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Argentina

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Latest stories about Argentina

4 July 2013

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Snowden Air Search: “Be Strong” Morales, Latin American Presidents Tweet

One of the most complicated diplomatic scenes of recent years occurred when the airplane of Bolivia's president, Evo Morales, had to make an emergency landing in Vienna, Austria due to...

26 June 2013

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Amnesty Report Accuses Spanish Government of Obstructing Justice

Time passes, impunity remains, the new Amnesty International report published on June 17, 2013, analyses the investigation of crimes committed during Spain's Civil War and the dictatorship of Francisco Franco....

17 May 2013

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Jorge Videla, Argentina's Ex-Military Leader, Dies in Jail

At the age of 87, the last Argentinean dictator sentenced for crimes against humanity, Jorge Rafael VIdela, died in jail.

19 April 2013

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Chileans Debate Whether Wealth Weighs in Glaciers or Gold

Two of humankind’s most treasured resources--water and gold--have instigated a conflict between an indigenous community and a Canadian mining company over an isolated swath of Chile’s Atacama region.

10 April 2013

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Argentine Pope: Bergoglio and the ‘Slum Priests’

In Argentina, former cardinal Bergoglio - now pope Francis- is remembered for his work at "villas miseria", slums located in big cities around the country.

4 April 2013

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Argentina: Floods in Buenos Aires Leave 35 Dead

The province of Buenos Aires was severely affected by abundant rainfall recorded during the night of the 1st and 2nd of April. Recurrent damage caused by the rains have prompted...

2 April 2013

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Report: Attacks on Argentinian Press Spiked in 2012

The Argentinian Journalism Forum released its 2012 edition of the Freedom of Expression Monitor, which reported a 41 percent rise in the number of attacks against the press. Political power...

18 March 2013

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Argentina: San Lorenzo Celebrates Pope Francis, its Most Sacred Fan

Pope Francis is an active fan and member of Argentina's San Lorenzo football club. The club released a new shirt during a match on March 16 against Colón de Santa...

14 March 2013

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Allegations Tie Pope Francis to Argentina's ‘Dirty War’ Past

Was Jorge Bergoglio -now Pope Francis- involved in Argentina's deadly military dictatorship? Many around the world are asking this question as netizens continue to share information on Bergoglio alleged role...

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Argentinians, the Government and Pope Francis

The announcement "Habemus Papam" caused a lot of happiness among Argentinians when they found out that the new pope is a fellow countryman. Argentinians analyzed his relationship with the current...

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