Commodity exports have soared in recent years and they've helped cushion Latin America from much of the global downturn. But many countries including Argentina are still vulnerable. Ian Mount sent us this report from Buenos Aires.
Psychologists and physical therapists believe learning to tango can help people suffering from Alzheimers, Parkinson's Disease, and depression, and Richard Reynolds finds out more at the first International Conference on Tango Therapy.
Today is the 14th anniversary of the bombing of the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires where 85 people were killed, but despite the blame placed on Hezbollah and Iran for the bombing by the Argentine government
Farmers in Argentina have been protesting in the streets for months after President Cristina Fern-ndez de Kirchner implemented a soybean export tax increase without congressional consent. With Argentina's congress close to a vote on the tax hike, The Takeaway talks with Paul Scheltus, a blogger and reporter covering the situation from Buenos Aires.
The answer to our Geo Quiz today is Rosario. The Argentine city outside Buenos Aires has erected a new monument to its best-known native son, Ernesto "Che" Guevara. Correspondent Ian Mount prepared our report.
The Argentine government created a program that was supposed to make it easier for first-time home buyers to get a mortgage. But the slumping Argentine peso has put the plans of many would-be buyers in jeopardy because most homes are priced in dollars.