An Argentine lawmaker died on Sunday of gunshot wounds he suffered last week in a daylight attack outside the Congress building in Buenos Aires. The death of Hector Olivares, 61, was announced by his ruling party coalition, called Cambiemos.
Two men were arrested on Friday on suspicion of murdering a civil servant and seriously injuring a lawmaker in Argentina, in a brazen crime in broad daylight. Marcelo Yadon was shot five times at close range as he walked in a square in front of the National Congress at 7 am on Thursday with his childhood friend and lawmaker Hector Olivares, who was in a critical condition and underwent emergency surgery.
Two Argentine pilots survived when their light aircraft crash landed on Friday in a heavily populated area of the capital of Costa Rica, officials said. The pilots climbed out of the wreckage of the plane after it came down in the Pavas neighborhood of San Jose, in an area full of homes and schools, witnesses and officials said.
YPF, the largest oil and natural gas producer in Argentina, is focusing on shale oil for production growth as a glut slows natural gas output, managers at the state-backed company said Friday.
An Argentine lawmaker was wounded on Thursday and an aide was killed in a shooting about a block from the National Congress in downtown Buenos Aires, in what the country's security minister described as a “mafia-style” attack.
The Falkland Islands weekly Penguin News reported this week that elements of the Royal Falkland Islands Police, the Fire Service and the military were in action following the discovery of two unexploded munitions in separate locations around the capital Stanley.
US President Donald Trump spoke with Argentina's leader Mauricio Macri on Wednesday and voiced support for the country's economic reforms, the White House said in a statement.
Argentina will give its auto exporters a larger tax rebate to help stimulate the flagging local sector that has been hit hard by a consumption slump and economic crisis in Latin America’s No. 3 economy.
Argentina’s bishops have offered tentative backing to the country’s president in securing a national consensus on politically sensitive issues, in a move that could be construed as giving a boost to a conservative incumbent facing a stiff challenge from a former populist president with an ambivalent history with both the current pope and the local church he once led.
Brazil's economy got off to an extremely slow start in the second quarter, figures released showed, with activity in the all-important services sector contracting in April for the first time since September last year.