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  • Argentine singer killed in Guatemala ambush

    Argentine singer killed in Guatemala ambush
    Reporting from San Salvador and Mexico City -- Argentine songwriter and singer Facundo Cabral, an icon of Latin American folk and protest music, was shot to death early Saturday by unknown gunmen who intercepted his car in Guatemala City and pumped it...
  • The naked faces of 'Power'

    The naked faces of 'Power'
    In 1860, Abraham Lincoln went to Cooper Union in New York to deliver the speech that would launch his national political career and help him secure the Republican presidential nomination. But before the speech, Lincoln marked the occasion by stopping...
  • The world's 100 most powerful women 2012

    The world's 100 most powerful women 2012
    For nine years FORBES has ranked the 100 most powerful women in the world. These are the women who adhere to the traditional classifications of power (political and economic might) and those who have risen to the top of the social and cultural landscape....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has cancer

     
    REPORTING FROM MEXICO CITY -- President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has become the latest Latin American leader to face cancer, officials announced Tuesday. Fernandez has thyroid cancer and will be undergo surgery Jan. 4, government...
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • Paraguay faces fallout after president's ouster

     
    The governments of South America have united to punish Paraguay for removing President Fernando Lugo on Friday, suspending the country’s membership in regional organizations for what some leaders are calling a coup. When news spread that the...