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Argentina Defeats the Dutch, Heads for 5th World Cup Final

Argentina Defeats the Dutch, Heads for 5th World Cup Final

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero was the hero for Argentina in São Paulo Wednesday in the World Cup semifinal against the Netherlands, stopping the Dutch twice in a 4-2 penalty shootout to give his team a shot at winning its third championship. continue reading »

¡Felicidades! Argentina on Your 198th Year of Independence

¡Felicidades! Argentina on Your 198th Year of Independence

Today, all of Argentina is celebrating and rejoicing its 198-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 »

Argentina Advances to Semis After Defeating Belgium

Argentina Advances to Semis After Defeating Belgium

Gonzalo Higuain's first goal of the 2014 World Cup was the margin of victory here Saturday as Argentina beat Belgium 1-0 in their quarterfinal match. continue reading »

Argentina Blasts U.S. Judge for Blocking Debt Repayment

Argentina Blasts U.S. Judge for Blocking Debt Repayment

Argentina's government slammed a U.S. federal judge's decision to block a scheduled debt repayment to holders of restructured bonds, calling the move an "abuse of authority." continue reading »

Argentine V.P. Faces Corruption Charges

Argentine V.P. Faces Corruption Charges

An Argentine judge has charged Vice President Amado Boudou with bribery and business dealings incompatible with public office in a corruption case related to a currency-printing company, judicial sources said. continue reading »

U.S. Federal Judge Says Argentine Debt Repayment “Illegal”

U.S. Federal Judge Says Argentine Debt Repayment “Illegal”

A U.S. federal judge said Friday that Argentina's attempt this week to make a debt repayment to holders of restructured bonds without simultaneously paying holdout creditors was "illegal". continue reading »

Argentine Marine Biologists Investigate Dead Sperm Whale

Argentine Marine Biologists Investigate Dead Sperm Whale

A 16-meter (52-foot) sperm whale weighing between 30 and 40 tons was found dead on a beach in El Condor, a city in the Patagonian province of Rio Negro, Argentine environmental officials told Efe. continue reading »

Messi Leads Argentina to 1-0 Victory Over Iran

Messi Leads Argentina to 1-0 Victory Over Iran

Lionel Messi curled a long-distance shot into the top-left corner of the goal in stoppage time to give Argentina a 1-0 victory here Saturday over Iran in Group F action and send the South American squad into the World Cup's knockout stage. continue reading »

Argentine Conductor Barenboim Celebrates 50 Years With Berlin Philharmonic

Argentine Conductor Barenboim Celebrates 50 Years With Berlin Philharmonic

Argentine-Israeli conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim on Wednesday celebrated the 50th anniversary of his first appearance with the Berlin Philharmonic. continue reading »

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Argentina’s Appeal on Bond Debt

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Argentina’s Appeal on Bond Debt

The U.S. Supreme Court refused on Monday to hear the Argentine government's challenge to lower court rulings ordering Buenos Aires to pay $1.3 billion to a group of hedge funds led by New York-based Elliott Management Corp.'s NML Capital Ltd unit. continue reading »

REPORT:  Argentine Authorities Locate 1,400 Clandestine Landing Srips Used by Narcos

REPORT:  Argentine Authorities Locate 1,400 Clandestine Landing Srips Used by Narcos

Authorities have identified 1,400 clandestine landing strips used by smugglers to move drugs into northern Argentina, Security Secretary Sergio Berni said Monday. continue reading »

Argentina’s Vice President Proclaims Innocence as Corruption Trial Begins

Argentina’s Vice President Proclaims Innocence as Corruption Trial Begins

Surrounded by hundreds of government supporters, Argentine Vice President Amado Boudou on Monday proclaimed his innocence before testifying as a potential defendant in a corruption case. continue reading »

Study: Poverty Tops 30 Percent in Suburbs of Buenos Aires

Study: Poverty Tops 30 Percent in Suburbs of Buenos Aires

Nearly 31 percent of the people in suburban Buenos Aires are living in poverty and six out of every 100 residents are indigent, media outlets said Thursday, citing a new study from the Universidad Catolica Argentina. continue reading »

Argentine in Need of Bone Marrow Transplant Finds Long-Lost Dad Via Facebook

Argentine in Need of Bone Marrow Transplant Finds Long-Lost Dad Via Facebook

An Argentine woman suffering from leukemia used Facebook to find her father after nearly two decades without contact so that bone marrow donation tests can be performed on him, media outlets said Wednesday. continue reading »

12 Year Old Gives Birth in Argentina

12 Year Old Gives Birth in Argentina

A 12-year-old Argentine girl has given birth and both she and her baby, which weighed 2.4 kilos (5 lbs., 5 oz.), are in good health, physicians at a hospital in the north-central city of Cordoba said Tuesday. continue reading »