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  • Argentina approves price control law

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's congress on Thursday approved a law that lets the government intervene in setting prices and profits in an attempt to tackle one of the hemisphere's most rapid inflation rates. Economy Minister Axel Kicillof said the measure, approved earlier by the...

  • Did this 1980s British comedy predict the Mark Sanford scandal?

    No. But it’s funny.

  • Mark Sanford calls off engagement to Argentine 'soul mate'

    Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., in a lengthy Facebook post announced Friday that he is ending his engagement to longtime girlfriend, "soul mate" and ex-mistress Maria Belen Chapur.

  • Argentine rock star Gustavo Cerati dies

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine rock star Gustavo Cerati died on Thursday, four years after a stroke put him in a coma and ended the career of one of Latin America's most influential musicians. The 55-year old was the former lead singer of the Argentine rock band Soda Stereo, which was...

  • Argentine dinosaur may shed light on huge beasts

    NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers studying the remains of an enormous dinosaur — a creature that was bigger than seven bull elephants — have given it an equally colossal name: Dreadnoughtus, or "fearing nothing." Scientists hope its unusually well-preserved bones will help reveal secrets about some...

  • Labor protest disrupts Argentine capital

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A labor organization opposed to Argentine President Cristina Fernandez caused traffic jams and disrupted life for many in the capital Wednesday at the start of a 36-hour strike. Members of the Central Workers Union, which includes many public-sector employees,...

  • Argentina says US-based BNY Mellon not welcome

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Bank of New York Mellon, which has played a central role in the legal dispute that pushed Argentina into default last month, is no longer authorized to operate in the South American country, the government said Tuesday. Argentina has revoked the BNY Mellon's...

  • Argentina Grandmothers ID 115th 'dirty war' child

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's leading human rights group says tests have identified the granddaughter of one of the group's late founders, whose daughter gave birth while a prisoner of the 1976-83 military dictatorship and hasn't been seen since. Friday's announcement comes from...

  • NY judge scolds Argentina, but no contempt order

    NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in Manhattan on Thursday said Argentina's plans to evade his orders by failing to make required payments to U.S. bondholders is illegal and cannot be carried out, but he stopped short of finding the South American nation in contempt of court. U.S. District Judge...

  • Argentina defends plan to pay creditors outside US

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina will make its next round of scheduled debt payments, the economy minister said Wednesday as he defended a new plan to pay creditors locally and avoid the jurisdiction of a U.S. court that forced the country into default last month. Under legislation that...

  • Argentina car crash kills 3 relatives of pope

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Three relatives of Pope Francis died and a fourth was in serious condition Tuesday after their car crashed on a provincial highway in Argentina, the Vatican and local officials said. The small car carrying a nephew of the pope along with the man's wife and two...



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