48 min ago
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Argentina scrambles to avoid default as Wednesday midnight deadline looms
A man walks by a sign that reads in Spanish "Yesterday Braden or Peron, today Griesa or Cristina", in reference to an unresolved debt dispute between the Argentine administration of President Cristina Fernandez and the NML Capital hedge fund, ordered to round-the-clock negotiations by a U.S. District Court presided by Judge Thomas Griesa, in Buenos ... (more)
13 hrs ago
Buenos Aires Herald
The Old Woman: a date with a deluxe trio
An unprecedented event will take place in Buenos Aires between August 21 and 30: The Old Woman, a play that was very successfully presented - with sold-out performances - in New York, Paris and the most important international festivals, will be staged at the Opera Allianz in Buenos Aires.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Salt Lake Tribune
Argentina resumes negotiations to avert default
Buenos Aires a Argentina's government is resuming negotiations in a dispute with US.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
South America's 'Fauxtels': Argentine Hotels that Borrow Big Names.
Exclusive Feature: Nestled at the foot of the Andes and less than 200 kilometers from Chile lays the wine capital of Argentina: Mendoza; The city serves as a spring for the full-bodied Malbec wines that flow through the country and are served at the side of every rare Argentine steak.
Recoleta Cemetery : The City of the Dead in Buenos Aires
Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires is one of the more popular tourists spots in the city.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Wine-Themed Hotel to Open in Argentina
MENDOZA, Argentina-Situated within a private 2.8 hectare vineyard , behind the gates of Tupungato Winelands , is the Auberge du Vin Hotel , which is poised to open to the public on Sept.
Argentina's La Cabrera opens steakhouse in Makati
MANILA The first Philippine branch of the famous Buenos Aires-based steakhouse La Cabrera -- also the first in Asia -- opened on the same day Argentina lost to Germany in the 2014 World Cup final.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Bella's Bolivia Blog
Jul 25, The Bolivia Road of Death. Worlds Most Dangerous Road.
The Bolivia Road of Death is an 80-90 kilometer stretch leading from La Paz, Bolivia to the small city of Coroico , located to the North in the Bolivian yungas, a jungle high in the Andes mountains.
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.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Arturo the polar bear: Why he's staying in Argentina
Arturo the polar bear stands inside his concrete enclosure at the zoo in Mendoza, Argentina, Tuesday.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Can You Trust That Organic Label On Imported Food?
Investigators at the U.S. Department of Agriculture have discovered cases of organic fraud abroad as well as in the U.S. IN 2013, 19 farmers or food companies were fined a total of $87 million for misusing the organic label.
Argentina zoo freezes polar bear move to Canada
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Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
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.
Prince George Citizen
Argentina's last captive polar bear will remain in the country despite a petition by more than half a million people asking that he be moved to Canada.
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.
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.
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.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Solar cooking conference extols virtues of cookers to developing world
Julie Huey stands next to her Solar Cooker where she is cooking Lo Mein. Heuy, a Folsom resident, has been using solar cookers for 10 year.
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.