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Lucila Sigal

'Pain into beauty': Argentine sculptor turns pandemic waste into art

Mar 26 2021

BUENOS AIRES Marcelo Toledo usually creates sculptures and jewelry out of metal. Now the Argentine artist is working with a new material: waste masks and syringes from the COVID-19 pandemic to create an exhibition exploring the painful impact of the virus. | Video

Widower turned sleuth reflects on old age in Oscar-nominated Chilean documentary

Mar 19 2021

BUENOS AIRES An 83-year-old widower on a mission to investigate potential abuse at a nursing home reveals telling lessons about the trials of growing old in Chilean filmmaker Maite Alberdi's Oscar-nominated documentary "The Mole Agent."

Night and day in South America: Buenos Aires welcomes nightlife, new lockdowns in Brazil

Mar 06 2021

BUENOS AIRES In Buenos Aires on Friday night the doors of the Colón Theater reopened for the first time in a year since being shut because of the coronavirus pandemic, a sign of how the capital of Argentina is slowly letting its hair down once again. | Video

Argentina lower house approves landmark bill to legalize abortion

Dec 11 2020

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) -Argentina's lower house of Congress approved a bill to legalize abortion in the early hours of Friday morning, a big step forward for the legislation that could set the tone for a wider shift in conservative Latin America.

Got to get you into my life: Argentine 'John Lennon' channels spirit of the Beatles

Dec 09 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentine Javier Parisi has been a mega fan of the Beatles since the age of eight - forming a tribute band, playing at Liverpool's Cavern Club, and promoting a biography in Spanish. He is also the spitting image of John Lennon.

Passionate and outrageous, Maradona had cult status beyond the pitch

Nov 25 2020

BUENOS AIRES Diego Maradona had more talent than almost any other footballer in history but his cult status in Argentina and around the world went far beyond the pitch. His flaws made him human and his battling nature won him adoration.

Passionate and outrageous, Maradona had cult status beyond the pitch

Nov 25 2020

BUENOS AIRES Diego Maradona had more talent than almost any other footballer in history but his cult status in Argentina and around the world went far beyond the pitch. His flaws made him human and his battling nature won him adoration.

Argentina escalates border security after tip about explosives

Nov 14 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentina said on Saturday it would tighten security at its border with Paraguay after its embassy in the United Kingdom received an anonymous tip alerting authorities to the possiblity of bomb-making materials entering across its northern border.

Argentina´s Chubut Province strikes debt deal with creditors

Nov 14 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's Chubut Province said on Saturday it had struck a debt deal in principle with a majority of its creditors after a successful sovereign debt restructuring earlier this year opened the door for local governments to resolve their regional crises.

'Goodbye, teacher': Argentina mourns after death of beloved cartoonist Quino

Oct 01 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentines held a day of national mourning after the death of the country's beloved cartoonist "Quino," whose comic character Mafalda, an Argentine girl with shock black hair and strong political views, drew admirers around the world.

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