Posts Tagged ‘Argentina’

Argentina Legalizes Abortion

By Onwuka Gerald Argentina on Wednesday became the biggest country in Latin America to legalize abortion, a landmark vote in a secluded region and a victory for a grassroots movement that turned years of rallies into political power. President Alberto Fernández, has promised to sign the bill into law, hence making it legal and okay […]

Argentina announce first death in Latin America from new coronavirus

Health authorities in Argentina announce first death in Latin America from new coronavirus.

Manhunt launched after British tourist is shot dead in front of son

Argentine police have launched a manhunt after a British tourist was shot dead and another injured in a robbery in the country’s capital on Saturday. The attack, in broad daylight on a busy street, occurred as the father and son approached a luxury hotel in the waterfront Puerto Madero area of Buenos Aires. A video […]

Trump makes the call, congratulates Argentine President-elect Fernandez

US President Donald Trump called Argentine President-elect, Alberto Fernandez, to congratulate the centre-left politician for winning Sunday’s election and discuss the South American country’s troubled economy. Fernandez sent a tweet, saying Trump told him he had “instructed the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to work with us to resolve the problem of our debt.’’ The IMF […]

Argentina’s Finance minister resigns as peso sheds value

Argentina’s economy minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned amid a financial crisis exacerbated by the president’s defeat in a primary poll. The country’s peso shed 20% of its value against the US dollar after President Mauricio Macri suffered the resounding loss last Sunday. In a letter to the president, Mr Dujovne said he had given his […]

Argentina beats Nigeria and Books Place in last 16

Messi gives Argentina the lead A thrilling finale to Group D saw Argentina overcome a testing Nigeria to win 2-1 and advance to the knockout stages Jubilant scenes as Rojo score late winner