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Saturday 19 August 2017

Iconic “Buenos Aires Herald” closes after 140 years

The Buenos Aires Herald, a storied English-language newspaper lauded for its coverage of Argentina's 1976-1983 military dictatorship, will...

Argentina And Chile First In LatAm To Install Sidewalk Traffic Lights

Q24N - A number of cities around the globe are installing traffic lights in pavements to prevent accidents...

Buenos Aires, the “Smartest” City in Latin America

The Modernization, Innovation, and Technology minister Andy Freire, celebrated the acknowledgement of Buenos Aires as “the smartest city”...

China Drives Nuclear Expansion in Argentina, but with Strings Attached

Q24N (IPS) - Two new nuclear power plants, to cost US$14 billion dollars, will give a new impetus...

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi...

Men Who Commit Femicide Lose Rights Over Their Children in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES (IPS) - In January 2008, Rosana Galliano was shot to death in Exaltación de la Cruz,...

Almost Half of Argentina’s Children Live in Poverty

(Q24N) Almost half of Argentina's children live in poverty, a rate that has risen by 17 percent after...

Argentine mothers still seek justice for missing children

(Q24N) As Argentina reverses a decision to release torturers from its era of dictatorship from prison, mothers of...

In Argentina, the Supreme Court spurs national outrage with leniency for a ‘Dirty War’ criminal

(Q24N) The streets of Argentina’s cities went white on May 10 as tens of thousands donned the iconic...

Argentina Closes Deals with US on Tourism, Lemon Imports and Declassified Documents

(Q24N) The impact of the meeting between Argentina President Mauricio Macri and United States President Donald Trump this week...

Poverty in Argentina Surged to 32.9% in the Last Year

Q24N (Prensa Latina) In the last year, poverty surged to 32.9 % in Argentina, affecting 1.5 million more...

Argentina Officials Raid Uber Offices

(Q24N) Uber’s offices across Buenos Aires faced heavy raids last week, a measure taken in response to pressure...

Argentinean Court Orders Nationwide Block of Uber, Denies Request to Jail Executives

(Q24N) A Buenos Aires judge has ordered a nationwide block of Uber. Internet providers are to block Uber throughout Argentina...

Soup Kitchens in Argentina due to Social Emergency

Q24N - Buenos Aires, Jan 24 (Prensa Latina) Argentinean organization ''Barrios de Pie'' (Neighborhoods on their Feet) will...

Uber’s Food Delivery Service to Debut in Argentina in 2017

(Q24N) General Manager of Uber Argentina Mariano Otero said that the company plans to penetrate the food delivery...

300 Evacuated in Buenos Aires, Argentina Due to Heavy Rains

Buenos Aires, Argentina (Q24N) Heavy rains in the last hours has lead to more than 300 people being...

Argentina and U.S. to Share Tax Information

Q24N - Argentina nd the United States signed a tax information exchange agreement on Friday that seeks to...

Argentina, Paraguay Smugglers Use Drug Routes for Contraband Soybeans

Q24N NEWS (Insightcrime.org) Paraguay is exporting more soybeans than it produces in a tell-tale sign of a booming...

Argentina’s Foreign Ministry Deplores Military Exercises in Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

(Q24N) Argentina's Foreign Ministry deplored the military exercises announced by the British Government in the Falkland Islands (Malvinas...

Human Trafficking of Chinese Citizens Is Big Business in Argentina

(Q24N) A new report sheds light on the phenomenon of human trafficking involving Chinese citizens in Argentina, highlighting...

In Argentina, UBER Drivers Could Face 10 Days in Jail

(Q24N) The Buenos Aires Public Ministry conducted 13 raids Thursday in the offices and homes of Uber managers...

Unemployment Hits Over One Million Argentines

(Prensa Latina) In tone with the recession affecting today the Argentinean economy, unemployment rose to 9.3 percent in...

Argentina President Linked to More Companies in Panama

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Argentine President Mauricio Macri, his father, Franco, and other relatives are not only directors of...

Argentinians Pay Twice the Price of Transport Services

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Argentinian citizens are now expressing their disagreement with the decision of raising the transport taxes...
U.S. President Barack Obama (C) and his Argentine counterpart Mauricio Macri (R), next to a monument in Remembrance Park in Buenos Aires with the names of many of the 30,000 victims of forced disappearance under the 1976-1983 military regime. Mar. 24 marked the 40th anniversary of the start of the dictatorship. In his last official speech in the country, Obama criticised Washington’s support for this and other de facto regimes in the region. Credit: Casa Rosada

Argentina, the United States’ New South American Ally

(IPS) After a decade of bilateral tension, the presidents of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, and the United States, Barack...

Water, Gas and Transport Prices Increase in Argentina

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Argentine Minister of Production Francisco Cabrera confirmed today the increase up to 500% of water...

Drug Trafficking Aircraft Thieves Face Little Action from Argentina

LATIN AMERICA NEWS - A new investigation has highlighted the growing theft of private airplanes by drug traffickers...

Argentina Struggles To Absord Tampon Demand

LATIN AMERICA NEWS - (Reuters) - Argentines have been complaining for a while now about the country's product...

Argentina Free of Trans Fats

LATIN AMERICA (IPS) Buenos Aires, Argentina - After adopting a new law banning trans fats in industrially processed...

Argentinian Economy Minister Defends Stance on Vulture Funds

QCOSTARICA (Prensa Latina) Economy Minister Axel Kicillof defended Argentina's firm position against the pressures and maneuvers of the...

More Women Managers in Argentina, But They’re Still Doing the Chores

LATIN AMERICA NEWS (IPS) -- BUENOS AIRES - In Argentina there are more and more women in management-level...

Argentina Suspends P&G On Tax Fraud

SOUTH AMERICA NEWS - -  The US multinational company Procter & Gamble (P&G) was suspended in Argentina for...

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In less than two weeks, on September 1, the 'Corporations Tax', (Impuesto Personas Juridicas in Spanish) kicks in again, where all active and inactive...

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Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

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