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

17 May 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

10 May 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

09 May 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

06 May 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

15 Apr 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.

Maradona to legally recognise three children he has in Cuba - Argentine lawyer

08 Mar 2019

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's 1986 World Cup soccer winning captain Diego Maradona has three children in Cuba and will travel to the country to legally recognise them, his lawyer told Argentine media.

Argentine, British veterans of Falklands War relive memories in theater

09 Oct 2018

BUENOS AIRES Thirty-six years after Argentina and Britain fought a war over the remote Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic, an Argentine playwright is bringing veterans from both sides together on stage to reconstruct their experiences.

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