists, new President Mauricio Macri faces an uphill battle to implement the reforms necessary to turn the country's economy around.

Nov 27, 2015

Argentine police recover 2.5 tons of meteorite pieces

Argentine police seized 2.5 tons of bagged meteorite pieces from a house, police said Thursday, suspecting the potentially hugely lucrative consignment was bound for Europe. The meteorite pieces, which are protected by Argentine law, were arranged in bags throughout the house in the northern ...

S. Africa tops Argentina to finish in third place

Oct 31, 2015

S. Africa tops Argentina to finish in third place

South Africa finished third in the Rugby World Cup after subduing Argentina 24-13 on Friday in a consolation playoff that only the players will remember. Both sides were earnest and willing at Olympic Stadium in a game that was watchable and livened by a ...

Wallabies receive better news on injured players

Oct 20, 2015

Wallabies receive better news on injured players

Australia is growing in confidence that it will be back to full strength for Sunday’s Rugby World Cup semifinal against Argentina after getting better news on its injured players. David Pocock, No. 8, whose presence at the breakdown was badly missed in last weekend’s ...