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U.S. President Barack Obama throws flowers in the River Plate while visiting with Argentina's President Mauricio Macri (R) the Parque de la Memoria (Remembrance Park) where they honored victims of Argentina's Dirty War on the 40th anniversary of the 1976 coup that initiated that period of military rule, in Buenos Aires, March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Obama Honors Argentina’s ‘Dirty War’ Victims; Faults U.S. On Human Rights

Obama said the United States was too slow to condemn human rights atrocities during Argentina’s 1976-1983 dictatorship as he honored victims of the “Dirty War” on Thursday.

March 25, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama dances tango during a state dinner hosted by Argentina's President Mauricio Macri at the Centro Cultural Kirchner as part of President Obama's two-day visit to Argentina, in Buenos Aires March 23, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

Soft Shoe Diplomacy: Obama Dances The Tango At Argentine State Dinner

Getting back to the other side of the dance floor, Obama stopped to wave at the dinner guests as if to conclude. But his partner would have none of it.

March 24, 2016

Argentina Deposits Debt Payment, Defying U.S. Judge

Find out why Argentina is ignoring U.S. courts.

September 30, 2014

Argentina Blames U.S. For Debt Woes, Denies Default

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Argentina blamed the United States for the legal battle that forced it to miss a debt payment and, despite ratings agencies’ declarations to the contrary, denied being in default. Ratings agency Fitch declared Argentina in “restrictive default” Thursday after 11th-hour talks failed to resolve the country’s dispute with two U.S. hedge […]

August 1, 2014

Argentina Blames United States, ‘Incompetent’ Judge For Default

By Sonia Avalos Buenos Aires (AFP) — Argentina blamed the United States Thursday for the legal battle that forced it into its second default in 13 years, accusing the judge and mediator in the case of “incompetence.” The country officially went into default Wednesday night after the failure of 11th-hour talks with two U.S. hedge […]

July 31, 2014

Brazil Celebrates Rival Argentina’s World Cup Defeat

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Brazilians bitter about their team’s disastrous World Cup celebrated Argentina’s defeat to Germany in the final Sunday by dancing and launching fireworks, relieved that their arch-rivals failed to triumph on their soil. In Brasilia and Sao Paulo, fireworks exploded after Mario Goetze scored in extra-time to give the Germans a […]

July 14, 2014

Goetze Strikes As Germany Win World Cup

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Mario Goetze scored a superb extra-time winner as Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to become the first European team to win a World Cup held in South America on Sunday. Bayern Munich star Goetze struck in the 113th minute to finally break Argentina’s resistance as Lionel Messi’s dream of emulating Diego […]

July 13, 2014

Romero Shootout Saves Send Argentina To Final

Sao Paulo (AFP) – Argentine goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two penalties in a shootout with the Netherlands on Wednesday to take his country through to the World Cup final for the first time since 1990. Lionel Messi’s Argentina beat the Dutch 4-2 in a penalty shootout after their cagey semi-final in Sao Paulo finished goalless. […]

July 9, 2014