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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 »

Artists Unite to Save Argentina’s Endangered Patagonia Bird

Artists Unite to Save Argentina’s Endangered Patagonia Bird

Argentine actor Ricardo Darin and musician-composer Gustavo Santaolalla have collaborated on a documentary aimed at saving from extinction an endangered bird species endemic to Argentina. continue reading »

Argentina Combats Chronic Diseases with IDB Assistance

Argentina Combats Chronic Diseases with IDB Assistance

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today approved a $150 million loan to help Argentina reduce the number of deaths caused by cardiovascular events and other chronic ailments, with a special focus on people without health insurance. continue reading »

Argentina Seeks Energy Partnership with China

Argentina Seeks Energy Partnership with China

Argentina's planning minister sought Thursday to attract Chinese interest in his country's ambitious energy program, which includes plans to build a large hydroelectric complex in 2013 and two nuclear reactors. continue reading »

Check Out Argentina’s Casa FOA 2012 “Molina Ciudad Fábrica” (PHOTOS)

Argentina’s important yearly exhibition of decorators, designers, architects and landscape architects, Casa FOA, is once again taking place in order to highlight these artists talents in architecture, interior design, and landscaping. continue reading »

Latino Groups Call Out Kennedy Center’s Neglect to Honor Latino Artists

Latino Groups Call Out Kennedy Center’s Neglect to Honor Latino Artists

In letters to Kennedy Center executives, Caroline Kennedy, President Obama, and members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts (NHFA) and the National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA) are calling for major changes in the process by which Kennedy Center Honorees are selected and asking why there is a constant pattern of exclusion of Latinos. The groups' demands follow the recent announcement of the 2012 Honorees, none of whom are Latino artists. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Pollution in Latin America

INFOGRAPHIC: Pollution in Latin America

Globally, outdoor urban air pollution kills 2 million people annually and indoor air pollution causes 2 million premature deaths. In Latin America, 100 million people in are exposed to levels of air pollution that exceed the recommended standards. With these rates it is important to look at the health and environmental issues connected to pollution. HS-News takes a look at which countries are culprits and which are taking strides towards environmental protection. continue reading »

Argentine Media Reporting 51-Yr Old Soccer Great Maradona to be Father Again

Argentine Media Reporting 51-Yr Old Soccer Great Maradona to be Father Again

Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona and girlfriend Veronica Ojeda are expecting their first child together, the local press reported Friday. continue reading »

Immigration Rates Decrease, Proportion of Latinos Among Immigrants Drops in 2011

Immigration Rates Decrease, Proportion of Latinos Among Immigrants Drops in 2011

Immigration to the United States last year had its smallest increase in a decade, and the proportion of Latin Americans among immigrants fell, according to calculations published Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. continue reading »

Sharon Stone Keeping Company with Much Younger Argentinian Hottie

Sharon Stone Keeping Company with Much Younger Argentinian Hottie

RadarOnline is reporting that 54-year-old actress Sharon Stone is keeping company in Venice with her much younger, attractive “Argentinian hunk” Martin Mica. continue reading »

Today’s Latin Americans Living 45 Years Longer than Those in 1900

Today’s Latin Americans Living 45 Years Longer than Those in 1900

The average life expectancy in Latin America has risen from 29 years in 1900 to 74 years in 2010, according to a study presented by the Pan American Health Organization, or PAHO. continue reading »

Boxer “Maravilla” Martinez to Undergo Hand Surgery After Winning WBC Middleweight Title

Boxer “Maravilla” Martinez to Undergo Hand Surgery After Winning WBC Middleweight Title

Argentina's Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez, who reclaimed the WBC middleweight title last weekend by defeating Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in Las Vegas, broke a hand during the fight and will be operated on in Spain for a knee injury. continue reading »