Buenos Aires

Body found in icy river could sway Argentina's midterm elections

Tests expected to confirm the cadaver is Santiago Maldonado, an activist missing since a security forces raid in August, which could be bad news for ruling party<p>Forensic tests on a body found floating in the icy waters of a river in southern Argentina could determine the result of midterm elections …

News

Argentina sees corn planting up 5.2 percent amid global grains glut

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine farmers are expected to expand corn planting by 5.2 percent this season, the government said on Thursday, as the free-market policies of President Mauricio Macri encourage crop rotation after decades of over-planting soy.<p>A corn field is seen at the town of …

Agriculture

Lunfardo: How Italians Influenced a Whole New South American Slang

In Argentina, as in many other countries in South America, Spanish is the national language. This was due to the colonisation of South America by …

Language

La Cumbrecita: A slice of Bavaria in the heart of Argentina

Argentina

Argentine mid-term campaign pauses after body found in Patagonia

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Major parties running in Sunday's mid-term congressional election in Argentina suspended their campaigns on Wednesday after a body, thought to be that a young protester who went missing more than two months ago, was found in a river.<p>A government spokeswoman said President …

World News

My Next BIG Adventure: A Trip to Antarctica! Do You Want a Postcard?

Back in the 60s, only a handful of travelers had the desire to go on a trip to Antarctica. After the success of that ship’s voyage, it inspired more …

Falkland Islands

Sir Ben Kingsley and Oscar Isaac star in movie about Mossad's most famous operation

Cameras are currently rolling in Buenos Aires, where a host of Jewish actors have joined Sir Ben Kingsley, who is playing the leading role in a movie …

Jewish Culture

The Best Italian Restaurants in Argentina

Routinely lauded as the best pizza in Buenos Aires, Siamo Nel Forno is the only place in the city to try some super-legit Napoletana. Their pizza …

Restaurants

How to cycle across South America with absolutely no money

Starting on the Pacific coast of Ecuador, adventurer and philanthropist Laura Bingham relies on foraging, fishing, and favours from locals to reach …

South America

Body of missing protester may have been found in Argentina

Argentine investigators think they have found the body of a protester whose disappearance more than two months ago prompted large demonstrations …

Argentina

Pope Francis speaks candidly to the church in a new book of interviews

“I desire a church that knows how to insert itself into the conversations of people, that knows how to dialogue. It is the church of Emmaus, in which …

Christianity

Argentina’s hot weathergirl steps into the boxing ring

Sol Perez — the Argentinian weathergirl who has become a social-media sensation for her sexy snaps on Instagram — has taken the boxing world by storm.<p>…

Lifestyle

Argentina’s Most Powerful Women Face Off in Buenos Aires Vote

As Buenos Aires goes to the polls for midterm elections, Maria Eugenia Vidal is everywhere -- except on the ballot.<p>Vidal is the province’s governor, …

Business

Feminists in Pope’s Argentina stage ‘Topless Protest’ against the Church

ROME — Women displaying their naked torsos, demanding legal and free abortion and recognition of prostitution as a legitimate trade, assaulted a …

Pope Francis

2018 Youth Olympic Qualifying Procedure

FINA and USA Swimming have announced the qualifying times and procedures for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina.<p>Buenos Aires is …

Olympics

These Are the Most (And Least) Safe Cities in the World

The Economist Intelligence Unit's third annual Safe Cities Index has ranked four East Asian and three European cities in the top 10, with the top …

Cities

Here are the world’s 10 most dangerous cities for women and what they have in common.

According to a Thompson Reuters Foundation survey, a ranking of the worst mega-cities for women finds that not one of the top 10 is in the U.S. — and only two are in the Western hemisphere.<p>What are the top 10 mega-cities in this poll?<p>The top 10 cities, starting with the worst, are:<p>Cairo, …

Conservative View

Classic Sights of Buenos Aires

Collected by Bridget Gleeson, AFAR Local Expert<p>List View<p>Map View<p>Going to Buenos Aires? Chances are you'll want to check these monuments - plazas, …

Travel

Argentine club line up with 10 Messis in tribute to World Cup qualifying hero Leo

Only Sacachispas' goalkeeper showed his face in a team photo that served to thank Leo for getting the Albiceleste into the Russia finalsArgentine …

Soccer

Expanding Limbs

<b>As in a childhood nightmare</b> — well recalled in Michel Gondry’s <i>The Science of Sleep</i> — limbs in Gerardo Feldstein’s tiny figures expand dramatically, …

Argentina

5 of South America’s most romantic spots

For those in search of a romantic experience that’s different from what’s found in a typical vacation package, South America offers some of the most …

South America

Jewish coach leads Colombia into soccer’s World Cup

Jose Pekerman, born in Argentina, is a descendant of Ukrainian immigrantsThe post Jewish coach leads Colombia into soccer’s World Cup appeared first …

FIFA

Waiters race to be crowned fastest server in Argentina

Hundreds of cafe staff took part in contest to cross the finish line first...without spilling a drop from their trays.

Argentina

ULTRA Worldwide Completes 2017 World Tour

<b>RELEASES INCREDIBLE 2017 STATISTICS</b><p><b>OVER 1 MILLION PEOPLE ATTEND ULTRA EVENTS FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR</b><p><b>ULTRA PRODUCES 45 EVENTS IN 20 COUNTRIES</b> …

Jorge Savoretti Next on Priku's Atipic

Buenos Aires’ Jorge Savoretti is up next on Adrian Niculae (a.k.a Priku)'s Atipic label. Atipic 004 is the fourth Atipic release, following on from …

Music

Mipcom: ‘Las Vegas, Mendoza,’ ‘File 13,’ ‘Everything I Like,’ at Snack & Screen from Argentina

Mariano Cócolo’s “Las Vegas, Mendoza,” Gustavo Caro’s “File 13” and Sergio Acosta’s “Everything I Like,” three TV fiction projects which have won …

Argentina

Where to Go in South America: A Cheat Sheet to the Continent's Countries and Territories

A word of warning: Once you touch down in South America, there's a high chance you won't want to return home. Yes, it's a big place, with 13 …

South America

The 5 Best Steakhouses in Buenos Aires: A Meat-Lover's Guide

Steak bears the same relationship to other types of food that the lion bears to the jungle, or Louix XIV bore to the French: It is indisputably king. But the question of where to find the best steak—the king of kings—kindles considerable debate. Within the U.S., both Chicago and Texas make strong …

Lifestyle

Joy as Argentinian shul appoints first rabbi in 20 years

Thousands celebrate as Shuva Yisrael community in Buenos Aires inaugurates first rabbi in two decades during Sukkot holiday.

Argentina

Buenos Aires Travel Guide

Best Time To Visit<p>Buenos Aires radiates all year-long, but fall (from April to June) and spring (from September to December) are the best seasons to …

Travel