More Argentina Articles

  • US justices hear arguments in Argentina debt case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments Monday in Argentina's decade-long battle with holders of its defaulted bonds. The question now before the court is relatively narrow, focusing on whether a sovereign nation can be forced to reveal its assets around the world so...

  • Argentina considers crackdown on street protests

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's populist government is proposing a crackdown on street protests amid increasing unrest over the souring economy. The new rules dismayed many of its natural allies Thursday, who called it a worrisome retreat after a decade of permissive policing....

  • Argentina hit by nationwide strike over inflation

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A nationwide strike paralyzed Argentina's economy on Thursday, shutting down air, train and bus traffic, closing businesses and ports and emptying classrooms. The strike also stopped all non-emergency hospital attention, left garbage in emptied streets and...

  • Argentina's Supreme Court: Show us the money!

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's Supreme Court is demanding accountability from one of the pillars of the government of President Cristina Fernandez — the social welfare programs that have helped millions of the country's most vulnerable people. The court ruled Wednesday that the...

  • Argentina cricket program targets slum poverty

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Children living in a slum in Argentina's capital are playing cricket as part of an initiative to help them escape poverty and crime. Villa 21-24 in Buenos Aires is a slum so dangerous that most outsiders don't dare enter. But the kids playing the ball-and-bat...

  • Obama under fire for big-money ambassador nominees

    Modern presidents have regularly picked well-heeled campaign donors and political allies for plum ambassadorships. But the decades-long debate over the practice has flared up again after three of President Obama's picks flubbed basic political facts about the countries they were picked to serve...



From the Weekly Standard

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