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  • Thousands mourn death of former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner

     
    Thousands of people filled the Plaza de Mayo as they lined up to pay their respects to former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner, whose body lay in state at the presidential palace Thursday, one day after his death from an apparent heart attack. Some...
  • Argentine ex-President Nestor Kirchner's remains flown to hometown

     
    Argentines lined the rainy streets of Buenos Aires on Friday to honor former President Nestor Kirchner as the black hearse carrying his remains made its way through the city. The funeral procession traveled to Jorge Newbery airport, where an honor guard...
  • WikiLeaks on Latin America: Clinton asks personal questions about Argentina's Kirchners

     
    A secret U.S. diplomatic cable published by Wikileaks reveals requests by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on the mental health and decision-making style of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. The cable bearing Clinton's name...
  • 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......
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • Copa América: Ocho sedes, doce selecciones y 275 jugadores en busca del título

    <b>Copa Am&#233;rica: </b> Ocho sedes, doce selecciones y 275 jugadores en busca del t&#237;tulo
    La ceremonia inaugural de la Copa América 2011, celebrada hoy en el estadio Único Ciudad de La Plata antes del partido entre Argentina y Bolivia, dio inicio a la 43 edición del torneo, una cita que cuenta este año con ocho sedes, doce selecciones y 275...
  • Las cenizas del volcán Puyehue ponen en duda el viaje de Brasil a Córdoba

    La diseminación de cenizas del complejo volcánico chileno Puyehue Cordón-Caulle, que obligó a cancelar hoy vuelos en Argentina, ha puesto en duda el viaje de Brasil a Córdoba, donde jugará el próximo sábado ante Paraguay por la segunda jornada del Grupo B...
  • All About Food: New wood grill in a sentimental spot

    All About Food: New wood grill in a sentimental spot
    A La Carte has finally bitten the dust. The gourmet takeout restaurant and catering company that we lovingly created in 1986 from a fortune teller's apartment and sold seven years ago, passing through two subsequent owners, is now undergoing a complete...
  • Passenger Tries Smuggling Endangered Animals

    Passenger Tries Smuggling Endangered Animals
    A Czech citizen was caught in Argentina for attempting to board a flight to Madrid with suitcases full of 247 live animals including poisonous snakes and endangered reptiles, reports said Monday. Karel Abelovsky, 51, was caught when shocked X-ray...