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South Pole warmed three times the global rate in last 30 years - study

30 Jun 2020

BUENOS AIRES At the South Pole, considered the coldest point on Earth, temperatures are rising fast. | Video

Stalled Argentina debt negotiations ensnared by Pac-Man fears and legal wrangles

29 Jun 2020

LONDON/BUENOS AIRES Argentina's debt talks have gone cold with the country at loggerheads with its creditors over the legal terms of a $65 billion bond restructuring after coming tantalisingly close to a financial agreement.

Shot in the arm: South America seeks to tame seasonal flu as COVID-19 spreads

26 Jun 2020

BUENOS AIRES/SANTIAGO As South America's winter sets in, health officials and doctors are beefing up inoculation programs to head off a potential spike in seasonal flu that could overwhelm hospitals already straining under the coronavirus pandemic.

Argentina debt talks still on, but have 'distance to cover', Guzman says

25 Jun 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentina is still working with its creditors to reach a debt restructuring deal after talks stalled, though there is still distance to cover in economic and legal terms, Economy Minister Martin Guzman said on Thursday.

Pandemic threatens Latin America's once vibrant culinary scene

11 Jun 2020

MEXICO CITY/BUENOS AIRES Fans of his uniquely Mexican take on high-end dining once packed a months-long wait list for Enrique Olvera's Pujol but the restaurant is grappling with a tough new reality as the novel coronavirus haunts Latin America's culinary upstarts.

Argentina extends lockdown in Buenos Aires as coronavirus cases surpass 20,000

05 Jun 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentina extended on Thursday a mandatory lockdown in Buenos Aires, the capital, and some other parts of the country until June 28, as confirmed coronavirus cases continue to rise, surpassing 20,000 earlier in the day.

Buenos Aires lockdown extended until June 7 after rise in coronavirus cases

24 May 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentina extended until June 7 a mandatory lockdown in Buenos Aires on Saturday and tightened some movement restrictions, after a steady increase in the city's confirmed coronavirus cases in recent days.

Argentina, creditors get ready to resume debt talks after ninth sovereign default

23 May 2020

BUENOS AIRES A major Argentina creditor group said on Saturday it had been invited to sign a non-disclosure agreement by Argentina's government, signaling that talks could be moving to the next phase after the South American country defaulted a day earlier.

Argentina hits 10,000 coronavirus cases, outpaced by LatAm neighbors

23 May 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentina surpassed 10,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Friday, after recording the highest single-day increase since the start of the pandemic.

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