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Priests guilty of abusing deaf children at Argentine school

Two priests were found guilty on Monday of sexually abusing deaf children at a Catholic-run school in Argentina, a case that has shaken the church in Pope Francis’s homeland.

Luis Scola moves into No. 2 spot on World Cup scoring list

Luis Scola climbed into the No. 2 spot on FIBA’s all-time World Cup scoring list on Monday, his 23 points helping Argentina hold off Nigeria 94-81 in a Group B …

Lionel Messi suspended from Argentina’s opening World Cup qualifier

Lionel Messi was suspended from Argentina’s first qualifying march for the 2022 World Cup and fined $1,500 by South American soccer’s governing body. CONMEBOL said its decision resulted from Messi’s …

Argentina contemplates its future after another elimination

Argentina remains optimistic about its future despite another year without a title. There is some hope going forward after the team’s 2-0 loss to Brazil in the semifinals of the …

UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019

Copa America: Lionel Messi fails again with Argentina

Another elimination for Argentina and another missed opportunity for Lionel Messi to succeed with the national team. Messi’s streak without a title with Argentina has been extended after a 2-0 …

UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019

Brazil beats Argentina and advances to Copa America final

Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 and will play Sunday’s Copa America final at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. The hosts will seek their 10th South American title while superstar …

UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019

Chileans, Argentines gape at total solar eclipse

Tens of thousands of tourists and locals gaped skyward Tuesday as a total eclipse of the sun darkened the heavens over Chile and Argentina.

EU hails new trade deal with Mercosur

The European Union is hailing its new trade deal with the Mercosur trade bloc as “an ambitious, balanced and comprehensive agreement” that sends a strong positive signal amid global trade …

2 charged in massive international arms smuggling scheme

Two people have been charged in Florida with orchestrating a massive arms smuggling scheme involving thousands of weapons and parts sent to South America, federal officials said Friday.

UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019

Argentina overcomes late 3-goal deficit, knocks out Scotland

Florencia Bonsegundo converted a penalty kick in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time on her second attempt, and Argentina overcame a three-goal deficit in the final 30 minutes for …

Blackout in South America raises questions about power grid

The huge blackout that left tens of millions of people in the dark in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay over the weekend raised serious questions about the vulnerability of the power …

Massive blackout hits tens of millions in South America

A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay after an unexplained failure in the neighboring countries’ interconnected power grid.

UPDATED: Fri., June 14, 2019

Jodie Taylor puts England in World Cup last 16 with game to spare

Jodie Taylor scored her first international goal in 14 months to send England into the second round of the Women’s World Cup in a 1-0 victory over Argentina. The Argentines …

US documents expose Argentine dictatorship’s grisly crimes

Recently declassified US documents disclose Argentina dictatorship’s gruesome human rights abuses

Vatican: No prior accusation of sex abuse against Argentine

The Vatican is insisting there were no accusations of sexual abuse against an Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis when he resigned suddenly in 2017 and was promoted to a …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 30, 2018

U.S. stands apart as G-20 summit stumbles on trade, climate

The United States has been blocking progress at the Group of 20 summit on fixing world trade rules, fighting climate change and tackling migration, according to European officials involved in …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 17, 2018

Argentina minister says country without means to rescue sub

Hours after announcing the discovery of an Argentine submarine lost deep in the Atlantic a year ago with 44 crew members aboard, the government said Saturday that it is unable …

Ex-Argentina VP Boudou sentenced to prison for corruption

A court in Argentina has sentenced former Vice President Amado Boudou to five years and 10 months in prison for bribery and conducting business incompatible with public office.

FIFA rebukes Diego Maradona for criticizing World Cup referee

FIFA’s patience with Diego Maradona’s World Cup antics has finally run out. Soccer’s world body said it “strongly rebukes” comments by the Argentina great criticizing American referee Mark Geiger’s handling …

UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018

Kylian Mbappe, not Lionel Messi, stars as France ousts Argentina 4-3 from World Cup

Teenager Kylian Mbappe scored two goals in a five-minute span to lead France over Argentina 4-3 and into the World Cup quarterfinals. The loss could be the end of Lionel …

Lionel Messi vs. France with Maradona watching; Cristiano Ronaldo vs. Uruguay

No matter what Lionel Messi does at the World Cup, Diego Maradona will be watching. Messi was already facing outsize pressure in what could be his last World Cup, and …

UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018

Lionel Messi, Argentina get going, beat Nigeria 2-1 at World Cup

Lionel Messi finally scored a goal at this year’s World Cup and Argentina staved off elimination with a 2-1 victory over Nigeria. The exquisite strike from the Argentina great sparked …

UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018

Lionel Messi, Argentina beaten 3-0 at World Cup, Croatia advances

Lionel Messi’s frustrating international career may be coming to an early and anti-climactic finish after Argentina’s worst loss in World Cup group play in 60 years. The 2014 runners-up were …

UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018

Lionel Messi misses penalty, Iceland holds Argentina to 1-1 draw

Lionel Messi had a penalty kick saved and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina at the World Cup. Messi failed to give his team the lead when …

Robert J. Samuelson: Why Argentina’s crisis matters

The world is not ready for another financial crisis, but another financial crisis may be ready for the world.

Argentina shocked by abuse of minors at top football clubs

The growing scandal at two of Argentina’s most popular and successful clubs has shocked many in this soccer-mad nation and prompted the Argentine Football Federation to order a monitoring of …

Argentine police raid naval base in missing submarine case

Federal police officers raided naval bases and other buildings in Argentina on Friday as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a submarine with 44 crewmembers.

Argentine judge seeks arrest of ex-President Fernandez for treason

A federal judge on Thursday asked Argentina’s Senate to allow the arrest of former President Cristina Fernandez on a charge of treason for allegedly covering up the role of Iranians …

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 2, 2017

‘Blurry image’ was fishing vessel not missing Argentine sub

An unmanned Russian submersible is examining a blurry image which shows an object about the same size as an Argentine submarine that went missing on Nov. 15 with 44 crew …

Argentina: Water got in sub’s snorkel, caused short circuit

Water entered the snorkel of an Argentine submarine and caused one of its batteries to short circuit before the vessel went missing 12 days ago, a navy spokesman said Monday.