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Trump Organization says it has no plans to build Buenos Aires tower

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BUENOS AIRES The Trump Organization has no plans to build in Buenos Aires, a spokeswoman told Reuters on Tuesday, ending speculation a new Trump office tower would soon appear near the landmark obelisk in the heart of Argentina's capital.

Tempers flare outside court over detained Argentine social leader

BUENOS AIRES Protesters and police clashed on Wednesday outside a courthouse in northern Argentina where a social activist is on trial for offenses including corruption, while her lawyers asked the Supreme Court to free her on human rights grounds. | Video

World, United Nations, Dec 22 2016

Macri honeymoon with Argentina's Congress appears over after first year

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's opposition-dominated Congress helped center-right President Mauricio Macri pass market-friendly reforms in his first year in office, but legislators are growing more hostile as they gear up for mid-term elections in 2017.

World, Dec 21 2016

Argentina, Britain agree to identify bodies of soldiers on Falklands

BUENOS AIRES Argentina and Britain agreed on a framework to identify the bodies of dozens of unknown Argentine soldiers buried on the disputed Falkland Islands, Argentina's Foreign Ministry said in on Tuesday.

World, Dec 20 2016

Unusual Chile volcano activity sparks interest, worries

LAGUNA DEL MAULE, Chile A "unique" burst of activity at a little-known volcanic complex near the Chile-Argentina border has attracted the interest of international scientists and led worried governments to plan for a potentially devastating eruption. | Video

Environment, Dec 13 2016

Americas' top rights commission urges Argentina to free activist

BUENOS AIRES The Inter-American Commision on Human Rights on Friday called on Argentina to release social activist Milagro Sala, who has been jailed since the beginning of the year in the northwestern province of Jujuy.

World, Dec 02 2016

Largest all-female expedition braves Antarctica to fight inequality, climate change

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The largest all-female expedition to Antarctica, comprising 76 scientists, is due to set sail from Argentina on Friday in a quest to promote women in science and highlight the impact of climate change on the planet.

Environment, Nov 30 2016

Argentina unemployment drops in breath of fresh air for government

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's unemployment rate dropped to 8.5 percent in the third quarter of the year, the government's Indec statistics agency said in a report on Friday, a bright spot in a slew of poor economic data for the recession-stricken country.

Global Energy News Nov 25 2016

Argentine business leaders agree to freeze layoffs until March

BUENOS AIRES Argentine business leaders agreed on Wednesday not to lay off workers without justifiable cause until March 2017, after unemployment rose amid a prolonged recession.

Nov 23 2016

Strong quake hits near Argentina, Chile border, no damage reported

SANTIAGO A strong quake hit western Argentina, shaking buildings as far away as Santiago, the capital of neighboring Chile, though there were no reports of damage to people, infrastructure or basic services.

World, Nov 20 2016