Thirty years after hundreds died in a fight over the disputed Falkland Islands, the Argentine president on Thursday urged Britain to once again try to resolve the conflict -- this time, at the negotiating table.
Lawmakers in Argentina have approved a gender identity law that allows individuals to be recognized in official documents by the gender they choose.
Amid escalating tensions over the Falkland Islands, Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner accused Great Britain of militarizing the South Atlantic and said Tuesday her country would file a protest at the United Nations.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who underwent surgery this week to remove her thyroid, did not actually have cancer, her spokesman said Saturday.
Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's cancer surgery Wednesday was successful, her spokesman said.
Un experto explica como será operada la presidenta de Argentina de cáncer de tiroides.
Argentina's president is scheduled to temporarily hand over power Wednesday as she undergoes thyroid cancer surgery.
CNN's Brian Byrnes reports on Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner being sworn in for a second term.
Argentina's president will undergo surgery next week after doctors diagnosed her with thyroid cancer, a spokesman said Tuesday.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner was sworn in for a second four-year term Saturday, extolling her country's economic stability during a time of global crisis.
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner became Latin America's first female president to win a second term when she sailed to victory in Argentina's elections.
The body of a girl whose disappearance triggered a public outcry in Argentina was found naked inside a garbage bag in Buenos Aires Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.
President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner handily won Argentina's presidential primary, garnering more than half the country's votes.
Early returns in Argentina's presidential primary Sunday showed President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is likely to win, moving her closer to re-election.
Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner announced plans to run for re-election.
Argentina's president has said she will deploy 6,000 border guards to police the streets of the country's capital amid a wave of protests.
State Department analysts raised questions about the psychological state and health of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, according to a December 2009 cable recently published by WikiLeaks.
In a nationally televised address Monday, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner expressed her sorrow for the loss of her husband, former President Nestor Kirchner, and gave thanks for the outpouring of support that followed.
The legacy of Nestor Kirchner, the powerful former leader of Argentina who died Wednesday, will likely be his independent streak, which led to his country bucking local and international trends, those who studied him and knew him say.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez recalls his time with former Argentinian President Nestor Kirchner, who died Wednesday.
CNN's Brian Byrnes talks about getting reaction to the death of former Argentinian President Nestor Kirchner.
Nestor Kirchner, the former Argentinian president who arguably remained the most potent political force in the country, died unexpectedly Wednesday of an apparent heart attack.
The Argentine government continued to sound the alarm Monday about British plans to conduct military exercises on the Falkland Islands.
Former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner was recovering Sunday after surgery on his heart, the country's state-run news service reported.
The United Kingdom has "no doubt" about its sovereignty of the Falkland Islands, a British government minister said Tuesday.
CNN's Brian Byrnes reports a Falklands Islands oil field has British prospectors excited.
Soccer has long been a bloody business in Argentina, but 2010 has proved particularly violent with five deaths linked to the so-called "beautiful game."
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said it is important for Argentina and Britain to hold talks about the disputed Falkland Islands, but she did not commit to mediating them.
Argentine legislators rallied Wednesday behind President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who signed a decree a day earlier requiring all ships navigating from the South American nation to the disputed Falkland Islands to obtain a government permit.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner signed a decree Tuesday requiring all ships navigating from Argentina to the disputed Falkland Islands to carry a government permit.
The former president of Argentina underwent major surgery Sunday on his right carotid artery, the country's official news agency reported.
A judge Friday halted Argentina's plan to use $6.5 billion in reserves to pay the country's debt -- the issue in a feud between President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and the central bank president she fired for trying to stop the procedure.
Argentina's central bank president was removed from his post by presidential decree, a possible final blow in a political standoff between the banker and the executive.
A political standoff over the head of Argentina's central bank materialized Wednesday after the bank's president declined to support a plan to use $6.5 billion in reserves to pay debt.
After 16 hours of debate, Argentina's Senate passed a controversial reform law Saturday that critics say targets media outlets critical of the government.
The lower house of Argentina's Congress has approved a controversial media law that spells out media ownership rules and calls for the creation of a regulatory agency.
Argentina's Congress debated a broadcast reform bill Wednesday, a proposal analysts say is the latest blow in a fight between President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and media conglomerate Grupo Clarin.
Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her husband -- who was her predecessor -- have held power since 2003, and Sunday's midterm elections will prove pivotal to her hold on the presidency.
CNN's Brian Byrnes explains why Argentina's midterm congressional elections could mean big power shift.
Former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner resigned as leader of the ruling political party Monday following a poor showing in Sunday's elections, the official news agency Telam reported.
Farmers in Argentina blocked highways and rural routes throughout the country to protest anew the lack in progress in negotiations with the government over export taxes on farm goods.
After months of confrontations, Argentina's government and its farmers appeared Tuesday to have made progress toward resolving their differences.
In a small farming town 105 kilometers (65 miles) southwest of Buenos Aires, farmers are struggling to nourish their crops and feed their animals. The worst drought in half a century has turned Argentina's once-fertile soil to dust and pushed the country into a state of emergency.
Argentine farmers face their worst drought in 50 years. CNN's Brian Byrnes reports.
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro said Thursday he doubts he'll still have the "privilege" of observing world events in four years, cryptically indicating awareness that he is drawing ever closer to death.
Fidel Castro appeared "very well" during a meeting this week with Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, telling her that he watched President Obama's inauguration on television, Argentina's official news agency reported.
Argentina President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will meet Monday evening with Cuban leader Raul Castro during her first official visit to the island.
The northern province of Santa Fe usually boasts lush vegetation in September -- the Southern Hemisphere's spring -- but not this year, as Argentina grapples with its worst drought in a century.
President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner repeated her call this week to decriminalize personal drug use and crack down on traffickers and dealers.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is dropping an agricultural export tax that has provoked months of protests from farmers, a spokesman said Friday.
With Argentina's vice president casting the deciding vote, the country's Senate on Thursday narrowly defeated an increase on an agricultural export tax, which has provoked months of farmers' rebellion.
President Cristina Fernandez on Tuesday defended an increase in export taxes on grains that has riled many farmers, and she called on them to respect the law in protesting her policies.
Argentine police broke up a farmers highway blockade arresting about 20 protesters.
A three-month standoff between the Argentine government and farmers over export taxes turned violent Saturday.
Argentine farmers are planning their next move after the country's president announced plans to fund a public works program with revenues from a controversial agrarian export tax.
Disagreements between the Argentine government and farmers over export taxes flared up Wednesday as drivers used their trucks to snarl traffic.
The fortunes of Argentina's new leader are falling even faster than those of the former First Lady she's been compared to
Farmers on Friday moved quickly to reject President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's tax concessions made a day earlier.
Argentine farm groups went on strike Wednesday for the third time in nearly three months to protest high export taxes.
Argentina's economy minister has resigned in the wake of a crippling farmers' strike that emptied store shelves and cut exports, the country's news agency reported.
Smoke blanketed the Argentine capital Friday as brush fires apparently set deliberately consumed thousands of acres in the provinces of Buenos Aires and Entre Ríos.
Land-clearing fires covered Buenos Aires in thick black smoke in a huge ecological mess. The president blames her political foes: the farmers
Argentine farmers seething at export taxes on their crops resumed blockades of rural highways Monday after talks failed to end a 19-day-old strike that has halted grain exports and emptied supermarket shelves of meat.
Argentine farmers lifted roadblocks Friday, easing a 15-day agricultural strike that has caused traffic jams and depleted grocery shelves across the country.
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The election reveals a worrisome divide among the country's voters -- and a predilection for show over substance in the winning party
Argentina's first lady has declared victory in the country's presidential victory.
Argentine first lady Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner declared victory Sunday night as election returns showed her leading all rivals in her bid to succeed her husband and become the country's first female president.
Powerful women are nothing new in Argentine politics but next week Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, wife of the current leader of Argentina, is almost certain to move from her role as first lady to become the first ever elected "presidenta."
A socialist easily beat a candidate allied with Argentine President Nestor Kirchner for the governorship of a key province in a test of the strength of Kirchner's ruling coalition ahead of next month's presidential vote.
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