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Abortion becomes legal in Argentina as Chile starts a debate

Buenos Aires - Argentina on Thursday became one of just a handful of Latin American countries to allow elective abortion, as neighboring Chile initiated its own debate on decriminalizing a procedure denied to most women on the continent.

Argentine judge orders unproven treatment for Covid patient

Buenos Aires - An Argentinian judge compelled a private clinic to administer chlorine dioxide, used as a powerful disinfectant, to a coronavirus patient who died Monday in a case medical doctors have labelled "a scandal.

Pope recalls his youth playing football, dubs Maradona "poet"

Rome - With a ball made from rags and surging adrenaline, the young Jorge Bergoglio and his friends pulled off "miracles" playing football in the street, Pope Francis recalled on Saturday.

Argentines celebrate approval of landmark abortion law

Buenos Aires - Pro-choice activists celebrated on the streets on Wednesday as Argentina joined a handful of South American nations to legalize abortion, a landmark decision in a country where the Catholic Church has long held sway.

Argentina's Catholics, evangelicals unite against abortion bill

Buenos Aires - At the entrance to Argentina's Congress is a plaque reminding legislators that Our Lady of Lujan is the patron saint of the country's political parties -- a not-so-subtle nod to religion in a nation considering whether to allow abortions.

US imposes sanctions on Venezuela election firm

Washington - The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on a biometrics company that assisted voting in Venezuela's parliamentary elections, which President Donald Trump's administration says were rigged.Ex-Cle C.A.

Amnesty gathers 250,000 signatures for legal abortion in Argentina

Buenos Aires - Amnesty International on Thursday presented 250,000 signatures it has collected from around the world in support of legalizing abortion in Argentina ahead of a crucial Senate vote.

Argentina's lower house votes to legalize abortion

Buenos Aires - The lower house of Argentina's congress voted to legalize abortion on Friday, sparking street celebrations by activists but the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate, which rejected a similar bill two years ago.

Argentina's lower house votes to legalize abortion

Buenos Aires - The lower house of Argentina's parliament approved the legalization of abortion on Friday, sending the proposal to the Senate -- which rejected a similar bill two years ago.

Argentine president says he'll get Russia vaccine to dispel fears

Buenos Aires - President Alberto Fernandez said Thursday he would be the first person in Argentina to be injected with Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in order to dispel public fears.

Argentine lawmakers debate abortion bill ahead of Friday vote

Buenos Aires - Argentine lawmakers began discussions on a new bill to legalize abortion Thursday, reopening a debate that has bitterly divided the traditionally Catholic South American nation.

'Millionaire's tax' for virus relief passes Argentina Senate

Buenos Aires - Argentina's Senate passed a tax on about 12,000 of the country's richest people on Friday, to pay for coronavirus measures including medical supplies and relief for the poor and small businesses.

Maradona's doctor investigated for involuntary manslaughter

Buenos Aires - Diego Maradona's personal doctor was on Sunday being investigated for involuntary manslaughter four days after the Argentina legend suffered a fatal heart attack, prosecutors in San Isidro near Buenos Aires reported.

Thousands in Argentina march against new move to legalize abortion

Buenos Aires - Thousands of anti-abortion protesters, many of them mobilized by Catholic or evangelical groups, demonstrated on Saturday across Argentina against a government-backed new bill to legalize abortion.

Maradona's death may trigger family inheritance battle

Buenos Aires - Diego Maradona's tormented private life, with its tangled relationships and paternity suits, suggests distributing his inheritance will be a complex task for lawyers bracing for claims from a slew of children -- those he recognized and those he didn't....

Police clash with fans at Maradona's wake

Buenos Aires - Riot police fired rubber bullets and tear gas in clashes Thursday with football fans near the wake for Argentine football legend Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires.

Argentines mourn Maradona, 'the most human of Gods'

Buenos Aires - Stunned Argentines were plunged into grief Wednesday by the death of the country's favorite son Diego Maradona, a sublimely gifted sporting hero they saw as "the most human of Gods.

Argentina bids final farewell to favorite son Maradona

Buenos Aires - Huge crowds bade a grief-filled adieu Thursday to Argentina's favorite son Diego Maradona before he was buried on the outskirts of the capital after a farewell that at times descended into chaos.

Argentine president bringing new abortion bill to Congress

Buenos Aires - Argentine President Alberto Fernandez announced Tuesday he was bringing a new bill on legalizing abortion to Congress, re-opening a debate that has bitterly divided the traditionally Catholic South American nation.

Argentina talks hit as IMF delegate tests positive for Covid

Buenos Aires - Economy Minister Martin Guzman and other Argentine officials were placed in preventive isolation Sunday after a member of a visiting IMF mission tested positive for Covid-19, the government said.

Morales confirms Bolivia return, with chaperone

Buenos Aires - Bolivia's former president Evo Morales confirmed on Saturday that he will return from exile on Monday but said that Argentina leader Alberto Fernandez would accompany him "for security reasons.

Argentina moves ahead with abortion legalization

Buenos Aires - Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez buoyed the pro-choice movement on Tuesday by confirming he would deliver on his campaign promise to legalize abortion.

Bolivia's Morales says return depends on others as detention order lifted

Buenos Aires - Exiled former president Evo Morales admitted on Monday that his return to Bolivia is out of his hands as a judge lifted a preventative detention order against him over alleged "terrorism.

Evo Morales leaves Argentina for Venezuela: report

Buenos Aires - Bolivia's former president Evo Morales left Argentina for Caracas late Friday in an official Venezuelan aircraft, the official Argentine news agency Telam said.

Argentina becomes first country to approve genetically modified wheat

Buenos Aires - Argentina has become the first country to approve the growth and consumption of genetically modified wheat, the country's agriculture ministry announced Thursday.

Argentine creator of Mafalda cartoon strip dies

Buenos Aires - Argentine cartoonist Joaquin Salvador Lavado, who created the beloved comic strip Mafalda, has died aged 88, his publisher announced Wednesday.

Argentine creator of Mafalda cartoon strip dies

Buenos Aires - Argentine cartoonist Joaquin Salvador Lavado, creator of the comic strip Mafalda, has died aged 88, his publisher Daniel Divinsky announced Wednesday. "Quino has died.

Argentine senate votes to remove Kirchner-case judges

Buenos Aires - Argentina's senate has voted to remove three judges from corruption cases against Vice President Cristina Kirchner in a session boycotted by the opposition, the Congress said Thursday.

Chile court shuts gold mine over environmental fears

Santiago - Chile's environmental court confirmed Thursday a final order to close Canadian company Barrick Gold's huge Pascua Lama mining project, on hold since 2013 over environmental concerns.

Trangender workers say Argentina jobs quota a step towards acceptance

Buenos Aires - Thomas Casavieja has just started a new job in a Buenos Aires bank, excited at a legislative breakthrough that establishes a hiring quota for transgender people like himself in Argentina's public sector.
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Argentine tango singer Nelly Omar, in 1953.
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Antonio Berni's "Manifestacion" (1934), MALBA exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Central nave and main altar of the Cathedral of Córdoba.
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Spotted at the Argentina stand.
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Mess on the sidewalks in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Nice shading spot under the trees of Plaza San Martin park, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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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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Cathedral of Buenos Aires. The Mausoleum in the fourth chapel contain the remains of General José de San Martín, two other high ranking Argentine soldiers, and the tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the Independence. The black sarcophagus is protected by three life-size female figures that represent Argentina, Chile and Peru. Two grenadiers stand permanent guard at the entrance of the Mausoleum.
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The ceiling of the Auditorium has paintings with musical motifs. In its center there is a large chandelier, 7 meters in diameter with 753 bulbs.
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Buenos Aires flooded from torrential rains on April 2, 2013
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The author's wife, Alejandra, feeds a Bengal Tiger as the zoo keeper watches.
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Copahue volcano on red alert, December 24.
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Lateral room of the Golden Hall, second Floor of Theatre Colón.
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Central nave of St. Isidore Cathedral, San Isidro, Buenos Aires.
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Two thousand truckers protested in front of Casa Rosada (The Pink House) to show displeasure at government policies
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Antonio Berni's final product of flattened 3D art that he came up with after filling the carved form in with plastic material (picture below), MALBA exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Heavy rains and flooding are affecting central-south areas of Buenos Aires Province in Argentina.(Screen capture from El Tribuno, Salta)
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