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  • Skirball's 'Transatlantico' film series spotlights a shared history

     Skirball's 'Transatlantico' film series spotlights a shared history
    When the Skirball Cultural Center launched its Latin Jewish film series seven years ago, it caught some members of both ethnic groups by surprise. "People acted just shocked that there were Jews south of the border," said Jordan Peimer, the Skirball's director of programs.
  • Juan Gelman dies at 83; renowned Argentine poet and political exile

    Juan Gelman dies at 83; renowned Argentine poet and political exile
    Argentine poet Juan Gelman, an exile whose writings were colored by personal tragedy he suffered at the hands of his country's brutal military dictatorship, died in Mexico City on Tuesday. He was 83 and had been battling leukemia. Gelman, a leftist with...

    Calm returns to Argentine provinces after looting and violence

    Calm returns to Argentine provinces after looting and violence
    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Calm returned Friday to more than a dozen Argentine provinces wracked by looting and violence that left 13 dead and 200 injured and caused millions of dollars in property losses. The chaos in 20 provinces during the...

    Argentine president's head surgery successful, spokesman says

    Argentine president's head surgery successful, spokesman says
    BUENOS AIRES — Argentina's president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, underwent a successful surgery Tuesday morning in which doctors removed blood that collected in the tissue outside her brain, a government spokesman said. “The operation...

    Jorge Rafael Videla dies at 87; Argentine dictator

    Jorge Rafael Videla dies at 87; Argentine dictator
    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...