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  • Argentina-Germany finals: One wonderful, one abysmal

    Argentina-Germany finals: One wonderful, one abysmal
    Argentina and Germany have met twice before in the World Cup final (when the Germany in the title game was West Germany) and I had the privilege of covering both for the Tribune.  One was memorable, the other forgettable.  Here are my stories on those...
  • Godard's 3-D feature just one Cannes offering to anticipate

    Godard's 3-D feature just one Cannes offering to anticipate
    Thursday in Paris, with two or three additions to the main competition likely still to come, Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux announced the selections for the 67th edition of the world's premier collision of cinematic art, naked commerce...
  • No caer en las garras de 'marketing' en el supermercado

    Suelo ir al supermercado lo menos posible, sobre todo porque en Argentina la inflación lo transforma periódicamente en una pesadilla. Eso ocurre en estas semanas, cuando una devaluación constante del peso nos hace encontrar con aumentos en casi todos...
  • R.R. Donnelley as an Argentine terrorist is a hard Zell

    R.R. Donnelley as an Argentine terrorist is a hard Zell
    Argentina's president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, went on TV a little more than a week ago to denounce U.S. hedge funds she sees as undermining her nation's already struggling economy, echoing other members of her government in calling them a sort of...
  • Venezuela: cómo desaprovechar una gran oportunidad

    Cada vez que en Argentina se toma una medida económica que va en contra de la ortodoxia (lo cual ocurre cada vez con más frecuencia) la referencia ineludible es Venezuela. Por lo tanto, todo lo que sucede allí tiene una influencia especial en los medios...
  • 'What makes an Argentine?'

     
    It's a good time to ask. This year, like Mexico, Argentina is marking 200 years of independence. In the video feature above by BBC Mundo (in Spanish), regular Argentinos are stopped on the streets and asked, "What makes you Argentine?" (Or "Argentinean,"...
  • DNA testing pits media family against Argentina government

     
    The DNA testing of children adopted during the dirty war period is an effort to find closure for surviving victims of the military junta responsible for as many as 30,000 deaths between 1976 and 1983. But the Herrera family says their proceedings have...
  • Ghosts of the Pinochet regime haunt Chile's conservative president

     
    Ex-military chiefs in Chile were apparently expecting that after two decades of center-left rule, conservative President Sebastian Pinera would go easy on them. But Pinera has not suspended investigations into alleged abuses by the military under Gen....
  • For $10,000 or so, a trip to Argentina with Nancy Silverton and Suzanne Tracht

     
    An 11-day, first-class, food-themed tour of four cities in Argentina with Nancy Silverton and Suzanne Tracht? The chefs of Mozza and Jar, respectively, will be taking part in Argentina 444's September tour of Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Bariloche and El...
  • Jorge Videla, former dictator, faces new trial in Argentina

     
    The former dictator ruled Argentina between 1976 and 1981, when tens of thousands were killed or "disappeared." Videla had been sentenced in life in prison in 1985 after democracy was restored in the country, but in 1990, he was pardoned and freed by...
  • Argentina legalizes same-sex marriage, first nation in Latin America

     
    The law allows gay married gay couples to adopt children and inherit wealth. With its passage, Argentina joins only the Mexican Federal District (or Mexico City) in Latin America allowing same-sex marriage, in addition to the region's former colonial...