Pro-choice protesters dance outside the National Congress as senators decide on the legalization of abortion on Tuesday in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The proposal authorises legal, voluntary and free interruption of pregnancy until the 14th week while allowing doctor’s conscientious objection. Photograph: Ricardo Ceppi/Getty Images

The decision by Argentina’s senate to legalise abortion marks a major advance for women’s rights in Latin America and the Caribbean, home to some of t(...)

Abortion-rights activists watch live video of lawmakers in session, outside Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina, before it approved a bill to legalise abortion. Photograph: AP

Argentina’s Senate voted on Wednesday to legalise abortion, a first for a big country in Latin America and a triumph for women’s rights campaigners a(...)

Demonstrators celebrate with green headscarves – the symbol of abortion rights activists – outside the Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires. Photograph: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP via Getty

The Senate in Argentina will on Tuesday debate a Bill that, if it passes into law, would make the country by far the largest in Latin America to legal(...)

A container with the CoronaVac vaccine  that arrived in Brazil from China at Guarulhos International Airport in  Sao Paulo. Photograph:   Nelson Almeida/AFP via Getty

Having borne the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic, the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean will enter 2021 knowing they face huge challenges(...)

Women celebrate the approval of the abortion law in front of Argentina’s Congress in Buenos Aires on Friday. Photograph: Juan Ignacio Roncoroni/EPA

Lawmakers in Argentina’s lower house have passed a Bill that would legalise abortion in most cases, in a big step forward for the legislation that cou(...)

The burial of Diego Armando Maradona at the Jardin Bella Vista cemetery in Buenos Aires. Photograph: Getty Images

Diego Maradona, the Argentinian football legend, has been buried in a small, private ceremony in Buenos Aires – a stark contrast to chaotic scenes ear(...)

 Fans in Buenos Aires queue up to view the coffin of Diego Maradona. Photograph:  Fotonoticias/Getty Images

Huge crowds gathered to say goodbye to Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires on Thursday, and with emotions running high clashes between police and fans brok(...)

Juan Emilio Ameri resigned on Thursday after he was called to order by the president of the lower house, Sergio Massa. Photograph: Eltrece

A legislator in Argentina’s lower house of congress has been forced to resign after he was seen kissing his girlfriend’s bare breasts during an online(...)

Vice president of Argentina Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and president Alberto Fernandez walk behind president of the hamber of deputies Sergio Massa and head of the cabinet of ministers Santiago Cafiero during a press conference  on August 31st in Buenos Aires. Photograph: Juan Mabromata - Pool/Getty Images

Argentina has defused fears of a messy default after it gained backing from creditors, allowing it to exchange 99 per cent of the bonds involved in a (...)

One bondholder described the deal, which implies a recovery value of about 55 cents on the dollar, as a “creative compromise”. Photograph: iStock

By the time members of Argentina’s biggest bondholder group hopped on to their weekly conference call at 9am on Monday, August 3rd, the anxieties of t(...)

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