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Argentina World Cup Celebration Turns Violent

Argentina World Cup Celebration Turns Violent

Thousand of Argentines who were proud of their country’s undeniable hard work and effort in attempting to win the World Cup against Germany gathered at the Obelisk monument in downtown Buenos Aires on Sunday after the big game. Although Argentina lost to Germany 1-0 in the World Cup finals, fans still showed their support to […]

Diplodocids Once Roamed Argentina and Survived the Mass Extinction

Diplodocids Once Roamed Argentina and Survived the Mass Extinction

Long-necked diplodocids, at least one or two small groups of these dinosaurs in South America, somehow survived the mass extinction of most of the world’s dinosaurs around the end of the Jurassic Period. They thrived in Argentina well into the Cretaceous Period, according to a recent study published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE  by […]

Newborn Iron Deficiency Unlocked

Newborn Iron Deficiency Unlocked

A study released from Argentina on Thursday may unlock a simple solution for reducing the risk of iron deficiency in newborn babies. Iron deficiency anemia means that red blood cells are not carrying sufficient oxygen to the tissues in the body. Symptoms in infants can include weakness, tiredness, irritability, loss of appetite, or rapid heartbeat […]

Buenos Aires Calls for State of Emergency

Buenos Aires Calls for State of Emergency

Rocked by violent crime, Buenos Aires has forced the city officials to declare a state of emergency. Argentines, fed up with police corruption and ineptness, have started to take the law into their own hands. In the past week, twelve criminals have been the recipients of vigilante justice. While announcing the state of emergency, provincial […]

Argentina is Turning Into the Land of Oz

Argentina is Turning Into the Land of Oz

Another lynching today in Argentina. That may be surprising. If a person is one of the thousands of tourists who come to Buenos Aires each year and never get out of Puerto Madero, then surprise is probably the right word. However, for those tourists who come to the Land of Tango and get beyond the […]

Argentina and Vigilantism: Enough of Insecurity

Argentina and Vigilantism: Enough of Insecurity

  The ladron lay on the cobblestone street in Buenos Aires, Argentina as a small crowd started to gather. Rusting iron, or rather the smell of it, started to come from the blood that was tracing down the courses between the bricks. A few yards away, a woman sat on the curb. Bent over, she […]

What is That Smell in Argentina?

What is That Smell in Argentina?

Tension is building here in Argentina. The muffled conversations on the street and in the cafes swirl around one question, how much longer can (President Cristina) Kirchner hang in. If this is what a brewing revolution smells like, it’s not pretty. It’s not the smell of coffee brewing or bacon and eggs on the stove. […]

Argentina Just lit the Fuse on the Dynamite Called Revolution

Argentina Just lit the Fuse on the Dynamite Called Revolution

Argentina is following the same path as Egypt, Syria, Venezuela, Greece and other counties where populism as a lifestyle is coming to a halt and citizens take to the street in waves of protest. Years of spending, corruption and graft by the Argentine government has made the country cash-strapped. As is typical with populist countries, […]

Argentina Remembers the Start of ‘The Dirty War’

Argentina Remembers the Start of ‘The Dirty War’

Argentina experienced its most recent military dictatorship which began 38 years ago today. Stores are closed and the streets are empty as “portenos” remember where they were and what they were doing when they found out that a military junta had successfully staged a coup. It’s fall in Argentina and the wind is blowing into […]

Argentina to Buy Israeli Fighters; London and Brasilia Worried

Argentina to Buy Israeli Fighters; London and Brasilia Worried

Argentina is in the used-jet-buying mode these days and it has people in England and Brazil concerned. South America’s second largest country is doing some tire kicking with 18 multipurpose combat fighters which are now in the checkout line in Israel. The Israeli offer has been on the wish list of Argentine Defense Minister Agustin […]

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