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31 Dec 2020
Pro-choice activists celebrated on the streets on Wednesday as Argentina joined a handful of South American nations to legalize abortion, a landmark decision in a country where the Catholic Church has long held sway.
27 Dec 2020
At the entrance to Argentina's Congress is a plaque reminding legislators that Our Lady of Lujan is the patron saint of the country's political parties -- a not-so-subtle no
8 Dec 2020
After only 60 years on earth, Diego Amanda Maradona, the short, stumpy man from Argentina who brought mesmerism to football and joy to mankind has received the last red card.
2 Dec 2020
Sometimes, a person lives a simple but active life as a citizen in a country without holding any high public office. Yet at the end of his or her span through his or her little contribution to society,
26 Nov 2020
In 1982, I watched my first ever World Cup, hosted by Spain. During the championship, my favourite team was Brazil. With an array of talented stars such as Zico, Eders, Socrates, Junior, Falcao and a host of others, the Brazilians were a wonder to watch. Ironically, it was the less fanciful but efficient Italians that…
26 Nov 2020
Stunned Argentines were plunged into grief Wednesday by the death of the country's favourite son Diego Maradona, a sublimely gifted sporting hero they saw as "the most human of Gods."
14 Nov 2020
Lionel Messi was left fuming with the referee after he had a goal harshly disallowed by VAR as Argentina were held to a 1-1 draw by Paraguay in South American World Cup qualifying. Messi, who is playing with an ankle issue at the moment, was left dismayed when Paraguay was awarded a first-half penalty for…
13 Nov 2020
Argentina had to come from behind to draw 1-1 with Paraguay in a World Cup qualifier at La Bombonera on Thursday, and Lionel Messi had what might have been a winning goal disallowed in the second half.
6 Nov 2020
November 6th 2020 marks an anniversary of great relevance in the protracted sovereignty dispute over the Question of the Malvinas Islands...
26 Sep 2020
An Argentinian lawmaker has been forced to resign after being suspended for kissing a woman's breasts during an online parliamentary session. Juan Emilio Ameri, 47, shocked fellow lawmakers during a debate about pension fund investments when he allowed a woman sit on his laps and snuggled her before pulling down her top to expose and…
11 Sep 2020
Lionel Messi can play in Argentina’s opening World Cup qualifier next month because the statute of limitations has run out on the ban he was given during last year’s Copa America, the president of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) said on Thursday.
30 Jun 2020
Former Argentina president Carlos Menem was discharged from hospital on Monday after two weeks receiving treatment for pneumonia, local media reported.

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