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Lionel Messi Kicks Barcelona Into Quarter-Finals

Lionel Messi Kicks Barcelona Into Quarter-Finals

By Val Powell March 13, 2014

Lionel Messi’s left foot scored the goal that placed Barcelona into the quarterfinals when the team won against Manchester City in the Champions League. Barcelona has been in a slump lately, and Messi’s winning kick has broken the spell. 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 …

Argentina Becomes 25th Country to Get YouTube
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Google has launched YouTube in Argentina, making it the 25th country to have its own version of the site. 

"This means that Argentines will be able to more easily discover local talent like GuadalajaraMan, UESiglo21, farolatino, casiangeles or yoteloexplico, as well as view the most popular and most viewed videos in their country," says YouTube. 

Google Giveaways Now Include Villages
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People care a lot about national borders – there’s a great scene from the “Blackadder” series, for example, in which one soldier tries to convince another of the value of the seventeen square feet of land they’ve gained.  But if seventeen square feet is a cause for celebration, Argentina must now be throwing a heck of a party – Google tried to give it a whole village.

Scotiabank Seeks $600 Million From Argentina
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Scotiabank is seeking more than US$600 million from the Government of the Republic of Argentina under a treaty intended to protect the interests of investors of one country doing business in the other.

Argentina Debt to Be Restructured

Creditors in Argentina accepted an offer from the government to restructure $81 billion of the country’s debt.