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Lionel Messi’s Newborn Son Thiago Already Member of Dad’s Hometown Club

Lionel Messi’s Newborn Son Thiago Already Member of Dad’s Hometown Club

The newborn son of FC Barcelona star Lionel Messi is already registered as a member of the Argentine club his dad supported while growing up in Rosario, fans of Newell's Old Boys proclaimed at a match. continue reading »

Colombian Arrested in Argentina Denies Being Drug Lord

Colombian Arrested in Argentina Denies Being Drug Lord

Colombian Henry de Jesus Lopez Londoño has denied in statements to Argentine authorities any drug-trafficking ties and said he had been living a "normal life" in a residential area outside Buenos Aires, where he was arrested this week. continue reading »

Soccer Star Messi Welcomes First Child

Soccer Star Messi Welcomes First Child

Thiago Messi Rocuzzo, the first child of Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi and Antonella Rocuzzo, was born Friday at Barcelona's USP hospital. continue reading »

Higher Death Toll in Last Week’s Supermarket Collapse in Argentina

Higher Death Toll in Last Week’s Supermarket Collapse in Argentina

The death toll from the collapse last week of the roof of a supermarket in the southwestern Argentine city of Neuquen has risen to seven, officials said Sunday. continue reading »

Argentina Supermarket Collapse Results in 5 Deaths and 11 Injured

Argentina Supermarket Collapse Results in 5 Deaths and 11 Injured

Five people died and 11 are missing after the roof of a supermarket in the southwestern Argentine city of Neuquen caved in, officials said Friday. continue reading »

Soccer Fans to Design Messi’s New Cleats in Online Contest

Soccer Fans to Design Messi’s New Cleats in Online Contest

The new cleats of Argentine soccer great and F.C. Barcelona striker Lionel Messi will be designed by fans in an online competition. The three-time FIFA World Player of the Year winner will debut the new footwear in Barcelona's Dec. continue reading »

Soccer Star Maradona Receives Warm Welcome in India

Soccer Star Maradona Receives Warm Welcome in India

Thousands of people thronged the airport in the southern Indian city of Cochi on Tuesday to welcome retired Argentine soccer star Diego Armando Maradona. continue reading »

Luis Miguel Meets President Fernandez in Argentina

Luis Miguel Meets President Fernandez in Argentina

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez received Mexican singer Luis Miguel, currently visiting the South American country to give a series of concerts. continue reading »

STUDY: LatAm Women are Better Educated but Lower Paid

STUDY: LatAm Women are Better Educated but Lower Paid

Despite recent gains, the wage gap between men and women in Latin America still prevails, according to a new Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study entitled “New Century, Old Disparities,” which compares surveys of representative households in 18 Latin American and Caribbean countries. continue reading »

Ricardo Darin, Belen Rueda to star in thriller- SEPTIMO

Ricardo Darin, Belen Rueda to star in thriller- SEPTIMO

Argentine star Ricardo Darin and Spain's Belen Rueda will star in "Septimo," a mystery set to begin shooting next month in Buenos Aires, the film's producers said Thursday. The plot revolves around an estranged couple's desperate search for their two children, who mysteriously disappear from the building where their father lives. continue reading »

Porn Star Isabel Sarli Named Argentina Ambassador of Pop Culture

Porn Star Isabel Sarli Named Argentina Ambassador of Pop Culture

Known as the first Argentina woman to appear full nude in a film, 77-year-old soft-core porn star Isabel Sarli has just been named the country’s official ambassador of pop culture. continue reading »

In Argentina? You May be Able to Dine with Luis Miguel

In Argentina? You May be Able to Dine with Luis Miguel

Mexican singer Luis Miguel on Monday will share a gala dinner with some of his fans in Buenos Aires to kick off his five concerts in the Argentine capital, his management said. continue reading »

Conservative Argentina Court Allows Rape Victim to Have Abortion

Conservative Argentina Court Allows Rape Victim to Have Abortion

This capital's conservative mayor has agreed to designate five municipal hospitals to terminate pregnancies in certain circumstances after the Argentine Supreme Court continue reading »

Buenos Aires Mayor Criticized for Halting Abortion on 32 Year Old Rape Victim

Buenos Aires Mayor Criticized for Halting Abortion on 32 Year Old Rape Victim

Opposition politicians on Wednesday filed a criminal complaint against Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri for alerting a pro-life group that a rape victim was going to undergo an abortion at a municipal hospital in the capital. continue reading »

Argentine Court Denies Rape Victim the Option of Abortion

Argentine Court Denies Rape Victim the Option of Abortion

A court order that barred a rape victim Tuesday from having an abortion has sparked a heated controversy in Argentina. The embattled judicial ruling came in response to a motion by the Pro-Vida (Pro-Life) group to stop the interruption of a 32-year-old woman's pregnancy. continue reading »