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Lucila Sigal

Amid fresh meltdown, Argentine film gives last laugh to victims of 2001 crisis

Aug 15 2019

With Argentina once again reeling from a financial crisis, a film released on Thursday shows residents from a village outside Buenos Aires pursuing the dream of many of those left penniless by the country's 2001 debt default: getting their money back.

Argentine opposition candidate says 'dialogue open' but blames Macri for meltdown

Aug 13 2019

BUENOS AIRES Opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez said he was willing to collaborate with Argentina's current government after his landslide victory in Sunday's primary election sent the peso currency, stocks and bonds reeling, but he placed responsibility for the market meltdown on President Mauricio Macri.

Argentine opposition candidate says 'dialogue open' but blames Macri for meltdown

Aug 13 2019

BUENOS AIRES, Aug 13 Opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez said he was willing to collaborate with Argentina's current government after his landslide victory in Sunday's primary election sent the peso currency, stocks and bonds reeling, but he placed responsibility for the market meltdown on President Mauricio Macri.

Argentine waste pickers find livelihood, community in mountain of trash

Jul 25 2019

JOSE LEON SUAREZ, Argentina Lorena Pastoriza, 45, is one of hundreds of informal waste pickers sifting thousand tonnes of trash per day in the poor neighborhood of José León Suárez in Argentina, making ends meet by organizing the rubbish left behind by others.

Argentine photo exhibit stirs memories of 1994 bombing attack on Jewish center

Jul 17 2019

BUENOS AIRES Julio Menajovsky was one of the first photographers to reach the scene of a devastating bombing at a Jewish cultural center in Argentina on the morning of July 18, 1994, that killed 85 people and wounded hundreds.

Argentine filmmaker shines light on country's abortion battle at Cannes

May 16 2019

BUENOS AIRES An Argentine documentary, set for its premiere at Cannes on Saturday, is taking on the highly-charged topic of abortion, an issue that has polarized the South American nation and sparked mass protests by people on both sides of the debate.

Will she, won't she? Argentine ex-president teases election run with book launch

May 09 2019

BUENOS AIRES A book launch in Buenos Aires became Argentina's hot ticket of the week, drawing raucous crowds on Thursday night to hear ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and fanning speculation about her plans to run in national elections later this year.

Will she, won't she? Argentine ex-president teases election run with book launch

May 09 2019

BUENOS AIRES, May 9 A book launch event in Buenos Aires is Argentina's hot ticket of the week.

Argentine graphic novel draws 'Dirty War' for new generation

May 06 2019

BUENOS AIRES An Argentine creative duo is looking to keep alive memories of the horrors faced by people during the country's so-called "Dirty War," turning to comic-book form to reach a generation who grew up after the end of the military dictatorship in 1983.

Pussy Riot dice movimiento de lucha por legalización del aborto en Argentina es inspirador

Apr 15 2019

BUENOS AIRES, 15 abr El grupo punk ruso anti-Kremlin Pussy Riot se presentó el domingo por primera vez en Argentina, donde declaró su admiración por el movimiento local de lucha por la igualdad de derechos para las mujeres y la legalización del aborto e instó a organizarse y no tener miedo.

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