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Argentina: Federal republic in South America
Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic, is a country located mostly in the southern half of South America. Sharing the bulk of the Southern Cone with Chile to the west, the country is also bordered by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil to the northeast, Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Drake Passage to the south. With a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi), Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world, the fourth largest in the Americas, and the largest Spanish-speaking nation. The sovereign state is subdivided into twenty-three provinces and one autonomous city, Buenos Aires, which is the federal capital of the nation as decided by Congress. The provinces and the capital have their own constitutions, but exist under a federal system. Argentina claims sovereignty over part of Antarctica, the Falkland Islands, and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

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Argentina's IAEA hopeful sounds 'perfect', U.S. energy secretary says

Argentina's contender to become the next chief of the U.N. nuclear watchdog "sounds like a perfect candidate", U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday, while stopping short of a formal U.S...
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Argentina's government reinforces security in Vaca Muerta shale oil zone

The Argentine government will step up security in the Vaca Muerta oil fields by placing the shale formation under the jurisdiction of the military police, the Ministry of Security said on Monday.
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Videos for Argentina

'It will be a real war' against Argentina says France prop Poirot ahead of World Cup opener [Video]'It will be a real war' against Argentina says France prop Poirot ahead of World Cup opener

France’s Jefferson Poirot expects “war” when his side take on Argentina in their Rugby World Cup Pool C opener in Tokyo.

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Unsafe sex: Argentina's crisis deflates condom sales [Video]Unsafe sex: Argentina's crisis deflates condom sales

Amid a biting recession, a sharp currency devaluation and soaring inflation, sales of condoms and birth control pills have tumbled in Argentina, pharmacists and manufacturers said. Freddie Joyner has..

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Argentina economy looking to US dollar during crisis [Video]Argentina economy looking to US dollar during crisis

Argentina is waiting for the International Monetary Fund's decision on a loan to boost its economy.

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China Trade Deal: New alliance with Argentina [Video]China Trade Deal: New alliance with Argentina

Argentina is the world's largest producer of soybean meal with about 43 percent of the market. Much of it will now be used to feed China's estimated 400 million pigs.

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Argentina food crisis: Protesters demand government action [Video]Argentina food crisis: Protesters demand government action

Argentina has been in a recession since last year and has one of the highest inflation rates in the world.

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The Handmaid's Tale got 'closer to reality' - author Margaret Atwood [Video]The Handmaid's Tale got 'closer to reality' - author Margaret Atwood

Canadian author Margaret Atwood said a deterioration in women's rights in some parts of the world including in the United States prompted her to write a sequel to her best-selling 1985 novel "The..

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Argentina's football legend Diego Maradona makes comeback as new coach of La Plata's Gimnasia club [Video]Argentina's football legend Diego Maradona makes comeback as new coach of La Plata's Gimnasia club

He ignited the stadium where more than 30,000 fans gathered to welcome their idol.

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Ecstatic fans welcome Maradona to new job [Video]Ecstatic fans welcome Maradona to new job

World Cup winner Diego Maradona is welcomed home as the new coach for Argentine club side Gimnasia y Esgrima

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Homecoming welcome for Maradona as new coach for Argentine club Gimnasia y Esgrima [Video]Homecoming welcome for Maradona as new coach for Argentine club Gimnasia y Esgrima

World Cup winner Diego Maradona is welcomed home as the new coach for Argentine club side Gimnasia y Esgrima

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"In sports, nothing is set in stone", Macron tells France's rugby team

French president Emmanuel Macron visits les Bleus with words of encouragement ahead of their departure for the Rugby World Cup in Japan

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Argentina's markets hold steady as protesters take to the streets [Video]Argentina's markets hold steady as protesters take to the streets

Argentine assets have stabilised since currency controls were imposed, but the country's economic outlook has darkened.

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Pope’s former student to welcome his mentor to Madagascar quarry 'cathedral' [Video]Pope’s former student to welcome his mentor to Madagascar quarry 'cathedral'

The Pope is heading to Africa this week and will meet one of his former students when he arrives in Madagascar. Father Opeka set up an organization which has built homes for 25,000 people, work which..

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Argentina imposes currency controls to stem sharp drop in peso [Video]Argentina imposes currency controls to stem sharp drop in peso

President Macri's government says it has taken 'extraordinary' measures to protect the economy and jobs.

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S&P slashes Argentina debt rating to junk [Video]S&P slashes Argentina debt rating to junk

Standard & Poor's announced Thursday that it was slashing Argentina's long-term credit rating another three notches into the deepest area of junk debt. David Pollard reports.

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Vet saves animals, sounds alarm over Bolivian wildfires [Video]Vet saves animals, sounds alarm over Bolivian wildfires

What was until recently a verdant area of trees and wildlife in Southern Bolivia has now become a charred landscape where life teeters on the brink after wildfires ravaged the region -- but one..

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Argentina's blind theatre: Performance in darkness [Video]Argentina's blind theatre: Performance in darkness

The blind theatre in Buenos Aires provides a unique experience of enjoying a show in complete darkness.

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Why Argentina's Macri flopped with young voters [Video]Why Argentina's Macri flopped with young voters

Greater numbers of youth are casting their ballots for Argentine President Mauricio Macri's left-leaning opponent, Alberto Fernandez who has former President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner as his..

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Argentina Treasury Minister Resigns: 'Mistakes Were Made' [Video]Argentina Treasury Minister Resigns: 'Mistakes Were Made'

Reuters reports Argentina’s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned. Dujovne said in a letter he believed the government needed “significant renewal” in its economic team. Dujovne's..

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World's best dancers glide into Buenos Aires for tango extravaganza [Video]World's best dancers glide into Buenos Aires for tango extravaganza

They are in the Argentinian capital for the Tango World Championships

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Springboks, Argentina ready for rugby battle [Video]Springboks, Argentina ready for rugby battle

Argentina are heading to South Africa to 'prove a point' and avenge a home drubbing, according to Springboks captain Schalk Brits.

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Argentine peso jumps after heavy losses [Video]Argentine peso jumps after heavy losses

Argentina's peso jumped nearly 5% Thursday, as President Macri shared a phone conversation with political rival Alberto Fernandez where they said they were determined to control Argentina's economic..

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Argentina's President Mauricio Macri Eliminate Sales Tax For Basic Food Products [Video]Argentina's President Mauricio Macri Eliminate Sales Tax For Basic Food Products

Argentine President Mauricio Macri will eliminate the sales tax of some basic food products. According to Reuters, those include bread, sugar and milk. The sales tax elimination will begin immediately..

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Markets jolted by Hong Kong unrest, Argentine peso crash [Video]Markets jolted by Hong Kong unrest, Argentine peso crash

Shares fell on Tuesday, as negative news from around the globe including Italy and Argentina's political uncertainty and persistent unrest in Hong Kong, compelled investors to take refuge in safe..

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Political turmoil, price freeze cast shadow on Argentina's Vaca Muerta

In late August, amid a sharp plunge in the Argentine peso, global suppliers to oil giant YPF received an unwelcome surprise in their inbox. A four-page notice that dollar contracts would be paid at a..
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Argentina's Fernandez, front-runner for president, walks tightrope between markets and votes

Argentina's presidential front-runner Alberto Fernandez is on a tightrope between the interventionist policies of his better-known running mate Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and the stumbling..
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As Ivanka Trump visits, U.S. OKs $400 million Argentina highway investment

The United States has approved a $400 million highway investment in Argentina as President Donald Trump's eldest daughter Ivanka Trump visits the South American nation on a wider tour of the region.
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Argentina opposition front-runner strikes populist tone in Madrid, markets hold steady

Argentina's likely next president, opposition front-runner Alberto Fernandez, laid out his populist credentials during a visit to Madrid on Thursday, saying local Argentine interests would trump those..
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Venezuelans in Argentina get sense of deja vu as crisis builds

Andreina Pirrone left Venezuela for Argentina six years ago as her country was spiraling toward the worst humanitarian crisis in its history. She did not know what the future would hold, but she was..
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Venezuelans in Argentina get to grips with crisis: again

Andreina Pirrone left Venezuela for Argentina six years ago as her country was spiraling towards the worst humanitarian crisis in its history. She did not know what the future would hold, but she was..
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Argentine markets hold steady as anti-Macri protesters decry austerity, rising poverty

Argentine markets held steady on Wednesday, even as thousands of protesters took to the streets to demonstrate against the government of President Mauricio Macri and a darkening economic outlook in the..
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Argentina opposition candidate asks grains farmers for fresh start

The man widely expected to become Argentina's next president asked farmers from the country's key grains sector on Thursday to put aside their bitter differences with the government of his running..
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Argentina opposition candidate Fernandez meets with mining companies, governors

Argentina's opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez told mining companies and governors from key mining provinces on Monday that exports were "the only solution" for Argentina, his coalition said.
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Argentina presidential front-runner Fernandez pledges 'no default' if elected

Argentine presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez said on Thursday there was "no possibility" the country would default on its debt if he were elected in October, but that the government would have to..
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Argentina's Macri says IMF team coming next week

Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Thursday that a team from the International Monetary Fund would arrive in Argentina next week.
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Argentina opposition candidate Fernandez says 'no possibility of default' if elected

Argentina presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez said on Thursday the country had "no possibility" of default if he were elected in October.
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Argentine presidential front-runner seeks alternatives to austerity: advisers

Economic advisers to Argentina's presidential front-runner and opposition leader Alberto Fernandez said he would seek alternatives to the current administration's austerity measures in a meeting with..
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Argentina´s Fernandez says country will struggle to repay IMF loan, must renegotiate

The Argentine opposition candidate, Alberto Fernandez, said that the country would struggle under present conditions to repay a loan to the International Monetary Fund and he would seek to renegotiate..
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Not your father's Peronists: Why Macri flopped with young Argentines

For Luis Joaquin Caro, who was about 2 years old when Argentina last defaulted on its debt in 2001, casting his vote for left-leaning Peronist candidate Alberto Fernandez in the country's recent..
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Argentina detains businessman at center of Mexican corruption scandal

Argentine authorities and Interpol detained on Friday a businessman who was at the center of a Mexican corruption scandal in 2004 that hurt the reputation of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who at the..
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Fitch, S&P downgrade Argentina debt as default risk grows

Ratings agencies Fitch and Standard & Poor's downgraded Argentina's sovereign debt rating on Friday, flagging higher chances of a default in the wake of a shock primary election result that plunged the..
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Where's Cristina? Argentina's fiery ex-president stands back as left scents victory

When opposition presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez addressed a crowd of supporters after his landslide victory in Argentina's primary election, there was one notable absence from the stage:..
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Argentina central bank faces peso test ahead of October election

Argentina's central bank must toe a politically fraught line between supporting the peso without blasting through the bank's reserves, as policymakers seek to salvage the currency ahead of October's..
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Argentina hit by Fitch downgrade to 'CCC' after shock vote

Ratings agency Fitch on Friday downgraded Argentina's sovereign debt rating from 'B' to 'CCC,' flagging an increased likelihood of a default in the wake of a shock primary election result that plunged..
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Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact

Brazil's backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even derail ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade..
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Argentina's Macri shelves sales taxes as he seeks to cut left's lead

Argentine President Mauricio Macri, smarting from a bruising primary election loss, announced on Thursday an end to sales taxes on basic food products until the end of the year in a bid to salvage his..
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Political talks, central bank plan lift Argentina markets after grim rout

Argentine markets on Thursday bucked a dismal three-day losing streak on signs of political compromise to tackle a dizzying economic crisis and a new central bank measure to prop up a currency that had..
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Argentina's Macri says sales tax to be eliminated on some food products until end of year

Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Thursday that sales tax will be eliminated on some basic food products, including bread, sugar and milk, until the end of year.
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Brazil's Guedes threatens to quit Mercosur if populist opposition wins Argentina election

Brazil will pull out of the Mercosur trade bloc if the opposition party wins Argentina's presidential elections later this year and closes the economy with protectionist policies, Brazil's Economy..
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Argentine peso claws back after three days of grim losses

Argentina's beleaguered peso clawed back some recent losses on Thursday, jumping nearly 5% after losing nearly a quarter of its value in the wake of a shock primary-election result on Sunday that once..
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Argentina presidential front-runner 'fine' with 60 peso/dollar FX rate

Argentina's center-left presidential front-runner Alberto Fernandez said on Thursday he was comfortable with the current exchange rate of 60 pesos to the U.S. dollar, after the currency lost about a..
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Argentina's presidential front runner Fernandez says peso at 60 per dollar 'seems fine': radio

Argentina's center-left presidential front runner Alberto Fernandez said the peso currency at 60 per U.S. dollar "seems fine," in an interview with local Radio Mitre.
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As election looms, Argentina's Macri announces relief measures after years of spending cuts

Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and tax cuts for lower-income workers to lessen the pain of an economic crisis months before elections, but his..
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Argentina's Macri says his rival pledges to calm markets if he takes power

Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Twitter on Wednesday that he had spoken with center-left presidential rival Alberto Fernandez, who had expressed willingness to keep markets calm in case of..
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With economic storm breaking, Argentina's Macri announces relief measures

Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and lower taxes for workers to lessen the impact of an economic crisis just months before a re-election bid, but..
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Argentine opposition candidate Fernandez says Macri's new economic measures are too late

Argentine opposition presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez said Argentina risks running out of foreign currency reserves due to its economic crisis, in an interview on Wednesday with El Destape..
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Argentina announces economic relief plan but peso still flailing

Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Wednesday unveiled a package of welfare subsidies and lower taxes for workers to lessen the impact of an economic crisis just months before a re-election bid, but..
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Brazil's Bolsonaro warns of 'leftist bandits' plunging Argentina into chaos

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that Argentina was heading for chaos as "leftist bandits" who performed well in Sunday's primary election there will follow the path of Venezuela,..
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Argentine peso opens weaker after Macri announces tax cuts, subsidy boost

Argentina's peso weakened at the open on Wednesday after President Mauricio Macri said he would cut income taxes for workers and boost subsidies for social services following two days of economic..
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Argentina's Macri announces tax cuts, subsidy boost following market meltdown

Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Wednesday he will cut income taxes for workers and increase subsidies for social services following two days of economic turmoil triggered by an election..
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Argentina's Macri says to cut workers' income taxes and increase welfare subsidies

Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Wednesday he would increase welfare subsidies and lower workers' income taxes as part of a package of measures aimed at lessening the impact of the country's..
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Argentina's Macri to announce economic measures after days of market turmoil: presidential source

Argentine President Mauricio Macri will announce new economic measures on Wednesday before markets open, following two days of economic turmoil triggered by an election upset by opposition candidate..
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Argentine markets gripped for second day by election-related fears

Argentina's peso closed weaker again on Tuesday following a second day of market turmoil triggered by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez's landslide victory in a primary election that dealt a..
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Concern over Macri's future again hits Argentina markets

Argentina's peso closed weaker again on Tuesday following a second day of market turmoil triggered by opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez's landslide victory in a primary election that dealt a..
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Peso and bonds down again on fears of Argentina return to populism

Argentina's peso and dollar-denominated bonds dropped again on Tuesday as market turmoil spilled into a second day following opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez's landslide victory in a primary..
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