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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 »

Anonymous Hackers Caught in Latin America

Anonymous Hackers Caught in Latin America

Interpol (The International Criminal Police Organization) carried out an investigation against Anonymous that led to 10 arrests in Argentina and another 15 in other countries. continue reading »

Two Carnival Corp. Cruise Ships Turned Away at Argentina Ports

Two Carnival Corp. Cruise Ships Turned Away at Argentina Ports

The latest development in Argentina’s fight over the Falkland Islands has the country barring two Carnival Corp. cruise ships from entering their ports. Monday, Princess Cruises' Star Princess and P&O Cruises' Adonia ships were t continue reading »

Argentine Government Takes Over Train Operator After Deadly Crash

Argentine Government Takes Over Train Operator After Deadly Crash

The Argentine government announced on Tuesday the "temporary and preventive" takeover of commuter rail operator Trenes de Buenos Aires amid harsh criticism by relatives of the victims of the rail accident that left 50 commuters dead here last week. continue reading »

VIRAL: ‘Superman’ Asks For Directions (VIDEO)

VIRAL: ‘Superman’ Asks For Directions (VIDEO)

A video titled "SUPER PIOLA TICO" uploaded by YouTuber chino21867 is starting to go viral, joining the growing number of 'Superman' videos hitting the web recently. continue reading »

Argentina Rush Hour Train Crash Leaves 49 Dead and 600 Injured, Death Count to Rise (VIDEO)

Argentina Rush Hour Train Crash Leaves 49 Dead and 600 Injured, Death Count to Rise (VIDEO)

At least 600 people were injured Wednesday morning when a train crashed and derailed at one of the three busiest stations in Buenos Aires, Argentine officials said. continue reading »

17-Year Old Dies in Argentina After Boyfriend Sets Her on Fire

17-Year Old Dies in Argentina After Boyfriend Sets Her on Fire

A 17-year-old Argentine woman set on fire by her boyfriend died after agonizing for six days in a hospital with burns over 75 percent of her body, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

Sean Penn Meets with Pres. Fernandez Kirchner, Agrees Falkland Islands Belong to Argentina

Sean Penn Meets with Pres. Fernandez Kirchner, Agrees Falkland Islands Belong to Argentina

After meeting with Argentina's President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner in Buenos Aires, actor Sean Penn spoke with reporters about Argentina's ongoing dispute with Britiain over the Falkland Islands. continue reading »

Maradona’s $56 Million Italian Tax Debt is “Persecution” He Says

Maradona’s $56 Million Italian Tax Debt is “Persecution” He Says

Soccer icon Diego Armando Maradona, who enjoyed some of his best years while playing for Napoli, says he has no plans to visit Italy again until he can resolve his quarrel with Italian tax authorities, who claim he owes 40 million euros ($56 million). continue reading »