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  1. Argentine government: ex-spy chief went to US in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    The Argentine government says a former spymaster it wants to question in the mysterious death of prosecutor traveled to the United States on an Italian passport. The Ministry of Security says in an email sent to The Associated Press on Wednesday that Antonio Stiuso took a flight from Porto Alegre, Brazil, to Miami on Feb. 19. A U.S. Embassy spokesman in Buenos Aires declined comment.


  2. \'Car Rental in Argentina\' PublishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    In contrast with the trend in 2013, car rental in 2014 benefited from the implementation of the government-sponsored plan i 1 2Ahora 12i 1 2, which was an instrument to finance payments in 12 instalments with no interest rate, which given the high inflation rate of almost 35% helped sales to grow by 39%. However, in Argentina there is low consumer awareness of car rental which, in combination with local culture and information barriers for car rental apart from for touristic purposes, continues to represent a barrier to further development.


  3. Argentina's dollar bluesRead the original story

    Tuesday | SNL Financial

    With presidential elections set for Oct. 25, Argentina has an opportunity to vote for change, but with Daniel Scioli, the governing party's candidate, leading the polls, the market is bracing for more of the same. Since freezing utility rates more than a decade ago after defaulting on its debt, and then having to import energy when foreign investment predictably tanked, Argentina's economy has been leaking dollars.


  4. Katy Perry a diva during Argentina stop of tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    A source at the hotel tells us that Katy Perry left the high-end inn after her Saturday night concert, only to unexpectedly return later that night because she wasn't feeling well following the show. Katy Perry is roaring, dancing, shopping and sniffling her way through South America on the tail end of her 151-show "Prismatic World Tour," which wraps up in Costa Rica on Oct. 18. Throughout the week, the 30-year-old pop star has been holed up in the Park Hyatt hotel in Buenos Aires, where we're told her camp reserved 24 rooms so that Perry could enjoy a little privacy.


  5. The Best-Kept Secrets in South American TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Switched

    Sure, the backpackers might think they've got the inside scoop on all of South America's hidden spots, but no matter how many recommendations are passed along on the Inca Trail or in Cuzco bars, this vast continent always has more surreal places to uncover. Here are some oft-overlooked destinations with spectacular landscapes, fascinating cultures, and good times just waiting to be ruined when the backpackers finally show up.


  6. Argentina returns to trainingRead the original story

    Tuesday | Buenos Aires Herald

    Without captain Lionel Messi and yesterday's confirmed withdrawal of defender Marcos Rojo, both nursing injuries, the Argentine national team started training yesterday at the Argentine Football Association training ground in Ezeiza, ahead of Thursday's Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against Ecuador at the Monumental stadium. Argentina will also meet Paraguay in Asuncin on Tuesday October 13. Only 14 players trained yesterday under coach Gerardo Martino, who ordered only a light practice.


  7. Noted Argentine Chemist Warns of Climate DisasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | Counterpunch

    Republican presidential aspirants Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Rick Santorum all describe themselves as devout Catholics and, like most Republican candidates, they argue that religion should play an expanded role in American politics and government. However, on matters related to global warming, Messrs.


  8. In Argentina, Where Culture Is 'A Right,' A Free New Arts Center OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 3 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Everything at the brand new Cultural Center in downtown Buenos Aires is free - from art installations to symphony concerts. "Culture is an investment for this government, not an expense," says Culture Minister Teresa Parodi.


  9. Witnessing Buenos Aires' transformationRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2015 | Xtra!

    "Don't Cry for Me, Argentina," from Evita , is the song that often comes to mind when thinking of Buenos Aires , especially for a gay man planning a visit. On my first trip back in 2000, I was the one who left crying for Argentina.


  10. It takes dedicationRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 3 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Moving to the Argentine capital with his girlfriend aged just 20, the bartender has now lived here for 10 years and is about to finish his hotelery degree. Rafael says: "I first came to Argentina in February 2005 with my girlfriend and we came to check out the city.


  11. Yes, Pope Had a Private Meeting - With a Gay CoupleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 |

    One day before he met antigay Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, Pope Francis had a private meeting at the Vatican Embassy in Washington, D.C. with a gay man and his partner, who the pontiff knew from Argentina, CNN reports . Yayo Grassi, who has been with his partner, Iwan, for nearly 20 years, told CNN that Pope Francis personally arranged the meeting, and welcomed both men warmly with hugs at the Vatican Embassy in D.C. September 23. "Three weeks before the trip, he called me on the phone and said he would love to give me a hug," Grassi, a caterer who lives in D.C., told CNN.


  12. Pope's only 'real audience' in U.S. was with gay man, Vatican saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 2 | TwinCities

    Since it became public that Pope Francis met in Washington with Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses for same-sex couples, the questions have been swirling: Why did he meet with her and was it meant as a political statement? As it turns out, the Vatican said Friday, the pope did not mean to endorse Davis' views. It also said he gave her no more than a typical brief greeting, despite what her lawyer described.


  13. Frank Warren: McKenzie Quite Capable of Ramirez WinRead the original story

    Friday Oct 2 | Boxing Scene

    Ovill McKenzie is such delightful guy, which is why I will be among the many in boxing on our feet applauding if he becomes the IBF World Cruiserweight champion in tonight's BoxNation-screened title fight against Argentina's Victor Ramirez in Buenos Aires. Here is a real trouper of the ring, never out of training, always ready to step in at a moment's notice - one of those bags-packed, have- gumshield-will-travel pros who are the very backbone of boxing.


  14. Popular Retirement Destinations for US ExpatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | News Max

    In their retirement, some U.S. citizens become expats, moving to a new country in search of a new experience. Whether they're looking for warmer weather, a different culture and slower pace, or finding a way to better stretch those savings, there are a variety of reasons retirees choose to live in a foreign country.


  15. Bicycle touring in ArgentinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | The Practical Nomad

    My partner and I spent June and July of 2015 bicycling across Argentina , west to east, from Mendoza to Buenos Aires. tl;dr summary: We had a good trip, and we would recommend it and do it again ourselves .


  16. Teachings of an Argentine ChemistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Pasadena Weekly

    Republican presidential aspirants Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Rick Santorum all describe themselves as devout Catholics and, like most Republican candidates, they argue that religion should play an expanded role in American politics. However, on matters related to global warming, Messrs.


  17. Gov't seeks new currency swap with ChinaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 30 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Central Bank Governor Alejandro Vanoli will travel to Lima, Peru over the next few days to meet with representatives of China's Central Bank in hopes of negotiating a renewal of the current US$11-billion currency swap deal, which has been almost completely used up, Chinese Ambassador in Argentina Yang Wanming said yesterday. "We sealed a currency swap agreement last year which was well implemented and now it has almost been completely used up," China's Ambassador to Buenos Aires, Yang Wanming, told the Noticias Argentinas news agency yesterday.


  18. Pope meets with family who drove 13,000 miles to see himRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | Newsday

    In this Aug. 22, 2015, file photo, in Mexico City, 41-year-old Catire Walker, center, 39-year-old Noel Zemborain, left, and their children, from left, 3-year-old Carmin, 5-year-old Mia, 8-year-old Dimas and 12-year-old Cala pose in front of their 1980 Volkswagen van, which they named Francisca. The family piled into the van in March in Buenos Aires, Argentina, traveling 13,000 miles to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia and attend the Festival of Families.


  19. Mar del Plata, Argentina is rich in gay lifeRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2015 | Xtra!

    Buenos Aires , the capital of Argentina, has long been a gay vacation spot. It became popular among gays around the world first for its 2003 same-sex civil unions law and was further made so by the 2010 passing of the country's same-sex marriage act.


  20. Argentine prosecutors target BNP ParibasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Buenos Aires Herald

    The Procelac economic crimes bureau is taking on the BNP Paribas bank and some of its directors regarding a case of alleged money-laundering. Prosecutor Carlos Gonella is in France in a bid to obtain more information on the case from the country's authorities.