All posts tagged "Argentina"

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    Hello, Buenos Aires: The Obamas do the tango

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Less than 24 hours in Buenos Aires, and Barack Obama is already doing the tango. The president and first lady Michelle Obama were attending a state dinner in the Argentine capital Wednesday...

    • Posted March 23, 2016
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  • FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2005, file photo, Nobel Peace Prize winner Adolfo Perez Esquivel answers a journalist's questions at the Spanish National Court in Madrid, Spain, where he testified in a trial against an ex-Argentine navy officer Alfredo Scillingo accused of genocide committed in his country's dirty war more than two decades ago. Perez Esquivel said on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, that President Barack Obama should skip his planned March 24 visit to the country because it's the 40th anniversary of a coup that installed a military government that had U.S. backing. (AP/Mariana Eliano, File)
    Argentine Nobel Prize winner to Obama: Don’t visit March 24

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — In a sign of growing discontent over a visit by President Barack Obama, a former Argentine Nobel Prize winner says the U.S. leader should skip his planned March 24 visit to the...

    • Posted March 3, 2016
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  • American Airlines stops taking payment in Argentine currency

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines says it has stopped taking Argentine pesos as payment for tickets because of limits on its ability to convert the money into dollars. Airline spokeswoman Martha Thomas said Wednesday that...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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  • Members of a Hallyu fanclub in Argentina which led the effort to get K-dramas onto local television. (Yonhap)
    Finalmente! K-dramas to debut in Argentina

    By Tae Hong Finalmente! K-dramas are making their debut in Argentina. “Secret Garden,” the mega-hit drama that swept South Korea into a Hyunbin obsession in 2010, will begin airing with dubbed voices Jan. 10 on a local cable...

    • Posted January 8, 2015
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  • German players celebrate with the trophy after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, July 13, 2014. Germany won the match 1-0. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
    Germany wins fourth World Cup

    Germany won its fourth World Cup title, another one at the expense of Argentina, as Mario Gotze’s extra-time winner sank the resilient South American side led by Lionel Messi. The final at Estadio Maracana seemed destined for...

    • Posted July 14, 2014
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    Argentina in World Cup final

    Outlasts Netherlands 4-2 in penalty kicks  SAO PAULO (AP) — Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands after the game finished...

    • Posted July 9, 2014
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  • Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the group F World Cup soccer match between Argentina and Bosnia at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, June 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
    Messi ends WC goal drought; French, Swiss win too

    Argentina 2-1 Bosnia-Herzegovina Switzerland 2-1 Ecuador France 3-0 Honduras Lionel Messi scored a superb second-half goal as Argentina began their World Cup campaign with a 2-1 win over Bosnia- Bosnia-Herzegovina in their Group F opener. Karim Benzema...

    • Posted June 15, 2014
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