Darwin’s Frog Species Believed Extinct

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

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

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, Argentine President, Out of Surgery

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

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

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

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 at Age 87

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 Nothing New

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 & South Korea

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.…