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Indigenous Indians Take Over U.S. Gas Plant in Argentina

Indigenous Indians Take Over U.S. Gas Plant in Argentina

Apache, a Houston-based energy company that began operating in Argentina in 2001 but has been forced to halt drilling for security reasons, has urged the courts to intervene and resolve the conflict, company spokespersons told Efe. continue reading »

Thieves Break Into Maradona’s Daughter’s Car During “Doña Tota’s” Burial

Thieves Break Into Maradona’s Daughter’s Car During “Doña Tota’s” Burial

Diego Maradona’s oldest daughter, Dalma, returned from her grandmother’s funeral to find her vehicle had been broken into, and valuables swiped away. continue reading »

ARGENTINA: Two Killed in Mid-air Crash Involving Air Force Plane

ARGENTINA: Two Killed in Mid-air Crash Involving Air Force Plane

Two people were killed Monday when their small aircraft collided with an Argentine air force plane over the city of Mercedes, a military spokesman told Efe. continue reading »

Diego Maradona in Argentina for his Mother’s Funeral

Diego Maradona in Argentina for his Mother’s Funeral

A bereaved Diego Maradona accompanied on Monday the funeral procession of his mother, Dalma Salvadora Franco, to the Jardin private cemetery in Bella Vista, a city on the outskirts of Argentina's capital. continue reading »

Pole Dancers Take to the Streets in Buenos Aires (VIDEO)

Pole Dancers Take to the Streets in Buenos Aires (VIDEO)

Competitors showed off their skills prior to the Miss Pole Dancer Argentina competition. Pole Dancing is striving to clean up its image. Some have even pushed to have it considered for the Olympics. continue reading »

Argentine Actress Mia Maestro Thrilled to Sing and Act in ‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn’

Argentine Actress Mia Maestro Thrilled to Sing and Act in ‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn’

Argentine actress Mia Maestro, who plays Carmen Denali in "Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn. Part 1," says she is "thrilled" she had the chance to act and even sing in the film premiering Friday. continue reading »

U.S. State Officials to Visit Argentina and Brazil

U.S. State Officials to Visit Argentina and Brazil

Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation, Thomas Countryman, is on travel to Argentina and Brazil from November 15 to 18 continue reading »

Soccer Forward Carlos Tévez Refuses to Come Back to Manchester City

Soccer Forward Carlos Tévez Refuses to Come Back to Manchester City

Currently-suspended forward Carlos Tevez failed to notify the Premiere League he’d be traveling to his family’s home in Argentina; he is now also refusing to come back. continue reading »

Argentina Obtains $290 Million in Loans to Improve Tourism & Basic Human Services

Argentina Obtains $290 Million in Loans to Improve Tourism & Basic Human Services

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today has approved three loans totaling $290 million to support basic services, social development and tourism programs in Argentina. continue reading »

Obama Meets with Argentina President Kirchner, Declare Each Country ‘Great Friend”

Argentinian Fishermen Catch Three-Eyed Fish in Nuclear Power Plant Reservoir

Argentinian Fishermen Catch Three-Eyed Fish in Nuclear Power Plant Reservoir

Locals had been concerned about the hot water being pumped into the Cordoba province reservoir by the nearby nuclear facility now that concerned has turned into a panic. continue reading »

Manchester City Fines Carlos Tévez A Million Euros For Refusing to Play

Manchester City Fines Carlos Tévez A Million Euros For Refusing to Play

In a move unheard of in English Soccer, the Manchester City team suspended Argentine Carlos Tévez for 2 weeks and fined him with more than a million Euros. continue reading »

Argentine Customs Officials Find 29,000 Doses of Viagra in Luggage

Argentine Customs Officials Find 29,000 Doses of Viagra in Luggage

$65,000 dollars worth of illegal Viagra coming from Paraguay was intercepted by Customs officials in Buenos Aires. continue reading »

President Cristina Kirchner Makes Latin American History While Winning Re-election in a Landslide

President Cristina Kirchner Makes Latin American History While Winning Re-election in a Landslide

Current Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Kirchner has won re-election in a landslide victory against six other rivals today making her the first female to be re-elected as president in Latin America. continue reading »

WATCH Argentina Bieber Fans Go Commando to Catch a Glimpse

WATCH Argentina Bieber Fans Go Commando to Catch a Glimpse

Argentine fans of Justin Bieber defied security at Buenos Aires’ exclusive “Faena” hotel, jumping over or crawling under fences, rushing and shrieking while trying to get a glimpse of the Biebs. continue reading »