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U.N. Orders Ghana to Release Argentine Warship

U.N. Orders Ghana to Release Argentine Warship

A U.N. court ordered Ghana on Saturday to release the Argentine frigate Libertad immediately, after being held for two and a half years with its entire crew in the small African country's port of Tema. continue reading »

Singer Julieta Venegas to Host Buenos Aires Bookstore Night

Singer Julieta Venegas to Host Buenos Aires Bookstore Night

Mexican singer Julieta Venegas hosts Saturday the 6th Buenos Aires Bookstore Night, a celebration of books and their authors that in previous years has attracted crowds of more than 40,000 people. continue reading »

Messi’s Goal Record Recognized by Guinness World Records

Messi’s Goal Record Recognized by Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records has recognized FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi for setting a new mark for most goals in a calendar year - 88 and counting. continue reading »

China Welcomes First Argentine Restaurant in Beijing

China Welcomes First Argentine Restaurant in Beijing

Chinese diners have another option available to them as Tuesday, thanks to the opening of downtown Beijing's first Argentine restaurant. continue reading »

Lionel Messi Breaks Gurd Müller’s 40-Year-Old Goal Record

Lionel Messi Breaks Gurd Müller’s 40-Year-Old Goal Record

On December 9, Argentina-born soccer star with FC Barcelona Lionel Messi broke the long-standing record for number of goals scored in a single calendar year. continue reading »

Madonna Lands in Argentina for Three Days of Concerts

Madonna Lands in Argentina for Three Days of Concerts

U.S. singer Madonna landed Monday in the Argentine capital to kick off a tour during which she will give two concerts in Buenos Aires and one in the city of Cordoba. continue reading »

Messi Only Suffering From Bruise After Collision on the Field

Messi Only Suffering From Bruise After Collision on the Field

Argentine phenom Lionel Messi said Thursday that though he feared the worst after a collision during FC Barcelona's Champions League match with Benfica, the injury turned out to be only a bruise. continue reading »

Shakira Being Sued by Ex Antonio de la Rua for $100 Million

Shakira Being Sued by Ex Antonio de la Rua for $100 Million

Shakira's ex-boyfriend, Antonio de la Rua, is suing her in U.S. court for $100 million as compensation for having increased her level of fame during the years in which he worked as her representative. continue reading »

Argentine Researchers Discover Large Penguin Fossil, Measuring More than 6 Ft Tall

Argentine Researchers Discover Large Penguin Fossil, Measuring More than 6 Ft Tall

Argentine paleontologists associated with the country’s Natural Sciences Museum of La Plata have made a key discovery in Antarctica. continue reading »

Former Coach of Argentina Soccer Club, Diego Maradona, Admits Girlfriend is Pregnant

Former Coach of Argentina Soccer Club, Diego Maradona, Admits Girlfriend is Pregnant

Diego Armando Maradona "acknowledges as his" the baby being carried by girlfriend Veronica Ojeda, but he said his relationship with her is "at an impasse," according to a communique released Tuesday through the retired soccer great's attorney, Victor Stinfale. continue reading »

Widow of Argentine Governor Carlos Soria Sentenced to 18 Years for his Murder

Widow of Argentine Governor Carlos Soria Sentenced to 18 Years for his Murder

The widow of Argentine politician Carlos Soria was sentenced Tuesday to 18 years in prison for murdering her husband. Susana Freydoz was found guilty of aggravated homicide, continue reading »

Punta Tombo Penguin Couple Has Been Together (and Monogamous) for 16 Years

Punta Tombo Penguin Couple Has Been Together (and Monogamous) for 16 Years

A pair Magellanic Penguins was recently discovered to have been together for 16 years. Magellanic Penguins only breed in Chile, Argentina, and the Falklands Islands. Occasionally, so continue reading »

Argentine’s President Cristina Fernandez Monthly Salary Revealed to Be $13,600

Argentine’s President Cristina Fernandez Monthly Salary Revealed to Be $13,600

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez is being paid a net salary of 40,000 pesos (about $8,500) this month, the Office of the President said Tuesday in response to a controversy over the head of state's pay. continue reading »

Argentina’s Faena Arts Center Brings Lesser Known Art into View

Argentina’s Faena Arts Center Brings Lesser Known Art into View

The urban planning community of Puerto Madero in Argentina’s Buenos Aires area has begun turning itself into an upscale art hub with the success of the Faena Arts Canter. Alan Faena is the mind behind the center which opened in 2011. Now, the Faena Art District project is continue reading »

Oil Firm Plans to Invest $3 Billion in Southern Argentina

Oil Firm Plans to Invest $3 Billion in Southern Argentina

Argentine oil company YPF, under state control after a 51 percent stake was expropriated from Spain's Repsol, said it plans to invest $3.1 billion over the next five years in the southern province of Santa Cruz. continue reading »