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Argentina curtails leisure, public transport use after hitting new Covid-19 record

BUENOS AIRES (REUTERS) – Argentina has tightened movement restrictions including curtailing the leisure industry and blocking non-essential workers from using public transport after the country struggles with a second wave of the virus. President Alberto Fernandez on Wednesday (April 8) announced a curfew between midnight and 6am, the closure of bars and restaurants at 11pm […]

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Argentine President tests positive for Covid-19

BUENOS AIRES (AFP) – Argentina’s President Alberto Fernandez, who has been vaccinated against Covid-19, announced late on Friday (April 2) that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. “At the end of today, after presenting a fever of 37.3 (deg C) and a slight headache, I performed an antigen test, which was positive,” he tweeted, […]

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'Justice for Diego': Argentines march seeking answers over Maradona's death

BUENOS AIRES (REUTERS) – Argentines took to the streets on Wednesday (March 10) to demand what they say is justice for Diego Maradona after the soccer icon’s death in November sparked investigations into how he died and whether there had been any negligence in his care. “He did not die, they killed him!,” the organisers […]

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Rich countries must increase Covid-19 vaccine supply to poor nations, Argentina, Mexico say

MEXICO CITY (REUTERS) – The presidents of Mexico and Argentina on Tuesday (Feb 23) pressed the United Nations and the world’s richest countries to improve poorer nations’ access to Covid-19 vaccines, deriding efforts as grossly inadequate so far. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said the United Nations’ scheme to ensure the poorest could get […]