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Theater in Argentina Now Serves as Magnificent Bookstore and Café

Theater in Argentina Now Serves as Magnificent Bookstore and Café

In 1919, the doors to the Teatro Gran Splendid opened in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but after the theater closed and was leased to Grupo Ilhsa in February 2000 it became one of the most impressive bookstores in the world. continue reading »

Ricky Martin and Elena Rogers Make “Evita” a Hit

Ricky Martin and Elena Rogers Make “Evita” a Hit

The intense acting of Ricky Martin and Elena Roger in a new stage production of "Evita" transports New York audiences to Buenos Aires where the plot evolves from the contradictory personality of Eva Peron. continue reading »

Rain Storms in Argentina Leave 14 Dead Some by Electrocution

Rain Storms in Argentina Leave 14 Dead Some by Electrocution

Fourteen people were killed and 18 others injured in a storm that brought rain, hail and winds of more than 90 kph (56 mph) to the provinces of Buenos Aires and Santa Fe, Argentine authorities said Thursday. continue reading »

Storm leaves 12 dead/18 Injured  in Buenos Aires Argentina

Storm leaves 12 dead/18 Injured in Buenos Aires Argentina

Twelve people were killed and 18 others injured in a storm that brought rain, hail and winds of more than 90 kph (56 mph) to greater Buenos Aires, Argentine authorities said Thursday. Residents of the capital and its suburbs woke up to flooding and streets blocked by downed trees and light poles. continue reading »

30th Anniversary of Falkland Wars

30th Anniversary of Falkland Wars

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez repudiated Britain's refusal to resume a dialogue on sovereignty over the Falkland islands, on the 30th anniversary of the start of the war between the two countries for possession of the South Atlantic archipelago. continue reading »

Outage Cuts Cell Phone Service to 16 Million People in Argentina- Sparking Social Media Protest

Outage Cuts Cell Phone Service to 16 Million People in Argentina- Sparking Social Media Protest

An outage left about 16 million customers of Spanish telecom company Movistar without cellular phone service Monday in Argentina, sparking protests on social-networking sites.The company is dealing with "an issue reported at a general level with the data, voice and SMS continue reading »

Calvin Klein Brand Leaves Argentina Permanently

Calvin Klein Brand Leaves Argentina Permanently

The undergarments brand Calvin Klein Underwear closed its last store in Argentina due to government-implemented barriers on imports. continue reading »

Free Viagra for Erectile Dysfunction in Santa Fe Province, Argentina

Free Viagra for Erectile Dysfunction in Santa Fe Province, Argentina

The government of the central Argentine province of Santa Fe will manufacture the drug sildenafil, better known under the brandname Viagra, and will distribute it free to males with erectile dysfunction. continue reading »

Soon-to-be Deported Argentinian Fake Plays Special OP’s Solider to Reenter U.S. at Later Date

Soon-to-be Deported Argentinian Fake Plays Special OP’s Solider to Reenter U.S. at Later Date

United States Attorney Robert Pitman announced that 42-year-old Mario Oscar Achaval of Argentina faces up to 15 years in federal prison after a jury in San Antonio convicted him of producing false U.S. military identification documents. continue reading »

N. Carolina Professor Facing Cocaine Smuggling Charges in Argentina

N. Carolina Professor Facing Cocaine Smuggling Charges in Argentina

A North Carolina physicist and professor has been arrested in Argentina for allegedly attempting to smuggle cocaine into the United States. Professor Paul H. Frampton of the University of Nor continue reading »

Argentine Newspaper Giant’s Subsidiary to Buy Largest U.S. Hispanic Press Group

A subsidiary of Argentina's S.A La Nacion newspaper group is to take a controlling interest in impreMedia, the largest publisher of Spanish-language newspapers in the United States. continue reading »

Mardona Wants to Settle $53 Million Italian Tax Bill and Return to Italy

Mardona Wants to Settle $53 Million Italian Tax Bill and Return to Italy

Former Argentine player and current coach of Dubai's Al Wasl soccer club Diego Armando Maradona said on the weekend that he wants to settle his back tax bill of some 40 million euros (about $52 million) with the Italian Treasury so that he can return to Naples and be able to get together again with his friends in Italy. continue reading »

HORRIFIC: Video catches drunk driving accident in Argentina

HORRIFIC: Video catches drunk driving accident in Argentina

Drunk driving accident caught on video by local family shows horrific imagery of the crash and the negligence of the driver. continue reading »

U.S. Diplomat Travels to Brazil and Argentina to Discuss Children’s Issues

U.S. Diplomat Travels to Brazil and Argentina to Discuss Children’s Issues

Ambassador Susan Jacobs, Special Advisor for International Children’s Issues, is traveling to Brazil and Argentina March 5-9, 2012. While in Brazil, Ambassador Jacobs will participate in the second meeting of the U.S.-Brazil Working Group on Children’s Issues continue reading »

6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Argentina this Morning

6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Argentina this Morning

An early morning earthquake registering at a 6.1 magnitude rocked Argentina with no reports of damages or injuries. continue reading »