Argentina Wants Former Military Officer, Now Living in Miami, Extradited to Face Charges for Decades-Old Murders

On the surface, Roberto Guillermo Bravo epitomizes the successful American immigrant. Born and raised in Argentina, he graduated from the country’s naval academy and served as a lieutenant before coming to the United States to work as a military attaché in the Argentine Embassy. After retiring from the military, Bravo moved with his family to … Continue reading Argentina Wants Former Military Officer, Now Living in Miami, Extradited to Face Charges for Decades-Old Murders

Argentina and Chile Suspend Flights from UK as New Variant Coronavirus Spreads in Britain

Argentina and Chile announced late Sunday that they are suspending flights from the UK after health officials in Britain confirmed that a new variant of the coronavirus was rapidly spreading in the country. Argentina has reported 41,813 deaths so far from COVID-19 while over 1.5 million people have been infected. In Chile, those who do … Continue reading Argentina and Chile Suspend Flights from UK as New Variant Coronavirus Spreads in Britain

Thousands Take to the Streets to Bid Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Farewell

Tens of thousands of fans eager to honor Diego Maradona lined up to file past the coffin of Argentina's most iconic soccer star on Thursday, some confronting police who tried to maintain order at the country's presidential mansion. Some threw bottles and pieces of metal fencing at police near the Casa Rosada in the heart … Continue reading Thousands Take to the Streets to Bid Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Farewell

Argentina’s Senate Prepares for Vote on Expanding Legal Abortion

Argentina’s Senate will decide next week whether to give final approval to a government-backed bill that would expand the availability of legal abortion, a proposal that has divided a society with strong ties to the Roman Catholic church. On December 11, the lower house of Congress approved the measure, which would allow interruption of pregnancies … Continue reading Argentina’s Senate Prepares for Vote on Expanding Legal Abortion

Argentina’s Peronist Government Experiences Economic Wins and Losses in Its First Year

Argentina’s Peronist government has had a wild ride in its first year of government: a sovereign default, mammoth debt restructurings, sliding reserves, a currency crisis and a weak economy battered by COVID-19. There have been wins and losses since taking office in December last year. Debt deals were struck that allowed the government to revamp … Continue reading Argentina’s Peronist Government Experiences Economic Wins and Losses in Its First Year

Putin’s Hesitation to Take Coronavirus Vaccine Causes Concern in Argentina

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s comments Thursday about waiting to take the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine due to his age, reverberated in Argentina where the government plans to use the shot to initially immunize priority groups including the elderly. Argentine President Alberto Fernandez, 61, said last week that the first supplies of the Russian vaccine should … Continue reading Putin’s Hesitation to Take Coronavirus Vaccine Causes Concern in Argentina

Catholic Bishops Condemn Argentine Government’s ‘Feverish Obsession’ With Legalizing Abortion

As the Argentine Senate gears up to vote on a bill to legalize abortion, the bishops released a searing Christmas message saying that this “feverish obsession” from the government to end the country’s protection of the unborn further darkened a bleak national situation. “This Christmas finds us in a historical moment where we need an … Continue reading Catholic Bishops Condemn Argentine Government’s ‘Feverish Obsession’ With Legalizing Abortion

Argentina Passes New Tax on the Rich as Coronavirus Costs Soar

Argentina has passed a new tax on its wealthiest people to pay for medical supplies and relief measures amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Senators passed the one-off levy - dubbed the "millionaire's tax" - by 42 votes to 26 on Friday. Those with assets worth more than 200 million pesos ($2.5m; £1.8m) - some 12,000 … Continue reading Argentina Passes New Tax on the Rich as Coronavirus Costs Soar

Pro-Life Activists Condemn Cheers and Celebration as Argentina’s Lower House Passes Bill Legalizing Abortion

Demonstrators stood outside Buenos Aires last Friday, where they erupted in cheers upon learning the Argentinian lower house passed a bill to legalize abortion up to the 14th week of pregnancy. The bill’s passage, which comes at a time when abortion is wildly celebrated by the left, was met with intense backlash from pro-life leaders … Continue reading Pro-Life Activists Condemn Cheers and Celebration as Argentina’s Lower House Passes Bill Legalizing Abortion

Closing of El Palomar Airport Symbolizes Argentina’s Troubles

On December 12th, the government of Argentina decided to stop commercial flights at El Palomar airport, an airfield in the center of the Buenos Aires metropolitan area. A long-running large military facility, it had been transformed during the Mauricio Macri administration into a vibrant hub for a number of low-cost airlines with the hope they would … Continue reading Closing of El Palomar Airport Symbolizes Argentina’s Troubles

Maluma and CNCO Win Their First-Ever Moon Persons at 2020 MTV VMAs

Both Maluma and CNCO were present at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards Sunday night (Aug. 30), where they all not only performed on the innovative stage at Brooklyn's Skyline Drive-In New York City, but also nabbed Moon Persons. Rocking a neon yellow suit and accompanied by a group of dancers (all wearing their masks), the Colombian singer performed … Continue reading Maluma and CNCO Win Their First-Ever Moon Persons at 2020 MTV VMAs

Nicky Jam Buys School in New Jersey

While many artists are getting innovative with their music careers during the coronavirus pandemic, Nicky Jam is buying buildings. On an Instagram post shared Wednesday (Sept. 2), the Puerto Rican star announced to his nearly 40 million followers that he bought an entire school edifice. “From being expelled from school to buying a school,” he expressed. “If … Continue reading Nicky Jam Buys School in New Jersey

Amazon Scraps “Cortés y Moctezuma” Miniseries Starring Javier Bardem Due to Coronavirus

Amazon has scrapped plans to resume production and complete Cortés y Moctezuma, its epic four-hour miniseries starring and executive produced by Oscar winner Javier Bardem and executive produced by Gael García Bernal and Diego Luna. The Amazon Studios/Amblin Partners project, described as the largest Spanish-language production of all time, was two weeks into filming in Mexico when it was shut down … Continue reading Amazon Scraps “Cortés y Moctezuma” Miniseries Starring Javier Bardem Due to Coronavirus

WATCH: J Balvin Reveals He is Recovering from Coronavirus After Getting It ‘Bad,’ Warns Fans ‘This Isn’t a Joke’

While accepting the video with a purpose award for his music video "Rojo" at Premios Juventud 2020, J Balvin revealed he tested positive for coronavirus and is on the road to recovery. In a pre-recorded video, Balvin, who spoke from his native Medellín, Colombia, said, "At this moment, I'm just getting better from COVID-19. These have been … Continue reading WATCH: J Balvin Reveals He is Recovering from Coronavirus After Getting It ‘Bad,’ Warns Fans ‘This Isn’t a Joke’

Maluma, J Balvin, CNCO to Perform at 2020 MTV VMAs

MTV announced four additions to its Video Music Awards lineup on Tuesday (Aug. 11). The Weeknd and Maluma will each perform on the show for the second time. Roddy Ricch and Latin boy band CNCO will each perform for the first time. BTS, Doja Cat and J Balvin were announced as performers last week. The Aug. 30 show, to be hosted by Keke Palmer, will be held at … Continue reading Maluma, J Balvin, CNCO to Perform at 2020 MTV VMAs