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  1. Meet Bolivia's Fighting CholitasRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Beast

    Easily recognized from their tiny bowler hats, large skirts, and colorful petticoats, a group of cholita women have become quite the stars in La Paz-for wrestling. The woman carefully climbed onto the ring's top corner buckle.


  2. One man takes steps to tango across the ocean to ArgentinaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Oxford Times

    Stepping out: Aseem Bandali is raising money for research into Parkinsons Disease by tango-ing on his way to Argentina Aseem Bandali, who has been practising Argentinian tango for three years in Oxford, will be relying on his dancing shoes. On Saturday, Mr Bandali will start an 80-day pilgrimage, not quite circumnavigating the globe, but to the dance's birthplace in South America.


  3. World ViewBOLIVA'S Female Wrestlers Earn Equality, TooRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2011 | American Reporter

    The wrestling ring is a place where stereotypes are turned on their head and left locked in a half-nelson. Carmen Rosa, with pigtails and gold front teeth, is the undisputed champion.


  4. From Tunisia to India, - Scattered' captures other Jewish worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Jewish News Weekly

    Encountering fellow Jews in far-flung, unexpected places brings home the recognition that we're part of a global community, with distant cousins worldwide. Perhaps that's why Jewish geography is such a popular game, establishing instant kinship among travelers.


  5. Two quakes of 7.5 magnitude rock PeruRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    Lima Nov 25 : Two earthquakes measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale struck Iberia town in Peru, according to the Peruvian Geophysical Institute. The epicentre of the earthquakes was around 600 km underground the remote nature of the Amazon area, Xinhua reported.


  6. Argentina's comeback will be oversoldRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Buenos Aires Herald

    Argentina's voters have chosen Mauricio Macri, the outgoing mayor of Buenos Aires and a former businessman, as their new president. After 12 years of mercurial interventionism under first Nestor Kirchner and then his wife Cristina Fernndez, Macri's market-minded pragmatism suggests a dramatic shift.


  7. Delhi court okays Pachauri's visit abroadRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 |

    New Delhi, Nov 24 : A Delhi court on Tuesday accorded permission to environmentalist R.K. Pachauri, accused in a sexual harassment case, to travel abroad to attend an international meeting, a workshop and conferences. Metropolitan Magistrate Shivani Chauhan allowed Pachauri to travel to La Paz in Bolivia, Riyadh in Saudi Arabia and Paris in France and asked him to furnish a local surety of Rs.4 lakh.


  8. Bindi Irwin holds hands with beau Chandler Powell while shopping in HollywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | Daily Mail

    The end of the Kirchner era: Technocrat mayor of Buenos Aires wins Presidential election to end 12 years of left wing leadership in Argentina George H. W. Bush gets a double kiss from two granddaughters while celebrating with his famous brood at a family wedding Deep freeze sets in across the Midwest as temperatures plunge into the single digits and season's first snowfall turns into ice How Carly Simon rushed to tell her psychiatrist about passionate night with Warren Beatty - only to hear that she was not the first patient of the day to say that Hi ho silver! Cops searching property for a dead body instead discover a $220,000 fortune in silver bars and coins Phuc Dat Bich sees the funny side: Man whose Vietnamese name Facebook did not believe was real thanks supporters after his plight set the internet alight Cute couple alert! Bindi Irwin walks hand-in-hand with beau Chandler Powell ... (more)


  9. Orthodox Jew to head Argentina's political umbrella for first timeRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 22 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Ariel Cohen Sabban was elected Nov. 19 with 52 percent of the vote to 44 percent for the incumbent, Julio Schlosser. He will start his three-year term on Dec. 15. "Not only a president was elected, but an entire team, which includes Orthodox Jews and also Conservatives, social and sports institutions," Cohen Sabban told the Argentine media after his victory.


  10. From the Beagle Channel to Buenos Aires, Argentina is land of vivid contrastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 |

    Literary pilgrimages are the kind of journey I find thrilling: climbing dark stairs in St. Petersburg to see the desk where Dostoevsky finished The Brothers Karamazov just before he died; seeing the "snotgreen sea" of Ulysses from Joyce's Martello tower in Dublin; sitting on the same stone seats on which Sophocles sat watching a play at the amphitheater at Epidaurus; gazing at the plum tree in Hampstead under which Keats wrote "Ode to a Nightingale"; adding a pebble to the many on Kafka's tombstone in Prague; walking five miles - after the bus dropped me off - along a country road to reach Yeats' Tower, where he wrote The Tower ; visiting Liszt's dusty living room, nearly filled by a piano, in Budapest; standing in the ruins of Tintern Abbey on a misty morning in Wales, a copy of Wordsworth clutched in my hand.


  11. Best markets in Buenos Aires, ArgentinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 |

    Buenos Aires, fabled for its prized beef, luscious malbec and fiery tango, is also home to superb markets. Unlike so many places in the world, they're not your standard circus of mass-produced, overpriced, tacky tourist fare, but handcrafted, quality goods, sold at stalls mostly manned by the artisans themselves.


  12. A porte o educationRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 21 | Buenos Aires Herald

    CV 31 From: Maryland, US Lives: Palermo Education: Degree in Business Administration at University of Richmond Profession: Head concierge and cultural historian at BA Cultural Concierge Currently reading: The Hotel Bertram in Spanish Last film seen: El Clan Can't live without: Nail polish remover A recent graduate, Maryland transplant Madi Lang was travelling around Europe but was soon keen to find a new adventure. With the vague notion of learning a language, she picked Argentina: that was eight years ago.


  13. Here's How Much It Costs to Travel the World fo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | KXRO radio

    If you've ever dreamed of taking a year off to travel around the world, but had no idea where to begin or how much money you'd need, here's the answer. Intrepid Travel has just announced a $75,000, 34-country, 364-day trip around the world, from Bangkok to Buenos Aires.


  14. PHOTO: A man travels on a bamboo boat in China in an undated stock photo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | ABC News

    Intrepid Travel has just announced a $75k, 364-day, 34-country trip around the world. Pictured: A man travels on a bamboo boat in China in an undated stock photo.


  15. Athletics doping scandal: Russia deemed "non-compliant" by WADARead the original story

    Thursday Nov 19 |

    Russia is one of six countries to be deemed "non-compliant" by the World Anti-Doping Agency in the wake of a report that accused its athletics federation of running a state-sponsored doping program. Along with Argentina, Ukraine and Bolivia it has been found guilty of using non-accredited laboratories to process its urine and blood sample analysis, WADA said in a statement on its website.


  16. McCaw to remain Air NZ ambassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | The New Zealand Herald

    Retiring All Black captain Richie McCaw will continue to work with Air New Zealand as a brand ambassador, the airline said today. "I've thoroughly enjoyed partnering with Air New Zealand as a brand ambassador and appreciated the opportunities our partnership has presented.


  17. McCaw to continue as Air New Zealand ambassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Scoop

    Air New Zealand brand ambassador Richie McCaw has confirmed he'll continue his work with the airline re-signing as an ambassador for a further two years, following his retirement from international rugby. The airline has been a sponsor of the All Blacks for more than two decades and Richie McCaw has been an Air New Zealand brand ambassador since 2010.


  18. Peru's Machu Picchu named for top National Geographic travel awardRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Xinhuanet

    The Incan site of Machu Picchu has been nominated for the Overseas Attraction prize in the National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards, Peru's Minister of Foreign Trade and Tourism, Magali Silva, said Wednesday. The Grand Canyon in the United States and the Great Barrier Reef in Australia were also on the nomination list.


  19. Mirabbos Hojamberdiev from Uzbekistan wins 2015 Atta-ur-Rahman Prize for chemistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | EurekAlert!

    Mirabbos Hojamberdiev, a chemist from Tashkent, Uzbekistan, is the recipient of the 2015 Atta-ur-Rahman Prize in chemistry. He receives the prize for his contributions to inorganic chemistry: he aims at growing inorganic crystals that are able to generate hydrogen from water molecules, once they are hit by solar light.


  20. Argentina secure vital winRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 17 | The Daily Star

    Argentina's players celebrate after defeating Colombia 1-0 in their Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup South American Qualifiers football match. Photo: AFP Lucas Biglia's goal gave Gerardo Martino a lifeline in the Argentina hotseat, as the nation downed Colombia 1-0 to put their World Cup qualifying campaign back on track.