WorldViews: Argentina


Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 07/03/2013

Argentine president live-tweets her efforts to aid Bolivia's Morales

Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner annotates, on Twitter, her campaign to rally fellow Latin heads of state.

By David Beard  |  02:20 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Pope Francis's defense against the worst allegation about his role in the dirty war

Critics say that then-cardinal Bergoglio withdrew the church's support for two priests shortly before their kidnapping by the military.

By Max Fisher  |  01:17 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Argentina, Religion

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Today's reads: Gay Argentines discuss Pope Francis

Also: What about Iran's fatwa banning nuclear weapons?

By Max Fisher  |  10:45 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Argentina, China, Iran, Today's Reads

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Why some Argentines are skeptical of Pope Francis' role in the 'dirty war'

What does Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, have to do with his country's complicated internal conflict?

By Max Fisher  |  03:13 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Argentina

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Argentina's newspapers exuberant about new pope

Francis' election is a big deal for Argentina, where more than 90 percent of the population is Catholic.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  12:52 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Argentina

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Argentina's Congress broke into a fight when Bergoglio was announced as pope

The lower chamber's leftists didn't want to interrupt a ceremony devoted to Hugo Chavez.

By Max Fisher  |  05:55 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Argentina, Religion

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 11/01/2012

Argentina lowers its voting age to 16

The move could boost support for President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who polls well among younger voters.

By Olga Khazan  |  11:16 AM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Argentina, argentina president, argentina voting age, Fernandez

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 04/12/2012

Argentine baby found alive in morgue

Luz Milagros Veron survived more than 10 hours in a morgue refrigerator.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:46 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Argentina