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Argentine economists forecast deeper recession, hold inflation steady

02 Oct 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentine economists forecast a deeper recession and maintained a pessimistic inflation forecast at a shade under 55% in the latest central bank monthly poll of analysts released on Wednesday.

Unsafe sex: Argentina crisis deflates condom sales as costs rise

20 Sep 2019

BUENOS AIRES In South America's capital of romance, Argentine lovers are cutting back on one important cost: contraception. | Video

Amid fresh meltdown, Argentine film gives last laugh to victims of 2001 crisis

15 Aug 2019

With Argentina once again reeling from a financial crisis, a film released on Thursday shows residents from a village outside Buenos Aires pursuing the dream of many of those left penniless by the country's 2001 debt default: getting their money back.

Argentine opposition candidate says 'dialogue open' but blames Macri for meltdown

13 Aug 2019

BUENOS AIRES Opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez said he was willing to collaborate with Argentina's current government after his landslide victory in Sunday's primary election sent the peso currency, stocks and bonds reeling, but he placed responsibility for the market meltdown on President Mauricio Macri.

Argentine opposition candidate says 'dialogue open' but blames Macri for meltdown

13 Aug 2019

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 13 Opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez said he was willing to collaborate with Argentina's current government after his landslide victory in Sunday's primary election sent the peso currency, stocks and bonds reeling, but he placed responsibility for the market meltdown on President Mauricio Macri.

Argentine waste pickers find livelihood, community in mountain of trash

25 Jul 2019

JOSE LEON SUAREZ, Argentina Lorena Pastoriza, 45, is one of hundreds of informal waste pickers sifting thousand tonnes of trash per day in the poor neighbourhood of José León Suárez in Argentina, making ends meet by organising the rubbish left behind by others.

Argentine photo exhibit stirs memories of 1994 bombing attack on Jewish centre

17 Jul 2019

BUENOS AIRES Julio Menajovsky was one of the first photographers to reach the scene of a devastating bombing at a Jewish cultural centre in Argentina on the morning of July 18, 1994, that killed 85 people and wounded hundreds.

Argentine filmmaker shines light on country's abortion battle at Cannes

17 May 2019

BUENOS AIRES An Argentine documentary, set for its premiere at Cannes on Saturday, is taking on the highly-charged topic of abortion, an issue that has polarized the South American nation and sparked mass protests by people on both sides of the debate.

Will she, won't she? Argentine ex-president teases election run with book launch

10 May 2019

BUENOS AIRES A book launch in Buenos Aires became Argentina's hot ticket of the week, drawing raucous crowds on Thursday night to hear ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and fanning speculation about her plans to run in national elections later this year.

Will she, won't she? Argentine ex-president teases election run with book launch

09 May 2019

BUENOS AIRES, May 9 A book launch event in Buenos Aires is Argentina's hot ticket of the week.

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