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3 hrs ago | Marine News

YPF Oil Extends Operating Agreement with Sinopec to 2027

Argentina's state oil company YPF agreed Friday to extend its operation until 2027 in partnership with a local unit of China's Sinopec oil in an area of - - a province in the center-west of the country, which represent an investment of $ 300 million, the company said in a statement.

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7 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Blame it on Brazil

This weekend, the East Exchange serves as the backdrop for Bannatyne Carnaval -- a two-day street festival reminiscent of Brazil's annual Carnaval, one of the largest outdoor celebrations on the planet.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Meryllion to Focus on the Cerro Amarillo Project

Meryllion Resources Corporation announced today that following the receipt of the NI 43-101 report completed on the Cerro Amarillo Copper Molybdenum Gold Project in Mendoza, Argentina, the Company will devote its focus and resources to its further development.

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The Washington Post

Argentina Grandmothers ID 115th 'dirty war' child

In this Aug. 5, 2014, file photo, Estela de Carlotto, president of Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo smiles during a news conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday.

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Latin Finance

Griesa says Argentina's swap plan is illegal

Judge orders Argentina to engage in talks with holdout creditors and says he hopes an agreement will be reached soon US District Judge Thomas Griesa has ordered Argentina not to proceed with a plan to swap restructured bonds under New York law for local paper saying the deal would be "illegal".

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Local10.com

Broward casino closes doors for renovations 7 months after opening

WE'RE LIVE IN WEST PARK, I'M JENN HERRERA, LOCAL10 NEWS. A BROWARD COUNTY CASINO IS UNEXPECTEDLY SHUTTING ITS DOORS FOR RENOVATIONS IT SAYS WILL ATTRACT MORE GAMBLERS, BUT AS BOB NORMAN REPORTS DANIA JAI ALAI AND ITS WELL-HEELED ARMINGAN OWNERS ARE FACING MAJOR ROADBLOCKS IN THE PLAN TO GUILD A MAJOR DESTINATION CASINO.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz police wrestle loaded handgun from 15-year-old boy

SANTA CRUZ >> Santa Cruz police seized two guns from suspected gang members in recent weeks, including a struggle with a 15-year-old boy who had a loaded revolver.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Sanz: Radical MPs expected to reject debt bill

The Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner administration should not rely on Radical MPs' support to the government-sponsored bill seeking to reopen Argentina's debt swap, head of the party Ernesto Sanz said as he called for "responsibility, seriousness and rectitude" in the debate.

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Hispanically Speaking

Argentine Truck Driver Charged in Accident that Killed Pope's Relatives

The truck driver involved in the accident that killed three of Pope Francis's relatives was charged with aggravated manslaughter on Wednesday by a prosecutor in Argentina, judicial officials said.

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Science Daily

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A U.S. team found nearly 4,000 species in a subglacial lake that hasn't seen sunlight in millennia, showing life can thrive even under the ice.

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The Economist

Shale gas in Argentina: Dead-cow bounce

DRIVING north-west along a poplar-lined road from the city of Neuquen, orchards and wineries give way to a bone-dry land of stubborn brush, hardy wild horses and a sprinkling of Amerindian villages.

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Buenos Aires Herald

Kicillof warns 'no change of payment jurisdiction'

Economy Minister Axel Kicillof was briefing reporters on the bill submitted by President Kirchner to Congress on Tuesday that seeks to change Argentina's payment "location."

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Mises Economics Blog

Being a State Means Never Having to Pay Your Debts

Nicolas Cachanosky follows up his Mises Daily article on the legal history of Argentina's default with a look at the recent effort to blame the default on everyone but the Argentinian government: Joseph Stiglitz and Martin Guzman have a recent piece at Project Syndicateabout the implications of Argentina's default, or what they call "Griesafault."

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The tiny kitchen of the future

Ki7chen , by Seattle's Jolee Nebert, is built in to a 7-foot by 7-foot unit that contains a bathroom and loft bed.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Argentina defends plan to pay creditors outside US

A woman walks with her dog past a mural that reads in Spanish "Vultures" in reference to the dispute between the Argentine government and a U.S. hedge fund, known locally as "vulture funds," in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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Buenos Aires Herald

CFK calls Pope Francis, expresses condolences for family loss

President Kirchner and Pope Francis pose for photographers at the Vatican''s Santa Marta residency.

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Hispanically Speaking

Argentina Claims U.S. Is Accountable for Judge's "Illegal" Acts in Debt Case

The United States "should assume its responsibility for the illegal acts" of the federal judge who has found in favor of hedge funds demanding 100 cents on the dollar for Argentine bonds bought in the wake of Buenos Aires' 2001 default, the South American nation's government said Tuesday.

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TrekEarth

Plaza Belgrano

Plaza Belgrano Lujan is located in front of the Lujan bounded by San Martin Street, July 9 Street and the streets Lavalle, Lezica and Torrezuri.

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The New Zealand Herald

Tuatara's cousin survived asteroid impact that killed dinosaurs

A distant cousin of the tuatara also survived the extinction event that killed the dinosaurs, only to become extinct later, a new study has found.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Times

Buenos Aires moves to pay bondholders in Argentina: Kirchner

"To protect the payments to bondholders who took part in the 2005 and 2010 debt swaps, we are designating the Banco Nacion Trust as a replacement for Bank of New York Mellon, however the bondholders decide , voluntarily," Ms Kirchner said in a televised address.

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