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(...)