Quirós: It’s not time for porteños to ‘remove their facemasks’
Yesterdat 15:52 City Hall set to join provinces of Río Negro, Salta, Jujuy, Mendoza and Córdoba in delaying national government’s move to end the wearing of facemasks while outdoors.
Yesterdat 15:52 City Hall set to join provinces of Río Negro, Salta, Jujuy, Mendoza and Córdoba in delaying national government’s move to end the wearing of facemasks while outdoors.
Yesterdat 14:26 Argentina transferred the International Monetary Fund US$1.88 billion Wednesday, complying with the first principal payment of record bailout.
Yesterdat 14:19 Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner declares total wealth of 16,463,095 pesos; Máximo Kirchner reports 400 million pesos.
Yesterdat 12:10 Juntos por el Cambio’s candidates for Congress unite for national meeting. Strong criticism of government, especially regarding internal disputes, as opposition eyes 45% of vote in November.
Yesterdat 10:06 Brazil's Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga tested positive for Covid-19 Tuesday after attending the UN General Assembly in New York.
21-09-2021 17:31 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development warns of "uneven" global economic recovery as it lowered its 2021 growth forecasts for the world and the United States while raising the outlook for Europe and Argentina.
21-09-2021 17:04 Gross domestic product fell 1.4% in the second quarter of 2021 compared to the previous period, government data shows.
21-09-2021 15:32 The use of facemasks outdoors will no longer be mandatory in Argentina as from October 1, the government announced on Tuesday as part of a sharp easing of restrictions, including the gradual reopening of borders.
21-09-2021 14:19 The Liberal victory is a historic milestone for Trudeau, marking only the eighth time a Canadian leader has won three successive elections.
21-09-2021 14:12 Government lifts travel and social restrictions as it seeks to boost the economy and recover voter support ahead of midterm elections in November.
21-09-2021 13:17 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that his government was against health passports but backed drives to vaccinate against Covid-19.
20-09-2021 21:51 President Alberto Fernández swears in new ministers as he attempts to relaunch his government in the wake of last week's heavy PASO primaries loss.
20-09-2021 21:35 Juan José Navarro Cádiz given 45 years and Juan Jesús Fernández sentenced to life imprisonment for killing La Rioja Radical deputy Héctor Olivares and political advisor Miguel Yadón outside Congress in May 2019.
20-09-2021 15:55 Argentina’s dollar bonds and US-traded equities slid on Monday, with the local benchmark index posting the worst returns among indexes in the Americas.
20-09-2021 15:50 Restrictions were due to be lifted on September 21, but move now pushed back until October 2 at earliest.
20-09-2021 14:56 Soaring property prices are forcing people all over the world to abandon all hope of owning a home. The fallout is shaking governments of all political persuasions.
20-09-2021 14:39 Two out of three children in Latin America and the Caribbean have not returned to the classroom after months of coronavirus lockdown, the United Nations has warned.
20-09-2021 14:32 Pfizer and BioNTech says trial results showed their coronavirus vaccine is safe and produces a robust immune response in children aged five to 11.
20-09-2021 14:27 President Alberto Fernández has announced a new Cabinet in a bid to smother a political crisis that pitted him bitterly against his own vice-president.
20-09-2021 08:57 Cabinet reshuffle and other ministerial appointments based on decision of President Alberto Fernández, declares Máximo Kirchner.
18-09-2021 09:14 Manzur comes in as Cabinet chief, with Aníbal Fernández to Security portfolio; Cafiero becomes foreign minister, with De Pedro, Guzmán and Kulfas retained in key positions.
18-09-2021 08:52 President Alberto Fernández announced a new Cabinet on Friday in a bid to smother a political crisis that pitted him bitterly against his vice-president this week after an electoral defeat in legislative primaries.
18-09-2021 07:43 Appointments come just a day after Fernández de Kirchner called for an overhaul of the Cabinet in an open letter that blamed the president for poor results in last Sunday's PASO primaries.
18-09-2021 00:01 The autistic power plays now underway are only likely to sustain voting anger against a dysfunctional coalition.
18-09-2021 00:01 For there to be any chance of the country emerging relatively unscathed from the mess Cristina, with the help of easily bamboozled voters, has got it into, Alberto would have to start behaving like a genuine president.
18-09-2021 00:01 The structural issues facing the Argentine political system are substantially more profound than the superficial and lightweight Alberto Fernández.
17-09-2021 22:40 resident Fernández reshuffles Cabinet in bid to overcome schism with Cristina Fernández de Kirchner; Juan Manzur in as Cabinet chief, Santiago Cafiero becomes foreign minister; Aníbal Fernández returns.
17-09-2021 22:07 The Frente de Todos coalition, with the vice-presidential tail wagging the presidential dog, has been a rare experiment premised on a united Peronism being big enough to contain its own historic contradictions by guaranteeing electoral victory and thus power. That myth was rudely shattered by last Sunday’s voting.
17-09-2021 22:06 A selection of stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina...
17-09-2021 22:01 President drawing up new Cabinet in bid to overcome schism with Veep; Communications & Press Secretary Juan Pablo Biondi resigns post; Government set to unveil raft to new measures to attract voters.
17-09-2021 21:59 With the ruling Frente de Todos coalition in crisis, here's a look at the key moments pushed it into disarray.
17-09-2021 19:17 Communications & Press Secretary Juan Pablo Biondi resigns, less than a day after Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner accused him of carrying out “operations” in the media against her.
17-09-2021 15:03 Kristalina Georgieva risks seeing her authority as head of the International Monetary Fund undermined, after being accused of influencing a report in China’s favour when she worked at the World Bank.
17-09-2021 14:07 Economy Minister Martín Guzmán meets deadline, submitting Budget bill to Congress at the last possible moment in the dead of night, as crisis raged in the ruling coalition.
17-09-2021 14:03 Juntos por el Cambio finished ahead by more than four points in the key battleground province. The government will now go chasing the votes of Florencio Randazzo, Facundo Manes – as well as the ‘disappointed’ who didn’t turn out.
17-09-2021 13:51 Talleres’ starting line-up is composed mostly of players who fell short at Argentina's more established giants and moved to Córdoba in search of a fresh start.
17-09-2021 13:39 President Alberto Fernández joins US President Joe Biden for virtual meeting designed to galvanise efforts to confront the global climate crisis.
17-09-2021 10:45 Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has slammed President Alberto Fernández in an open letter, heightening the political crisis that has roiled the government since it lost an election Sunday.
17-09-2021 10:39 Prices have increased 32.3% so far in 2021, according to official data, and by 51.4% over last 12 months.
16-09-2021 22:44 Tens of thousands of people marched in the nation's capital on Thursday, demanding improvements to their economic lot as Argentina's economic turmoil continues.
16-09-2021 21:26 Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner slammed President Alberto Fernández in an open letter on Thursday, heightening the extraordinary political crisis that has gripped the ruling Frente de Todos coalition.
16-09-2021 18:00 Outgoing national deputy Fernanda Vallejos (Frente de Todos-Buenos Aires Province) poured fuel on the flames of the ruling coalition’s post-PASO crisis this week with strident criticism of President Alberto Fernández.
16-09-2021 17:23 International Monetary Fund (IMF) is "committed" to reaching an agreement with Argentina, says spokesperson.
16-09-2021 16:57 Brazil is one of the fastest vaccinating countries on the planet, after a late and chaotic start that continues to take its toll on President Jair Bolsonaro.
16-09-2021 14:42 President Alberto Fernández vowed to keep his broad ruling coalition unified on Thursday, a day after several cabinet ministers offered to quit their posts.
16-09-2021 10:24 Budget bill, presented to the Chamber of Deputies just before midnight on Wednesday, forecasts inflation reaching 33% in 2022.
15-09-2021 21:49 Crisis broke out at rapid speed on Wednesday, as a flurry of resignations, urgent meetings and private phone calls laid bare a deep split in the ruling Frente de Todos coalition.
15-09-2021 17:42 First draft of next year's budget bill will be sent to Congress on Wednesday and it assumes the country will reach an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to refinance its record US$45-billion debt.
15-09-2021 17:33 Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s closest allies in the Cabinet offered to resign on Wednesday, amid mounting political pressure on President Alberto Fernández’s government.t.
15-09-2021 17:28 At least five Cabinet ministers and other senior officials in President Alberto Fernández's government offer to step down in wake of PASO primaries.
15-09-2021 14:25 Interior Minister Eduardo ‘Wado’ de Pedro offers resignation to President Alberto Fernández; As many as four other Cabinet officials also expected to quit.
15-09-2021 14:13 President Jair Bolsonaro is "threatening democratic rule" with his attacks on Brazil's Supreme Court and electoral system, Human Rights Watch warns.
15-09-2021 12:53 The remains of six Argentine soldiers killed in the 1982 South Atlantic conflict with Britain have been identified, the International Committee of the Red Cross confirms.
15-09-2021 10:41 Governments across the world know that rising food costs can come with a political price. The dilemma is whether they can do enough to prevent having to pay it.
14-09-2021 17:26 Measures are likely to include an increase to minimum social security payments and aid to low-income parents.
14-09-2021 17:21 Consumer prices rose 2.5 percent in August from a month earlier, the lowest level since July 2020.
14-09-2021 17:08 Government sources insist that results of PASO primaries show that blame needs to be shared around and assure that economy minister will remain in place.
14-09-2021 16:52 Fernández administration drawing up host of measures designed to boost consumption and improve purchasing power.
14-09-2021 16:05 Following poor results in last Sunday's PASO primaries, the margin for a Frente de Todos comeback looks slim.
14-09-2021 15:20 With their lower house margin potentially down to one deputy and the possible loss of a comfortable Senate majority, the ruling coalition emerges badly damaged from last Sunday’s PASO primary voting.
14-09-2021 13:27 Lionel Messi went to Paris to win the Champions League again – on Wednesday he's set to finally make his first start for his new club when they kick off their European campaign in Bruges.
14-09-2021 13:22 The progress of women in politics has stalled in one of the world's most economically unequal places.
14-09-2021 12:06 Latin America’s heavily-indebted corporations are likely to delay rehiring workers during the recovery from last year’s slump, according to the World Bank.
14-09-2021 11:56 There are now more than half a million people using El Salvador's bitcoin wallet, President Nayib Bukele said Monday.
14-09-2021 11:49 South American national teams will again be asked to play an extra round of World Cup qualifiers in the upcoming international window, continental governing body CONMEBOL said on Monday.
14-09-2021 10:09 The defeat was logical enough, but in Argentina, the logical does not always happen.
13-09-2021 21:00 Prices for the government’s most traded dollar-denominated bond jumped almost four percent to the highest since January, while the cost to insure its debt against default fell to a three-week low. The Global X MSCI Argentina exchange-traded fund added 2.2 percent.
13-09-2021 16:29 The Argentine government’s election loss on Sunday weakens Economy Minister Martin Guzmán’s negotiating power with the International Monetary Fund, according to one of the nation’s former representatives with the Fund.
13-09-2021 16:00 Candidates from the Avanza Libertad have hailed their party’s results in the PASO primaries, which saw the libertarian alliance finish third in the City and fourth in Buenos Aires Province.
13-09-2021 15:09 International Monetary Fund taps Ilan Goldfajn, chairman of Credit Suisse Group AG in Brazil and a former Central Bank president in that country, to lead its Western Hemisphere Department.
13-09-2021 14:40 Myriam Bregman, Frente de Izquierda (FIT) candidate for national deputy representing the City, hails alliance's “impressive” performance in Sunday’s PASO primaries.
13-09-2021 14:01 A record 227 people were killed worldwide in 2020 for their defence of nature – more than four a week on average, and almost three-quarters of them in Latin America, said environmental rights organisation Global Witness.
13-09-2021 13:52 Global Witness NGO says Colombia was the most dangerous country for land and environment defenders for the second year in a row in 2020, accounting for 65 of the 227 killings reported worldwide.
13-09-2021 13:47 Animal farming accounts for twice as many greenhouse gas emissions as plants grown for consumption, according to a study published Monday that mapped agricultural activities worldwide.
13-09-2021 11:22 Argentine bonds rose on Monday morning after opposition candidates performed better than expected in the PASO primary elections.
13-09-2021 10:34 Horacio Rodríguez Larreta emerges strengthened from PASO primaries; President Alberto Fernández and Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner perhaps the night's biggest losers.
13-09-2021 02:37 Frente de Todos suffers heavy defeats in City, Córdoba and Mendoza, while losing in heartlands including Buenos Aires and Santa Fe. Balance of power now up for grabs in the Senate, sparking concern in the Casa Rosada.
13-09-2021 01:10 "Evidently, we have not done something right” – President Alberto Fernández faces up to a defeat in Sunday’s PASO primaries.
13-09-2021 00:26 Argentina’s ruling coalition dealt a big blow in primary election serving as early test for President Alberto Fernández government’s two years into office.
13-09-2021 00:12 Voters in Argentina’s PASO primaries dealt a strong setback to President Alberto Fernández and his government on Sunday.
12-09-2021 23:35 Opposition politicians reacted jubilantly to early results from the PASO primaries on Sunday night, with PRO party leader Patricia Bullrich hailing unexpected wins in provinces nationwide.
12-09-2021 22:23 First results hint at strong performance for opposition coalition in Sunday's primaries, with Juntos candidates holding strong leads over Frente de Todos rivals in Buenos Aires City and Province.
12-09-2021 19:06 Primary election will serve as early test on the political strength of President Alberto Fernández’s ruling coalition.
12-09-2021 09:29 Pumas produce a heroic defensive effort that included more than 200 tackles but rampant New Zealand stroll to easy win.
11-09-2021 15:25 All too many politicians have been trying to bring the 2023 presidential elections ahead to tomorrow, seeking to stampede voters into a premature “the people or the republic” polarisation and to nationalise the voting.
11-09-2021 15:22 A selection of the stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
11-09-2021 10:20 Brazilian leader marked Independence Day with huge rallies, but analysts say president is just seeking to sow chaos.
11-09-2021 10:17 According to a report by Correo Argentinto, more than 63,000 workers and 14,000 vehicles will be used to ensure every voter can cast their ballot in this Sunday’s PASO primaries. For some, the electoral operation even includes a 12-hour journey by mule.
11-09-2021 10:08 Cases continue to decline; Government receives first shipment of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine.
11-09-2021 09:54 The PASO primaries have laid bare the intellectual vacuity of Argentina’s political class.
11-09-2021 09:48 Perhaps it is premature to talk, as the British essayist Cyril Connolly did soon after World War II, of “closing time in the gardens of the West,” but for many it does feel that something like that is taking place.
11-09-2021 09:35 Just as in the preceding generation everybody seemed to remember exactly what they were doing on the day of John Kennedy’s assassination in 1963, so 9/11 has remained the object of universal recall in the last 20 years.
11-09-2021 08:54 On September 11, 2001, the world watched in horror as commercial jetliners commandeered by al-Qaeda hijackers slammed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania. Nearly 3,000 people died that day.
11-09-2021 08:45 When al-Qaeda hijackers killed nearly 3,000 people on September 11, 2001, the United States instantly took on a new mission as a furious and fearful nation coalesced around president George W. Bush's "war on terrorism." Twenty years later, the world is transformed.
11-09-2021 00:01 Twenty years after al-Qaeda terrorists flew two hijacked aircraft into the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center, conspiracy theorists are more emboldened than ever.
10-09-2021 21:50 Twenty years later and they still talk regularly: 9/11 survivors and relatives of victims have formed strong friendships through support groups that have proved effective antidotes to their trauma.
10-09-2021 15:09 After weeks of campaigning and a pandemic-induced postponement, Argentina finally heads to polls for the 2021 PASO primaries.
10-09-2021 14:12 Argentines take to the polls on September 12 in a PASO primary vote that will measure the political strength of the federal Peronist government and the opposition ahead of midterm elections on November 14.
10-09-2021 02:56 National team coach hails Rosario-born superstar after his hat-trick against Bolivia at the Monumental.