| Apr 7, 2013
COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO, Uruguay — Straddling the crest of a sand dune, my back to the Atlantic Ocean, I watched a Uruguayan boy net fish in a river lagoon. He waded through the chest-high water, dragging behind him the reflection of the setting sun....
| May 17, 2013
| 11:46 AM
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.
| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Andreas Mitisek is only half-kidding when he says he's lost count as to exactly how many hats he will be sporting for the production of "Maria de Buenos Aires" his Chicago Opera Theater will open Saturday night at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance....
| Apr 29, 2013
| 6:16 PM
A falta de unas horas para la ceremonia de coronación, los argentinos comenzaron hoy a festejar que su compatriota Máxima Zorreguieta se convertirá este martes en reina consorte de Holanda, ante la ascensión al trono de su esposo, el príncipe Guillermo....
| Apr 17, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Regarding the recent article, "Argentine leader not on list for Thatcher funeral" (April 12), it seems logical that to me Great Britain did not invite Cristina Fernandez, the president of Argentina to Margaret Thatcher's funeral. The news item, however,...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 6:27 AM
BUENOS AIRES - Our visit to Recoleta Cemetery was going to be short. We were going to find Eva Duarte Peron's tomb and leave. We were not admirers, just curious U.S. tourists. But before what turned out to be a long visit had ended, we had been drawn in...
| May 2, 2011
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...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Free Spirit Spheres, Vancouver Island, Canada These unusual spheres (think baubles with beds) are suspended from the trees by a web of rope and rock gently as the breeze rustles through the cedars and maples. Compact but cozy, these spheres...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 12:33 PM
From the Midnight Sun blog:
In response to an inquiry from the federal government trade czar, the Recording Industry Association of America released Monday a filing itemizing "notorious markets" across the globe.
Notorious markets are physical places...
| Oct 6, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Travel & Leisure magazine picks its 20 Romantic Getaways for 2009. It's a list that includes New York City;Â Grenada;Â Bora-Bora; Savannah, Georgia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Istanbul, Turkey. The dream, escapes are featured in the magazine...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 9:34 PM
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...