• Handout photo released by Argentina's Presidency of Argentine President Alberto Fernandez gesturing while announcing a judiciary reform bill at Casa Rosada government palace in Buenos Aires on 29 July 2020, amid the new coronavirus pandemic. Picture: AFP.

    Argentine president tests positive for COVID-19

    "At the end of today, after presenting a fever of 37.3 and a slight headache, I performed an antigen test, which was positive," he tweeted, adding he was waiting for the results of a PCR test to confirm the diagnosis.

  • Handout photo released by Argentina's Presidency of Argentine President Alberto Fernandez gesturing while announcing a judiciary reform bill at Casa Rosada government palace in Buenos Aires on 29 July 2020, amid the new coronavirus pandemic. Picture: AFP.

    Argentina moves ahead with abortion legalisation

    Following years of demonstrations, Congress began a historic debate in 2018 under then-president Mauricio Macri that ended with the Chamber of Deputies voting to legalise abortion, only for the Senate to reject it.

  • Handout photo released by Argentina's Presidency of Argentine President Alberto Fernandez gesturing while announcing a judiciary reform bill at Casa Rosada government palace in Buenos Aires on 29 July 2020, amid the new coronavirus pandemic. Picture: AFP.

    Argentina secures deal on 'impossible' debt

    The government of President Alberto Fernandez had set a 4 August deadline to complete a deal but it has now pushed the date to 24 August 'to give effect to the agreement,' which came after months of wrangling and extensions.