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  • COVID-19 vaccines offer hope amid new wave in Argentina Apr 25, 2021 03:23 PM IST

    COVID-19 vaccines offer hope amid new wave in Argentina

    Just over half of Argentine adults over 60 have been inoculated with at least one shot out of a total of 7.3 million. The country was one of the first in Latin America to start vaccination, but due to delays in the arrival of doses it now lags behind Chile, Brazil and Mexico. Argentina’s government blames the delays on geopolitical issues while the opposition blames them on an inability of President Alberto Fernández’s administration to negotiate with suppliers.

  • COVID-19 Pandemic | Argentine elderly make do during virus isolation Apr 08, 2021 05:12 PM IST

    COVID-19 Pandemic | Argentine elderly make do during virus isolation

    For many at the Reminiscencias home for the elderly, the pandemic has been 15 months of isolation from those they love — of children kept at a distance, of human touch always at least a layer of plastic away.

  • Argentina detects first cases of Brazilian coronavirus variants Feb 08, 2021 09:33 PM IST

    Argentina detects first cases of Brazilian coronavirus variants

    “The Amazonas P1 variant was recently detected in two samples, and the Rio de Janeiro P2 variant in two other travelers. All of them from Brazil,” Argentina’s Minister of Health Ginés González García said in a tweet.

  • Pope calls Maradona a fragile poet; decries doping cheats Jan 02, 2021 08:33 PM IST

    Pope calls Maradona a fragile poet; decries doping cheats

    Francis is a big soccer fan and met Maradona, who died in November, several times after becoming pope in 2013.

  • Argentina legalizes abortion, a milestone in a conservative region Dec 30, 2020 11:23 PM IST

    Argentina legalizes abortion, a milestone in a conservative region

    The effects of the legalization vote are likely to ripple across Latin America, galvanizing reproductive-rights advocates elsewhere in the region and leaving them hopeful that other socially conservative nations could follow suit.

  • Argentina legalizes abortion, a milestone in a conservative region Dec 30, 2020 02:49 PM IST

    Argentina legalizes abortion, a milestone in a conservative region

    Argentina, like a number of other countries in Latin America, had previously permitted abortion in cases of rape or if the pregnancy posed a risk to a woman’s health.

  • The last solar eclipse of 2020 mesmerises Chile, Argentina Dec 15, 2020 04:25 PM IST

    The last solar eclipse of 2020 mesmerises Chile, Argentina

    A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, plunging the area where this happens into darkness. It happens only rarely in any given spot across the globe.

  • Diego Maradona: The football wizard was one of the most expensive players of his time Nov 26, 2020 02:44 PM IST

    Diego Maradona: The football wizard was one of the most expensive players of his time

    As football fans world over bid a farewell to the Argentinian wizard--he is said to have been one of the most expensive players of his time---“double what Cristiano Ronaldo would cost today.”

  • Diego Maradona, the most human of immortals Nov 26, 2020 08:15 AM IST

    Diego Maradona, the most human of immortals

    The sport that the Argentina legend illuminated, the one he lifted into an art, was not tarnished by all that he did to himself.

  • One of the greatest footballers of all time: Soccer clubs pay tribute to 'legend' Diego Maradona Nov 25, 2020 10:53 PM IST

    One of the greatest footballers of all time: Soccer clubs pay tribute to 'legend' Diego Maradona

    Diego Maradona, who is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time along with Pele, died of a heart attack on November 25.

  • Argentina to allow medicinal marijuana to be grown at home Nov 13, 2020 06:14 PM IST

    Argentina to allow medicinal marijuana to be grown at home

    President Alberto Fernández allowed pharmacies to sell cannabis-derived oils, creams and other products, and it orders public and private insurance systems to cover these medications for patients who obtain a prescription.

  • Diego Maradona admitted to hospital in Argentina Nov 03, 2020 07:57 PM IST

    Diego Maradona admitted to hospital in Argentina

    The doctor ruled out any link to the coronavirus pandemic, which is ravaging the South American country, much of it still under confinement.

  • Royal Enfield to commence local assembly of motorcycles in Argentina Sep 09, 2020 04:32 PM IST

    Royal Enfield to commence local assembly of motorcycles in Argentina

    This will be the first time in Royal Enfield’s modern history that motorcycles will be assembled and produced outside the company’s manufacturing facilities in Chennai, India, the company said in a statement.

  • Argentina strikes $65 billion debt deal to break impasse Aug 04, 2020 06:00 PM IST

    Argentina strikes $65 billion debt deal to break impasse

    A major grain producer and once one of the world's wealthiest countries, Argentina fell into its ninth sovereign default in May and is headed for an estimated 12 percent economic contraction this year on the back of two years of recession.

  • In pics | Coronavirus-led lockdown: A look at how Argentinians are finding ways to be happy Jul 07, 2020 05:15 PM IST

    In pics | Coronavirus-led lockdown: A look at how Argentinians are finding ways to be happy

    The Social Psychology Observatory at the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, had found that quarantine measures have increased anxiety, uncertainty and feelings of extreme weariness. For some introverts, the quarantine has meant welcome solitude

  • Former Argentina football coach Carlos Bilardo tests positive for coronavirus Jun 27, 2020 01:25 PM IST

    Former Argentina football coach Carlos Bilardo tests positive for coronavirus

    Carlos Bilardo coached a team led by Diego Maradona to the World Cup in Mexico in 1986 and the final four years later and also won three Copa Libertadores titles as a player with Estudiantes between 1968 and 1970.

  • Fossil of one of the last megaraptors on the planet found in Argentina May 19, 2020 03:49 PM IST

    Fossil of one of the last megaraptors on the planet found in Argentina

    The discovery was made in the southern province of Santa Cruz in the middle of March this year. After studying the fossils, measuring 10 meters (32 feet), experts realized they were looking at the remains of a predatory dinosaur from the end of the "age of dinosaurs."

  • Meet 8 people around the world hustling to survive pandemic May 08, 2020 07:25 PM IST

    Meet 8 people around the world hustling to survive pandemic

    The toll for families is hunger and poverty that are either newfound or even more grinding than before.

  • Argentina financial market crisis only adds to global wall of worries Aug 16, 2019 02:03 PM IST

    Argentina financial market crisis only adds to global wall of worries

  • IMF to ship $5.4 billion to Argentina under standby loan deal Jul 13, 2019 10:47 AM IST

    IMF to ship $5.4 billion to Argentina under standby loan deal

    The government says the outlook for Latin America's No. 3 economy is improving.

  • Markets | MSCI EM change will not have an impact on Indian markets May 16, 2019 09:19 AM IST

    Markets | MSCI EM change will not have an impact on Indian markets

    The Indian government should nevertheless take the rebalancing as a wake-up call to push India’s weight in the MSCI index higher

  • Argentina President to arrive in India on Feb 17 for 3-day visit Feb 16, 2019 09:23 PM IST

    Argentina President to arrive in India on Feb 17 for 3-day visit

    Macri will arrive in Agra on February 17. He will travel to Mumbai on February 19.

  • Hockey World Cup 2018: England shock Argentina 3-2 to move into semifinals Dec 12, 2018 07:22 PM IST

    Hockey World Cup 2018: England shock Argentina 3-2 to move into semifinals

    England, who conceded the lead in the 17th minute, staged a superb come back to make their third successive semi-final appearance in the history of the tournament.

  • Hockey World Cup 2018: Minnows France stun Olympic champions Argentina to qualify for cross-overs Dec 06, 2018 09:24 PM IST

    Hockey World Cup 2018: Minnows France stun Olympic champions Argentina to qualify for cross-overs

    The lowest ranked side in the competition, France needed an outright win to qualify and they came out with intent to achieve the goal.

  • Hockey World Cup 2018: Olympic champions Argentina beat NZ 3-0 Dec 03, 2018 09:52 PM IST

    Hockey World Cup 2018: Olympic champions Argentina beat NZ 3-0

    By virtue of two wins from as many games, Argentina are atop Pool A with six points and they have brightened their chances of a direct berth in the last eight round.

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