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ARGENTINA: Houses Ruined by Flood, Many Pets Now Without Homes

ARGENTINA: Houses Ruined by Flood, Many Pets Now Without Homes

The pets of the thousands of victims of the flooding earlier this month in the Argentine city of La Plata gaze out from photographs on social-networking sites, looking sad and lost as they wait to be reunited with their owners or ad continue reading »

JUST IN:  Argentine Angel Cabrera Falls Short in The 2013 Masters, Adam Scott Wins

JUST IN:  Argentine Angel Cabrera Falls Short in The 2013 Masters, Adam Scott Wins

Argentine golfer Angel Cabrera fell short in a 2-hole sudden death playoff with Australian Adam Scott, who has won The Masters 2013. Tiger Woods tyed for fourth place. Both golfers made par on the first playoff hole before Scott sunk a 12-fott birdie to win the Green champions jacket. continue reading »

Loan Allows Argentina to Offer Basic Services Coverage in Disadvantaged Areas

Loan Allows Argentina to Offer Basic Services Coverage in Disadvantaged Areas

The Inter-American Development Bank approved a $250 million loan for a program to increase coverage of basic services in Argentina’s less developed municipalities, with emphasis on the poorest areas of the Norte Grande region. continue reading »

BajaLibros Launches Spanish-Language eBookstore in U.S.

BajaLibros Launches Spanish-Language eBookstore in U.S.

BajaLibros, one of the Latin America’s largest and most well known digital bookstores has announced plans to come to the U.S. continue reading »

For the First Time, Pope Francis Speaks to Audience in Spanish

For the First Time, Pope Francis Speaks to Audience in Spanish

For the first time during one of his Wednesday public audiences, Pope Francis spoke in Spanish, the language he used along with Italian to greet the roughly 40,000 people from all over the world who came to St. Peter's Square f continue reading »

Argentine Man Buys “Poodles” - Turns Out They’re Ferrets on Steroids

Argentine Man Buys “Poodles” - Turns Out They’re Ferrets on Steroids

An Argentine man received a bit of a surprise after the "poodles" he bought at a bazaar turned out to be a different…species. The retiree reportedly spotted a pair of fluffy animals at an outdoo continue reading »

Celebrate National Empanada Day

Celebrate National Empanada Day

Today is a day to honor one of Hispanic America’s greatest culinary creations, the empanada, on The National Empanada Day. continue reading »

Spain Sends Condolences for Argentine Flood Victims

Spain Sends Condolences for Argentine Flood Victims

Spain's King Juan Carlos has sent a telegram to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez expressing his condolences to the families of those who died in the recent floods in the South American country, and stated his support for the Argentine people in this catastrophe, sources in the royal household told Efe. continue reading »

Argentina Inundated with “Tsunami of Rain,” 54 Die

Argentina Inundated with “Tsunami of Rain,” 54 Die

The death toll from the heavy rains that have recently fallen on Buenos Aires and nearby parts of the country now stands at 54, Argentine authorities said Wednesday. continue reading »

Latin America News: 41 Dead Throughout Buenos Aires Due to Heavy Rains

Latin America News: 41 Dead Throughout Buenos Aires Due to Heavy Rains

The death toll from the heavy rains that have recently fallen on Buenos Aires and nearby parts of the country now stands at 41, Argentine authorities said Wednesday. continue reading »

Argentina Calls on UK to Discuss Sovereignty of Falkland Islands

Argentina Calls on UK to Discuss Sovereignty of Falkland Islands

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez marked Tuesday's 31st anniversary of the start of the Falklands War by again demanding that Britain agree to discuss the question of sovereignty over the South Atlantic archipelago known to Latin Americans as the Malvinas. continue reading »

Chevron Embargo Could Hinder Investments in Argentina, Says YPF

Chevron Embargo Could Hinder Investments in Argentina, Says YPF

The CEO of Argentine state-controlled oil company YPF says a court ruling embargoing the assets of Chevron Corp.'s local subsidiary could hinder investment flows into the South American country. continue reading »

Buenos Aires Celebrates Pope Francis With Giant Photograph

Buenos Aires Celebrates Pope Francis With Giant Photograph

The municipal government of Buenos Aires on Thursday placed a gigantic photograph of Pope Francis on the facade of one of its buildings in homage to the man who was archbishop of Buenos Aires prior to his March 13 election as pontiff. continue reading »

Argentina Working on Creating 9,920 Pound Easter Egg - World’s Largest

Argentina Working on Creating 9,920 Pound Easter Egg - World’s Largest

A giant chocolate Easter egg made from 9,920 pounds of chocolate will be unveiled in Miramar, a city in the Buenos Aires province in celebration of Holy Week. continue reading »

Argentine Illustrator Wins Prestigious Astrid Lindgren Award for Children’s Literature

Argentine Illustrator Wins Prestigious Astrid Lindgren Award for Children’s Literature

The Argentine children’s author and illustrator, Isol, has won the prestigious Astrid Lindgren Memorial award for her body of work. continue reading »