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Argentines in mass protest against layoffs

Buenos Aires - Tens of thousands of Argentines marched in a noisy protest Friday against job cuts imposed under President Mauricio Macri's economic reforms.The demonstration virtually brought central Buenos Aires to a standstill amid a din of drums and chants.

Dance ban pulls rug from under Buenos Aires partygoers

Buenos Aires - A party-pooper Argentine judge on Friday banned all "commercial dancing with live or recorded music" in Buenos Aires, possibly making even wedding receptions illegal.

Gallery of fake paintings opens in Argentina

Buenos Aires - The paintings in Buenos Aires' newest gallery may look like the work of great artists, but they are actually rip-offs -- and the exhibition's organizers want you to know it.

Protest planned to support Argentine woman jailed for miscarriage

Buenos Aires - Women's and abortion rights groups will march Thursday demanding the release of a woman sentenced to eight years in jail following a miscarriage.

South American floods kill 12, force mass evacuations

Buenos Aires - Severe storms and flooding across South America's "southern cone" have killed at least 12 people and forced thousands to evacuate, with more bad weather on the way.

Back from financial 'darkness', Argentina borrows $16.5 bn

Buenos Aires - Argentina borrowed $16.5 billion on Tuesday in its triumphant return to international credit markets 15 years after a disastrous default, the government said.

Five dead at Argentina music festival took 'toxic' drugs

Buenos Aires - "Toxic" drugs killed five young partygoers at a dance music festival in Argentina, authorities and experts said Sunday.

Five dead 'from drugs' at Argentina dance music event

Buenos Aires - Five young people died and five others were in critical condition after apparently taking drugs at an international electronic music festival in the Argentine capital, emergency responders said Saturday.

Argentina ex-leader Kirchner in court over dodgy dollar claims

Buenos Aires - Argentina's ex-president Cristina Kirchner rejected Wednesday fraud accusations against her as a political plot by the new conservative government, which is separately implicated in the "Panama Papers" scandal.

Taxi drivers block streets in Buenos Aires after Uber launch

Buenos Aires - Uber, the smartphone app that connects riders and drivers, launched Tuesday in Buenos Aires without authorization, triggering protests by taxi drivers who blocked major avenues and snarled traffic.

Kirchner returns to Buenos Aires to face fraud accusations

Buenos Aires - Thousands of supporters greeted Argentina's former president Cristina Kirchner as she returned to Buenos Aires on Monday to face corruption allegations.

Kirchner expected in Buenos Aires to face fraud accusations

Buenos Aires - Tens of thousands of supporters are expected to rally in Buenos Aires Monday, when former president Cristina Kirchner returns to the Argentine capital to face the first of an expanding series of corruption allegations against her.

Argentine prosecutor probing ex-president Kirchner: Reports

Buenos Aires - Argentine former president Cristina Kirchner, who only just left office after eight years in power, could be investigated for alleged money laundering, local media reported Saturday.

Argentine president denies 'malicious omission' after Panama leak

Buenos Aires - Argentine President Mauricio Macri said Thursday he made no "malicious omission" from his mandatory asset declarations as a public official, after the so-called Panama Papers revealed his offshore financial interests.

Five sentenced for murder of Argentine singer in Guatemala

Guatemala City - A Guatemalan court on Thursday convicted and sentenced five men to prison for the 2011 murder of Argentine musician Facundo Cabral, who was hugely popular across Latin America.

Argentine president faces probe over Panama Papers

Buenos Aires - A federal prosecutor in Argentina opened an investigation Thursday into President Mauricio Macri's financial dealings via two offshore firms revealed in the so-called Panama Papers leaks.

Argentina opposition attack president on Panama Papers

Buenos Aires - Argentine President Mauricio Macri's opponents attacked him Tuesday over his involvement in two offshore companies after his name appeared in the so-called Panama Papers leaks.

Honduras detains Argentine linked to Sinaloa cartel

Tegucigalpa - Honduran police backed by US agents on Friday arrested an Argentine man linked to the Sinaloa cartel, which was headed by jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, a police spokesman said.

Argentine Senate to vote on settling big foreign debts

Buenos Aires - Argentina's Senate prepared to vote Wednesday on a deal to repay disgruntled creditors, as the government seeks to end a 15-year US court battle over a catastrophic debt default.

Falklands rejects Argentine claims over UN maritime ruling

Buenos Aires - The Falkland Islands on Tuesday rejected Argentina's claims that a maritime border judgment by UN experts had strengthened its hand against Britain in their dispute over the South Atlantic territory.

Five on trial in Guatemala for 2011 murder of Argentine singer

Guatemala City - Five men accused of the 2011 murder of an Argentine singer-songwriter-philosopher who had legions of fans across Latin America went on trial Monday in Guatemala's capital, after years of delays spurred by defense motions.

Argentine cleaner's double life as prize-winning writer

Buenos Aires - When the Buenos Aires subway closes at night, Enrique Ferrari goes underground to mop the platforms -- and to polish his next thriller.The Argentine station cleaner, 44, with bags under his eyes, is also a prize-winning crime novelist.

Obama heads back to US after historic Latin America trip

Buenos Aires - US President Barack Obama headed back to the United States early Friday after a historic trip to Latin America that saw him make a landmark visit to Cuba before continuing on to Argentina.

Obama honors victims of US-backed Argentina dictators

Buenos Aires - President Barack Obama paid homage Thursday to victims of Argentina's former US-backed dictatorship, admitting the United States was "slow to speak out for human rights" in those dark days.

Obama addresses U.S. role in Argentina's 'dirty war'

Buenos Aires - President Barack Obama will on Thursday tackle one of the most troubled periods of US history with Argentina, visiting a memorial to victims of the country's murderous US-backed dictatorship.

Vatican prepares to open Argentina 'dirty war' archives

Vatican City - The Vatican said Wednesday it is well on the way to opening its archives on Argentina's "Dirty War", which could bring new evidence to light on the fate of missing victims.

From Cuba, history-laden trip takes Obama to Argentina

Buenos Aires - After bidding to turn the page on the Cold War in Cuba, President Barack Obama arrived early Wednesday in Argentina, where campaigners hope he will acknowledge US backing for its former dictatorship.

US to declassify intelligence about Argentina's 'dirty war'

Washington - The United States said Thursday it will begin declassifying sensitive military and intelligence records linked to Argentina's "dirty war.

Argentina lawmakers back deal to repay holdout creditors

Buenos Aires - Argentina's chamber of deputies voted early Wednesday to approve a repayment deal with more holdout creditors, as the nation seeks to finally close the door on 15 years of litigation over its defaulted bonds.

Argentinian coast guard sinks Chinese fishing boat

Buenos Aires - Argentinian forces opened fire on and sank a Chinese boat illegally fishing in the South Atlantic after it attempted to ram a coast guard vessel, officials said Tuesday.
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This no man's land between Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay allows for Iranian terrorists to cross borders undetected
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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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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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Just one individual out of tens of thousands who will call the sidewalks of Buenos Aires home tonight.
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The elephant trainer is on great terms with the pachyderms. He even sleeps in the elephant shed with them each night.
Central nave and main altar of the Cathedral of Córdoba.
Central nave and main altar of the Cathedral of Córdoba.
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Plaza de Mayo with presidential palace Casa Rosada in background, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Argentine tango singer Nelly Omar (Screengrab from Tangocity).
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Entry to Retiro railway station with SUBE public transportation card, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Torrential rains have flooded Buenos Aires in Argentina - April 2, 2013
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Plaza de Mayo surrounded with posh buildings from the beginning of 20th century, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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Painting titled "Pareja" (1923) by Alejandro Xul Solar, MALBA exhibition, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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"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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