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Colombia wins World Cup tuneup over Jordan, 3-0

Colombia wins World Cup tuneup over Jordan, 3-0 BUENOS AIRES — Colombia used two penalty kick goals to ease past Jordan 3-0 in a warm-up for the World Cup on Friday. Twice Jordan, which did not qualify for the international soccer championship, committed hand balls, once in each half. James … Read more on The State

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Carlotto tackles Church over 'violence'

Carlotto tackles Church over 'violence' The Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo representative also said that Pope Francis — Jorge Bergoglio, who was until recently the archbishop of Buenos Aires City — “would have never said something as strong” as what the CEA had said earlier last week. Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Broad Front UNEN present constitutional protection over ex-ESMA

Broad Front UNEN present constitutional protection over ex-ESMA Broad Front UNEN lawmakers filed today a constitutional protection over the ex Navy Mechanics School (ESMA) and other four dictatorship-era memorials, to stop its transfer from the Buenos Aires City administration to federal government. FAU harshly … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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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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Buenos Aires declares emergency over spike in robberies, assaults

Buenos Aires declares emergency over spike in robberies, assaults BUENOS AIRES — A year-long public security emergency was declared Saturday in Buenos Aires after a spate of violent robberies and assaults sparked a wave of vigilante action. Some 5,000 retired police officers will beef up patrols in Argentina's most … Read more on China Post

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Giant Wind-Up Toys Have Taken Over Buenos Aires, and We Are Totally Fine

Giant Wind-Up Toys Have Taken Over Buenos Aires, and We Are Totally Fine … Happy Saturday! Put on some jammies, dish out your finest breakfast cereal, and set the mood for your weekend with this infectiously cheerful short by Fernando Livschitz. It's got sunshine, sweet tunes, and more robots than you can shake a stick […]

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Argentina: Buenos Aires sued over CCTV on city icon

Argentina: Buenos Aires sued over CCTV on city icon In Buenos Aires, people are taking the city to court for putting CCTV cameras on top of a national monument, it appears. Police say the four cameras on the 67.5m (221ft) Obelisk will help them watch traffic in Plaza de la Republica, at the intersection … […]

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The illusion is over: January's consumer price index clocks in at 3.7%

The illusion is over: January's consumer price index clocks in at 3.7% Unlike the old index, which measured prices only in the Greater Buenos Aires, the new index aims to cover 200,000 prices across the nation in six main regions: Patagonia, North East, North West, Cuyo, Metropolitan Area and Pampeana. A basket of … Read […]

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Lawsuits filed against seven police chiefs over park deaths

Lawsuits filed against seven police chiefs over park deaths Seven high-ranking police chiefs of the Federal and Metropolitan police forces had various criminal lawsuits filed against them yesterday for their involvement in a police-led eviction which took a deadly turn over three years ago when three people … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Kirchnerites divided over Milani's promotion

Kirchnerites divided over Milani's promotion “The Milani issue is part of today's rift in Argentina,” summarized philosopher Ricardo Forster, who was one of the ruling Victory Front (FpV) candidates in October's midterm elections in Buenos Aires City. “It seems a paradox. On the one hand, we have … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Criticism over SAA routes

Criticism over SAA routes For its part, the airline dismisses the criticism, saying it was merely a financial decision that will have no bearing on how the airline will continue to push South Africa as an attractive destination from its offices in Buenos Aires that will remain … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Brief unity in Venezuela over Miss Universe win

Brief unity in Venezuela over Miss Universe win Maria Gabriela Isler''s victory at the 2013 Miss Universe contest in Moscow won praise from heads of both political camps. (AFP). Squabbling bitterly every day over politics and economics, Venezuelans of all creeds could at least unite briefly to hail … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Driver charged over Buenos Aires train crash

Driver charged over Buenos Aires train crash Buenos Aires: The driver of a train that crashed in Buenos Aires injuring almost 100 people has been charged, after video footage showed him apparently dozing off at the wheel. Julio Cesar Benitez, 45 "was arrested after being interrogated Monday night … Read more on Zee News

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Like in Argentina, US opposition blackmails Obama over budget

Like in Argentina, US opposition blackmails Obama over budget While heading a rally to inaugurate a maternity hospital in Ciudad Evita locality, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner dedicated some words to the US government shutdown and the Obamacare battle between Democrats and Republicans in Congress. Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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Timerman to meet with Iran government over AMIA case

Timerman to meet with Iran government over AMIA case Presidente Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman during the 68th UN General Assembly. (TÉLAM). Argentine foreign minister Hector Timerman has confirmed that he will meet Iranian counterpart Javadi Zarif, in a talk designed … Read more on Buenos Aires Herald

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