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  • Argentine president's head surgery successful, spokesman says

    Argentine president's head surgery successful, spokesman says
    BUENOS AIRES — Argentina's president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, underwent a successful surgery Tuesday morning in which doctors removed blood that collected in the tissue outside her brain, a government spokesman said. “The operation...
  • Calm returns to Argentine provinces after looting and violence

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Calm returned Friday to more than a dozen Argentine provinces wracked by looting and violence that left 13 dead and 200 injured and caused millions of dollars in property losses. The chaos in 20 provinces during the...
  • Foreign debt default is unavoidable, Argentine officials say

    Foreign debt default is unavoidable, Argentine officials say
    Although Argentina's apparently imminent default on its foreign debt is unlikely to trigger a rerun of the economic and political crises that nearly tore the country apart a decade ago, it could usher in a new era of hardship, analysts said Friday....
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  • How Pope Francis can reinvigorate the church

    How Pope Francis can reinvigorate the church
    Newly elected Pope Francis represents change in many respects. He is the first pope from the New World (and the first from outside of Europe in 1,200 years), the first Jesuit and the first Francis. But for American Catholics, who in poll after poll in...
  • Pope Francis Is Conservative Champion Of Poor

    "When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why they are poor, they call me a communist." Which esteemed South American archbishop uttered these thought-provoking words? It was not Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, now...
  • Jorge Rafael Videla dies at 87; Argentine dictator

    Jorge Rafael Videla dies at 87; Argentine dictator
    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. He...
  • '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...