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Miguel Lobianco

Argentina hits 10,000 coronavirus cases, outpaced by LatAm neighbors

May 22 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentina surpassed 10,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus on Friday, after recording the highest single-day increase since the start of the pandemic.

'Ridiculous' block-long lines at banks greet Argentine pensioners, at high risk for coronavirus

Apr 03 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's elderly, the highest-risk group for coronavirus complications, crowded in long lines on Friday to withdraw pensions as banks scrambled to keep up with demand and extended their hours through the weekend amid a national quarantine.

Unable to work, Argentines at the fringes turn to army for food

Mar 26 2020

QUILMES, Argentina In a suburb of Quilmes, south of Buenos Aires, dozens wait in line at an army field kitchen to get rations of food, their pockets emptier than normal due to a nationwide shutdown aimed at stemming the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

Asian elephant in Argentina packs trunk for long trip to Brazil

Feb 20 2020

BUENOS AIRES Mara the elephant is packing for what may be the final trip of her 54-year life spent globe-trotting from India to Germany before joining circuses in Montevideo and Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she has been for the last 25 years.

In farm-rich Argentina, hunger cries ring in leaders' ears amid crisis

Oct 10 2019

CLAYPOLE, Argentina In the hard-up neighborhood of Claypole on the outskirts of Argentine capital Buenos Aires, Elena Escobar makes her way to the local Caritas Felices soup kitchen to serve food to street children who scrape by from meal to meal. | Video

Argentina eases residency application for Venezuelan immigrants

Feb 22 2018

BUENOS AIRES Argentina is giving Venezuelan immigrants extra time to present documents needed to obtain residency due to delays in obtaining paperwork from their homeland, the head of the country's migration authority said on Thursday.

Women in Argentina protest after murder of 16-year-old girl

Oct 19 2016

BUENOS AIRES Tens of thousands of women across Argentina protested gender-related violence on Wednesday after the rape and murder of a 16-year-old girl in a coastal town last week.

Messi tops Bauza's agenda as Argentina coach is formally unveiled

Aug 05 2016

BUENOS AIRES New Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza believes a softy, softly approach is the way to try to bring talisman Lionel Messi back into the national team.

From bullying victim, Argentine wrestler seeks Olympic gold

Jul 08 2016

BUENOS AIRES Bullied by a boy in her primary school, Argentine Patricia Bermudez learnt to fight to get back at him and is now on her way to her second Olympic Games as a wrestler.

Post-'Lucha', Argentina's Leonas target elusive gold medal

May 18 2016

BUENOS AIRES Argentina have the ability to win an elusive Olympic gold medal in women's hockey at the Rio Games despite losing talismanic, eight-times world player of the year Luciana Aymar, coach Gabriel Minadeo said.

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