Apr 25, 2021 03:23 PM IST
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.
- Apr 08, 2021 05:12 PM IST
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.
- Feb 08, 2021 09:33 PM IST
“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.
- Jan 02, 2021 08:33 PM IST
Francis is a big soccer fan and met Maradona, who died in November, several times after becoming pope in 2013.
- Dec 30, 2020 11:23 PM IST
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.
- Dec 30, 2020 02:49 PM IST
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.
- Dec 15, 2020 04:25 PM IST
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.
- Nov 26, 2020 02:44 PM IST
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.”
- Nov 26, 2020 08:15 AM IST
The sport that the Argentina legend illuminated, the one he lifted into an art, was not tarnished by all that he did to himself.
- Nov 25, 2020 10:53 PM IST
Diego Maradona, who is considered one of the greatest footballers of all time along with Pele, died of a heart attack on November 25.
- Nov 13, 2020 06:14 PM IST
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.
- Nov 03, 2020 07:57 PM IST
The doctor ruled out any link to the coronavirus pandemic, which is ravaging the South American country, much of it still under confinement.
- Sep 09, 2020 04:32 PM IST
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.
- Aug 04, 2020 06:00 PM IST
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.
- Jul 07, 2020 05:15 PM IST
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
- Jun 27, 2020 01:25 PM IST
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.
- May 19, 2020 03:49 PM IST
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."
- May 08, 2020 07:25 PM IST
The toll for families is hunger and poverty that are either newfound or even more grinding than before.
- Aug 16, 2019 02:03 PM IST
- Jul 13, 2019 10:47 AM IST
The government says the outlook for Latin America's No. 3 economy is improving.
- May 16, 2019 09:19 AM IST
The Indian government should nevertheless take the rebalancing as a wake-up call to push India’s weight in the MSCI index higher
- Feb 16, 2019 09:23 PM IST
Macri will arrive in Agra on February 17. He will travel to Mumbai on February 19.
- Dec 12, 2018 07:22 PM IST
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.
- Dec 06, 2018 09:24 PM IST
The lowest ranked side in the competition, France needed an outright win to qualify and they came out with intent to achieve the goal.
- Dec 03, 2018 09:52 PM IST
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.