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In land of gauchos, Argentine filmmaker spotlights horse meat trade

2:21pm BST

BUENOS AIRES Argentina is famed for its horses, whether excelling in polo matches or carrying gauchos through the Pampas farm lands. | Video

Argentine grains port workers to strike after talks collapse

28 Sep 2020

BUENOS AIRES, Sept 27 A labor union representing Argentine grains port workers said on Sunday it would stage a 24-hour walk-off from midnight after failing to strike a deal on a collective work agreement with the business chamber that represents private port owners.

'Everything is uncertain': Coronavirus rages in Argentina, cases top 700,000

27 Sep 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's coronavirus infections topped 700,000 on Saturday with new daily infections and deaths among the top five globally, Reuters data showed, despite seven months of quarantine that have ravaged the frail economy.

'Everything is uncertain' in Argentina with coronavirus hitting top 5 globally

26 Sep 2020

BUENOS AIRES, Sept 26 Argentina´s novel coronavirus infections were poised to top 700,000 on Saturday as new daily infections and deaths hit the top five globally, Reuters data showed, despite seven months of quarantine that have ravaged the frail economy.

To the strains of rock, Argentines relish a new normal of outdoor concerts

06 Sep 2020

BUENOS AIRES Enraptured faces turned upwards, illuminated by the glare of lights, Argentines on Saturday night enjoyed what was billed by its organisers as the first concert of its kind in South America since the outbreak of the coronavirus.

A digital dance-off spreads from Argentina to the world

31 Aug 2020

BUENOS AIRES With theaters closed around the world, three South American dancers have created a digital dance-off for aspiring twirlers, with Instagram the new stage where competitors from Argentina and Brazil to Israel and Italy post clips of their moves. | Video

Argentina formalizes revised debt offer, extends deal deadline

16 Aug 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentina’s government on Sunday officially unveiled its amended bond restructuring offer in the state gazette and said creditors would have until August 28 to approve it.

Argentina approves revised debt offer, set for SEC filing

16 Aug 2020

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 15 The Argentine government formalised its amended bond restructuring offer on Saturday night, confirming in a presidential decree that it would submit the new deal to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday.

Can't stop the music: Argentine child orchestras play on amid lockdown

30 Jul 2020

BUENOS AIRES Marcela Sosa has her own private escape from the tedium of a coronavirus lockdown in the small Buenos Aires home the 12-year-old shares with six others: her violin and a computer connection that lets members of her youth orchestra play together online.

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