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BUENOS AIRES — Former Argentine dictator Jorge Rafael Videla, who presided over that country's so-called dirty war in which up to 30,000 dissidents were murdered or disappeared, died Friday while serving a 50-year prison sentence. He was 87. He...
Chris Arreola is a boxer who would wear his emotions on his sleeve. That is, if there were any room. The massive arms that the Riverside boxer hopes will carry him back into the heavyweight title picture are covered with tattoos. The muscles ripple...
COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO, Uruguay — Straddling the crest of a sand dune, my back to the Atlantic Ocean, I watched a Uruguayan boy net fish in a river lagoon. He waded through the chest-high water, dragging behind him the reflection of the setting sun....
Tags: Bodies of Water, Uruguay, Entertainment, Argentina, Ice Cream
As the waters receded Thursday, Argentina mourned scores of people killed in floods that raged through Buenos Aires province, knocking out power and forcing thousands to evacuate. Gov. Daniel Scioli told reporters in Argentina that the death toll in the...
Very few Argentines were on hand for the proceedings, for the white smoke followed by the traditional proclamation, Habemus papam — "We have a pope." But on the other side of the world, the people of Buenos Aires erupted with jubilation when they...
BUENOS AIRES — For the last two days here “it’s been all pope, everything pope. In the streets, in the cafes, on the corners, everyone’s talking about the pope,” said Fernando Vignoles, a thirtysomething cab driver and...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Francis I, Human Rights, Politics
BUENOS AIRES - Hundreds of elated people gathered Wednesday outside the Buenos Aires cathedral where Jorge Mario Bergoglio has for years led the faithful in prayer, clapping, hugging and shouting, “Francisco! Francisco!” for the Argentine...
At midnight, Hugo Chavez and his entourage swept into the hotel lobby, transforming the drab venue in chilly, high-altitude La Paz into a sizzling vortex of tropical verve and chavista vigor. “Musicos!” the Venezuelan president declared upon...
Like soccer, the current electronic dance music craze arrived late to South America after being invented decades earlier and thousands of miles away. But as eventually happened with fútbol, the prodigies of Latin America are schooling the rest of the...
Tags: Dance, Entertainment, Argentina, Disc Jockeys, Colombia
BUENOS AIRES -- Strikes called by two Argentine unions pressing for reduced taxes and better social benefits paralyzed Buenos Aires and much of the country, the latest signs of an upswell in opposition to President Cristina Fernandez and her policies. ...
Tags: Employees, Argentina, Elections, Career and Workplace, Politics
World NowArgentina President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner unveils a 100-peso note with Eva Peron's image on the 60th anniversary of the populist idol's death....
24 FramesAfter a string of movies about narco gang wars and desperate migrants, the Los Angeles Film Festival is presenting a different side of Latin American cinema: Cuban zombies, Chilean family road trips, Buenos Aires Elvis impersonators and the flying bird...
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