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Stories about Argentina

13 February 2014

Argentina's Polar Bear ‘Arturo’ Will Stay at the Mendoza Zoo

After a medical evaluation, Arturo the polar bear will stay in Argentina. The people of Mendoza and different organizations demand better conditions for him.

12 February 2014

VIDEOS: Argentina's Melting Pot of Culinary Traditions

A large diversity of migrants in Argentina allows us to enjoy a wide array of international dishes often shared in feasts for the various immigrant communities throughout the country.

11 February 2014

Argentina: ‘We Increase’ Progress or Corruption?

President Fernández announced an increase in pensions and education allowances, sparking the hashtag #Aumentamos (we increase), where users gave their own account of what has ‘increased’ in the country.

7 February 2014

Uruguayan ‘Asado', Much More Than Just a Barbecue

No-one, or almost no-one, prepares an 'asado' (barbecue) for themselves alone. The 'asado' is a reason to meet, an excuse for a get-together, to bring together those who are separated.

4 February 2014

How Eating Italian Gnocchi Became a Monthly Tradition in Latin America

The tradition of eating gnocchi every 29th of the month came to Latin America with Italian immigrants, and the tradition is still alive today. Bloggers share stories and recipes.

3 February 2014

Argentina's ‘Carnival of the Country’ Kicks Off With Drums and Dances

Take a look at photos, videos and blog posts about "Carnival in the Country", Argentina's most anticipated festive season celebrations currently underway in Gualeguaychú.

5 January 2014

Argentina: Intense Heat Affects Polar Bear in Captivity

The large heat wave in Argentina is affecting the only polar bear in captivity in the country. The people of Argentina are asking to give him decent living conditions.

30 December 2013

Widespread Power Outages Leave Argentines Dying of Heat

Record high temperaturas provokes energy crisis in Argentina, leaving many citizens in the dark.

10 December 2013

“Digital Hooligans” from Iran Attack Messi's Facebook

Iranians posted a flood of nasty comments on the Facebook page of the Argentinian footballer ahead of the World Cup.

14 November 2013

PHOTOS: Humans of Latin America

Humans of New York has inspired photographers all over the world. The "Humans of..." projects from Latin America show the rich ethnic and cultural diversity of the region.

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