December 10, 2013 The lack of law enforcement in many regions has spurred looting that killed at least five people and injured hundreds. Some shop owners are taking up arms to defend themselves; others are closing down.
November 10, 2013 A month ago, Fernández underwent surgery to remove a clot in her brain. During her absence, her party suffered major midterm election losses.
October 7, 2013 Days after doctors said Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner must take a month off from work to recover from a brain hematoma, reports now indicate that she'll undergo surgery to relieve the condition Tuesday.
September 10, 2013 It's still officially wintertime in Buenos Aires, but the city is in a record heat wave. Tuesday's high was 34.4 degrees Celsius (94 degrees Fahrenheit), the hottest September temperature since 1940.
July 6, 2012 Nearly four decades later, there's some solace for the families of young women in Argentina who were killed after giving birth under orders from the country's then-dictators. The women's babies — Argentina's "stolen children" — were then handed over to loyal members of the military.
April 23, 2012 A British winemaker has finally been given official approval to release a limited-edition wine made in collaboration with Malbec grape growers in Argentina. But it's on the condition that it doesn't sell the wine, label it a Malbec, or call it wine at all.
April 19, 2012 The country says it wants to invest in the oil business. But where will the money come from?
December 8, 2011 Over the past decade, Argentina's cattlemen have quietly shifted their cows from grass to grain. Blame soaring world prices for commodities like soybeans, as well as government policies discouraging export. Argentine chefs say the switch to grain-fed beef marks the loss of a cultural icon.
October 14, 2011 It seems unlikely that Greece will be able to avoid defaulting on its loans. The real question is how the default will happen — will it be clean and organized or messy and catastrophic.The nightmare scenario Greece most wants to avoid is what happened in Argentina.
August 23, 2011 For decades, scientists have been trying to find the "parent yeast" that makes lager beer possible. Now, it's been discovered in Patagonian beech trees.
June 8, 2011 Eruptions from the Puyehue-Cordon-Caulle volcano range in Chile have sent ash billowing over neighboring Argentina. That's forced airlines to cancel flights.