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  1. Hooper's one-week ban upheldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sky Sports

    Australia flanker Michael Hooper is free to play against the All Blacks next Saturday after his one-week suspension was confirmed on Sunday. Hooper was handed the ban by the judicial officer, after six hours of deliberations earlier in the week, for striking Argentina's Nicolas Sanchez in last weekend's Rugby Championship clash in Mendoza.


  2. Caribbean Airlines enters deal with EmiratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

    CARIBBEAN Airlines, the Trinidadian national carrier which now includes Air Jamaica, has signed a new interline deal with Emirates, the Dubai-based airline with more than 142 global destinations. "Caribbean Airlines envisages that other markets will open up allowing passengers seamless transitions through some of the world's major cities," the release said.


  3. Moving mountainsRead the original story

    Saturday | Buenos Aires Herald

    Forming part of a small team of Austrian ski instructors brought to Patagonia in the 1970s, Peter Somweber made his home in Argentina's south. Currently mountain manager at Cerro Catedral in San Carlos de Bariloche, Peter also holds a diplomatic position as Austrian consul for Patagonia.


  4. 6 Creatively Repurposed Historical Spaces to VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 |

    There's something to be said for architecture from the past: whether they were built to quietly nestle a person from the chaos of the city, or to inspire wide-mouthed reverence with their scale and splendor. These buildings and spaces have a certain je ne sais quoi that cannot be found in the geometric glass-and-steel structures of today.


  5. PRO woos farmers with talk of lower dutiesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Presidential contender Mauricio Macri and his PRO party tried to woo farmers yesterday by pushing for a decrease in export duties, while allies of Buenos Aires Governor Daniel Scioli declared everything would stay the same if the Victory Front candidate is elected president. Duties for the agricultural sector made the PRO and Victory Front take divergent positions after a period in which their stances on previously divisive issues such as the nationalization of Aerolneas Argentinas had seemed to narrow.


  6. 10 Drowned Towns You Can VisitRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Real Clear Politics

    It's now a haunting stretch of pale rubble and skeletal trees, but in the middle of the 20th century Villa Epecun was one of Argentina's most popular tourist spots. The once-charming village was developed in the 1920s to take advantage of the therapeutic salt waters of Lago Epecun, some 340 miles southwest of Buenos Aires, and the population peaked in the 1970s at some 5,000 people.


  7. Pensioners return to epic Land Rover trip from Argentina to the Arctic after 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 |

    The three pals set out on the journey in 1960 but after braving deserts, sandstorms and river crossings they were beaten by snow 500 miles from the finish Three pensioners aim to complete an epic trip in a battered Land Rover they had to abandon more than 50 years ago. Mike Andrews, Ben Mackworth-Praed and Martin Hugh-Jones set out to drive from the southern tip of Argentina to the Arctic Circle after leaving Cambridge University in 1960.


  8. Richard Bangs' South America: Quest for WonderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | KUAT-TV Tucson

    Travel writer Richard Bangs, the longtime host and writer of the Emmy-winning Adventures With Purpose launches a new series designed to re-awaken viewers' sense of wonder. RICHARD BANGS' SOUTH AMERICA: QUEST FOR WONDER follows Bangs as he seeks out the continent's most revered sites and natural wonders - from its bone-rattling waterfalls to its ancient, sacred citadels.


  9. Tigres UANL, River Plate draw in Copa Libertadores finals openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 |

    Tigres UANL of Mexico and River Plate of Argentina drew 0-0 at the Universitario de Nuevo Leon Stadium in Monterrey, Mexico in the home leg of the Copa Libertadores . The result leaves the Mexican side in a bad spot since they must travel to Buenos Aires to play the return leg of the final.


  10. Patagonia: Success or failure?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | BBC News

    The 150th anniversary of the arrival of Welsh settlers in Patagonia, Argentina, is being celebrated with events in both countries. As some worshippers stand to give readings or lead the congregation in song, they apologise - in Spanish - for their poor or non-existent Welsh.


  11. Lollapalooza to Expand to Colombia With Fall FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    The festival franchise, which marks its 11th anniversary in downtown Chicago this weekend, will make its debut in Bogota in the fall of 2016. It's part of a steady international expansion that began in 2011 for the partners behind Lollapalooza: founder Perry Farrell, concert promoter C3 Presents, and co-owner William Morris Endeavor Entertainment.


  12. Pope praises women of ParaguayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | Sunday Herald

    Pope Francis has lauded the strength and religious fervour of Paraguayan women while visiting the country's most important pilgrimage site. Thousands of his fellow Argentines joined hundreds of thousands of local faithful at the site to welcome Latin America's first pope.


  13. Upmarket line Oceania Cruises creates culinary land toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 |

    Cruise vacations no longer are just about lounging poolside and enjoying ocean views. In recent years, cuisine has taken center stage on many cruise lines that offer celebrity chef-inspired menus and dining venues, and shoreside excursions that immerse passengers in local foods and customs.


  14. Buenos Aires Beatles have been busy in Canada and are coming to Qualicum BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Parksville Qualicum News

    A Beatles revival tribute band from Buenos Aires, Argentina that currently calls Parksville home will be performing at The Shady Rest in Qualicum Beach Saturday, August 1. Now & Then has been billed as the next best thing to the English rock band that became arguably the most successful act of the 20th century. The four musicians arrived in Parksville May 12 and since then they have been busy putting their stamp on the repertoire of the legendary rock group and creating their own Beatlemania.


  15. Familia Weiss RestaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | American Way

    If you're going to San Carlos de Bariloche in Argentina's Patagonia, a popular tourist destination at the foot of the Andes on the southern shores of Nahuel Huapi Lake, make sure you try the smoked treats at the Familia Weiss Restaurant, a gourmet emporium of Austrian origin that seems to have sprung up right out of a German fairy tale. A few hundred feet from the imposing cathedral, Familia Weiss stands out for its Swiss-chalet-like appearance, with cozy decor and an expansive menu, its waiters dressed in immaculate white Alpine outfits, and an accordionist who tours the venue playing versions of old favorites.


  16. The pope's 'staycation': Letters, trip preparation fill his daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | St. Anthony Messenger

    Returning to the Vatican in the midst of a heat wave after an eight-day, three-country trip to South America, Pope Francis took the kind of vacation he said he prefers: what has become known as a "staycation." With the exception of a July 21 meeting with a group of mayors from around the world and the Sunday recitation of the Angelus, Pope Francis' schedule was cleared of meetings, audiences and public appearances July 13-Aug. 4. August is the heart of vacation time in Italy and at the Vatican, so the pope's schedule will continue to be lighter than normal, but he will resume holding his weekly general audiences Aug. 5. In the meantime, he is "serene and happy," said Msgr.


  17. Journey's end for 55-year road tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | BBC News

    More than 50 years after they came agonisingly close to completing "the ultimate road trip", three adventurers are set to return to Alaska in a bid to finish the last leg of the 40,000-mile journey in the same battered Land Rover which almost took them across the Americas. By December 1961, a small team of Cambridge graduates, squashed into a Series 2 model, had travelled for 15 months along the Pan-American Highway.


  18. PointBreaks: Free IHG Nights for Just 5,000 PointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | SmarterTravel

    IHG Rewards today released its latest list of PointBreaks hotels that are available for booking for just 5,000 points per night. Beginning on July 27, IHG Rewards members can book award nights for 5,000 points at around 160 participating hotels, for stays through October 31. The new list includes 113 hotels in the U.S., 16 in the rest of the Americas, 21 in Europe, and eight in Asia and Oceania.


  19. Chubut represents a unique part of Welsh heritage'Read the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Carwyn Jones, the First Minister for Wales and leader of the Welsh Labour Party, is in the mood to celebrate. Jones is visiting Argentina for celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Welsh colony in Patagonia.


  20. Ma'a Nonu to have scan on injured shoulder ahead of Rugby Championship deciderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Ma'a Nonu is the biggest injury concern for the All Blacks as they prepare for the Rugby Championship decider against the Wallabies in Sydney on August 8. Having granted his All Blacks a week's leave, Steve Hansen has warned his boys to expect a frosty welcome when they return to duty against the Aussies in Sydney on August 8. A cracking set-piece try to captain Richie McCaw earned the All Blacks a 27-20 victory over the Springboks in Johannesburg on Sunday morning and now the New Zealanders have to aim-up against a rejuvenated Wallabies for the Rugby Championship decider at ANZ Stadium.