United States on Monday formally notified the United Nations that it was withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, making the world's largest economy the sole outlier from the agreement. President Donald Trump went ahead with the pullout despite mounting evidence of the reality and impact of climate change, with September the fourth month in the row with near- or record-breaking temperatures.
The US government has called for a “complete and impartial” investigation on the death of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who had accused President Cristina Fernandez of covering up the 1994 bombing of the Jewish community centre.
The US House of Representatives passed legislation to impose sanctions on Venezuelan government officials found to have violated protesters' rights during demonstrations earlier this year.
A delegation from the American Chamber of Commerce has begun its first visit to Cuba in 15 years. Chamber president Thomas Donohue said he was in Cuba to assess the economic changes taking place under President Raul Castro.
Argentine foreign minister Hector Timerman called US senators Marco Rubio and Robert Menendez “extremists”, who don't represent the will of the Senate, the US government or the US people.
Argentina's cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich reacted on Friday to US Senators' remarks who on Thursday harshly criticized the economic policies of President Cristina Fernandez administration and forecasted an economic collapse sooner than later.