Argentina’s new president Mauricio Macri is hoping to tackle his country’s decade-long battle with US creditors over unpaid debt.
Thousands have demonstrated across Argentina demanding the government come clean over the disappearance of an activist for indigenous Mapuche rights in Patagonia. The case has stirred up memories of an autocratic past.
South American neighbors Uruguay and Argentina are set to launch a joint bid to host the 2030 FIFA World Cup. Uruguay hosted the inaugural competition in 1930 and wants to do so again to mark the event's centenary.
Ex-Argentine president Cristina Kirchner is to run for the senate. But the decision is likely to split the left-wing opposition's chances against President Mauricio Macri’s coalition.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel began her visit to Argentina with a speech at a synagogue in Buenos Aires. DW's Michaela Küfner described the background to the Latin American trip.
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