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Peron statue in Argentina's Buenos Aires still in limbo

Peron statue in Argentina's Buenos Aires still in limbo The plans are not new, to the contrary, the Argentine Congress passed a motion in 1986 which stipulated that a Peron monument be built by an Argentine sculptor, paid for by donations from the Argentine public, and erected in the capital, Buenos Aires. Read more on […]

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Why Argentina's opener has not gone down well in Buenos Aires

Why Argentina's opener has not gone down well in Buenos Aires His goal, when it finally came, was a carbon copy of so many Lionel Messi has scored in his career. A surge of pace, an exchange of passes with the striker ahead of him followed by a shimmy and a finish into the corner […]

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Peso panic and rocketing prices shake the throne of Argentina's Queen Cristina

Peso panic and rocketing prices shake the throne of Argentina's Queen Cristina Even in normal years, the summer heat in Buenos Aires is overwhelming. Among a population of nearly 13 million packed into the long shore of the wide River Plate, the phrase most often heard from the lips of porteños is: "It's the humidity […]

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Concern after Argentina's president long silence

Concern after Argentina's president long silence BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A puzzling silence has descended around Argentine President Cristina Fernandez. As of Thursday, it had been 37 days since she last spoke in public. And she hadn't posted any messages to Twitter since Dec. 13, when she fired … Read more on MiamiHerald.com

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Francis designates 19 cardinals including Argentina's Poli

Francis designates 19 cardinals including Argentina's Poli Francis designates 19 cardinals including Argentina's Poli. Buenos Aires City Archbishop Mario Poli. Pope Francis put his first stamp on the group at the top of the Roman Catholic hierarchy naming 19 new cardinals from around the world. Sixteen of them … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Russia frees Argentina's Camila Speziale, Hernán Pérez Orsi

Russia frees Argentina's Camila Speziale, Hernán Pérez Orsi A Russian court today granted bail to Hernán Pérez Orsi arrested for a Greenpeace protest against offshore oil drilling in the Arctic along with other 29 foreigners. According to the Greenpeace office in Buenos Aires, the Saint Petersburg tribunal will … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Argentina's Fernandez Loses Buenos Aires While Keeping Congress

Argentina's Fernandez Loses Buenos Aires While Keeping Congress Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's ruling coalition lost Buenos Aires province, the country's largest, while keeping a majority in both houses of Congress in midterm elections yesterday. Sergio Massa, the former cabinet chief who now … Read more on Businessweek

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Tevez says time at Argentina's national team 'in the past'

Tevez says time at Argentina's national team 'in the past' Carlos Tevez has abandoned any hope of returning to international duty with Argentina and says he almost turned his back on football entirely before joining Juventus in June. In a television interview with ESPN's Latin American network, Tevez said that … Read more on Buenos […]

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Deadly flood devastates Argentina's Buenos Aires province

Deadly flood devastates Argentina's Buenos Aires province At least 35 people were killed by flooding overnight in Argentina's Buenos Aires province, the governor said Wednesday, bringing the overall death toll from days of torrential rains to at least 41 and leaving large stretches of the provincial capital … Read more on FRANCE 24

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Argentina's traditional murga troupes launch annual carnival festivities in

Argentina's traditional murga troupes launch annual carnival festivities in … BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina's carnival celebrations may not be as well-known as the ones in neighboring Uruguay and Brazil, but residents of the nation's capital are equally passionate about their “murgas,” or traditional musical troupes. Read more on Washington Post

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Symbol of Argentina's decaying navy sinks in port

Symbol of Argentina's decaying navy sinks in port BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina's defense chief expressed shame Wednesday after a Navy destroyer sank at its moorings, putting on display the declining fortunes of a once-proud fleet. The ARA Trinidad led Argentina's 1982 sea war against Britain, … Read more on Anchorage Daily News

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Mayor of Argentina's Bariloche resort town ousted

Mayor of Argentina's Bariloche resort town ousted BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The mayor of Bariloche in Argentina is out of a job after a wave of shop-looting in the Andean resort town. The city council voted 10-1 on Friday to remove him for malfeasance, ineptitude and negligence related in large part … Read more on […]

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Demonstrators bang pots, pans to protest Argentina's policies

Demonstrators bang pots, pans to protest Argentina's policies Buenos Aires (CNN) — Throngs of people banged pots and pans Thursday, as they protested government policies in Argentina. The massive march was the latest in a series of "cacerolazos," protests named for the cooking pots participants hit to draw … Read more on CNN

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Argentina's Fernandez faces her first general strike

Argentina's Fernandez faces her first general strike BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Opposition trade unions protesting Argentina's economic policies brought public transportation and the country's crucial grain exports to a halt on Tuesday in the first general strike since President Cristina Fernandez took … Read more on Reuters

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Argentina's Congress passes controversial legal regulation

Argentina's Congress passes controversial legal regulation BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina's Congress approved on Wednesday a new legal regulation that critics say President Cristina Fernandez could use to force a conclusion in her long-running battle with the country's biggest media group. The regulation … Read more on Reuters UK

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