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In the 19th century, the British government were undecided as to where they should settle Israel - either in what is now Uganda, in Argentina or in Palestine. In fact, Argentina was at that time controlled by the United Kingdom and, on the initiative of French baron Maurice de Hirsch, had become a land of ...
Star sprinter Fernando Gaviria will begin his 2018 season at Vuelta a San Juan in Argentina, his Quick-Step team confirmed Saturday. Gaviria won four Giro d'Italia stages in 2017 and is expected to debut at the Tour de France in July. He's also hoping to be a factor in the spring classics, specifically Tour of ...

Macri's lawsuit comes after Judge Sergio Torres issued an arrest warrant against Cesar Arakaki and Lucas Sauret, members of Argentina's workers' Party. The statement by the FpV-PJ concluded saying, "We remain astonished given that it is the first time since the return to democracy that a government ...
In Argentina, 2017 was its year for renewable energy. It attracted investment to harness its vast renewable energy sources such as solar and wind energy. But this is just the first phase in improving the country's energy supply. CGTN's Joel Richards reports.
Argentina's ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has given her assurance that she will continue working toward the goal of ensuring that by 2019, the office of the president will be filled by one who is committed to building a better future for the people of Argentina. RELATED: Ex-President Criticizes ...
An Argentine man who fathered eight children with his daughter has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Domingo Bulacio, 57, was found guilty by a court in Argentina of raping his own daughter over a 20-year period. The victim, who has not officially been named, said that he kept her as a sex slave from ...

A woman stands with a picture of former police officer Miguel Etchecolatz that reads in Spanish, "He is not a poor man, he is a genocide" during a protest in Mar del Plata, Argentina, Friday, Dec. 29, 2017. Etchecolatz was sentenced to life in prison for crimes against humanity during Argentina last ...
Argentina's famous steak and wine will be a little cheaper for foreign travelers next year -- and more expensive for locals. The country's currency, the peso, was pummeled again in 2017, down 15% against the dollar. It dropped nearly 4% midday Thursday, its worst intraday decline of the year, before ...
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 ...
(RTTNews) - Argentina's pension reform bill, which changes the adjustment formula of retirement payments and faced strong opposition both in Congress and in the streets, was turned into law on Thursday. The new rule states that the adjustment would track both the inflation rate and the changes of a ...
"In Argentina, everyone wants to be a lawyer or a doctor," said Miguel Angel Persoglia, who has worked on copper and silver projects and now heads the pilot operations at Minera Exar SA, a joint venture between lithium Americas Corp. and Soc. Quimica & Minera de Chile SA. "There's no technical ...
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 ...
Many times during their 15-year-long hissy fit over the insane and insulting suggestion that their country should pay its debts, Argentina's leaders must have mused--rightly--that the whole thing would be so much easier for them if the 70-something going on 80-something year-old judge overseeing their ...
Buenos Aires (Reuters) - An explosion at a grains terminal in Argentina owned by China's COFCO International on Wednesday (Dec 27) killed one employee, injured others and affected shipping activities from one of the world's top food suppliers, the conglomerate said in a statement. Television ...
Johannesburg (miningweekly.com) - UK-based mining investment firm Cadence minerals has marked the shift to a new focus of investing in early stage lithium assets with shorter development timelines than that of typical lithium carbonate producers, with the news on Monday of an Argentina ...
(RTTNews) - Moody's recent rating upgrade of Argentina, to B2 from B3, reflects the Mauricio Macri administration progress in critical reforms aiming at reducing long-standing distortions in the country's economy and improving the economic outlook, said the credit risk rating agency in a report.
The small city of Minas in Uruguay has set a new Guinness world record by hosting the largest barbecue ever. Almost 200 cooks used 60 tonnes of wood to fire up their gigantic barbecue on which they grilled 16.5 tonnes of raw meat for a total of 14 hours. The aim was to break Argentina's previous record, ...

Argentina is a country in mourning. The ongoing search for their missing submarine, the San Juan, lost on Nov. 15 with 44 crew members, has riveted the country's attention. The fate of its crew dominates the national news, and an international effort to locate the San Juan has unfolded in the windswept ...
Argentina's centre-right president Mauricio Macri has come under heavy criticism for banning representatives of 26 international NGOs from attending a World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial conference in Buenos Aires because of their postings on social media. The Argentinian government revoked ...
Argentina under its market-reform President Mauricio Macri turned back two European anti-globalization activists as they arrived at the airport to observe a large World Trade Organization ministerial meeting beginning Sunday in Buenos Aires. Last month, Argentina rescinded the credentials of some 60 ...
At the time, Argentina opened a corruption probe into low-quality submarine batteries, but it ended in stalemate. Rechargeable batteries are used to power electric engines on non-nuclear submarines. Normally, such subs use their diesel engine while sailing above water, only switching to the electric ...
Former Argentina star, Jorge Burruchaga, has revealed that the South American nation is aiming to win her third World Cup in Russia next year. The former winger who scored Albiceleste's winning goal in the 3-2 defeat of then West Germany at Mexico '86, told Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, ...
Argentina: The European F-gas refrigerant training and certification scheme is to be emulated in Argentina as the country seeks to move to low GWP alternatives. Inspired by the EUropean contractors group AREA and the EU-funded Real Alternatives 4 Life project, the training sessions will start in 2018, ...
And yet attitudes and hearts in Argentina have not democratised. The uniforms still convey the distrust and secrecy that were the hallmarks of the dictatorship and have survived into the democracy. Instead of experiencing the ills of the time with a sense of civic responsibility -- from corruption to violence, ...
Argentina also has the distinction of being the only country in the region capable of designing, producing and exporting nuclear power to the world. The two soon-to-be-built reactors represent a 15 billion dollar investment that will increase the country's long-term energy security. Nuclear energy offers ...
PRETORIA - Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies and agriculture, Forestry, and fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana, together with Deputy Trade and Industry Minister Bulelani Magwanishe have arrived in Buenos Aires in Argentina for the 11th World Trade Organisation (WTO) ministerial conference ...
After a collapse in 2001, Argentina's economy would not get out of in crisis mode. It was locked out of international markets and the situation looked increasingly desperate. The accusation of treason against Christina Fernandez de Kirchner is that when money got tighter, she got more desperate too.
Alicia Castro, who was Argentina's ambassador to the U.K. from 2012 and 2016, said that she had become aware of a growing feeling among ordinary people in Britain for a dialogue with Buenos Aires about the fate of the disputed islands. Castro was speaking after a seminar at the Latin America 2017 ...
Brazil's 57 match unbeaten run in football 5-a-side came to an end on Monday (4 December) when they were beaten on penalties by arch-rivals Argentina in the final of the International Blind sports Federation (IBSA) Blind Football American Championships in Santiago de Chile. The match headed to ...
The company will invest approximately $36 million in its first industrial plant in Argentina. "Here is the first country where we are going to settle with an office, then we will go to Brazil, Uruguay, Chile and Colombia; for us, Argentina is the capital of Latin America," announced SodaStream CEO Daniel ...
Ushuaia, Argentina is located on the southernmost tip of South America and nicknamed the "end of the world." Mario Tama, a staff photographer for Getty Images, documented the climate changes and environmental issues the city faces through the window of a vintage London Routemaster bus. Ushuaia's ...
Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson is looking forward to facing two-time champions Argentina in their FIFA World Cup™ debut after being drawn in Group D with the South American giants at Friday's Final Draw in Moscow. "When you think about the World Cup, you think about Argentina and Brazil, so it's a ...
Buenos Aires, Argentina (AP) -- A prosecutor in Argentina has ordered the arrest of one of Lionel Messi's brothers. Authorities say that Matias Messi illegally carried a gun. The weapon was found inside a blood-stained boat after he crashed it in the Parana river. Prosecutor Jose Luis Caterina says ...
Mendoza, Argentina's premier wine-producing region, is venturing into the film and TV biz. An Audiovisual Law has passed the lower chambers of its local parliament and is pending ratification by its senate. Regardless of whether the law passes, the state has already approved a 2018 budget that includes ...
Four 'metallic' items found in hunt for missing Argentina sub. A navy spokesman said contact with four objects which may be metallic, has been made and could be the missing submarine. 22:43, UK, Friday 01 December 2017. The Argentine military submarine ARA San Juan and crew are seen leaving the port of Buenos.
Two former navy officers in Argentina have been sentenced to life for crimes against humanity committed between 1976 and 1983 under military rule. Captains Alfredo Astiz and Jorge Eduardo Acosta were found guilty of involvement in the torture and murder of hundreds of political opponents. They are ...
President Mauricio Macri and his government are under strong criticism for the way they handled two cases that shook Argentina: the ...
The Argentine navy has insisted a missing submarine was in good condition and had passed system safety checks before setting off on a ...
Argentine President Mauricio Macri has promised that an inquiry into the disappearance of a navy submarine will "know the truth" of what ...
Argentina's inflation rate will likely end the year above 21%, Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne told reporters on Thursday. The government ...
Now the UK has invested millions in a new missile defence system after Argentina bought a new group of fighter jets. The Super Etendard jets, ...
Argentina's energy ministry on Tuesday partially backtracked on a price cut on ethanol introduced earlier this month for refiners who mix the ...
Buenos Aires, Argentina -- Injection in, arms up, eyes closed. This is how 81-year-old Lola Fiskel plunges her body into a futuristic-looking ...
A submarine with 44 crew on board remains missing after disappearing off the Argentine coast on 15 November. In the last reported contact ...
Mar del Plata, Argentina (CNN) Worried relatives of 44 missing Argentine submariners were comforted Tuesday by banners and the support of ...
Argentina is working on tracing the location with an unnamed U.S. company specialized in satellite communications, the ministry said.
From Argentina to Greece: The Legacy of Che Guevera DIMITRI LASCARIS: This is Dimitri Lascaris reporting from Korinthos, Greece for The ...
The LGBTI community in Argentina was joined by its supporters at the 26th Pride March from the Plaza de Mayo to congress in the capital city of ...
Argentina has consistently been hyped as the location where the next shale revolution will unfold. The unfolding has taken some time, but ...
Specialist underwater rescue equipment has arrived in Argentina from the United States to help hunt for an Argentine submarine which ...


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