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INFOGRAPHIC: How Does Latin America Rank in Happiness?

INFOGRAPHIC: How Does Latin America Rank in Happiness?

Latin America proves to be home to some of the happiest places on earth. While Costa Rica is the global leader, some other countries did not fare as well. continue reading »

Check Out ‘Trakur” Argentine’s New Agricultural  Robot  (VIDEO)

Check Out ‘Trakur” Argentine’s New Agricultural Robot (VIDEO)

Although it may not be the most expensive or complex robot on the market, the new agricultural robot, Trakür, has impressed its owners with its reliability and reasonable price. Trakür, which in the indigenous Mapuche language means, ‘fog’ was designed to aid in promoting automation in Argentina’s agro-business market. continue reading »

Books You Can’t Wait to Read: Argentinean Publisher Uses Ink that Fades Away

Books You Can’t Wait to Read: Argentinean Publisher Uses Ink that Fades Away

An independent book publisher in Argentina has created a line of books you really can't wait to read. Publishing company Ererna Cadencia has teamed up with DRAFTFCB Buenos Aires, an ad agency, and created something very cool (or very annoying if you're a slow reader). continue reading »

Dissatisfied by Brazil-Mexico Agreement, Argentina Suspends Auto-trade Accord

Dissatisfied by Brazil-Mexico Agreement, Argentina Suspends Auto-trade Accord

Argentina announced Tuesday a three-year suspension of the automotive portion of a 2002 economic accord with Mexico, citing the impact on the Argentine auto sector of a side agreement Mexico City signed in March with Brazil. continue reading »

Argentine Bus Crash Kills 12, Injures 48

Argentine Bus Crash Kills 12, Injures 48

The death toll from the accident involving a truck and two buses in the southern Argentine province of Chubut is officially at 12, with the majority of the victims members of the border patrol, police spokesmen said. continue reading »

Argentine Bishop Resigns In Light of Beach Photo Scandal

Argentine Bishop Resigns In Light of Beach Photo Scandal

The bishop of the Argentine diocese of Merlo Moreno resigned his post following a scandal over photos showing him with a woman on a Mexican beach, the local press said Saturday. continue reading »

Argentina to Spend $30 Million to Support Family Farms

Argentina to Spend $30 Million to Support Family Farms

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a loan for $30 million to Argentina to finance a program to increase incomes more than 2,000 family farms in the provinces of Chaco and Entre Ríos, of which 14 percent are managed by women heads of houshold. continue reading »

“El Dia E” Unites Spanish Speakers Worldwide

“El Dia E” Unites Spanish Speakers Worldwide

For the fourth consecutive year the Cervantes Institute is celebrating "El Dia E" (The Day of Spanish), an event that marks the global consolidation and expansion of Spanish language and culture, with more than 50 cities joining in. continue reading »

Woman In Argentina Sleeps Next Her Dead Husband in his Mausoleum

Woman In Argentina Sleeps Next Her Dead Husband in his Mausoleum

When Adriana Villareal’s husband died two years she was understandably devastated, especially because she was out of the country when it happened. But while many may take trips to their loved ones’ burial sites, Adriana has taken things a bit further. continue reading »

INFOGRAPHIC: Latin America’s Struggle With Peace

INFOGRAPHIC: Latin America’s Struggle With Peace

With daily reports of homicides, violent crimes, and corruption occurring in Latin America it is obvious that Latin America is struggling with peace. Check out Hispanically Speaking News's Infographic to see the global rankings and scores of Latin American countries in terms of peace. continue reading »

Daddy Yankee to Perform at Messi’s “Match of the Stars”

Daddy Yankee to Perform at Messi’s “Match of the Stars”

Puerto Rican singer Daddy Yankee will perform Thursday in Bogota during the benefit Match of the Stars, which will donate part of its box office to the Leo Messi Foundation, its representative said. continue reading »

Argentina Police Rescue 20 Sex Slaves from Brothels Most are Dominican

Argentina Police Rescue 20 Sex Slaves from Brothels Most are Dominican

Law enforcement agents staged a series of raids on 35 brothels in Argentina's Cordoba province, rescuing 11 Dominican and nine Paraguayan women, police spokesmen said. continue reading »

U.N. Secretary-General Met With Argentine President Cristina Fernández to Discuss Global Issues

U.N. Secretary-General Met With Argentine President Cristina Fernández to Discuss Global Issues

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon held a meeting this week with Argentina’s President Cristina Fernández, in which they discussed a range of issues on the global agenda. The issues discussed included the Falkland Islands (Malvinas). The Governments of Argentina and the United Kingdom have been engaged in a dispute concerning the sovereignty of the islands, located in the south Atlantic Ocean. continue reading »

Latin America and Caribbean Face Close to $100 Billion in Damages from Global Warming

Latin America and Caribbean Face Close to $100 Billion in Damages from Global Warming

Latin America and the Caribbean face annual damages in the order of $100 billion by 2050 from diminishing agricultural yields, disappearing glaciers, flooding, droughts and other events triggered by a warming planet, according to the findings of a new report to be released at the Rio+20 summit. continue reading »

Customs Agents Seized 45 Paleontological Artifacts Dating Back Millions of Years

Customs Agents Seized 45 Paleontological Artifacts Dating Back Millions of Years

Customs agents seized 45 paleontological pieces at an airport in western Argentina that were being transported by a private plane that arrived from Colombia, officials said Thursday. continue reading »