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Argentine President Makes Incredible Pro-LGBT Gesture -- And It's Very Personal

Posted 04.02.2014 | Gay Voices

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner announced yesterday that she'll soon be the godmother to a lesbian couple's child. Karina Villaroel and Soled...

Argentina's Dubbing Decree Gets Praised And Parodied

AP | VALERIA AGIS | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Argentines call popcorn "pochoclo," but you wouldn't know that watching television here, where many shows are made in the U.S. and come dubbed by acto...

Argentine Courts Work to Restore Sanity to Country's Failed Economic Policies

Jerry Nelson | Posted 07.17.2013 | World
Jerry Nelson

The official inflation data has been widely viewed as inaccurate, created by a corrupt government to hide the real cost of inflation and allowing it to underpay it's debts.

LOOK: 21 Quotes From Powerful Latinas About Women

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.21.2013 | Latino Voices

¡Feliz Día de la Mujer! That's right, an entire 24 hours dedicated to demonstrating how much we appreciate the lovely ladies in our lives. Ye...

Will Correa Assume Chavez's Role Leading Latin American Socialism?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.05.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

With Hugo Chavez having now passed, the question of who will inherit his legacy as the vanguard of 21st century socialism in Latin America is foremost in the minds of many.

Argentine President Cristina Kirchner's Smart Advice For Mexico's First Female Presidential Candidate

| Posted 02.22.2012 | Women

By Torie Bosch (Click here for original article) Earlier this month, Josefina Vazquez Mota became Mexico's first female presidential candidate bac...

Argentina's President Undergoes Cancer Operation

Posted 01.04.2012 | World

A little over a week after Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner announced that she has thyroid cancer, the Argentine President is undergoing surgery in a ho...

Power, Grief Forged Argentine Leader's Character

AP | By MICHAEL WARREN and DEBORA REY | Posted 12.22.2011 | Latino Voices

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- There is a before and after to Cristina Fernandez, the combative Argentine leader likely to win a landslide re-election vic...

New Tango Argentino... Peronism and Globalism Hook Up

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 07.03.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Cristina Kirchner has moved her image to the political center to attract dollar investors. Instead of a dirty war, Argentina is fighting a war against food price inflation and syndicalists.

The "Hand of God" Haunts Ex-Superstar Maradona and Argentina's World Cup Hopes

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Eric Ehrmann

In a nation where sports and politics cooperate to form a sense of national identity, the Argentine Football Association selected Maradona, who has been out of the game for a decade, over a group of more qualified candidates.

Argentina Election: Ruling Party Of Cristina Fernandez Loses Seats

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The ruling party of Cristina Fernandez, the Argentine president, has lost seats in both houses of parliament, first official results from mid-term ele...

Argentina Election: Crime Wave Becomes Election Focus

wsj.com | MATTHEW MOFFETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUENOS AIRES -- Fear of an increasing crime wave in Argentina is turning into a major issue for President Cristina Kirchner's government ahead of next...

Cristina vs. Hillary: International Women's Day in Argentina

Odile Weissenborn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Odile Weissenborn

Despite the Argentine government's effort to make International Women's Day a public holiday, and despite its female president, Argentina isn't recognized for its prominent women.

A Study in Contrasts on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Steve Ralls | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Steve Ralls

The government of Argentina, an increasingly welcoming South American country when it comes to lesbians and gays, officially ended its prohibition on open service in the armed forces.

Latin America Sends Congratulations--and a Piece of its Mind

Laura Carlsen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Carlsen

Pundits have said that the election of Barack Obama to the presidency of the United States won't change the nation's world image overnight. But in ...