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Argentina Gas Explosion’s Death Toll Stands at 13

Argentina Gas Explosion’s Death Toll Stands at 13

Authorities said Friday that 13 people have now been confirmed dead in a gas explosion that demolished an apartment building in Rosario, Argentina's third-largest city. continue reading »

Bruce Springsteen Adds Stop in Buenos Aires to Latin American Tour

Bruce Springsteen Adds Stop in Buenos Aires to Latin American Tour

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band will perform in Buenos Aires on Sept. 14 as part of the South American leg of the New Jersey rocker's "Wrecking Ball" tour, his Web site said. continue reading »

Rescue Efforts Continue for 13 Missing After Explosion in Argentina

Rescue Efforts Continue for 13 Missing After Explosion in Argentina

Rescue teams on Wednesday resumed their search for 13 people who remain missing after the powerful explosion in an apartment building in the Argentine city of Rosario that killed at least 10 people. continue reading »

Art Meets Fashion Design at Buenos Aires Fashion Week

Art Meets Fashion Design at Buenos Aires Fashion Week

Designers are showing off creations that fuse art and clothing at Buenos Aires Fashion Week, or Bafweek, a four-day event that has brought renowned design houses, emerging designers and new talent to Argentina's capital. continue reading »

Argentina Del Potro Advances to Citi Open Qtrs After 2 Wins

Argentina Del Potro Advances to Citi Open Qtrs After 2 Wins

Argentine Juan Martin del Potro was forced to do double duty at the Citi Open in Washington, coming through with a pair of victories to advance to the quarterfinals of that hard-court event. continue reading »

Leon and Pachuca Tied for Liga MX Lead after Argentine Luduena Scores

Leon and Pachuca Tied for Liga MX Lead after Argentine Luduena Scores

Pachuca defeated Tigres 2-1 on the weekend on a goal by Daniel Ludueña from midfield and is now tied with Leon for the Liga MX lead slot in the second week of Mexico's Apertura 2013 soccer tourney. continue reading »

As Massive Quake Rocks China, Quakes Also Strike Argentina and Chile

As Massive Quake Rocks China, Quakes Also Strike Argentina and Chile

A 5.9 earthquake measured by the U.S. Geological Survey struck the Chinese region of Gansu killing at least 90 and injuring 500. The Chinese earthquake struck at a relatively shallow depth of 6 miles. continue reading »

President Cristina Fernandez Defends Argentina’s Deal With Chevron

President Cristina Fernandez Defends Argentina’s Deal With Chevron

President Cristina Fernandez defended the deal her administration signed earlier this week with U.S.-based supermajor Chevron Corp. for the development of the Vaca Muerta shale oil and gas field in southwestern Argentina amid criticism from opponents of the agreement. continue reading »

Carlos Berlocq Beats Verdasco in Swedish Open Final

Carlos Berlocq Beats Verdasco in Swedish Open Final

Argentina's Carlos Berlocq, who is ranked 74th in the world, won his first ATP Tour title on Sunday, defeating Spain's Fernando Verdasco 7-5, 6-1 in the the final of the SkiStar Swedish Open in Bastad. continue reading »

FC Barcelona Museum Dedicated “Exclusive” Space for Lionel Messi

FC Barcelona Museum Dedicated “Exclusive” Space for Lionel Messi

The Argentine striker of the FC Barcelona soccer club, Leo Messi, now has his own "exclusive" space dedicated to him in the Barca Museum, an honor no player ever achieved before, the Catalan club announced Saturday. continue reading »

Famed Car Driven by Fangio Sold for $26.4 Million

Famed Car Driven by Fangio Sold for $26.4 Million

The Mercedes-Benz W196 with which legendary Argentine racing driver Juan Manuel Fangio won the second of his five Formula One world titles was sold Friday at auction for 17.5 million pounds ($26.4 million). continue reading »

Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro Suffered Sprain At Wimbledon

Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro Suffered Sprain At Wimbledon

Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Potro suffered a "slight sprain" in his left knee during this year's Wimbledon, the Telam official news agency reported. continue reading »

Top 5 Latin American Politicos on Twitter

Top 5 Latin American Politicos on Twitter

In the current digital age many politicians have been forced to evolve and adopt a social media presence. Whether it is Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, Politicians have become more accessible to their constituents. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Argentina on Your 197th Year of Independence

¡Felicidades! Argentina on Your 197th Year of Independence

Today, all of Argentina is celebrating and rejoicing its 197-year old independence from Spain. The Spanish arrived in the 1500’s and stayed for nearly 300 years as it colonized the region, enslaved native populations and decimated the region with disease. continue reading »

Sen. Robert Menendez Calls for Sanctions Against any Country Aiding Snowden

Sen. Robert Menendez Calls for Sanctions Against any Country Aiding Snowden

The head of the Senate’s foreign policy body on Sunday called for sanctions against any countries that elect to offer shelter to former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, who currently faces charges in the U.S. continue reading »