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Argentina's navy chief sacked over submarine tragedy

Argentina dismissed its naval chief on Saturday, the most high-profile officer to be fired a month after a submarine went missing with 44 crew …

Mauricio Macri

Argentina dismisses navy chief amid submarine investigation

Argentina fired the head of its navy Saturday in the first disciplinary action after one of its submarines vanished with 44 crew members aboard last month.<p>The firing of Navy Admiral Marcelo Srur by Defense Minister Oscar Aguad came as authorities continue to investigate what happened to the ARA San …

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Argentina fires head of navy after submarine tragedy

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina fired the head of its navy a month after a submarine disappeared in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members onboard, a government spokesman said on Saturday.<p>Local paper La Nacion had reported earlier, citing anonymous sources, that Navy Admiral Marcelo Eduardo …

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Navy in crisis over missing sub

Admiral Marcelo Eduardo Hipolito Srur was sacked by the country’s defence minister, Sky News reports.<p>It is the first known disciplinary action that …

Mauricio Macri

Where You Should Go In 2018: Airbnb's Official Trending Destinations

If you can’t decide where to travel to in 2018, why not check out where everyone else is heading. Perhaps they know something you don’t? Certainly, …

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Argentina fires head of navy a month after submarine vanished

Argentina has fired the head of its navy a month after one of its submarines vanished with 44 crew members on board.<p><b>More follows...</b><p>Top …

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ARA San Juan: Argentina sacks navy chief over submarine tragedy

Argentina has sacked the head of its navy, a month after one of its submarines went missing in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members on board.<p>The removal of Admiral Marcelo Eduardo Hipolito Srur is the first known disciplinary action taken since contact was lost with the ARA San Juan on November …

ARA San Juan

Thyssenkrupp has offered help to Argentina over disappeared submarine

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's Thyssenkrupp, has offered assistance to Argentinian authorities in an investigation into the disappearance of a submarine last month, a spokesman said on Friday.<p>The ARA San Juan was delivered in 1985 and built by a unit of Thyssen AG, which merged with Krupp to form …

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Was Argentine submarine that disappeared with 44 crew members being 'chased by British helicopter' before it vanished?

The Argentine submarine that disappeared with 44 crew members on board was being "chased by a British helicopter" before it vanished, it was …

ARA San Juan

20 Trending Travel Destinations for 2018

Gangneung, Korea<p>Indicative of the excitement for the 2018 Winter Games, Gangneung, Korea — a city on the east coast of South Korea — tops the list of …

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Missing Argentine Submarine Latest: ‘New Objects’ Found During Search For ARA San Juan

The search for Argentina’s missing military submarine continued on this week almost a month after the vessel went missing. Authorities said a “new …

World News

The Gap Between The Army And Society In Argentina – Analysis

By<p>By Eugenia Rosales Matienzo*<p>Two full days had passed after the disappearance of the submarine ARA San Juan before Argentine naval spokesman Enrique …

ARA San Juan

Search for missing sub akin to looking for "cigarette on football field," says Argentine Navy - Xinhua

BUENOS AIRES, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- The Argentine Navy on Friday underscored the difficulty of locating the missing ARA San Juan submarine, more than …

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MICA: Upstart Mexico City Market Looks to Impact with High-End TV, Impressive Docs and Female-Led Fiction

This week, organized by the Imcine Mexican Film-TV Institute, Mexico City’s Mercado Industria Cine y Audiovisual in Mexico City is set to showcase a …

Mexico

Last Known Photo Of Missing Argentine Submarine ARA San Juan Released

What appeared to be the last known photograph of a missing Argentine submarine was released online this week. The photo, which was tweeted by the …

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‘A Fantastic Woman,’ ‘A Monster Calls,’ ‘Devil’s Freedom,’ ‘Narcos’ Top 2017 Fénix Awards

For a second consecutive year, top honors at Mexico’s Fénix Film Awards were reserved for a Chilean film. Sebastián Lelio’s “A Fantastic Woman,” took …

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A Cruel History Lesson In Argentina's Vanishing Submarine

<i>-Essay-</i><p><b>BUENOS AIRES</b> — We are enslaved by what we deny, and transformed by what we are able to truly accept. This wise reflection was made by someone …

‘We are in the sixth day of oxygen’: Widening search finds no sign of missing Argentine submarine

Print<p>BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Ships and planes combed a wider area of the frigid South Atlantic on Tuesday in a fruitless hunt for signs of a …

Buenos Aires

Explosion Likely Killed Crew of Argentine Submarine, Defense Minister Says

The Argentine military believes an explosion caused the disappearance of a naval submarine in November and that its 44 crew members perished in the …

ARA San Juan

Argentina seen sticking with submarine program despite disaster

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina and other South American countries are likely to maintain or increase their submarine programs despite the scrutiny that has followed the fatal loss of an Argentine sub in South Atlantic waters last month, defense specialists said.<p>The disappearance of the ARA San …

Latin America

US, Russia deep-search vessels join hunt for Argentine sub

U.S and Russian ships carrying remotely operated vehicles capable of deep seafloor searches are joining other vessels hunting for an Argentine …

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Russia's remote-controlled submersible Pantera Plus to search for missing Argentine submarine

<b>Buenos Aires:</b> The search for the ARA San Juan, the Argentine navy submarine that disappeared 18 days ago, was now focusing on an area where the ocean …

ARA San Juan

The San Juan's Final Hours: The Loss of an Argentine Submarine

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina—Susana Miguens last spoke with her son in early November, when he called from the world’s southernmost city, Ushuaia, to say the submarine he served on would soon set out to chase down illegal fishing vessels in the frigid waters off southern Argentina.<p>Argentine Navy Seaman …

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The San Juan’s Final Hours: The Loss of an Argentine Submarine

Navy and outside experts suspect a blast caused by a battery mishap killed the San Juan’s crew and sent the vessel to the seafloor<p>MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina—Susana Miguens last spoke with her son in early November, when he called from the world’s southernmost city, Ushuaia, to say the submarine he …

Families of missing submarine crew livid with Argentine government, president

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 3 (Reuters) – Dozens of relatives of the 44 crew members of an Argentine submarine that went missing on November 15 marched from a …

Mauricio Macri

Argentina checking another deep-water object in sub search

Argentina's navy says it's trying to make a visual inspection of another object that registered on a sonar search for remains of a submarine that …

ARA San Juan

Argentina chasing new lead in search for missing submarine

LA PAZ, Bolivia – An unmanned Russian submersible is examining a blurry image which shows an object about the same size as an Argentine submarine that went missing on Nov. 15 with 44 crew members aboard.<p>The image was given "priority" for review on Saturday because it shows an object about 60 meters …

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World<p>Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky were honored as USA Swimming's top male and female athletes of 2017 at the Golden Goggles awards on …

ARA San Juan

Object found was sunken fishing vessel, not missing sub

LA PAZ, Bolivia -- The blurry sonar image of an object deep in the South Atlantic was a sunken fishing vessel not an Argentine submarine that went …

Bolivia

Argentina on the Rise: Paula Martel

BUENOS AIRES — Few directors made a bolder presentation at Mar del Plata’s Film.Ar pitching sessions than Paula Martel, who pulled out a (mock) …

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