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  • Argentine court: Captive orangutan has human right to freedom

    An orangutan held in an Argentine zoo can be freed and transferred to a sanctuary after a court recognized the ape as a "non-human person" unlawfully deprived of its freedom, local media reported on Sunday. Animal rights campaigners filed a habeas...
  • Argentina's debt crisis seen rumbling on until 2015 election

    Crunch time for Argentina fixing its debt default will almost certainly not be January, as many investors had hoped, but a year later once the country's next president takes office and tries to get the ailing economy moving again. The South American...
  • Expiration of clause could pave way for Argentina to settle long-standing debt dispute

    The Argentine government and a holdout group of bond creditors led by billionaire Paul Singer will soon have a chance to renegotiate a longstanding debt dispute that U.S. courts and the United Nations have wrestled with and that ultimately could impact...
  • U.S. falls behind Costa Rica, Mexico in soccer world rankings

    U.S. falls behind Costa Rica, Mexico in soccer world rankings
    In case there was any doubt, FIFA made it official Thursday: The U.S. is no longer the top soccer country in North and Central America. In fact, it's not even No. 2. In the latest world rankings released Thursday, soccer's global governing body...
  • Argentine polo player charged in 2012 rape case

    Argentine polo player charged in 2012 rape case
    An Argentine polo player accused of raping a woman in Wellington in 2012 was arrested Thursday, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. Ignacio Negri, 26, was charged with sexual battery. Deputies said Negri was accused of raping a...
  • Delray in the running to host Davis Cup match

    Delray in the running to host Davis Cup match
    Delray Beach is suddenly in the running to host a Davis Cup tie in September. The contest between Israel and Argentina was slated to be played in Tel Aviv from Sept. 12-14. But after the International Tennis Federation ruled that Israel team must move...
  • Rabbi seeks to return shul to past glory

    Hector Epelbaum, the new rabbi at Temple Beth Israel in Sunrise, has a message for people who ask what the synagogue can offer them. Epelbaum wants them to ask themselves, "How can I be involved and what can I give?" Epelbaum, 54, said he looks at a...
  • Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open

    Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open. Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...
  • Argentina se prepara por la falta de pago de la deuda

    Argentina se prepara por la falta de pago de la deuda
    BUENOS AIRES - Argentina cayó en un default por segunda vez en 12 años después de que se desvanecieron las esperanzas de un acuerdo con los acreedores "holdouts", lo que prepara el camino para desplomes en los precios de las acciones y los bonos el jueves...
  • Argentina defaults on international debt, blames U.S.

    Argentina’s bonds and stocks fell sharply in trading Thursday as the country slid into default on its international debt for the second time in 13 years. As eleventh hour negotiations between government negotiators and "vulture" funds holding...
  • A defiant Argentina imperils its future

    A faltering economy. A plunging currency. Double-digit inflation. And now the second default on its national debt in little more than a decade. Argentina is in a terrible state. You might think that the architect of this mess, President Cristina...