Category Archives: BUENOS AIRES, Argentina

Argentina’s Fernández announces vice presidential bid

Argentina’s former President Cristina Fernández has announced her candidacy for vice president in October’s general elections. Continue reading

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Man with gun tries to enter Argentina presidential office

A man was detained Monday after he tried to walk into Argentina’s presidential palace with a pistol while seeking a meeting with the president. Continue reading

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Argentine legislator dies 3 days after attack by gunmen

An official in Argentina’s Senate says a legislator has died three days after being seriously wounded in a gun attack that killed a provincial official. Continue reading

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100 “Evitas” take to the streets of Argentina’s capital

One hundred people have dressed up as Evita Perón and paraded in the streets of Argentina’s capital a day before the 100th anniversary of the birth of the charismatic first lady. Continue reading

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Demand for trial against clergy accused of abusing deaf kids

International and Argentine activists are calling on Pope Francis to ensure that his “zero tolerance” pledge against sexual abuses by clergy is enforced in his homeland. Continue reading

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Activists demand pope ensure ‘zero tolerance’ in Argentina

Activist groups are calling on Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican’s “zero tolerance” for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina, where they say the policy has not been carried out. Continue reading

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Argentine peso hits record low against US dollar

Argentina’s state-run Banco de la Nación says the Argentine peso has hit a new low, closing at 45.90 to the dollar. Continue reading

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