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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 »

Argentine Rocker Charly Garcia Raced to Hospital Mid-concert

Argentine Rocker Charly Garcia Raced to Hospital Mid-concert

Argentine rocker Charly Garcia was admitted early Sunday to a hospital in Cordoba, a city in central Argentina, after suffering health problems at a concert he was giving. continue reading »

Wind Energy Projects to Create 10,000 Jobs in Argentina

Wind Energy Projects to Create 10,000 Jobs in Argentina

The government is working with the private sector to develop wind energy projects in Argentina under a plan that could create 10,000 jobs and produce 1,000 MW of electricity within eight years, the Industry Ministry said. continue reading »

Messi and Argentina Top South America’s 2014 World Cup Qualifiers

Messi and Argentina Top South America’s 2014 World Cup Qualifiers

With a 4-0 win over Ecuador, Lionel Messi and the Argentina ball club trampled Ecuador at the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires on Saturday. continue reading »

Evita Peron May Get her Own Currency in Argentina

Evita Peron May Get her Own Currency in Argentina

Argentina may issue special bills bearing the likeness of Eva Duarte to mark the 60th anniversary on July 26 of the death of the famous wife of three-time President Juan Domingo Peron, the press reported Sunday. continue reading »

Argentine University Honors Calle 13’s Cultural Contributions

Argentine University Honors Calle 13’s Cultural Contributions

Puerto Rican urban band Calle 13 has been honored by Argentina's National University of La Plata for its contributions to popular communication and culture, the institution said. continue reading »

Rare Event Caught in Argentina as Glacier Flips (VIDEO)

Rare Event Caught in Argentina as Glacier Flips (VIDEO)

In a stroke of luck a tourist caught a rare event in Argentina and posted the results on YouTube. The Glacier flip It took place near the Upsala Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park, notes the Daily Mail. About 15 seconds into the clip, the top of the iceberg begins to sink into the water. continue reading »

Fiery Bus Crash in Argentina Kills 8, Injures 20

Fiery Bus Crash in Argentina Kills 8, Injures 20

At least eight people were killed and 20 others injured when a bus collided with a truck in Misiones, a province in northern Argentina, officials said Wednesday. continue reading »

Witness at Police Officers’ Torture Trial Murdered in Argentine Prison

Witness at Police Officers’ Torture Trial Murdered in Argentine Prison

A prisoner who was a witness at the trial of 27 police officers for torturing inmates in a prison in southern Argentina was murdered a month before he was to be included in the program of temporary releases, a non-governmental organization investigating the case told Efe on Monday. continue reading »

Gunfire Between Rival Groups of Soccer Fans Kills 1, Injures 5 in Argentina

Gunfire Between Rival Groups of Soccer Fans Kills 1, Injures 5 in Argentina

A 21-year-old man was fatally shot in a fight between rival groups of fans in Argentina, officials said. Daniel Sosa died in the hospital after being shot on Saturday continue reading »

Expanding Hispanic Population to Play Major Role in Texas Elections

Expanding Hispanic Population to Play Major Role in Texas Elections

While Latino organizations point to Texas as a state where election results will be determined by Hispanics, the two Democrats vying to represent El Paso in Congress say that what they believe most important are border issues, apart from any ethnic differences. continue reading »

Wilmer Valderrama Being Sued By Neighbor For “Too Much Noise”

Wilmer Valderrama Being Sued By Neighbor For “Too Much Noise”

Of all the neighbors in the world to live by, Wilmer Valderrama isn’t one person’s first choice, reports state. continue reading »

Jessica Sanchez Hopes to Follow in Beyonce’s Footsteps

Jessica Sanchez Hopes to Follow in Beyonce’s Footsteps

Jessica Sanchez, the 16-year-old runner-up in the latest season of "American Idol", told Efe on Friday that she wants of model her career on what Beyonce has done, and that she doesn't rule out singing in Spanish in the future. continue reading »

Only 2% of Congressional Representation is Latinos - Diversity Lacking in Government

Only 2% of Congressional Representation is Latinos - Diversity Lacking in Government

National Urban Fellows, one of the country’s oldest leadership development organizations, announced the findings of Diversity Counts: Racial and Ethnic Diversity among Public Service Leadership, the first comprehensive review of representation in government, philanthropy, and non-profit organizations. continue reading »