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Argentine president inherits $6.8 mn


August 8th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 8 (IANS/EFE) Argentine President Cristina Fernandez inherited 31.6 million pesos ($6.8 million) from her late husband and predecessor, Nestor Kirchner, the media reported Tuesday, citing financial disclosure ... Read more...

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Costa Rican court rules male inmate can wear women’s clothes


May 7th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
San Jose, May 7 (IANS/EFE) The Constitutional Chamber of Costa Rica's Supreme Court ordered prison officials to allow a male inmate to dress in women's clothing after he claimed that ... Read more...

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Audio recording in Argentina train accident released


February 27th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) The audiotape of the communications between the commuter train that crashed last week in Argentina, killing 51 and injuring 703, and the control center does ... Read more...

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Argentine lawmakers double their own salaries


February 14th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) Argentine lawmakers' decision to give themselves a 100 percent raise in the face of spending cuts and the executive branch's pleas for restraint sparked a ... Read more...

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53 new species found in Costa Rica in 2011


December 28th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
San Jose, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) The forests of Costa Rica provided the setting this year for science to discover 53 new species of insects, fungi and plants.The National Biodiversity Institute, ... Read more...

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Two Argentine men with same name, identical documents


November 21st, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) An Argentine judge is investigating the case of two 40-year-old men who have the same first and last names, identical identity document numbers and birth ... Read more...

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Sol Lineas Aereas commuter plane crashes in southern Argentina


May 19th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by BNO News
PRAHUANIYEU, ARGENTINA (BNO NEWS) -- A Sol Líneas Aéreas (SOL) commuter plane carrying more than 20 people crashed in southern Argentina on late Wednesday evening, the airline confirmed.Sol Líneas Aéreas flight 5428 ... Read more...

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German exposed our weakness, left us naked: Argentine media


July 4th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 3 (DPA) The Argentine press showed no mercy as Diego Maradona's team were knocked out of the World Cup. "We crashed into a very solid Germany" said Ole. La ... Read more...

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Messi set to captain Argentina against Greece


June 22nd, 2010 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Polokwane (South Africa), June 22 (DPA) Lionel Messi will captain Argentina for the first time in Tuesday's World Cup encounter with Greece, sources close to the team said. Coach Diego Maradona has decided ... Read more...

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Argentina holds down Messi: Maradona still better


March 24th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 24 (DPA) In Europe, many argue that Lionel Messi is already better than national football legend Diego Maradona ever was. But Argentines will have none of it.Messi is the undisputed ... Read more...

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One third of Costa Rican children live in poverty


January 25th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
San Jose, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) One third of Costa Rican children under age 12, almost 300,000 in all, live in poverty, according to government figures published by the media here. Statistics from the ... Read more...

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Argentina sees Latin America’s first gay marriage


December 29th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) Two men have wed in the southernmost tip of Argentina in the first marriage of its kind in Latin America, one of the spouses joined in the ... Read more...

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Hacker attacks Costa Rican president’s website


November 6th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
San Jose, Nov 6 (EFE) A hacker attacked the Costa Rican president's official website, slightly altering the site's content and forcing officials to take it down, the office of the president said. The ... Read more...

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Drug use among Argentine teenagers up 62 percent


October 9th, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 9 (EFE) The illegal use of drugs among teenagers in Argentina has risen by 62 percent over the past decade, a media report said, citing a government study. The Higher ... Read more...

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New movie to recreate Tagore’s Victoria love story


September 24th, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The love story between Rabindranath Tagore and Victoria Ocampo -- the Argentine whose songs India's Nobel Laureate poet could hear from the sky and to whom he ... Read more...

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‘Giant’ - Argentina thrilled by Del Potro’s US Open win


September 16th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 16 (DPA) Argentina was thrilled over Juan Martin del Potro's US Open trophy, in a final against world number one Roger Federer. "New York established a real giant among ... Read more...

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Strike paralyses shipments at Buenos Aires port


August 24th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 24 (EFE) Container shipments are paralysed in the port of Buenos Aires due to a union conflict that is causing huge losses, the Argentine press reported. The labour dispute pits ... Read more...

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Team finds gold aboard ship that sank off Argentina


June 25th, 2009 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 24 (EFE) A research vessel has said that the cargo of 9.5 tonnes of gold and silver being carried by a refitted Chilean fishing boat remains in the hold ... Read more...

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Argentine Nalbadian eyes tennis gold at Olympics


July 31st, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Buenos Aires, July 31 (Xinhua) Argentine David Nalbandian, who is ranked seventh in the ATP charts, knows winning an Olympic gold will be tough. The tennis star, though, says he will be ... Read more...

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Argentine scientists discover how to eliminate memories


May 1st, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by admin
Buenos Aires, May 1 (IANS) Argentine scientists have succeeded in manipulating the memory protein to eliminate memories, a potentially useful finding that can be used in treating phobias or post-traumatic stress, EFE ... Read more...

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