English-language Media in Argentina

Information about the local and international English-language print and broadcast media that is available in Argentina...

There are a number of options for those seeking English-language radio and television channels, as well as print publications, when living in Argentina.

English-language Print Media

Buenos Aires Herald: International daily newspaper in English with world news as well as entertainment, sports and economy news and a classifieds section. Subscriptions are available by telephone or email:

  • Tel: 0800-333-7210
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The Argentina Independent: Newspaper aimed at expatriates in Buenos Aires with articles on current affairs, social issues, lifestyle, events, film, literature and music.

Most major publications are available online as well as in print. For a more portable digital version, apps like the Mail Plus App from the UK's Daily Mail Group allow the latest news to be read on a phone or tablet, often for a much less than the cost of a subscription.

Online

Good Morning BA: News aimed at the international community living in Buenos Aires. Information on Buenos Aires districts (barrios), restaurants, local markets, cuisine and more.

Télam English: English-language service of the National News Agency of Argentina (TELAM).

The Bubble: Lighthearted English-language news and comment.

Radio

The radio station Radiodifusión Argentina al Exterior (RAE), focuses on Argentinian news, culture and music, and has programs in seven different languages including English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Portuguese and Japanese. The station is operated by Argentina's official broadcaster, Radio Nacional.

English programs are broadcast at 15:00 and 23:00 on short wave 15345 KHz and via the Internet.

Radio Palermo (94.7 FM) in Buenos Aires broadcasts The Typical Mistake in English on Mondays at 17:00.

BBC World Service can be received on digital FM 90.2 and Satellite Hot Bird 2-13º East.

  • For more information on receiving BBC World Service via satellite: Click here

The main BBC stations and other English-language radio stations can also be received via many satellite TV installations or over the Internet. Previously broadcast programs can often be listened to again or downloaded.

Voice of America is also available on shortwave.

Radio on the Internet: English-language stations online

Radio stations often stream their broadcasts on the Internet. In order to listen to their programs it is necessary to have RealPlayer or Windows Media Player, both of which can be downloaded.

Television

There are no public English-language channels or programs in Argentina. However, cable and satellite TV providers include several English-language channels in their packages:

Cable:

Satellite TV:

International News Links

Angloinfo delivers an extensive English-language news service, drawn from sources around the world.