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Lionel Messi No Longer Highest Earning Soccer Player, David Beckham Is

Lionel Messi No Longer Highest Earning Soccer Player, David Beckham Is

In Latin America soccer news, Argentine great Lionel Messi is no longer the world's highest earning soccer player. As of 2012 Dave Beckham out earned Messi by $1 million euros thanks in great part to his endorsement deals and not his soccer salary. continue reading »

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Has Private Audience with Pope Francis I

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Has Private Audience with Pope Francis I

In Latino Catholic news, Pope Francis I welcomed his first head of state, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez. The former Archbishop of Buenos Aires has been a vocal critic of Fernandez and her policies. continue reading »

Spain’s Nadal to Face Argentina’s Del Potro in Indian Wells final

Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic 6-4, 7-5 in the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California, and will play Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro for the championship on Sunday. continue reading »

Argentina Strives to be Oil Independent by 2020

Argentina Strives to be Oil Independent by 2020

YPF, the oil company controlled by the Argentine state following the expropriation of a 51 percent stake in the corporation from Spain's Repsol, has set the goal of achieving energy independence, an objective that could be met in "five or six years," CEO Miguel Galuccio said. continue reading »

Former Economy Minister of Argentine Dictatorship Dies, Age 87

Former Economy Minister of Argentine Dictatorship Dies, Age 87

The first economy minister of the last Argentine dictatorship, Jose Alfredo Martinez de Hoz, died Saturday in Buenos Aires, official sources said. He was 87. continue reading »

Argentine President Congratulates Francis I on Papal Election

Argentine President Congratulates Francis I on Papal Election

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez on Wednesday congratulated countryman Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the new Pope Francis I, on his election as Catholic pontiff, saying she wished him success in his pastoral duties. continue reading »

Pope Francis I Addresses Rome For First Time as Pope

Pope Francis I Addresses Rome For First Time as Pope

Argentina's Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio addressed tens of thousands of the faithful in St. Peter's Square late Wednesday after being chosen as the new pope of the Roman Catholic Church continue reading »

JUST IN:  First Pope from Latin America – Argentine Cardinal Bergoglio now Pope Francisco

JUST IN:  First Pope from Latin America – Argentine Cardinal Bergoglio now Pope Francisco

The Papal conclave has chosen the new Pope to lead the 1.2 billion Catholics in the world and he hails from Latin America. This is the first pope outside of Europe and the first from Latin America. continue reading »

Argentine Town Riots After Teen Dies After Being Shot (VIDEO)

Argentine Town Riots After Teen Dies After Being Shot (VIDEO)

Following the death of 17-year-old Karen Daiana Campos in Argentina over the weekend, the community was outraged after learning it took authorities 15 minutes to arrive at the scene though continue reading »

Argentine Singer Diego Torres Welcomes Daughter

Argentine Singer Diego Torres Welcomes Daughter

Argentine singer Diego Torres announced Tuesday that he and the model and show host Debora Bello are the proud parents of a daughter. "Nina is born, our daughter we have so been waiting for continue reading »

Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Legally Recognizes His 2nd Child Out of Wedlock

Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Legally Recognizes His 2nd Child Out of Wedlock

In Latino sports news, Diego Armando Maradona legally recognized a baby born last month to his ex-girlfriend as his legal offspring. This is his fourth child and second child born out of wedlock. continue reading »

Buenos Aires Hosts Tattoo Show For Top Artists in the World

Buenos Aires Hosts Tattoo Show For Top Artists in the World

Some 260 tattoo artists from around the world will be on hand Sunday for the 9th Buenos Aires Tattoo Show, a can't-miss occasion for the thousands of skin-art fans. continue reading »

Former Argentine President Convicted of Arms Smuggling

Former Argentine President Convicted of Arms Smuggling

An Argentine federal court on Friday convicted former President Carlos Menem of aggravated smuggling in connection with illegal arms sales during his 1989-1999 tenure, a crime that carries a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison. continue reading »

Fan in Argentina Dies in Accident en Route to Jonas Bros. Concert

Fan in Argentina Dies in Accident en Route to Jonas Bros. Concert

The Jonas Brothers were visibly shaken by the death of one of their fans over the weekend in Argentina. On Saturday, 15-year-old Sofia Koch was heading to Cordoba to attend what woul continue reading »

Matt Damon, Argentine Wife to Renew Vows at Dream Wedding

Matt Damon, Argentine Wife to Renew Vows at Dream Wedding

Matt Damon and his wife of 7 years, Luciana Barroso, have said they will be renewing their vows to give each other the dream wedding they were unable to have due to Damon’s filming schedule at the time. continue reading »