Until recently, the United States has operated 22 U.S. military bases in Latin America, 800 worldwide. Now there are two more, one in Chile and another in Argentina.
Argentinean President Cristina Fernandez presented a Bill to Congress April 16 that would empower her government to nationalize Spain's controlled oil company YPF.
Argentine voters rewarded President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner for a booming economy with a big reelection victory.
The incumbent president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, confounded skeptics and hostile media by doing extremely well in primary elections on August 14. However, supporters warn that the right wing opposition still may have tricks up its sleeve.
Two former Argentinian dictators and some of their henchmen are on trial for charges charges of concocting a scheme to kidnap the babies of political opponents they murdered.
The U.S. military is bringing contraband to Argentina and, apparently, planning to stay forever in Afghanistan. Read this and more!
The sudden death of Nestor Kirchner, the Secretary General of UNASUR, former president of Argentina and husband of the current president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, has saddened and shaken Latin America.
Another step in the tortuous process of Latin American integration was marked May 3-4 when representatives of all 12 states belonging to the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) met.
Argentina's massive default on international debt repayments in 2002 has cut off foreign loan possibilities. The Fernandez government seeks once more to be able to borrow in order to fund social programs.
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