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The right to breastfeed

Hundreds of Argentine women came out in greater Buenos Aires Saturday (July 23) to rally in defence of their right to breastfeed in public whenever and wherever they…

Hundreds of Argentine women came out in greater Buenos Aires Saturday (July 23) to rally in defence of their right to breastfeed in public whenever and wherever they…

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Argentina ex-President Fernandez de Kirchner indicted on state fraud allegations

Indicted alongside her economy minister and former central bank chief they stand accused of selling the bank's dollars at below market rates to shore up the Argentinian peso.

Indicted alongside her economy minister and former central bank chief they stand accused of selling the bank's dollars at below market rates to shore up the Argentinian peso.

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Argentina passes deal ending debt battle with hedge funds

After a drawn-out debate, Argentina’s Senate approved a deal that should put an end to a 14-year-old dispute with U.S. creditors over the nation’s

After a drawn-out debate, Argentina’s Senate approved a deal that should put an end to a 14-year-old dispute with U.S. creditors over the nation’s

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Argentina: the dawn of a new era

Argentina gets a new president Mauricio Macri is centre-right Predecessor Cristina Fernandez boycotts handover ceremony Macri vows to work for

Argentina gets a new president Mauricio Macri is centre-right Predecessor Cristina Fernandez boycotts handover ceremony Macri vows to work for

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Argentina's Christina Fernandez bids farewell as president

Outgoing Argentine president Christina Fernandez de Kirchner urged her supporters not to let her legacy be destroyed as she bid farewell during a

Outgoing Argentine president Christina Fernandez de Kirchner urged her supporters not to let her legacy be destroyed as she bid farewell during a

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Macri promises radical economic "new era" for Argentina

Argentina’s Mauricio Macri is promising a radical economic change from leftist government and “the beginning of a new era”. He vows to draw a line

Argentina’s Mauricio Macri is promising a radical economic change from leftist government and “the beginning of a new era”. He vows to draw a line

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Argentina: Macri outlines plan to put economy on road to recovery

Celebrations in Argentina, but president-elect Mauricio Macri wasted no time getting down to serious business. Fixing the ailing economy will be the

Celebrations in Argentina, but president-elect Mauricio Macri wasted no time getting down to serious business. Fixing the ailing economy will be the

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Argentina moves to the right as Mauricio Macri wins presidential poll

It was a celebration full of typical Latin American enthusiasm. Conservative opposition candidate Mauricio Macri has been confirmed as the winner of

It was a celebration full of typical Latin American enthusiasm. Conservative opposition candidate Mauricio Macri has been confirmed as the winner of

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Argentina goes to the polls

More than 30 million voters are heading for the ballot box in Argentina. Centre-left candidate Daniel Scioli is going up against the centre-right’s

More than 30 million voters are heading for the ballot box in Argentina. Centre-left candidate Daniel Scioli is going up against the centre-right’s

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Argentina: voters pick new president in landmark run-off election

It is decision time in Argentina, with more than 30 million voters expected to head to the ballot box in the country’s first ever presidential

It is decision time in Argentina, with more than 30 million voters expected to head to the ballot box in the country’s first ever presidential

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Argentine presidential forced to a surprise second round run-off

The pro-business opposition candidate Mauricio Macri has caused a major upset by forcing Argentina’s presidential election into a second round

The pro-business opposition candidate Mauricio Macri has caused a major upset by forcing Argentina’s presidential election into a second round

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Argentinians go to the polls to decide who will run for president

Argentinians went to the polls on Sunday in the country’s presidential primary election. The vote is to decide which candidates will represent the

Argentinians went to the polls on Sunday in the country’s presidential primary election. The vote is to decide which candidates will represent the

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Painters protest oil giant's Arctic drilling plans

Argentine artists have been working on a 300-metre long mural in Buenos Aires to protest against Shell’s plans to search for oil in the Arctic. The

Argentine artists have been working on a 300-metre long mural in Buenos Aires to protest against Shell’s plans to search for oil in the Arctic. The

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Argentina president Cristina Fernandez faces cover-up probe

The president of Argentina Cristina Fernandez is to be questioned over accusations that she tried to cover up Iran’s alleged involvement in a 1994

The president of Argentina Cristina Fernandez is to be questioned over accusations that she tried to cover up Iran’s alleged involvement in a 1994

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Ex-top spy 'to testify' in probe into prosecutor Alberto Nisman's death

Investigators into the mysterious death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman days after he made serious allegations against the president have called for a former top spy to testify in the case on T

Investigators into the mysterious death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman days after he made serious allegations against the president have called for a former top spy to testify in the case on T

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Argentina: Fernandez says prosecutor death was 'not suicide'

Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez says the death of a prosecutor – investigating a Jewish community centre bombing – was not suicide. Alberto

Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez says the death of a prosecutor – investigating a Jewish community centre bombing – was not suicide. Alberto

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Argentina prosecutor Alberto Nisman who accused Kirchner of bomb attack cover-up is found dead

Alberto Nisman, the Argentine prosecutor who accused President Cristina Fernandez of orchestrating a cover-up in the investigation of Iran over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre has been f

Alberto Nisman, the Argentine prosecutor who accused President Cristina Fernandez of orchestrating a cover-up in the investigation of Iran over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre has been f

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Latin American leaders welcome US - Cuba policy shift

Miami Cubans living in ‘Little Havana’ have mixed reactions to the news of the policy shift. Hardliners who want Castro removed from power called

Miami Cubans living in ‘Little Havana’ have mixed reactions to the news of the policy shift. Hardliners who want Castro removed from power called

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Argentine president admitted to hospital with fever

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been admitted to hospital in Buenos Aires with what’s been described as an infectious

Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been admitted to hospital in Buenos Aires with what’s been described as an infectious

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Debt row: Argentina calls US District Judge Griesa 'imperialist'

Argentina has hit back at US District Judge Thomas Griesa after he said the country’s new debt restructuring plan was illegal. Griesa said measures

Argentina has hit back at US District Judge Thomas Griesa after he said the country’s new debt restructuring plan was illegal. Griesa said measures

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Argentina's debt manoeuvres not seen as ending default crisis

Argentina’s latest moves in its debt and default dilemma demonstrate defiance to the US court which has ruled on the matter but don’t move anyone any

Argentina’s latest moves in its debt and default dilemma demonstrate defiance to the US court which has ruled on the matter but don’t move anyone any

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Last tango in New York? Argentina debt deal awaited

Argentina is in a race against time to head off its second debt default to its international creditors in 12 years. Underscoring the seriousness of

Argentina is in a race against time to head off its second debt default to its international creditors in 12 years. Underscoring the seriousness of

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Argentina moves to end creditor debt dispute

Argentina will submit a plan for talks over how to settle its debts with all creditors, the country’s lawyers said on Monday. The move aims to

Argentina will submit a plan for talks over how to settle its debts with all creditors, the country’s lawyers said on Monday. The move aims to

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Argentina: Fresh default fears

The International Monetary Fund has warned Argentina that its legal defeat against hedge fund investors may have wider implications. Buenos Aires

The International Monetary Fund has warned Argentina that its legal defeat against hedge fund investors may have wider implications. Buenos Aires

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Argentine president breaks silence

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has made a televised address, speaking publicly for the first time in six weeks. It ends a long

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has made a televised address, speaking publicly for the first time in six weeks. It ends a long

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Argentina's opposition makes gains in mid-term election

Argentine opposition leader Sergio Massa is celebrating a victory in the country’s mid-term elections. The Renewal party’s showing effectively ends

Argentine opposition leader Sergio Massa is celebrating a victory in the country’s mid-term elections. The Renewal party’s showing effectively ends