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Argentina’s Cristina Fernandez Rules Out Bid for Third Term

Argentina’s Cristina Fernandez Rules Out Bid for Third Term

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez said Thursday she will not seek any political office in 2015, when her second and final term as head of state ends. continue reading »

Argentine Heat Wave Leaves Thousands Without Power

Argentine Heat Wave Leaves Thousands Without Power

In the midst of a heat wave, thousands of Argentines living in the capital's metropolitan area on Sunday are still without power, while demand for electricity keeps growing and reaching peak levels, the Federal Planning Ministry said. continue reading »

Pope Francis Documentary Becomes Amazon Bestseller

Pope Francis Documentary Becomes Amazon Bestseller

A recent documentary on Pope Francis, “Francis: The Pope From The New World,” has become a bestseller on Amazon.com and at one point ranked number four in the documentary category. “This documentary arrives as the world realizes that a very special man has assumed the leadership of the Catholic Church, and this begins continue reading »

Pope Francis Welcomes Argentine Soccer Champs in Italy

Pope Francis Welcomes Argentine Soccer Champs in Italy

Pope Francis on Wednesday called the members of Argentine soccer club San Lorenzo "crazy" for having come to Vatican City to present him with the cup they won as league champions. continue reading »

Soccer Rivalry Leads to Multiple Deaths in Argentina

Soccer Rivalry Leads to Multiple Deaths in Argentina

Two supporters of Argentine soccer club Newell's Old Boys died after men sporting the colors of a rival club fired at a vehicle carrying Newell's fans, authorities said Monday. continue reading »

Argentina Arrests 9 Cops For Alleged Role in Looting

Argentina Arrests 9 Cops For Alleged Role in Looting

Nine law-enforcement officers were arrested Saturday in the northern Argentine province of Tucuman for their alleged role in looting that occurred amid a police strike, judicial officials said. continue reading »

Family of 12 Dies of Carbon Monoxide Asphyxiation in Argentina

Family of 12 Dies of Carbon Monoxide Asphyxiation in Argentina

Twelve members of the same family were found dead in the northern Argentine province of Jujuy showing signs of asphyxiation from inhaling carbon monoxide, authorities said Friday. continue reading »

Argentina Calls For Harsh Punishments For Looters

Argentina Calls For Harsh Punishments For Looters

Argentina's government called Thursday for a thorough investigation into deadly disturbances in several cities, where looters raided supermarkets and other establishments amid police protests for higher salaries. continue reading »

Disturbances in Argentina Lead to 9 Deaths

Disturbances in Argentina Lead to 9 Deaths

The death toll from the wave of looting in Argentina has risen to nine with the confirmation Wednesday of a third death in the northern province of Tucuman, the region worst hit by the disturbances. continue reading »

Messi v Ribery v Ronaldo Finalists for Ballon d’Or

Messi v Ribery v Ronaldo Finalists for Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona, Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery and Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid are the three finalists for the FIFA Ballon d'Or, France Football magazine said Monday. continue reading »

Argentina Signs Rail-Modernization Agreement With China Worth $2.5 Billion

Argentina Signs Rail-Modernization Agreement With China Worth $2.5 Billion

Argentina has reached a nearly $2.5 billion deal with China to modernize the South American country's leading freight-rail network, officials said. continue reading »

60 Injured, 1 Dead During String of Robberies in Argentina

60 Injured, 1 Dead During String of Robberies in Argentina

At least one person was killed and more than 60 others injured in a wave of robberies and looting in the Argentine city of Cordoba, where police are on strike to demand higher pay, police spokesmen said Wednesday. continue reading »

87 MPH Winds, Storm Hit Buenos Aires

87 MPH Winds, Storm Hit Buenos Aires

A powerful storm packing heavy rain, strong winds and hail on Monday affected the Argentine province of Buenos Aires, where windgusts damaged homes and cut electric service and telephone wires, but no fatalities have been reported so far. continue reading »

Argentine Prostitutes Protest in Front of Argentine Parliament

Argentine Prostitutes Protest in Front of Argentine Parliament

A group of Argentine prostitutes on Tuesday held a "breast party" in front of Parliament in this capital to demand the approval of a law regulating sexual self-employment. continue reading »

Daddy Yankee Found Liable for $6 Million for Cancelled Argentina Tour

Daddy Yankee Found Liable for $6 Million for Cancelled Argentina Tour

Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee was ordered to pay $6 million to an Argentine promoter in connection with the Puerto Rican singer's aborted 2010 tour of the South American nation, attorney Edwin Prado said Monday. continue reading »