President Kirchner's plan to nationalize the Spanish-controlled oil company, YPF, is raising fears of more expropriations of privately run companies and has set off a furor in Spain.
The Argentine government was the largest ad buyer for private media in 2010, and some say their financial influence damages the potential for independent reporting.
Prince William begins his six-week deployment in the Falkland Islands today. Argentines aren't ready to give up their claim to what they call the Malvinas just yet.
Jorge Luis Borges, known for his speculative fiction writing, is celebrated with a Google Doodle today. The illustration resembles Borges' own work, a peek into the future from the perspective of a man alive before digital computers.