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Argentine Politician Killed, Governor Seriously Injured in Helicopter Crash

An Argentine lawmaker was killed and four others were injured, including the governor of the western province of San Juan, Jose Luis Gioja, when the helicopter in which they were traveling crashed shortly after take-off. continue reading »

Argentine Politician Killed, Governor Seriously Injured in Helicopter Crash

Argentine Politician Killed, Governor Seriously Injured in Helicopter Crash

An Argentine lawmaker was killed and four others were injured, including the governor of the western province of San Juan, Jose Luis Gioja, when the helicopter in which they were traveling crashed shortly after take-off. continue reading »

President Cristina Fernandez Recovering Well From Brain Surgery

President Cristina Fernandez Recovering Well From Brain Surgery

President Cristina Fernandez is continuing to recover at a Buenos Aires hospital after surgery to drain a hematoma in her skull that Argentine officials said went "perfectly." continue reading »

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Exits Surgery “Satisfactorily” Placed in Intensive Care

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Exits Surgery “Satisfactorily” Placed in Intensive Care

President Cristina Fernandez "has emerged fine" from an operation on Tuesday to drain blood from a chronic subdural hematoma inside her skull, the Argentine government said. continue reading »

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez to Undergo Brain Surgery

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez to Undergo Brain Surgery

President Cristina Fernandez will undergo surgery to drain blood from a chronic subdural hematoma inside her skull, the Argentine government said Monday. continue reading »

Doctors Force Argentine President to Take Month Of Rest

Doctors Force Argentine President to Take Month Of Rest

President Cristina Fernandez must rest for a month due to a subdural hematoma on her brain, just three weeks before Argentina's legislative elections, doctors said. continue reading »

Check Out Argentina’s Adrian Villar Rojas Work in New London Exhibit

Check Out Argentina’s Adrian Villar Rojas Work in New London Exhibit

Argentine Artist Adrián Villar Rojas is presenting a new exhibition at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery in London. The exhibit, "Today We Reboot The Planet," will run from September 26 to November 10. continue reading »

Argentina, Spain Meet to Discuss Falklands, Gibraltar

Argentina, Spain Meet to Discuss Falklands, Gibraltar

The foreign ministers of Spain and Argentina met Thursday to discuss working together to resolve their countries' respective disputes with Britain over Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands. continue reading »

Ecuador’s Correa Sets Aside Chevron Controversy on Arrival in Argentina

Ecuador’s Correa Sets Aside Chevron Controversy on Arrival in Argentina

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa expressed his full support here Thursday for Argentine counterpart Cristina Fernandez despite her government's decision to partner with U.S. oil supermajor Chevron Corp, which has been locked in a long-running legal spat with Ecuadorian plaintiffs. continue reading »

Bruce Springsteen Performs “Solo le Pido a Dios” for Argentina (VIDEO)

Bruce Springsteen Performs “Solo le Pido a Dios” for Argentina (VIDEO)

Bruce Springsteen uploaded a heart-felt version of the Argentine protest song "Solo le pido a Dios" (I Only Ask of God) to his Web site, after opting not to sing it during the concert he and his E Street Band gave Saturday night in this capital. continue reading »

Argentina Beatifies “Gaucho Priest” Father Jose Gabriel Brochero

Argentina Beatifies “Gaucho Priest” Father Jose Gabriel Brochero

This weekend Argentina’s Catholic Church beatified Father Jose Gabriel Brochero known as the “gaucho priest” who along with his mule brought the word of God to the people of the pampas. continue reading »

Argentina, Brazil Work Together on Cyber Defense In Light of U.S. Spying

Argentina, Brazil Work Together on Cyber Defense In Light of U.S. Spying

The governments of Argentina and Brazil agreed Friday to cooperate more closely on cyber defense in the wake of revelations that U.S. spying extended to Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. continue reading »

Argentina To Improve the Buenos Aires Railroad System with IDB Support

Argentina To Improve the Buenos Aires Railroad System with IDB Support

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a conditional credit line for $1.2 billion to finance a program to improve metropolitan railroads in Argentina. The Bank also approved the first loan in the credit line for $300 million for the Plaza Constitución–La Plata branch of the General Roca Railroad, which will benefit 2.4 million people in the Buenos Aires metropolitan area. continue reading »

Uruguayan Man Lost in Andes for Four Months during Winter Rescued ALIVE

Uruguayan Man Lost in Andes for Four Months during Winter Rescued ALIVE

A 58-year-old plumber from Uruguay has been rescued from the Andes after surviving four-months in the snow-covered mountain range. continue reading »

Movie on Life of Pope Francis Coming to a Theater Soon

Movie on Life of Pope Francis Coming to a Theater Soon

Renown Argentine director Alejandro Agresti is working on a film that tells the life story of Pope Francis I. The movie “Historia de Un Cura” (“Story of a Priest”) according to Variety will tell the story of Jorge Bergoglio’s early years in Argentine to his days as archbishop of the city until his role as the first Latin American pope. continue reading »