Cristina Fernandez at United Nations General Assembly
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez Tries to Silence Critics in the U.S.
By Samantha Leal | 09/26/2012 - 10:04

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has been on a U.S. tour this week, and she has been sending a message to all naysayers in Washington and on Wall Street who say Argentina is headed for an economic disaster: you're wrong.


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The Beginner's Guide to Wine
By Alanna Nunez | 07/26/2012 - 17:00

It's 6:30 p.m. and you're at the grocery store hoping to pick up a bottle of wine for dinner with friends. Staring at rows and rows of bottles, you might be thinking, how do I know which one to pick? How do I know which one tastes good? And how can I pick a bottle that's high quality -- but won't break the bank? 

 


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EXCLUSIVE: 'The Artist' Star Bérénice Bejo Reveals Why Her Parents Fled Argentina
By Lee Hernandez | 12/15/2011 - 17:16

Argentinean actress Bérénice Bejo received a Golden Globe nomination this morning for her charming performance in the French-silent film, The Artist.


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WATCH: Argentinean Oscar Contender Bérénice Bejo Dishes on 'The Artist'
By Lee Hernandez | 12/13/2011 - 15:25

Congratulations Bérénice Bejo! The Argentinean actress—who we’ve been predicting will get an Oscar nomination this year—received a Best Supporting Actress Critics Choice Award nomination this morning for her terrific turn in the much-buzzed about French silent film, The Artist!


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Cristina Kirchner Wins Argentina Elections!
Cristina de Kirchner Wins Argentina Elections!
By Amaris Castillo | 10/24/2011 - 12:15

Congrats to Cristina de Kirchner! The Argentinean president was recently re-elected as president of the South American country, according to The Guardian. The 58-year-old reportedly earned the widest victory margin in the country’s history with 53 percent of the vote a majority of polling stations reported results.


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Latina Selected as One of CNN’s Top 10 Heroes
By Amaris Castillo | 09/23/2011 - 09:00

One of CNN’s Top 10 Heroes for 2011 is Latina. Mexican psychologist Elena Durón Miranda was recently selected for her work with poverty-stricken children in Argentina. The CNN Hero initiative spotlights those striving to spur change in the world. A decade ago, Durón Miranda traveled to Argentina to research communities wrought with poverty. What she found were children collecting food and various items from a trash dump.


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Ricky Martin Visits La Casa Rosada in Argentina
Ricky Martin Visits Argentina's Casa Rosada in Preparation for 'Evita'
By Amaris Castillo | 09/21/2011 - 15:30

As we previously reported, Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin is set to star in the revival of Evita.


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Jorge Luis Borges: 5 Essential Reads
By Mariela Rosario | 08/24/2011 - 14:30

We woke up this morning to find famed Argentinian author Jorge Luis Borges trending on Twitter and were sort of confused. We love magic realism as much as the next literary chica, but we had to get to the bottom of the trend.


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The Latina Behind the Twilight Leak
The Latina Behind the 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn' Leak
By Amaris Castillo | 08/09/2011 - 13:45

The studio company behind the famous Twilight saga released a new statement in response to the young Argentinean woman who reportedly hacked into private servers and stole photographs, unfinished images, and video footage from the franchise’s Breaking Dawn film.


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Legendary Folk Singer Facundo Cabral Murdered in Guatemala
Legendary Folk Singer Facundo Cabral Murdered in Guatemala
By Amaris Castillo | 07/11/2011 - 10:30

Latin America lost a legend this past weekend. Facundo Cabral was shot and killed on Saturday in Guatemala. The 74-year-old Argentine singer/song-writer was en route to Guatemala City’s airport when unidentified gunmen in unmarked vehicles drove up beside Cabral and his team and opened fire. Cabral was shot at least eight times. His concert promoter, Henry Fariña, and road manager Dad Llanos, were wounded.


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