Argentina is a country in southeastern South America. It is the eighth-largest country in the world. Its capital and largest city is Buenos Aires.
Argentina is a federal republic and the second largest Spanish-speaking country in the world. It also has the second largest economy in South America and is a founding member of the UN, WTO and Mercosur, among other international bodies. It is a country rich in natural resources and hosts a wide diversity of industries. This page collates recent DW content on Argentina.
To try and curb the rapid inflation, Argentina's central bank boosted key interest rates to 40 percent. But investors have been pulling out and diverting their money to the US. The peso is in free-fall.
This week on the show: We'll hear about children who were uprooted from their homes in Reunion and shipped off to France. Children in Zimbabwe working on tobacco fields are getting sick from nicotine poisoning. And: A sex abuse scandal shakes up Argentina's soccer clubs.
Many kids dream of becoming a famous soccer player, joining the ranks of stars such as Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi and others. In soccer-crazed Argentina, thousands of talented kids train in soccer academies and club youth divisions. It's where their idols polished their skills as children, too. Now two of Argentina's most famous soccer clubs have been caught up in a sex abuse scandal.
Suitcases packed? Passports ready? Germany's key ministers are jetting off to some of the world's top travel destinations this week. The US, Argentina, France, Poland -- the new German government has a lot of catching up to do. Damien McGuinness and his fellow jetsetting guests, complete with towels on sunlounges, are ready to explore the new government's approach to foreign policy.