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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 »

iTunes Store Opens in Latin America

iTunes Store Opens in Latin America

Yesterday, Latin American iTunes Store users could only download apps for their Apple devices; today, they can purchase music, movies, TV shows and more! At midnight this morning, the iTune continue reading »

Actor Alberto de Mendoza of Argentina Dies at 88

Actor Alberto de Mendoza of Argentina Dies at 88

Argentine actor Alberto de Mendoza, one of the heartthrobs of Spanish movies and the leading man in close to 200 films co-starring such actresses as Carmen Sevilla and Sara Montiel, died Monday in Madrid, the AISGE performing artists association said. He was 88. continue reading »

He Raped Her, She Forgave Him, They Got Married, He Murdered Her

He Raped Her, She Forgave Him, They Got Married, He Murdered Her

An 18 year old Argentine girl was stabbed to death in front of her child by the man who had raped her, and had forgiven him enough to accept him as her husband. continue reading »

Argentina Urged to Protect Human Rights of Indigenous Groups

Argentina Urged to Protect Human Rights of Indigenous Groups

A United Nations expert urged Argentina to strengthen its measures to protect the human rights of indigenous groups as well as their rights to land ownership and education, adding that a mechanism to establish dialogue between them and the Government is urgently needed. continue reading »

Cristina Fernandez Kirchner Sworn in For 2nd Term as President of Argentina

Cristina Fernandez Kirchner Sworn in For 2nd Term as President of Argentina

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez was sworn in for a second term here Saturday in a ceremony in which she broke with protocol by referring to her husband and predecessor, Nestor Kirchner, while taking the oath of office. continue reading »

Argentine Boy Paralyzed After Riding EuroDisney ‘Tower of Terror’

Argentine Boy Paralyzed After Riding EuroDisney ‘Tower of Terror’

12 year old Bautista Riera lays paralyzed in a Paris hospital bed, after a day of fun and rides gone terribly awry two weeks ago at EuroDisney. continue reading »

Calle 13 Singer Linked to Argentine Actress Soledad Fandiño

Calle 13 Singer Linked to Argentine Actress Soledad Fandiño

Calle 13’s René ‘Residente’ Pérez, and Argentine actress Soledad Fandiño took to twitter to flirt, a week after their quick romantic Buenos Aires getaway. continue reading »