More Argentina Articles

  • Argentina defends plan to pay creditors outside US

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina will make its next round of scheduled debt payments, the economy minister said Wednesday as he defended a new plan to pay creditors locally and avoid the jurisdiction of a U.S. court that forced the country into default last month. Under legislation that...

  • Argentina car crash kills 3 relatives of pope

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in serious condition Tuesday after their car crashed on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and local officials said. The small car carrying a nephew of the pope along with the man's wife and two...

  • Argentina seeks charges in US firm's plant closing

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The government of Argentina will seek criminal charges against representatives of a U.S.-based global printing company that abruptly shuttered its plant in the South American country, the president said Thursday. Representatives of RR Donnelley & Sons may have...

  • US fund says no deal to end Argentina default

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Negotiations have apparently ended without success on a private-sector deal to end the legal battle that forced Argentina into default last month for the second time in 13 years. Aurelius Capital Management LP said it had been in talks with private parties to sell...

  • Pilots strike in Argentina, stranding thousands

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's government stepped in to halt a brief pilot's strike that stranded thousands of passengers Tuesday in the country's capital. More than 30 international and local flights by state-run Aerolineas Argentinas and Austral were cancelled or delayed,...

  • US printing company shuts down Argentina operation

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A global printing company based in the U.S. shuttered its plant Monday in Argentina amid tough economic times in the South American country. Employees of the R.R. Donnelley & Sons plant on the outskirts of Buenos Aires showed up to find the gates locked and a note...

  • Grandson lost during Argentina 'dirty war' emerges

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A provincial music teacher in Argentina emerged in public Friday for the first time since being abruptly thrust into the limelight as a symbol of his country's reckoning with the brutal dictatorship of the 1970s and 1980s. Ignacio Hurban introduced himself to the...

  • Argentina Catholics celebrate patron saint of work

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An annual pilgrimage to a Roman Catholic shrine to the patron saint of work in Argentina drew thousands of people Thursday amid uncertain economic times in the country. The line of faithful to attend Mass and give thanks at the Church of San Cayetano in the...

  • Testimony for Argentina man taken in 'dirty war'

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A judge is seeking to question the man revealed this week to be the long-lost grandson of a human rights activist whose daughter was captured and killed during Argentina's "dirty war," an official said Thursday. Judge Maria Servini de Cubria has sent an order...

  • Argentina asks world court to consider debt case

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — Argentina is seeking to sue the United States at the world court over U.S. court rulings that last week forced the Latin American country into a default. The International Court of Justice, commonly known as the world court, said in a statement Thursday it has received a...

  • DNA test ends a mystery of Argentina's 'dirty war'

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The founder of Argentina's leading human rights group said Monday that she had located the grandson taken from her daughter while a prisoner of the military dictatorship in the 1970s, one of the long-unsolved mysteries from the "dirty war" era that still haunts the...

  • Argentina loses bid to oust debt dispute mediator

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A U.S. judge on Monday turned back an effort by Argentina's government to remove the court-appointed mediator in the dispute with creditors that triggered a default by the country last week. U.S. District Judge Thomas P. Griesa dismissed Argentine complaints that...

  • Juncker: Greece offered example to Argentina

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's recent efforts to get its public finances into shape could have been the model for recently defaulted Argentina to follow. That's the view of Jean-Claude Juncker, the man who is due to take over the European Union's executive branch in November. After talks with...

  • US judge scolds Argentina over debt crisis remarks

    NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. federal judge Friday urged Argentina to resume negotiations "as promptly as possible" to resolve its debt crisis and said the South American nation's officials must stop publicly uttering what he described as "half-truths" that mislead people about its legal obligations....

  • Default fuels uncertainty, stock drop in Argentina

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina entered economic limbo Thursday, forced into a default that could undermine an already frail economy if a dispute with U.S. creditors is not resolved soon. President Cristina Fernandez and her economy minister both insisted they were open to more...



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