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Stories with place: Buenos Aires
  • Finger pointing in Argentina after police break up protests story has photos
    Updated: Aug-25-15 4:26 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - In a sign of increasing tension ahead of October elections, the top presidential candidates in Argentina and other government officials exchanged accusations on Tuesday after protests over alleged vote fraud in a northern province were broken up with tear gas and rubber bullets.

  • Argentine in wheelchair dances at World Tango Championships 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 6:06 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Gabriela Fernanda Torres strikes a unique pose as she competes with hundreds of other dancers in this year's World Tango Championships in Argentina. The 37-year-old Argentine uses a wheelchair.

  • Pope holds sign calling for dialogue on disputed Falklands story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 5:19 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Pope Francis raised eyebrows in his homeland of Argentina on Wednesday after being photographed in Rome holding a sign advocating for dialogue over the disputed Falkland Islands.

  • Iberian flight makes emergency landing in Argentina 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 6:37 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - An Iberian Airlines flight with 240 people on board has made an emergency landing at Argentina's largest airport because of technical problems after hitting birds.

  • Bishop in Paraguay ousted by Pope Francis dies at 69 story has photos
    Updated: Aug-14-15 12:46 pm

    ASUNCION, Paraguay - Rogelio Livieres Plano, a former bishop in Paraguay who was revered by some for building a successful seminary but who was ousted by Pope Francis amid several controversies, has died. He was 69.

  • Argentine presidential candidate confronts floods, critics 
    Updated: Aug-13-15 4:46 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina's leading presidential candidate returned from Italy on Thursday, cutting short his trip amid growing complaints about his absence during widespread flooding in the province he governs.

  • Argentina officials try damage control after flooding 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 5:09 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina's government tried to ease public anger Wednesday over flooding that forced an estimated 11,000 people to flee their homes in Buenos Aires province.

  • Argentine president's successor candidate wins primaries story has photos
    Updated: Aug-10-15 3:01 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - President Cristina Fernandez's chosen successor easily won Argentina's open primaries, but the results Monday underscored that October's election is still up for grabs and voters remain deeply divided about who could best tackle the country's myriad economic problems.

  • Argentine president dominates campaign ahead of primaries story has photos
    Updated: Aug-08-15 8:34 am

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Cristina Fernandez isn't on Sunday's presidential primary ballot, yet the influence of Argentina's leader is all around it.

  • Former Argentine president on trial for bombing cover-up story has photos
    Updated: Aug-06-15 5:49 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - More than 21 years after a bomb ripped through a Jewish community center in Buenos Aires, ex-President Carlos Menem, a former top judge and several other officials went on trial Thursday for allegedly derailing the investigation into Argentina's worst terrorist attack.

  • Argentina leader defends Cabinet chief accused in crime 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 6:59 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina's president defended her Cabinet chief Wednesday against a media report that implicated him as the mastermind in the killing of three men allegedly connected to an ephedrine trafficking ring.

  • Argentine authorities lure whale from Buenos Aires marina story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-04-15 3:58 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentine authorities have successfully guided a whale out of the marina of a glitzy area in Buenos Aires and hope that it will now return to sea.

  • Argentina's foreign minister questions Iran nuclear deal 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 5:23 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina's foreign minister is asking U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to clarify whether Washington's nuclear deal with Iran includes removing from Interpol's list an Iranian wanted in a major bombing in the South American country.