Supporters of the victorious presidential hopeful of the Cambiemos party, Mauricio Macri celebrate his win in downtown Buenos Aires on November 22, 2015. Photograph: Emiliano Lasalvia/AFP/Getty Images

Conservative opposition challenger Mauricio Macri won Argentina’s presidential election on Sunday, bringing to an end more than a decade of free-spen(...)

Opposition presidential candidate Mauricio Macri votes during the runoff presidential election in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sunday. Photograph: Natacha Pisarenko/AP

Argentines voted on Sunday in a run-off election that hands the centre-right opposition, led by Mauricio Macri, its best chance in more than a decade (...)

Argentina’s outgoing president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner: there is a possibility she will have to fight corruption charges. Photogrpah: Marcos Brindicci

A visit to the dreary cemetery of Río Gallegos leaves little doubt as to the hero of this windswept Patagonian town, where bleak open spaces rise t(...)

US holders of defaulted Argentine bonds have stepped up their campaign for full repayment of their loans by detailing how 14 senior Argentine official(...)

A woman holds up an image of Alberto Nisman at his funeral in Buenos Aires. The Argentinian public prosecutor died in mysterious circumstances the day before he was to testify about allegations against the president. Photograph: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters

When he ran to be its president back in 2003, Néstor Kirchner promised to transform Argentina into “a serious country” if elected. He said he wanted a(...)

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez (L) walks ahead of Lower House candidate Martin Insaurralde in Buenos Aires. Fernandez has been told by doctors to take a month off for health reasons. Photograph: Argentine Presidency/Reuters.

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez has been told by doctors to take a month off because of a subdural hematoma on her brain, her spokesman has sa(...)

Argentine Army General Jorge Videla (left), leader of the 1976 military coup that began the seven-year “Dirty War,” and former General Reynaldo Bignone, who ruled Argentina from 1982-1983, listen to the verdict during their trial in a courthouse in Buenos Aires, in July 2012. Photograph: Enrique Marcarian/Reuters

Former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla has died of natural causes while serving life sentences in prison for crimes against humanity. (...)

Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner visits residents affected by floods after heavy rains in Villa Mitre slum, in Buenos Aires earlier this week. Photograph: Agustin Marcarian/Reuters

Uruguay's president Jose Mujica, speaking without realising a microphone was on, has said Argentinian president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (...)

Newly elected Pope Francis I (2nd R), Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, walks in the 5th-century Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore during a private visit today. Photograph: Osservatore Romano/Reuters

Yesterday afternoon, by mistake, someone at the Italian Bishops Conference sent off a telegram of congratulations to Car(...)