LATIN AMERICAN DICTATORSHIPS

Argentineans march to protest ruling favoring repression-era criminals

Tens of thousands of people converge on Plaza de Mayo a day after Congress passed fast-track law

VIOLENCE IN SPORT

Why is watching soccer so dangerous in Argentina?

Deaths, injuries, poor safety and ageing stadiums all make the beautiful game a high-risk sport

VIOLENCE IN SOCCER

Argentina soccer fan dies after being pushed off stands

Death comes two days after camera caught incident involving Belgrano supporters

ARGENTINA GENERAL STRIKE

Angry strikes overshadow WEF economic summit in Buenos Aires

After 16 months of supporting reforms, labor unions turn on President Mauricio Macri

Health

Argentina gives green light to use of medicinal marijuana

Legal change guarantees certain patients access to cannabis oil, but homegrown pot still illegal

LATIN AMERICA

Trump makes it harder for Argentineans to enter the US

President toughens up visa requirements, undoing previous work by Barack Obama and Mauricio Macri

LATIN AMERICA

Argentina: Killing of pregnant 15-year-old highlights problem of teen criminals

Use of minors by criminal gangs prompts call for age of criminal responsibility to be lowered

LATIN AMERICA

Two arrests after Spanish businessman murdered in Argentina

Son-in-law and former employee caught on security cameras moving what looks like a body

FALKLAND ISLANDS

Fighting war with flowers

Renowned Argentinean silversmith melts down bullets to create tribute to Falklands War dead

LATIN AMERICA

Where are Argentina’s black people?

In the northern province of Corrientes, locals are reviving deep-rooted African traditions

AMERICAS

Venezuela’s foreign minister slams police brutality in Argentina

“I take it as revenge on the part of Macri,” said Delcy Rodríguez after incident caught on camera

WAR ON DRUGS

Argentina extradites drug lord ‘Mi Sangre’ to US

High-security operation saw Jesús López Londoño of the Urabeños cartel flown to Florida

AMERICAS

Female subway workers in Buenos Aires strike to protest machismo

Employees say they deal with aggressive behavior and taunts from male passengers every day

LATIN AMERICA

Maradona: peace with the Vatican and conflict on the pitch

Soccer legend hugs pope ahead of charity soccer match, then loses his cool during game

LATIN AMERICA

Argentina’s prison system: outdated, under-resourced and overcrowded

EL PAÍS visits one of the country’s toughest jails, Olmos in Buenos Aires

THE AMERICAS

Leo Messi quits Argentinean national side

Barcelona striker’s decision hastened by team’s failure to win major title for the fourth time

THE AMERICAS

Uruguay’s José Mujica calls Venezuela’s President Maduro “mad as a hatter”

Former head of state says he has “great respect” for socialist leader, but must speak out

LATIN AMERICA

As inflation soars, patience wears thin in Buenos Aires slums

A trip to a neighborhood badly hit by the crisis where residents voted for Macri and his promise of zero poverty

LATIN AMERICA

Cristina Fernández enjoys “Perón” moment after court appearance

Thousands gather in Buenos Aires to show support for former president

LATIN AMERICA

Snakes in a park force closure to public in Buenos Aires

Reptiles are entering urban areas through drains in the wake of heavy December floods