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FIFA World Cup Final: Argentina vs. Germany

FIFA World Cup Final: Argentina vs. Germany

By Toni Matthews-El July 9, 2014

After watching their national team crash out of the World Cup following a humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany, it seems the worst might be yet to come. Rivals Argentina have just defeated the Netherlands in a thrilling penalty shootout (4-2). …

Cristina Fernandez Breaks Public Silence Cristina Fernandez Breaks Public Silence

Argentina’s president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, made her first public appearance since December 19, 2013 on Wednesday. Fernandez has faced criticism for her recent month of silence and absence from the public eye. During her televised speech, Fernandez announced a …

Fish Attack Injures 70 People in Argentina Fish Attack Injures 70 People in Argentina

On Christmas day, a group of swimmers were injured after coming toe-to-toe with a school of flesh eating fish. It happened in a river close to the city of Rosario, in the country of Argentina, about 185 miles north of …

Cristina Fernandez Accused of Funneling Tax Money Cristina Fernandez Accused of Funneling Tax Money

The president of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez, has found herself under fire recently due to accusations published in investigative news reports in an Argentine newspaper. The article accuses president Fernandez of funneling taxpayer money into expensive resort hotels owned by an …

Usain Bolt ‘The Fastest Man Alive’ Races Bus Usain Bolt ‘The Fastest Man Alive’ Races Bus

Twenty-seven-year-old Usain Bolt is world-renowned for being the fastest man alive. The Jamaican sprinter sought to prove the title when he raced against a number 59 commuter bus while visiting Buenos Aires to participate in the 80-meter exhibition race. The …

Darwin's Frog Species Believed Extinct Darwin's Frog Species Believed Extinct
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A species of frog named after Charles Darwin is thought to have gone extinct, due to a deadly amphibian skin disease. The ironically named Darwin’s Frogs, native to the forest streams of Chile and Argentina, are thought to have succumbed …

Argentine Commuter Train Wrecks, 80 Injured Argentine Commuter Train Wrecks, 80 Injured

A commuter train in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires has crashed at the end of the line at the Once station on Saturday, injuring at least 80 people. The station is the site of the 2012 Buenos Aires rail …

Argentina Drawing Natural Gas from Cow Burps Argentina Drawing Natural Gas from Cow Burps

Argentine researchers have found a way to transform the gas created by cow digestive systems into fuel, a development that could also reduce some of the greenhouse gases that cause global warming. Argentina’s National Institute of Agricultural Technology (INTA) has …

Cristina Fernandez Recovering from Hematoma Op Cristina Fernandez Recovering from Hematoma Op

Tuesday, Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner came out of a successful surgery to remove blood from the surface of her brain. She is expected to make a full recovery, says government spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro. He reports that, “She is …

Andes Man: Survived on Rats, Raisins for 4 Months Andes Man: Survived on Rats, Raisins for 4 Months
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In a wonderfully inspiring story of survival, a motorcyclist from Uruguay got lost in the Andes Mountain snowstorms during the South American winter for over four months. Discovered by Argentine officials who choppered over 9,000 feet above sea level to …

Inca Mummies: Sacrificed Children Were Drugged First Inca Mummies: Sacrificed Children Were Drugged First

The perfectly preserved bodies of three Inca children are giving scientists new clues into how their people performed rituals–such as child sacrifice–and how they prepared for the event. The 500-year old mummified remains of a 13-year old girl and two …

Aníbal Troilo Gets A Google Doodle Aníbal Troilo Gets A Google Doodle

Google is celebrating the birthday of Argentine tango musician Aníbal Troilo on is homepage in Arentina. Troilo played bandoneon, and was a composer, arranger and bandleader. From Wikipedia: His orquesta típica was among the most popular with social dancers during …

Former Argentine Dictator Jorge Rafael Videla Dead Former Argentine Dictator Jorge Rafael Videla Dead

Jorge Rafael Videla, the former dictator of Argentina, has died at the age of 87. According to an Associated Press report, Videla died in the Marcos Paz prison in Argintina. He was found dead in his prison bed early Friday …

South Korean, Argentinian Google Antitrust Probes South Korean, Argentinian Google Antitrust Probes

It was recently reported that Google revealed in a SEC regulatory filing that it’s been under investigation in South Korea and Argentina for possible antitrust practices for some time now, and the search giant has been cooperating with the proceedings. …

Google Probed by Regulators in Argentina Google Probed by Regulators in Argentina

Google revealed that they are under investigation in a regulatory filing today. Argentinian and South Korean officials are currently examining some of Google’s business practices. There is no word on if officials have found any evidence of unfair practices yet. …

Miracle Morgue Baby Survives Being Put In Coffin Miracle Morgue Baby Survives Being Put In Coffin
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A couple in Argentina got the shock of their lives last week when they discovered their “stillborn” premature daughter still alive in the coffin hospital workers had placed her in. Analia Bouter and her husband, Fabian Veron, say they have …

Google Search Suggestions Generate Controversy in Argentina Google Search Suggestions Generate Controversy in Argentina
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A court in Argentina granted an injunction filed by Argentinian Jewish organization DAIA to have Google block certain sites from its search suggestions in its Argentina search engine. The organization has deemed the sites to be anti-Semitic and offensive, and …