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The Wichita Eagle
On first anniversary, pope defends 'slum priests'
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – On his first anniversary as pontiff Thursday, Pope Francis defended "slum priests" from the accusation their advocacy for the downtrodden reflects a different, leftist church that is remote from conservative Vatican values.
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Fri Mar 14, 2014
UPDATE 3-Paris Club invites Argentina to hold debt negotiation
The Paris Club invited the Argentine government on Friday to negotiate paying off its overdue debt, with talks starting in the week of May 26 to take an important step towards settling the long-running debt dispute.
St. Anthony Messenger
In Argentine Shanties, Priests Live Like Their Sheep
Father Jose Maria di Paola, well-known in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as "Padre Pepe," poses for a photo March 12. JOSE LEON SUAREZ, Argentina - The doors used to stay shuttered on the chapel of Our Lady of the Miracle chapel in a shantytown on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, opening only on Saturdays for catechism classes and Sundays for a single, ... (more)
Thu Mar 13, 2014
On 1st anniversary, pope defends 'slum priests'
A child plays soccer in front a mural of Pope Francis at the 1-11-14 slum in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, March 13, 2014.
Former General Tire president Neal dies
Mr. Neal worked for Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. for more than 25 years, beginning as a salesman and rising to president of Firestone Steel Products.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Witnesses recall Pope Francis as young Jesuit saving many people from Argentine death squads
As remuneration in the British Columbia public sector skyrockets, we bring you our annual database of who is making what in B.C.'s public service.
Pope Francis completes first year as pontiff
Since his election last year on March 13, Pope Francis has had a whirlwind year filled with many memorable moments, including his opening address, World Youth Day and remarks on various controversial subjects.
Argentina's Malbec Man Showing Yale Grad How to Manage Peso
Pedestrians walk past Argentina's central bank in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentina last year posted a 22.5 billion peso budget deficit, the biggest in at least 21 years.
Lauren Daley: Inspiration a mystery for songwriter Richard Shindell
Besides being a meticulous craftsman of a songwriter, Shindell is a fascinating guy.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Newsstand: March 10, 2014
The Monday after losing an hour's sleep to Daylight Saving Time has to be among the worst Mondays of all time.
Popcorn Time makes movie piracy as easy as watching Netflix
To hear Hollywood tell it, movie piracy is rampant. But while a lot of people do illegally download copyrighted content from the Internet, there are plenty of barriers to doing so.
Bayer CropScience to acquire Biagro Group
Bayer CropScience has signed an agreement to acquire Biagro Group, headquartered in Gral Las Heras, Provincia de Buenos Aires/Argentina, a producer and distributor of biological seed treatment solutions.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Echale! Latino Music Estyles series of concerts kicks off this Sunday at Pearl
It's a series of free concerts held at the Pearl Amphitheatre and its purpose is to celebrate Latin music and promote the preservation of Latin American arts and culture.
History of the Dance of Tango
The dance we call tango exemplifies the style, grace, glamour and allure of the high society.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Best pictures from March 6
Rick Lawrence from Newburgh, New York, steers the Hudson River Ice Yacht Club's "Jack Frost", a more than 100 year old ice boat, along side another antique ice boat on the frozen Hudson River near, Astor Point in Barrytown, New York, March 7, 2014.
The Beaumont Enterprise
Ted Turner hospitalized in Argentine capital
In this Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 file photo, American media mogul Ted Turner is photographed on the red carpet at the Captain Planet Foundation benefit gala in Atlanta.
High-end recreational pot shop opens in Aspen
Jordan Lewis , owner of the luxury resort town's first recreational marijuana store, on Thursday unveiled plans for Silverpeak, which is to be designed by architects Javier Jarak and Diego Agulleiro of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Pope Francis' Influence Reaches Georgetown
Fr. Matthew Carnes, S.J., has found that Pope Francis has affected discussions in his courses, including "Comparative Political Systems" Already nicknamed "Francis the Frugal" by international media in the 11 months since his elevation to the papacy, Pope Francis has influenced global political thinking and prompted interfaith conversation within ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
JLT recruits ex-competitor to lead reinsurance brokerage in Argentina
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group P.L.C. has established a reinsurance brokerage in Argentina and has recruited Matias Rosales, previously head of rival Cooper Gay Argentina, to lead the unit.
UN experts demand answers about Venezuela violence
United Nations human rights experts are demanding answers from Venezuela's government about the use of violence and imprisonment in a crackdown on widespread demonstrations.