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Argentina Slides Into Default As Debt Talks Fail

AP | ALMUDENA CALATRAVA | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina entered economic limbo Thursday, forced into a default that could undermine an already frail economy if a d...

What Cristina Fernández And Fidel Castro Did When They Met Up This Week

Posted 01.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Cristina Fernández has not only returned to the public eye -- she's fully embracing Twitter. After a 40-day silence following her head surgery, t...

Argentine President Breaks 40-Day Silence

AP | DEBORA REY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Cristina Fernandez spoke publicly for the first time in more than 40 days Wednesday, ending a long silence ...

Argentine President Has Big Plans For Economy

AP | DEBORA REY | Posted 11.21.2013 | Latino Voices

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine President Cristina Fernandez said Wednesday that she's going to deepen her government's left-leaning econom...

Cristina Fernandez Is Back After Surgery

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 11.19.2013 | Latino Voices

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — President Cristina Fernandez returned to work Monday after six weeks of rest from skull surgery, and quickly remade h...

Argentine President May Lose Control Of Congress During Recovery

AP | ALMUDENA CALATRAVA and DEBORA REY | Posted 10.26.2013 | Latino Voices

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine President Cristina Fernandez faces an election Sunday that is sure to open a fie...

Argentine President Making 'Strong Recovery' After Surgery

Agence France Presse | | Posted 12.23.2013 | World

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner, who had surgery two weeks ago to remove a blood clot on her brain, is making a strong recovery, a senior govern...

Argentine President Leaves Hospital After Surgery

AP | Posted 10.13.2013 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was being released from a hospital on Sunday, five ...

Doctors Say Argentine President 'Evolving Favorably'

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 12.08.2013 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Doctors were siphoning blood from beneath President Cristina Fernandez's skull on Tue...

Argentina President Cristina Fernandez's Health Condition, Explained

Posted 10.07.2013 | Healthy Living

Cristina Fernandez, the 60-year-old president of Argentina, is set to undergo surgery because of a subdural hematoma, according to news reports. A ...

Argentina's President To Undergo Major Surgery On Tuesday

Posted 10.07.2013 | World

Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez will undergo surgery to remove blood squeezing her brain, the Associated Press reported on Monday. The surger...

Argentina's President Suffers Brain Hematoma

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 10.06.2013 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Doctors ordered a month's rest for Argentina's president on Saturday after they found bloo...

Call Her Grandma

AP | Posted 09.14.2013 | Latino Voices

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina's president Cristina Fernandez is now a grandmother. The country's state-run news service Telam reported Mo...

Argentines Celebrate President's 10 Years In Power

AP | ALMUDENA CALATRAVA and DEBORA REY | Posted 05.26.2013 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Argentine President Cristina Fernandez rallied a huge crowd Saturday night celebrating the 10-year government that she and ...

Argentine President Tells Critics To Shove It

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 11.24.2012 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- President Cristina Fernandez is on a US tour this week with a message for critics on Wall Street and in Washington who say ...

Argentine Prez Coy About Possible Third Term

AP | ALMUDENA CALATRAVA | Posted 09.15.2012 | World

BUENOS AIRES -- President Cristina Fernandez is being coy about whether she wants to stay in power after her constitutional term ends. The possibilit...

Argentina Considers Lowering Voting Age To 16

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 11.05.2012 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Debate began in Argentina's senate Wednesday on a proposal to lower the voting age from 18 to 16, while another battle...

Argentina Makes Sex-Change Surgery A Legal Right

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 05.10.2012 | Gay Voices

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Adults who want sex-change surgery or hormone therapy in Argentina will be able to get it as part of their public or privat...

Latin American Leader Moves To Nationalize Oil Company

AP | ALMUDENA CALATRAVA | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- In a bold move to gain control of Argentina's energy reserves, President Cristina Fernandez pushed forward a bill to renati...

Argentina's President Back At The Job

AP | DEBORA REY | Posted 03.26.2012 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina's president joked about her cancer scare Wednesday, then responded harshly to the British prime minister's c...

Argentina's President Never Had Thyroid Cancer

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2012 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Argentine President Cristina Fernandez never had cancer despite having been diagnosed with the disease last month an...

Argentina's President Undergoes Cancer Operation

Posted 01.04.2012 | World

A little over a week after Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner announced that she has thyroid cancer, the Argentine President is undergoing surgery in a ho...

Argentina's President Undergoes Thyroid Cancer Surgery

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 03.05.2012 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina's president was awake and recovering Wednesday after a 3.5 hour operation to remove her cancerous thyroid gl...

Argentina's President Diagnosed With Thyroid Cancer

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 02.27.2012 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — President Cristina Fernandez has thyroid cancer, but test results showed Tuesday that it remains limited to a lobe in ...

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Sworn In

AP | ALMUDENA CALATRAVA and DEBORA REY | Posted 02.09.2012 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentine President Cristina Fernandez took the oath of office for the second time Saturday, the only female leader in...