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Fighting Forest Fire, Argentine Pilot Survives Crash

Fighting Forest Fire, Argentine Pilot Survives Crash

The pilot of a plane being used to fight a forest fire in Chubut, a province in Argentina's Patagonia region, survived a crash on Wednesday, officials said. Firefighters found the pilot, continue reading »

JUST IN: Cancer Removal Surgery a Success for Argentine President, Cristina Fernandez Now Awake

JUST IN: Cancer Removal Surgery a Success for Argentine President, Cristina Fernandez Now Awake

Government officials from Argentina are announcing that President Cristina Fernandez Kirchner has successfully completed thyroid cancer removal surgery. continue reading »

Wife is Sole Suspect After Argentine Governor Dies From Gunshot to the Face

Wife is Sole Suspect After Argentine Governor Dies From Gunshot to the Face

Susana Freydoz is the sole suspect being investigated in connection with the death of her husband, Rio Negro Gov. Carlos Soria, who was shot in the face after a New Year's Eve party, an Argentine prosecutor said Monday. continue reading »

Czech Man Tried Smuggle 247 Live Animals on Plane from Argentina to Spain

Czech Man Tried Smuggle 247 Live Animals on Plane from Argentina to Spain

A Czech man believed to be involved in an exotic species smuggling was arrested at an Argentina airport while trying to board a flight to Madrid with nearly 250 animals in his luggage continue reading »

Death of Argentine Government Official Ivan Heyn Likely Due to Sexual Asphyxia

Death of Argentine Government Official Ivan Heyn Likely Due to Sexual Asphyxia

Argentine government official Ivan Heyn was found dead in his hotel room December 20th. While in Uruguay for the MERCOSUR summit, Heyn was found dead continue reading »

Bank Robbers in Argentina Leave With 2 Bags of Letters, No Money

Bank Robbers in Argentina Leave With 2 Bags of Letters, No Money

Seven armed assailants wearing masks stormed a bank in the Argentine capital on Thursday, but walked out only with two sacks of letters. continue reading »

Argentine President  Kirchner Has Thyroid Cancer to Take Short-Leave of Absence

Argentine President Kirchner Has Thyroid Cancer to Take Short-Leave of Absence

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez will undergo surgery on Jan. 4 to remove a tumor on her thyroid gland, presidential spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro said. The tumor was discovered when the 58-year-old president underwent a routine medical exam, Scoccimarro said. continue reading »

Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis Blogs on Her Travels to Argentina and Tackling Child Labor Issues

Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis Blogs on Her Travels to Argentina and Tackling Child Labor Issues

Check out the blog of Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis as she traveled this month to Argentina for the inauguration of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. Solis attended on President Obama's continue reading »

Argentina’s Blind Symphony Will Warm Your Heart  (VIDEO)

Argentina’s Blind Symphony Will Warm Your Heart (VIDEO)

Take a look at this talented group of musicians from Argentina’s National Symphony Blind Band "Maestro Pascual Grisolía" performing staple pieces of classical music. continue reading »

Lio Messi, Only Barça Player That has New Year’s Off

Lio Messi, Only Barça Player That has New Year’s Off

Barcelona coach Josep Guardiola has given Lionel Messi an extra four days off over the holidays; everyone else is due back in training December 29. continue reading »

Atlético Madrid Sign Diego Simeone as Coach

Atlético Madrid Sign Diego Simeone as Coach

The former Argentina captain, Diego Simeone, who came from training the Argentine Racing Club, will start coaching the Atlético de Madrid next Monday. continue reading »

BREAKING NEWS: Argentine Gov’t Official Commits Suicide While Traveling with Pres. Kirchner

BREAKING NEWS: Argentine Gov’t Official Commits Suicide While Traveling with Pres. Kirchner

Argentina’s Trade Undersecretary, Iván Heyn, committed suicide while at the Mercosur Summit in Uruguay. continue reading »

Argentina Cab Driver Gets Thumb Cut & Thrown in Street By Muggers, Reattached Later

Argentina Cab Driver Gets Thumb Cut & Thrown in Street By Muggers, Reattached Later

Three young people got into the taxi of Argentine cab driver Raúl Rodríguez, took his money, and chopped off his right thumb because he didn’t have a cell-phone! continue reading »

Man Becomes First Handicapped Person to Swim Across River Plate Estuary From Uruguay to Buenos Aires

Man Becomes First Handicapped Person to Swim Across River Plate Estuary From Uruguay to Buenos Aires

A 51-year-old Argentine man who lost a leg three decades ago in a traffic accident on the weekend became the first handicapped person to swim across the River Plate estuary from Uruguay to Buenos Aires. continue reading »

Executives Charged in U.S of $100 Million Bribery Scheme Involving Argentine Government Officials

Executives Charged in U.S of $100 Million Bribery Scheme Involving Argentine Government Officials

Eight former executives and agents of Siemens AG and its subsidiaries have been charged for allegedly engaging in a decade-long scheme to bribe senior Argentine government officials to secure continue reading »