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Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city of Argentina, and the second-largest metropolitan area in South America, after Greater São Paulo. It is located on the western shore of the estuary of the Río de la Plata, on the southeastern coast of the South American continent. Greater Buenos Aires conurbation, which also includes several Buenos Aires Province districts, constitutes the third-largest conurbation in Latin America, with a population of around thirteen million.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina (AP) -- Top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria beat Guido Pella of Argentina 7-6 (6), 6-4 on Friday to reach the Argentina Open semifinals. The sixth-ranked Thiem, the only seeded player left in the clay-court tournament, will face France's Gael Monfils on Saturday. Monfils beat ...

Norwegian has launched the UK's first low fare route to South America, with a non-stop service from London Gatwick to Buenos Aires. The new year-round service of four weekly flights from London Gatwick to Buenos Aires Ezeiza International Airport breaks the monopoly on direct flights to Argentina with ...
As part of an investigation by police in Argentina, Interpol's National Central Bureau in Buenos Aires submitted images of the suspect to INTERPOL's General Secretariat headquarters for comparison against records in its facial recognition database. After the search result came up as a potential match, ...
Buenos Aires, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Rains in Argentina's central Pampas farm belt on Friday provided relief to the parched soy and corn crops after weeks of drought prompted reduction in harvest estimates, said Eduardo Sierra, a climate expert at the Buenos Aires grains exchange. "The rains are modest, ...
My stomach was in knots at the airport checkpoint in Buenos Aires as security personnel went through my luggage and flipped through the books. Nevertheless, thanks to Wartluft, I successfully smuggled contraband theology past the dictator's military guards. My own time in Argentina ended 15 months ...

Buenos Aires, Argentina (JTA) -- The United States and Argentina will work together to combat Hezbollah in Latin America. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and his Argentine counterpart, Jorge Faurie, on Sunday agreed to work together to cut off Hezbollah funding networks and money laundering ...
Today, there are towns in the Argentine Pampas named "Duggan" and "O'Brien" to memorialise their affluent Irish landowners. St Patrick's Day in Buenos Aires is commemorated every year in the ostentatiously upper-class cemetery of Recoleta, by the gravestones of two men: William Brown, founder of ...
That afternoon we went to a wine tasting where we tried six different Argentine wines. We learned about the different wine regions and found out that the Malbec grape came from France. Although our host said France only produces about 13,000 bottles of Malbec where Argentina produces about 76,000 ...
In 1985, Jorge Eckstein stumbled onto what would become one of the most important archaeological sites in Buenos Aires: a portal to a subterranean ... mansion had been abandoned in the late 1800s when its occupants fled from the deathly waves of yellow fever sweeping through the Argentine city. In the ...
Buenos Aires, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Argentina's central bank cut its policy rate to 27.25 percent on Tuesday from 28 percent previously, the monetary authority said in a statement, the second straight cut since the government relaxed its inflation target. The move comes after central bank Governor Federico ...
Buenos Aires, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Argentina posted an $847 million trade deficit in December, government statistics agency Indec said on Tuesday, compared with a deficit of $1.5 billion in November and a surplus of $33 million in December 2016. For full-year 2017, Latin America's No. 3 economy ...
Mauricio Macri at the launch ceremony for Argentina's G20 presidency in Buenos Aires. ... Peronism - the blend of nationalism and labourism that has dominated Argentine politics since the mid-1940s - has been seriously weakened, opening up the possibility of a second presidential term in 2019.
TRUJILLO, Peru (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Saturday greeted followers in the streets of Buenos Aires - but not in his home country of Argentina. Instead, he visited a poor neighborhood in northern Peru that shares a name with the Argentine capital. After celebrating Mass for 200,000 people on the Pacific ...
Pope Francis greets Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, after the pontiff celebrated a seaside Mass on Huanchaco Beach, near the city of Trujillo, Peru, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Francis travelled to an area of northern Peru that is frequently hit by "El Nino" storms and was inundated in 2017 by flooding ...
Before becoming pope, then-Buenos Aires Archbishop Jorge Bergoglio was careful even to check who received Communion from him, since the gesture could be seen as an endorsement of the recipient. Francis clashed with some of Argentina's top leaders when he oversaw the Argentine church.
"We are very excited to welcome EdgeConneX's innovative Edge Data Center model to Argentina, which is clearly in line with Argentina's Data Center Promotion Project, an Argentine government effort led by the Argentina Investment and Trade Promotion Agency. The new Buenos Aires EDC will provide ...

Earlier this month the government laid off over a thousand public workers, 400 of whom were from the National Radio of Argentina. Today Suteba and several other teachers unions of the Buenos Aires province presented their demand of a 15 percent salary increase to government officials. The teachers ...
Buenos Aires -- It was a sweltering afternoon at the rundown central bus station in Argentina's capital, but Amelia Cartes Novoa was beaming despite the intolerable heat. "I'm so .... In 2016, Francis released an 11-minute video to the Argentine people explaining he would not return home in 2017.
In Buenos Aires, Argentina, human rights attorney Marcos Ezequiel Filardi built El Museo del Hambre, or the Hunger Museum, in the basement of his home. Filardi's aim is to share the idea that hunger should only be found in a museum. Using a modern understanding of Indigenous agricultural knowledge ...
Yesterday 526 workers of the Buenos Aires municipality were informed by local authorities of their immediate dismissal while nearly 400 employees of the National Radio of Argentina were abruptly let go on Tuesday. The provincial government of Buenos Aires dissolved its branch of the Provincial Workers' ...
AN Argentine teenager is accused of shooting her boyfriend dead just hours before declaring her eternal love for him in a gushing Instagram post. Nahir Galarza, 19 ... Pastorizzo had been gunned down outside the city of Gualeguaychu, 230km north of the capital, Buenos Aires. Galarza is alleged to have ...
Buenos Aires, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Argentina's navy (ARA) on Tuesday pledged to continue paying wages to the families of the 44 crew members who lost their lives when their submarine sank in the South Atlantic in November. The measure was meant to show the navy's "commitment" to the families of ...
Buenos Aires, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Argentina's bread-basket province of Buenos Aires will remain mostly dry over the days ahead, meteorologists said on Tuesday, after reporting scant rains over the weekend in the country's biggest and most productive farm area. The drought in some parts of Buenos Aires ...
Pedestrians carry shopping bags while standing at a cross walk on Florida Street in Buenos Aires, Argentina (file). The decision to move inflation goalposts comes as President Mauricio Macri misses this year's 12-17% target despite a monetary tightening campaign that is beginning to weigh on economic ...
rgentine journalists protest police action during recent demonstrations outside Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina December 27, 2017. | Photo: Reuters ... One of Argentina's largest unions, the State workers' Association, or ATE, has announced that it will strike on Jan. 4, 2018 to protest the ...
A court in Argentina has granted house arrest to an 88-year-old former police officer who was serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity. Miguel Etchecolatz headed police investigations in Buenos Aires province from 1976 to late 1977, when Argentina was ruled by a military junta. Etchecolatz ...
The bill, which had already passed the Senate, angered many retirees and sparked huge protests on the streets of Buenos Aires on Monday night. Masked demonstrators hurled firecrackers, bottles and gasoline bombs at police officers guarding the Congress building. Security forces in the Argentine ...
Military police used water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets against demonstrators, who threw stones and burned barricades made of rubbish outside the doors of Argentina's congress. Cabinet chief Marcos Pena accused the opposition of inciting the violence on Thursday, saying: "We saw the clear ...
A Marlborough woman is off on an adventure after winning a Prime Minister's scholarship for Latin America. Eastern Institute of technology student Lydia Hartshorne, 27, was one of 30 recipients of the scholarship worth $6800. Hartshorne will be flying to Argentina next April for an eight-week internship ...
A Marlborough woman is off on an adventure after winning a Prime Minister's scholarship for Latin America. Eastern Institute of technology student Lydia Hartshorne, 27, was one of 30 recipients of the scholarship worth $6800. Hartshorne will be flying to Argentina next April for an eight-week internship ...
The 11 chapter of WTO ministerial meets started in Buenos Aires, Argentina on December 10. ... 3. g7+ WTO: Just hours before the opening of the 11th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC11) in Buenos Aires, WTO members launched the g7+ WTO Accessions Group, a new platform designed to help ...
The statement said that Singapore will work with Argentina and the other G-20 members and attendees to achieve a successful outcome at the Buenos Aires Summit. Although Singapore is not a G-20 member, it has been invited to participate in the G-20 Summits and its related processes in 2010 and 2011 ...
Norwegian launched its first route to Argentina on Valentine's Day with a London Gatwick-Buenos Aires service through its subsidiary Norwegian Air UK, the ninth operator between Europe and Buenos Aires. The Argentine capital is now the second biggest Latin American destination by seat capacity from ...
AT THE height of summer, workers bundled up in blue snowsuits are hauling boxes of ice lollies in and out of freezers at a small factory near Buenos Aires, Argentina's capital. .... Although orthodox Economists grumble about Mr Macri's gradualism, Argentine investors seem to endorse it. Private investment ...
Confused, too - because in Buenos Aires, the chef is known for creating the "Sequence of the Cow" head-to-tail tasting menu that includes brain and oxtail. But it wasn't down to him. In June, Fernando de Andreis - General Secretary of the Presidency of the Nation, working under President Mauricio Macri ...
Argentina's senators debate a new tax law in the Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina December 27, 2017. ... In line with IMF recommendations, Argentine politicians voted last week to reduce the country's corporate tax rate from 35 to 25 percent and increase the retirement age to 70 for both men ...
Buenos Aires, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Argentina's peso currency posted its sharpest single-day gain since August on Friday, after a loosening of government inflation targets the prior day sent it tumbling to historic lows against the U.S. dollar. The peso closed up 3.2 percent at 18.65 per dollar, recovering ...
rgentine journalists protest police action during recent demonstrations outside Argentine Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina December 27, 2017. | Photo: Reuters ... One of Argentina's largest unions, the State workers' Association, or ATE, has announced that it will strike on Jan. 4, 2018 to protest the ...
A court in Argentina has granted house arrest to an 88-year-old former police officer who was serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity. Miguel Etchecolatz headed police investigations in Buenos Aires province from 1976 to late 1977, when Argentina was ruled by a military junta. Etchecolatz ...
Horacio Vazquez, an Argentine 56-year-old engineer who bought $70,000 worth of sovereign bonds in 2000, looks at a picture of U.S. District Judge ... Griesa, whose rulings in the Argentina case brought him notoriety on Wall Street and infamy on the streets of Buenos Aires, ultimately ruled in favor of ...
Norwegian could offer one-way tickets from Buenos Aires to Mendoza, home of Argentina's famous vineyards, for $US15, Mr Melhus said. The government-set minimum price is about $US58. There are other hurdles for airlines. Pilots are required to be Argentine citizens, and there aren't enough of them.
Markle recounted to Marie Claire that she was in Buenos Aires at the time of their economic devaluation in 2002. At the time, U.S. Secretary of Treasury Paul O'Neill was in Argentina, and she remembers being just 20 years old and riding in the motorcades, thinking that she would "for sure have a career in ...
(File Image) An ARA San Juan, a German-built diesel-electric vessel, pictured near Buenos Aires. Source: ... A new contact is made in the South Atlantic during the ongoing search for a missing Argentine submarine. ... Argentina has received help from 13 countries in its search for the San Juan submarine.
New contact detected in search for vanished Argentine submarine ... Buenos Aires - A sonar search for the Argentine submarine that disappeared on November 15 with 44 crew members on board has made a new ... Argentina has received help from 13 countries in its search for the San Juan submarine.
An Aerolineas Argentinas Boeing 737-800, registration LV-FRQ performing flight AR-1368 from Buenos Aires Aeroparque,BA (Argentina) to Santa Cruz (Bolivia), departed Aeroparque's runway 13 and was climbing out of Buenos Aires when the crew stopped the climb at FL200 reporting a "tail blow", ...
FILE - In this undated file photo provided by the Argentina navy shows an ARA San Juan, a German-built diesel-electric vessel, near Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Navy's spokesman said Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, that U.S and Russian ships carrying remotely operated vehicles capable of deep seafloor ...
A Marlborough woman is off on an adventure after winning a Prime Minister's scholarship for Latin America. Eastern Institute of technology student Lydia Hartshorne, 27, was one of 30 recipients of the scholarship worth $6800. Hartshorne will be flying to Argentina next April for an eight-week internship ...
Nigeria has signed a joint declaration on Economic Cooperation with the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) (www.EFTA.int) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on the sidelines of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) 11th Ministerial Conference. It also represented Africa at the Ministerial Conference ...


 

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