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Argentina Police Arrested for Leaking Corpse Photos of Model Jazmin de Grazia

Argentina Police Arrested for Leaking Corpse Photos of Model Jazmin de Grazia

The Argentine government has fired 11 Federal Police officers for their alleged responsibility in leaking photographs of the corpse of model Jazmin De Grazia that were published earlier this weekend in a Buenos Aires newspaper, police said Sunday. continue reading »

Julio Iglesias to Perform a Number of Concerts in Argentina

Julio Iglesias to Perform a Number of Concerts in Argentina

Spanish singer Julio Iglesias on Sunday will give a free concert in the Argentine city of Tandil, where an audience of some 15,000 is expected, among them Buenos Aires provincial Gov. Daniel Scioli, authorities said. continue reading »

Argentina Investing $300 Million to Improve Roads

Argentina Investing $300 Million to Improve Roads

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $300 million loan to finance the expansion, rehabilitation and improvement of roads in Argentina. continue reading »

Argentina Calls Prince William a “Conquistador” as he Arrives in Falklands with Royal Air Force

Argentina Calls Prince William a “Conquistador” as he Arrives in Falklands with Royal Air Force

Helicopter pilot Prince William is in the Falklands with the Royal Air Force for a six-week military mission and Argentina, not appreciating the RAF’s presence, has taken to calling the newly wed prince a “conquistador." continue reading »

Argentina Ex-Spy Accused by Daughter of Running Sex Ring

Argentina Ex-Spy Accused by Daughter of Running Sex Ring

The daughter of former Argentine intelligence officer Raul Martins will arrive in Mexico this week with evidence that her father is running a sex trafficking ring in the Mexican resort city of Cancun, an activist told Efe Monday. continue reading »

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Returning to Work After Thyroid Surgery

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner Returning to Work After Thyroid Surgery

Argentine officials say President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will returned to work this week following a cancer scare that led to the removal of her thyroid earlier this month. continue reading »

Latin American Artists Honored with Oscar Nominations

Latin American Artists Honored with Oscar Nominations

Mexico's Demian Bichir will be in the running for best actor honors here on Feb. 26 when the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hands out the Oscars. Bichir was nominated for his role in the immigration drama "A Better Life" and will clash for the prize with George Clooney continue reading »

Liberian Grounded Vessel Blocking Argentina’s Main Shipping Port

Liberian Grounded Vessel Blocking Argentina’s Main Shipping Port

A Liberian-flagged vessel that ran aground last Tuesday near the port of Rosario, Argentina's main grain export hub, is blocking some 20 cargo ships from leaving the port, local media reported Sunday. continue reading »

Pregnancy of 11-Year Old Argentinian Girl Renews Debate About Legalizing Abortion in the Country

Pregnancy of 11-Year Old Argentinian Girl Renews Debate About Legalizing Abortion in the Country

The case of a pregnant 11-year-old girl, whose mother asked a court to give her daughter permission to have her pregnancy interrupted - but later unexpectedly dropped the petition - has renewed the controversy in Argentina about legalizing abortion. continue reading »

ARGENTINA: 10 Police Officers Charged With Raping a Teen Boy

ARGENTINA: 10 Police Officers Charged With Raping a Teen Boy

Ten police officers were arrested Friday in the southern Argentine province of Chubut on charges of raping a 16-year-boy, authorities said. The arrests of the officers from th continue reading »

Argentina Soccer Hooligans Storm Hospital, Enraged by Death of One of Their Own

Argentina Soccer Hooligans Storm Hospital, Enraged by Death of One of Their Own

An Argentina hospital was overrun by a group of soccer hooligans looking for a patient accused of killing a member of their group. Thursday, at least a dozen soccer hooligans associated continue reading »

Vice President of Paraguay Assures Country  ‘Gifting’ Energy to Argentina

Vice President of Paraguay Assures Country ‘Gifting’ Energy to Argentina

Federico Franco, Vice President of Paraguay, maintains that the expansion of Yacyretá, a binational dam and hydroelectric power plant, will depend on the annulment of debt with Buenos Aires as well as business with Uruguay. continue reading »

Picasso’s “Cabeza de Mujer” Stolen from National Gallery in Greece

Picasso’s “Cabeza de Mujer” Stolen from National Gallery in Greece

Pablo Picasso's painting "Cabeza de mujer" (Woman's Head) was stolen early Monday from the National Gallery in Athens, Greek media reported. The museum has not identified the continue reading »

Argentine Teacher Found Murdered after Missing for 10 Days

Argentine Teacher Found Murdered after Missing for 10 Days

Argentine police on Sunday found the lifeless body of Silvia Prigent, a teacher who had gone missing 10 days ago, authorities said. continue reading »

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez  Home from Hospital with Good News: No Cancer

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Home from Hospital with Good News: No Cancer

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez left hospital Saturday and returned to her official residence in Buenos Aires with wonderful news - following her thyroid operation, doctors reversed her diagnosis for cancer. continue reading »