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New law limits options for accident insurance at work; Buenos Aires as expensive as New York; General Motors invests in production in Argentina
The crew of the impounded frigate Libertad are evacuated; politicians put on trial for Once train crash; Argentina wins election to Security Council
Judge resigns from Grupo Clarín case; Chávez dedicates Venezuelan victory to the Kirchners; Chaco province makes bond payment in pesos
Gendarmes and Naval Prefects protest over salary; Macri vetoes Buenos Aires abortion law; Frigate Libertad impounded in Ghana
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Presidential visit to UN and US; AMIA negotiation agreed with Iran; government steps up attacks on Grupo Clarín Presidential visit to UN and US President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner undertook…
IMF gives warning over official data; no Subte subsidies planned for 2013; Carlos Gardel’s birth certificate discovered
Anti-government protests across the country; large increase in child benefit; YPF signs pre-agreement with Chevron
Government announces voting plans for 16 year olds and some foreigners; Buenos Aires teachers sanctioned over political parody; the President announces an ‘audiovisual district’
YPF looks for deal with Chevron; the president defends school workshops run by La Cámpora; landmark judgment on agrochemicals in Córdoba
Indec’s ‘basic food basket’ under scrutiny; expropriation of ex-Ciccone advances; de la Rúa on trial for bribery
Transport chaos in Buenos Aires; Qom indigenous leader suffers attack; Argentina ends Olympics on high note
Controversy over prisoners at political events; last of Boden 2012 debt paid; 4 of 10 ‘country’ residents pay no tax; Del Potro gets Bronze in London
New 100 peso note to feature Evita; Córdoba interprets law to expel prostitutes; Argentina gets off to uneven Olympic start
A bad week for Buenos Aires infrastructure; long distance bus drivers strike; teenage deaths and police torture in Salta.
Buenos Aires provincial crisis deepens; CGT union confederation splits; mystery over control of SUBE card
Ex-dictators found guilty of baby theft; conflict between Fernández de Kirchner and Scioli; Mandela daughter named ambassador
Moyano leads Plaza de Mayo protest; road accident kills gendarmes in Chubut; Bishop of Merlo-Moreno resigns
Truck strike disrupts fuel supplies; Argentina condemns Paraguay ‘coup’; Fernández de Kirchner and Cameron cross swords at G-20
The national government launches home loans programme; Fernández de Kirchner takes Malvinas claim to UN; new passport announced.
Government candidate Reposo withdraws Attorney General application, the president will switch her savings to pesos, and strikes hit the capital and provinces.
Government clamps down on foreign currency purchases, there’s a ‘cacerolazo’ in Buenos Aires, and would-be attorney general’s CV suffers more ‘typos’.