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Bruce Springsteen Performs “Solo le Pido a Dios” for Argentina (VIDEO)

Bruce Springsteen Performs “Solo le Pido a Dios” for Argentina (VIDEO)

Bruce Springsteen uploaded a heart-felt version of the Argentine protest song "Solo le pido a Dios" (I Only Ask of God) to his Web site, after opting not to sing it during the concert he and his E Street Band gave Saturday night in this capital. continue reading »

Argentina Beatifies “Gaucho Priest” Father Jose Gabriel Brochero

Argentina Beatifies “Gaucho Priest” Father Jose Gabriel Brochero

This weekend Argentina’s Catholic Church beatified Father Jose Gabriel Brochero known as the “gaucho priest” who along with his mule brought the word of God to the people of the pampas. continue reading »

Argentina, Brazil Work Together on Cyber Defense In Light of U.S. Spying

Argentina, Brazil Work Together on Cyber Defense In Light of U.S. Spying

The governments of Argentina and Brazil agreed Friday to cooperate more closely on cyber defense in the wake of revelations that U.S. spying extended to Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. continue reading »

Argentina To Improve the Buenos Aires Railroad System with IDB Support

Argentina To Improve the Buenos Aires Railroad System with IDB Support

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a conditional credit line for $1.2 billion to finance a program to improve metropolitan railroads in Argentina. The Bank also approved the first loan in the credit line for $300 million for the Plaza Constitución–La Plata branch of the General Roca Railroad, which will benefit 2.4 million people in the Buenos Aires metropolitan area. continue reading »

Uruguayan Man Lost in Andes for Four Months during Winter Rescued ALIVE

Uruguayan Man Lost in Andes for Four Months during Winter Rescued ALIVE

A 58-year-old plumber from Uruguay has been rescued from the Andes after surviving four-months in the snow-covered mountain range. continue reading »

Movie on Life of Pope Francis Coming to a Theater Soon

Movie on Life of Pope Francis Coming to a Theater Soon

Renown Argentine director Alejandro Agresti is working on a film that tells the life story of Pope Francis I. The movie “Historia de Un Cura” (“Story of a Priest”) according to Variety will tell the story of Jorge Bergoglio’s early years in Argentine to his days as archbishop of the city until his role as the first Latin American pope. continue reading »

Diego Maradona Files Complaint with Popular Argentine TV Host

Diego Maradona Files Complaint with Popular Argentine TV Host

Soccer legend Diego Maradona has filed a contempt complaint against popular Argentine TV host Susana Gimenez after she talked on the air about his youngest son, Diego Fernando, an accusation the celebrity termed "stupidity." continue reading »

Argentine Rape Victim Receives Surprise Call from Pope Francis

Argentine Rape Victim Receives Surprise Call from Pope Francis

There is yet another reason why the first Latin American pope, Pope Francis, is often referred to as the people’s pope. continue reading »

Argentine Judge Blocks Eviction of LAN from Airport

Argentine Judge Blocks Eviction of LAN from Airport

An Argentine judge on Wednesday granted an injunction blocking the eviction of LAN Argentina, a unit of Chile-based LATAM Airlines Group, from its hangar at this capital's Jorge Newbery Airport, which handles domestic and South American regional flights. continue reading »

STUDY: 59% of Argentine Children Don’t Have Basic Rights Fulfilled

STUDY: 59% of Argentine Children Don’t Have Basic Rights Fulfilled

The majority of Argentine children living in urban areas - 59.1 percent - are lacking in having their basic childhood rights fulfilled, according to a study released Thursday by the Universidad Catolica Argentina. continue reading »

Argentine Authorities Investigate Hospital Morgues After 200 Bodies Go Missing

Argentine Authorities Investigate Hospital Morgues After 200 Bodies Go Missing

Argentine authorities are investigating the operation of several Buenos Aires morgues after the disappearance of more than 200 bodies, officials confirmed to Efe. continue reading »

Designer Gino Bogani Retrospective Being Shown In Buenos Aires

Designer Gino Bogani Retrospective Being Shown In Buenos Aires

Classic and subtle creations are included along with more contemporary and irreverent designs in the first great retrospective on Argentine fashion, an exhibition that features Gino Bogani as its star. The exhibition, titled "De Bogani al diseño de autor, imagenes de la moda argentina," continue reading »

21-Car Pileup Kills 2, Injures 16 in Argentina

21-Car Pileup Kills 2, Injures 16 in Argentina

Two people died and 16 were injured on Thursday in a huge traffic pileup in Buenos Aires province where 21 vehicles collided in a chain reaction under low-visibility conditions caused by smoke from burning fields, Argentine authorities said. continue reading »

Argentina’s Two Most Famous People Meet:  Pope Francis and Lionel Messi Together

Argentina’s Two Most Famous People Meet:  Pope Francis and Lionel Messi Together

The two most famous Argentines alive met here Tuesday as Pope Francis granted a special audience to striker Leo Messi and the other members of the Argentina and Italy national soccer teams on the eve of a friendly to honor the first Latin American pontiff. continue reading »

Argentine Rescuers Find Body Among Explosion Ruins, Brining Death Toll to 14

Argentine Rescuers Find Body Among Explosion Ruins, Brining Death Toll to 14

The number of confirmed fatalities left by the gas explosion inside a building in the Argentine city of Rosario has risen to 14, while seven people are still missing after the body of a 30-year-old man was found among the ruins, authorities said Saturday. continue reading »