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Argentina Police Rescue 20 Sex Slaves from Brothels Most are Dominican

Law enforcement agents staged a series of raids on 35 brothels in Argentina's Cordoba province, rescuing 11 Dominican and nine Paraguayan women, police spokesmen said. continue reading »

Evita Peron May Get her Own Currency in Argentina

Argentina may issue special bills bearing the likeness of Eva Duarte to mark the 60th anniversary on July 26 of the death of the famous wife of three-time President Juan Domingo Peron, the press reported Sunday. continue reading »

Rare Event Caught in Argentina as Glacier Flips (VIDEO)

In a stroke of luck a tourist caught a rare event in Argentina and posted the results on YouTube. The Glacier flip It took place near the Upsala Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park, notes the Daily Mail. About 15 seconds into the clip, the top of the iceberg begins to sink into the water. continue reading »

Stolen Art Work Including Work by Oscar Vaz is Recovered by Interpol in Argentina

Interpol recovered 29 works of art stolen in Argentina and arrested one person in six raids conducted on art galleries in Buenos Aires, authorities said Monday. continue reading »

Sex Change Surgery – Legal Right in Argentina

Adults hoping for a sex change in Argentina will now be able to get it after a new gender rights law was approved last week. The law states that sex change surgery or hormone therapy will now be included in the private or public health care plans. continue reading »

Argentine Pro Soccer Player Dies in Crossfire between Police and Thieves

A 20-year-old player with Argentina's Banfield soccer club died over the weekend when he got caught in the crossfire between a police officer and thieves outside Buenos Aires, the player's agent said. continue reading »

Deadly Teen Party Shooting Leads to 11 Argentine Police Arrested

Eleven police officers were arrested in the Argentine province of Mendoza after a 19-year-old was shot to death during a party where the officers showed up because of noise complaints, local media reported Sunday. continue reading »

Argentine Girl Found Alive 7 Years After Kidnapping

A 10-year-old Argentine girl was found by Brazilian police seven years after she was kidnapped by her father, the authorities said. The discovery of the child occurred this March in the western city of Dourados, but was only revealed to the press Saturday after the authorities, having confirmed her identity, continue reading »

Argentine Catholic Priest Accused of Mistreating the Mother of His Son

An Argentine priest was suspended after a complaint for mistreatment was filed by a domestic employee, who says that she had a son with the cleric. The decision to dismiss the Rev. Juan Bojcetic was made by the Catholic bishop of Moron, Luis Eichhorn, after the accusations against the priest for domestic violence were made public. continue reading »

Baby Wakes Up in Argentine Morgue After Being Declared Dead

A baby born prematurely awoke in the morgue of a hospital in northern Argentina 12 hours after having been declared dead, authorities in Chaco province announced Tuesday. The assistant health secretary for Chaco, Rafael Sabatinelli, continue reading »

Rain Storms in Argentina Leave 14 Dead Some by Electrocution

Fourteen people were killed and 18 others injured in a storm that brought rain, hail and winds of more than 90 kph (56 mph) to the provinces of Buenos Aires and Santa Fe, Argentine authorities said Thursday. continue reading »

WATCH Violent Protests in Front of UK Embassy in Argentina

WATCH Violent Protests in Front of UK Embassy in Argentina. As Argentina and Britain commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Falklands War there were violent protests in fron the the UK Embassy in Argentina. continue reading »

30th Anniversary of Falkland Wars

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez repudiated Britain's refusal to resume a dialogue on sovereignty over the Falkland islands, on the 30th anniversary of the start of the war between the two countries for possession of the South Atlantic archipelago. continue reading »

Outage Cuts Cell Phone Service to 16 Million People in Argentina- Sparking Social Media Protest

An outage left about 16 million customers of Spanish telecom company Movistar without cellular phone service Monday in Argentina, sparking protests on social-networking sites.The company is dealing with "an issue reported at a general level with the data, voice and SMS continue reading »

Free Viagra for Erectile Dysfunction in Santa Fe Province, Argentina

The government of the central Argentine province of Santa Fe will manufacture the drug sildenafil, better known under the brandname Viagra, and will distribute it free to males with erectile dysfunction. continue reading »

Soon-to-be Deported Argentinian Fake Plays Special OP’s Solider to Reenter U.S. at Later Date

United States Attorney Robert Pitman announced that 42-year-old Mario Oscar Achaval of Argentina faces up to 15 years in federal prison after a jury in San Antonio convicted him of producing false U.S. military identification documents. continue reading »

6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Argentina this Morning

An early morning earthquake registering at a 6.1 magnitude rocked Argentina with no reports of damages or injuries. continue reading »

Argentine Government Takes Over Train Operator After Deadly Crash

The Argentine government announced on Tuesday the "temporary and preventive" takeover of commuter rail operator Trenes de Buenos Aires amid harsh criticism by relatives of the victims of the rail accident that left 50 commuters dead here last week. continue reading »

Argentina Rush Hour Train Crash Leaves 49 Dead and 600 Injured, Death Count to Rise (VIDEO)

At least 600 people were injured Wednesday morning when a train crashed and derailed at one of the three busiest stations in Buenos Aires, Argentine officials said. continue reading »

Maradona’s $56 Million Italian Tax Debt is “Persecution” He Says

Soccer icon Diego Armando Maradona, who enjoyed some of his best years while playing for Napoli, says he has no plans to visit Italy again until he can resolve his quarrel with Italian tax authorities, who claim he owes 40 million euros ($56 million). continue reading »