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Argentina's new poor sink deeper amid recession

Buenos Aires - Like many Argentines, Daniel Roger and his family found themselves slipping down the social ladder over the past year to join the one-third of their compatriots living below the poverty line.

Argentina opens probe into blackout causes

Buenos Aires - Argentina announced an inquiry into the causes of a massive blackout that left nearly 50 million people without power as Energy Minister Gustavo Lopetegui admitted Monday it may take two weeks for the full picture to emerge.

Argentina opens probe into blackout causes

Buenos Aires - Argentina has opened an inquiry into what caused a massive blackout that left nearly 50 million people without power, Energy Minister Gustavo Lopetegui said Monday.

Argentina, Uruguay restore power after massive blackout

Buenos Aires - Electricity services have been restored to all of Argentina and Uruguay following a massive blackout that left around 48 million people without power on Sunday, authorities said.

Massive power outage hits Argentina, Uruguay: power companies

Buenos Aires - A massive outage blacked out Argentina and Uruguay on Sunday, leaving both South American countries without electricity, power companies said.

Massive power failure hits Argentina, Uruguay, parts of Brazil

Buenos Aires - Two entire South American nations are completely in the dark after a massive power failure that cut electricity to the 48 million people who live within their borders.

Argentine ex-minister jailed for hiding $9 million in convent

Buenos Aires - A court on Wednesday sentenced former Argentine minister Jose Lopez to six years in prison after he was caught by police trying to hide bags stuffed with $9 million in cash at a Buenos Aires convent.

Argentina's Macri names surprise VP candidate

Buenos Aires - President Mauricio Macri surprised Argentines on Tuesday by naming a former ally of his arch-rival Cristina Kirchner as his vice-presidential candidate in October's general election.

Argentina, Brazil say free trade accord with EU at hand

Buenos Aires - The presidents of Argentina and Brazil said Thursday that an agreement is imminent on a free trade agreement between the European Union and the South American trading bloc Mercosur.

Barenboim to stay at Berlin opera despite bullying claims

Berlin - World-renowned conductor Daniel Barenboim has had his contract with Berlin's State Opera extended until 2027, the city said Tuesday, despite several musicians complaining about his bullying.

Barenboim to stay at Berlin opera despite bullying claims

Berlin - World-renowned conductor Daniel Barenboim has had his contract with Berlin's State Opera extended until 2027, the city said Tuesday, despite complaints about bullying by several of his musicians.

Argentina's women protest for legal abortion, against violence

Buenos Aires - Thousands of Argentine protesters flooded the streets of Buenos Aires on Monday in a show of force for the abortion rights movement, and to denounce violence against women.

General strike against inflation paralyzes Argentina

Buenos Aires - Opponents of Argentina's President Mauricio Macri launched a 24-hour strike on Wednesday to protest the government's inability to reduce inflation that has reached 55 percent over the past year.

Activists in Argentina launch new bid to legalize abortion

Buenos Aires - Lawmakers in Argentina launched a fresh bid to legalize abortion on Tuesday, presenting a new bill to Congress and resuming a battle that has divided the homeland of Pope Francis ahead of October's general election.

France clears path to extradite Argentine torture suspect

Paris - French authorities rejected on Friday an appeal by a former Argentine police officer against his extradition on suspicion he participated in the torture and disappearance of a student during Argentina's military dictatorship in the 1970s.

AFP part of alliance to combat fake news in Argentina election

Buenos Aires - AFP and Argentine fact-checker Chequeado are among 85 media outlets and organizations to launch Reverso, the largest global alliance against electoral disinformation, ahead of the South American country's October poll.

Argentine police probed after youths killed in chase

Buenos Aires - A dozen Argentine police officers have been suspended pending a probe into the deaths of four young people during a chase in which shots were fired into their car, officials said Thursday.

Kirchner corruption trial opens in Argentina

Buenos Aires - Former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner listened to the charges against her on Tuesday in the first hearing of a corruption trial that will unfold as the country heads towards general elections in October.

Kirchner corruption trial opens in Argentina

Buenos Aires - Former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner arrived in court Tuesday for the start of a corruption trial that will unfold as the country heads towards general elections in October.

Argentina surprise: Kirchner to seek vice presidency

Buenos Aires - With polls giving her strong support ahead of October elections, former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner made the surprise announcement Saturday that she will seek the vice presidency.

Top Argentine court confirms Kirchner trial to start Tuesday

Buenos Aires - Argentina's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that ex-president Cristina Kirchner's corruption trial can go ahead, after protesters demonstrated against rumors the case might be delayed.

Uruguay to extradite suspect in lawmaker's killing

Montevideo - Uruguay is preparing to extradite a 25-year-old Argentine man wanted in connection with the killing last week of lawmaker Hector Olivares and his friend outside Buenos Aires' congress building, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

Heavy defeat for Macri coalition in key Argentina province

Buenos Aires - The ruling coalition of Argentine President Mauricio Macri suffered a heavy defeat Sunday in elections held in Cordoba province, the country's second most populous district.Peronist governor Juan Schiaretti led comfortably after 94.

Argentine lawmaker dies of wounds suffered in brazen shooting

Buenos Aires - An Argentine lawmaker died Sunday of gunshot wounds he suffered last week in a daylight attack outside the Congress building in Buenos Aires.The death of Hector Olivares, 61, was announced by his ruling party coalition, called Cambiemos.

Two Argentine pilots survive plane crash in Costa Rica capital

San Jos - Two Argentine pilots survived when their light aircraft crash landed Friday in a heavily populated area of the capital of Costa Rica, officials said.

Suspects arrested in shooting of Argentine lawmaker and civil servant

Buenos Aires - Two men were arrested Friday on suspicion of murdering a civil servant and seriously injuring a lawmaker in Argentina, in a brazen crime in broad daylight.

Ex-Argentine president Kirchner presents her best-selling book

Buenos Aires - Former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner presented her best-selling book "Sincerely" at the Buenos Aires Book Fair amid expectations she will run in October's elections.

Lawmaker critical, official dead in Argentina shooting

Buenos Aires - An Argentine lawmaker was in a "critical condition" after being seriously wounded in a "mafia" shooting outside parliament in Buenos Aires on Thursday that left his civil servant companion dead.

Venezuelan opposition deputy takes refuge with Argentine ambassador

Caracas - A Venezuelan lawmaker who backed a failed opposition uprising against the government said Thursday that he had taken refuge in the Argentine ambassador's residence.

Trump discusses economic reforms with Argentina's Macri

Washington - US President Donald Trump spoke with Argentina's leader Mauricio Macri on Wednesday and voiced support for the country's economic reforms, the White House said in a statement.
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Buenos Aires flooded from torrential rains on April 2, 2013
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Main entrance to the Church of the Sacred Heart  Córdoba.
Main entrance to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Córdoba.
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Tanguera (screenshot from trailer)
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Result of A. Berni's interests in indigenous culture he studied in a few Latin American countries, MALBA exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Fruit and vegetable stands are all over Buenos Aires.  Unforunately  the tomatoes are not.
Fruit and vegetable stands are all over Buenos Aires. Unforunately, the tomatoes are not.
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The Córdoba Cathedral (Our Lady of the Assumption) is the main catholic church of the city and the oldest church in continuous service in Argentina. The magnificent church was built between 1601 and 1787. It has a mix of styles including baroque, classical and Spanish colonial. The church has been active since 1706.
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A view of Buenos Aires.
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View of the exhibition with the painting of Diego Rivera ("Retrato de Ramon Gomez", 1915) to the left and Tarsila do Amaral artwork ("Abaporu", 1928) to the right, MALBA exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Entry to MALBA exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
 Saturnalia . Sculptural group by Italian artist Ernesto Biondi (1854-1917). This is a bronze replic...
"Saturnalia". Sculptural group by Italian artist Ernesto Biondi (1854-1917). This is a bronze replica of the original on display at the Gallery of Modern Art, Rome. It was donated to the National Museum of Fine Arts in 1963, censored by the military dictators for many years. It was placed at the Botanical Garden in 1984. The sculpture depicts a scene of a pagan religious celebration carried out by the ancient Romans, held in honor of the god Saturn.
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Plaza de Mayo surrounded with posh buildings from the beginning of 20th century, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
 Sagunto . Sculpture made ​​of Carrara marble by Catalan sculptor Agustín Querol (1860-1909). I...
"Sagunto". Sculpture made ​​of Carrara marble by Catalan sculptor Agustín Querol (1860-1909). It symbolizes a historic episode occurred in Sagunto, capital of the province of Valencia, Spain, in which its inhabitants preferred the sacrifice of their lives rather than surrender to the army of Hannibal, the Carthaginian leader who attacked the city in 218 AC. Their heroic resistance is expressed by a mother who, after killing her son, commits suicide with a rapier.
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Cathedral of Buenos Aires. Two pulpits with octagonal, pyramid-shape top and bottom are located in the columns next to the main altar. They were carved by Spanish artist Juan A. Gaspar between 1789 and 1790. The Main altarpiece in Rococo style was carved in wood by Spanish sculptor Isidro Lorea in 1785.
Fast and convenient motorbikes for their users but dangerous for pedestrians crossing the streets  B...
Fast and convenient motorbikes for their users but dangerous for pedestrians crossing the streets, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Antonio Berni s one of art installations admired by the visitors to MALBA exhibition  Buenos Aires  ...
Antonio Berni's one of art installations admired by the visitors to MALBA exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Two thousand truckers protested in front of Casa Rosada (The Pink House) to show displeasure at gove...
Two thousand truckers protested in front of Casa Rosada (The Pink House) to show displeasure at government policies

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