Argentina sees a fall in tourists with international visitors down by 13.5%

According to INDEC, the number of tourists arriving in Argentina plunged 13.5% in the first six months of the year, compared with the same period last year, which the number of Argentines who travelled abroad increased by 4%. A total of 1,152,170 foreign visitors arrived in Argentina so far this year, while 1,362,553 Argentines travelled…

Controversial Argentine artist Leon Ferrari dies at 92

Argentine artist Leon Ferrari has died at the age of 92, news agency Telam has reported. Ferrari was born in Buenos Aires in 1920 and was known internationally for his provocative work which dealt with controversial issues such as war, religion, power and sex. He began his creative work in 1946 and in 1976 was…

Cold weather snap hits Argentina and leaves six people dead

Argentina has suffered arctic temperatures over the last five days and has left at least six people dead as a consequence of cold conditions in various parts of the country. In Catamarca province, a 51-year man died of a heart attack caused by hypothermia. Also in the early hours of Monday morning, Jose Romera, a…