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Buenos Aires (Argentina)

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  • Argentina president Fernandez proposes oil firm nationalization

     
    Argentinan president Cristina Fernandez proposal to nationalize a majority interest in the country's biggest oil company is a reaction to rising imports....
  • Prince William burned in effigy on Falklands War anniversary

     
    Argentina is marking the 30-year anniversary of the Falkland Islands War. The Falkland Islands are under British control and have been since 1833, but Argentina says it inherited the South Atlantic archipelago from the Spanish crown. Thirty years ago,...
  • Theater review: 'El Pasado Es un Animal Grotesco' at REDCAT

     
    Argentine writer-director Mariano Pensotti's "El Pasado Es un Animal Grotesco" (The Past is a Grotesque Animal) opens in Los Angeles at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT)....
  • Judge promises probe into Argentina train crash that killed 49

     
    A federal judge in Argentina promised to lead an investigation into the causes of a stunning crash in Buenos Aires that killed at least 49 people and injured more than 600 Wednesday morning....
  • Why Argentina, Britain and Sean Penn care about the Falklands

     
    The fury over the Falkland Islands can seem strange to outsiders and even to Argentines and Brits themselves. Argentine writer Jose Luis Borges once described the Falklands conflict as “a fight between two bald men over a comb.”...
  • Argentina's Fernandez sworn in for a second term as president

     
    Argentinan president Fernandez de Kirchner was sworn in for a second term, after winning re-election in an October landslide...
  • The week in Latin America: Allende suicide confirmed

     
    Here are stories that made top headlines in Latin America this week, and highlights from our coverage of the region by Times reporters and your blogger here at La Plaza: Salvador Allende's death confirmed as suicide Nearly four decades after the violent...
  • 'Disgusted' by half of Buenos Aires, singer reveals social rifts in Argentina election column

     
    "Half of Buenos Aires disgusts me," a well-known singer announced in a newspaper column in Argentina last week (link in Spanish). "I've been feeling this way for a while." The writer, Fito Paez, has sparked a political controversy with the essay published...
  • Son of British vet of Falkland Islands war becomes a citizen of Argentina

     
    The son of a British veteran of the 1982 Falkland Islands war has become a citizen of Argentina, stoking tensions in the two nations' still-smoldering political dispute over the islands in the South Atlantic. Argentina's president, Cristina Fernandez de...
  • Juan Martin del Potro returning to Farmers Classic

     
    Farmers Insurance announced that it is reupping for another year as title sponsor of the single Los Angeles stop of the ATP Tour. Along with keeping a sponsor, the Farmers Classic tournament, scheduled for July 25-31 at the Los Angeles......
  • PASSINGS: Ernesto Sabato, Henry Cooper, Olaf Helmer

    PASSINGS: Ernesto Sabato, Henry Cooper, Olaf Helmer
    Ernesto Sabato Argentine writer presided over probe of rulers Argentine writer Ernesto Sabato, 99, a widely admired intellectual who presided over a probe into the crimes committed by the nation's military rulers, died Saturday of complications from...