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Jaime: 'this is a political case'

Jaime: 'this is a political case' Former Transport secretaries Ricardo Jaime and Juan Pablo Schiavi took the stand yesterday for the first time after their indictment over their role in the 2012 railway tragedy at the Once terminal in Buenos Aires City that killed 51 people, while … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Kiev relaunches anti-terrorist operation

Kiev relaunches anti-terrorist operation Ukraine's acting president accused Russia of aiding "terrorists" who killed a politician from his own party, urging a crackdown in the east that could hamper international efforts to defuse the crisis. As Vice President Joe Biden flew home from a brief … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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100 arrested after raids in Greater BA

100 arrested after raids in Greater BA Over 100 people were arrested and 85 weapons seized yesterday as a result of 46 simultaneous raids carried out by the Buenos Aires Provincial police in the districts of Lomas de Zamora, Lanús and Avellaneda. 400 police officers were said to have … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Senator Fernández robbed in Gerli

Senator Fernández robbed in Gerli Victory Front senator Aníbal Fernández was last night the victim of an armed assault in the Gerli district of Greater Buenos Aires, where thieves obliged the politician to leave his vehicle which was subsequently taken and found later in the City … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Shantytown Residents in Buenos Aires Mount Hunger Strike

Shantytown Residents in Buenos Aires Mount Hunger Strike BUENOS AIRES – Residents of shantytowns in the Argentine capital on Monday began a hunger strike at a tent set up downtown to demand improvements for their neighborhoods. The representatives of 17 shantytowns – or “favelas” – are going without solid … Read more on Latin American Herald […]

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Syria to hold presidential election on June 3

Syria to hold presidential election on June 3 Syria will hold a presidential election on June 3, the speaker of parliament said today, setting a date for a vote likely to give President Bashar al-Assad a third term days after he said his forces were winning the country's civil war. Assad is facing … Read […]

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An extended landing

An extended landing Despite graduating with a good degree, North Carolina native Jed Rothenberg found himself in limbo in the intervening years after college. But some vague plans concocted with his brother, whose employer happened to have a satellite office in Buenos … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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UCR seeks deal with PRO

UCR seeks deal with PRO Whether to woo Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri into their ranks is likely to be a key point of contention with other members of the force, the UCR's Socialist and centre-left allies have not been shy about their rejection of a deal with Macri … Read more on Buenos […]

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'Orphans of the Genocide' Screens in Buenos Aires

'Orphans of the Genocide' Screens in Buenos Aires BUENO AIRES (Prensa Armenia)—With a large audience from the Armenian community of Buenos Aires, the documentary “Orphans of the Genocide” by Bared Maronian, who is currently touring South America, was screened on Tuesday. Argentine filmmaker … Read more on Asbarez Armenian News

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Palermo in charge of first practice

Palermo in charge of first practice After being in charge of his first training session as Arsenal's coach, Martín Palermo said he wants a competitive team and hopes to compete until the end in the Libertadores Cup. The former Estudiantes de La Plata and Boca Juniors striker, who … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Tango Buenos Aires Coming to Strand-Capitol, 2/13/2015

Tango Buenos Aires Coming to Strand-Capitol, 2/13/2015 On Feb 13, 2015, downtown York's historic Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center will welcome Tango Buenos Aires. Tickets are on sale now to Strand-Capitol members and go on sale to the general public on Thursday, May 1 at 10:00 a.m.. Tango Buenos … Read more on Broadway World

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Victory Front MPs submit bill to regulate street protests

Victory Front MPs submit bill to regulate street protests A file photo shows demonstrators blocking one of the main road access to Buenos Aires City. The Victory Front Lower House caucus has submitted a bill to regulate street protests in a move that seeks to “guarantee and reinforce” the rights of citizens … Read more […]

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Atlético close on title with win over stubborn Elche

Atlético close on title with win over stubborn Elche Atlético Madrid stayed firmly on course for a surprise La Liga title triumph when a Miranda header and Diego Costa's late penalty secured an unconvincing 2-0 win for the leaders at home to Elche. David Villa had a penalty saved shortly after halftime … Read more […]

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Girl rescued in City after 9 year captivity

Girl rescued in City after 9 year captivity The guardians, identified as Daniel Gómez (43) and Adriana Barros (56), were arrested in their home located in Villa Lugano, Buenos Aires. They were granted temporary custody of the victim in 2001 by a civil court order, after the child's biological … Read more on Buenos Aires […]

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Buenos Aires declares state of emergency to combat 'mob justice'

Buenos Aires declares state of emergency to combat 'mob justice' A wave of violent crime in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, has prompted the city's authorities to declare a state of emergency. Argentine citizens have taken justice into their own hands, with reports of suspected criminals being lynched. “Too … Read more on RT […]

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