10 hrs ago
Log Cabin Democrat
UCA awards first Distinguished International Student Scholarship
Lara Bersano and Gerson Semedo present Ha Ram with the first Distinguished International Student Scholarship.
14 hrs ago
July 2014 Gallery Night & Day: What to see
Twenty years ago, Santiago Cucullu, one of Milwaukee's most widely exhibited and respected artists, went to a party in Buenos Aires.
20 hrs ago
IDB Backs Programs to Aid 6.2 Million People in Argentina
With these transactions, so far this year the IDB has approved . Besides the sectors mentioned above, the Bank is acting to support technological development in Mendoza province, improve the competitiveness of regional economies and boost highway safety and mobility in the calls for an integrated management plan that will help 3.1 million people ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
World's coolest bookstores
Stunning El Ateneo bookstore in Buenos Aires was once a theater. The theater boxes have been turned into reading spaces.
UPDATE 2-Argentine president says debt stance not made on a whim
Argentina will keep talking to "holdout" investors suing the country for full payment on their bonds, but its demands should not be trivialized as whims, its president said on Wednesday.
Argentina's Arturo the polar bear: Depressed polar bear stuck in the hot climate
Argentina 's last captive polar bear , Arturo, is going nowhere. Despite the fact that close to a million people - including a few celebrities like Cher and Newt Gingrich- signed on online petition begging Argentina to deport Arturo to a proper climate, the "world's saddest polar bear" is going to remain in his less-than-ideal enclosures.
Wisconsin musicians embark on life-changing tour
"It''s so much fun. I love it alot" says Iszie Tigges-Green, a member of the Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra, a group that is preparing to travel to Argentina to perform.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Argentina zoo freezes polar bear move to Canada
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China's Xi eyes increased investment in Cuba
Chinese President Xi Jinping met his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro in a visit to expand investment in the fellow communist nation, his last stop on a four-country Latin American charm offensive.
Argentina zoo rejects moving polar bear to Winnipeg
In this March 20, 2014 photo released by Greenpeace, Arturo, a 28-year-old polar bear, walks inside his concrete enclosure at the zoo in Mendoza, Argentina.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
South China Morning Post
In South America, Xi eases the way for bilateral trade
President Xi Jinping's visit to Argentina over the weekend has further eased access to key commodities for China, to support its thriving economy, while strengthening its influence in Latin America.
Malbec: Mendoza, Argentina, source of grapes for Gnarly Head, Trapiche, Trivento wines
This week's buy: Malbecs from the same region of Argentina, Mendoza: Gnarly Head, Trapiche Broquel, Trapiche Oak Cask and Trivento Reserve.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Xi heads to Venezuela after inking trade...
China's President Xi Jinping departed Argentina Sunday for Venezuela, the next-to-last stop of a Latin American tour aimed at bolstering trade with the region.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
AP/file All Things Catholic - FOBs' driving the train under Pope Francis
During the Clinton administration, American politics developed a new bit of argot: "FOB," meaning "friend of Bill," an intimate of the president who enjoyed access to the corridors of power and perhaps helped shape his agenda.
South China Morning Post
Xi Jinping hails 'new horizons' for China and Argentina on visit to Buenos Aires
Relations between Argentina and China were poised to reach unprecedented "new horizons", visiting President Xi Jinping said yesterday, addressing lawmakers in Buenos Aires.
Reports from Cuba's Venezuela: The Argentine middleman
Last week, Argentine newspaper Clarin offered some juicy details on the alleged sale of overpriced rice from Argentina to Venezuela thorugh a company linked to Julio De Vido, Cristina Kirchner's longtime Planning Minister.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
'Sad' polar bear not healthy enough for transfer
Arturo, the only polar bear in Argentina, living in captivity at a zoo in Mendoza, 1050 km west of Buenos Aires, is pictured at his enclosure on February 5, 2014.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Russian Lesbian Couple Requests Asylum in Buenos Aires After Getting Hitched
Two Russian brides got hitched in Argentina's capital city and then requested political asylum in the country, citing persecution back home, according to Argentina's LGBT Federation.
Thousands sign petition to save lonely polar bear dubbed 'world's saddest animal'
Arturo is thought to have become depressed after his companion Pelusa died two years ago at Argentina's Mendoza Zoo, he has had no contact with his kind since Nearly 200,000 people have signed a petition to save the 'world's saddest animal' - a polar bear stuck in a zoo.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Rudy Maxa's World
Building on five successful seasons of travel shows featuring Europe and the Pacific Rim, award-winning travel journalist Rudy Maxa broadens his horizons.