Stamps Dedicated to Beginning of Pope Francis PontificateBy Junno Arocho EstevesVATICAN CITY, April 30, 2013 (Zenit.org) - Pope Francis was presented with the stamps issued jointly between the Vatican City State and Argentina, which are dedicated to the beginning of his pontificate. The presentation was made this morning in the Library of the Vatican Apostolic Palace.The four stamps in the set, ...
Buenos Aires City Mayor Mauricio Macri presided over the flag hoisting ceremony as part of the official National Day rallies in Argentina’s capital city. "A divided Argentina is not what we want," the PRO party leader told reporters. Macri added that "there is a lot to improve and change" in the country and said he whished the pro-national government organizations that ...
The "Era K," as the decade-old rule of Cristina Kirchner and her late husband Nestor is known in Argentina, is showing its age. Together the couple have dominated Argentina since Nestor Kirchner was first elected president on May 25, 2003, with Cristina by his side, leading the country out of a devastating economic crisis to a heady period of surging growth. Cristina, who succeeded ...
CAMBRIDGE, England - On a clear day you might see Argentina, but more often Argentines cloud the view. How else can it be explained from here that a man who reached office ten years ago with 22 percent of the vote now, in death, is the subject of reverential anniversary celebrations organized by a government transformed into a family business. It is not easy to celebrate this tenth year, and ...
Share/Bookmark Much has been said about the role of international art fairs, as chequebooks and doors are flung wide open to some of the most revered art collections in the world. Celebrating its 22nd anniversary, ArteBA- Argentina’s premier contemporary art fair - has become an integral part to the nascent commerce of the Latin-American art scene, welcoming collectors, dealers, and ...
The Family Stone
In the entire 100 minutes of Thomas Bezuchas family-tension dramedy The Family Stone, there are approximately 5 minutes that are fundamentally believable. The rest of the film is contrived, often ridiculous, sometimes sappy, and always annoyingly self-congratulatory. Virtually eve ... ...
Manama, May 25. (BNA) -- His majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today sent a cable of congratulations to the Argentine President Cristina Fern?ndez marking her country's National Day. HM the King wished her good health and happiness and her friendly people further progress and prosperity. W H Q BNA 1228 GMT ...
A visitor attends the "ArteBA 2013" art fair, in Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, on May 24, 2013. The fair is the most important contemporary art show in Argentina, with 82 galleries from Latin America, the US and Europe displaying 500 artists' works, according to the organizers. (Xinhua/Martin ...
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will meet on Friday her Argentine counterpart Cristina Kirchner for talks on enhanced bilateral cooperation, Brazilian authorities said Wednesday.The Brazil-Argentina Business Council created during Rousseff's visit to Argentina on Jan. 31 will meet for the first time in Brasilia on Friday, a statement released Wednesday by the Brazilian Foreign Ministry, ...
Gregory Bull/AP BUENOS AIRES, May 23 (Reuters) -- Striker Diego Tardelli inspired Atletico Mineiro to a second-half fightback for a 2-2 draw away to Tijuana in their Libertadores Cup quarter-final first leg on Thursday. With Ronaldinho having a quiet game in midfield, Tardelli scored one goal and laid on the added-time equaliser for Luan on the synthetic pitch at the Caliente in ...
Fri May 24, 2013 8:11pm EDT * Company selling assets to pay for giant expansion plan * Prices offered Petrobras have not met initial expectations * Petrobras cut outlook for asset sales by 40 pct in March RIO DE JANEIRO, May 24 (Reuters) - Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Friday its executive directors have rejected offers to buy its Argentina operations, ...
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We must define the nature and scope of this struggle, or else it will define us. Neither I, nor any President can promise the total defeat of terror. What we must do is dismantle networks that pose a direct danger.
The U.S. president was speaking on his administration's counter terrorism policy.
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Gen. Rafael Videla, the emblematic figure of the military junta that ruled Argentina from 1976-83, died of a heart attack resulting from injuries and broken bones he suffered five days earlier when he fell in the shower, judicial sources told the official Telam news agency.
The erstwhile strongman was found dead Friday inside his cell at the prison where he was serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity.
The preliminary medical report said that May 12, Videla has taken "a fall while showering in one of the bathrooms at the Marcos Paz Prison that resulted in broken bones".
The document added that the former dictator was taking anticoagulant medications, which - with the fractures resulting from the fall - caused internal hemorrhaging that led to a heart attack.
Judge Juan Pablo Salas is still awaiting other complementary studies, including a toxicology report, which will be completed within 20 days, the sources told Telam.
It is expected that the judge will meet with relatives of Videla to notify them of the autopsy results and it will be then that the remains of the former strongman will be turned over to them for burial.
The Videla family has not disclosed where they plan to bury the general. ...
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