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Moody’s: Argentina’s ‘Decline’ a Threat to Latin America Region

Moody’s: Argentina’s ‘Decline’ a Threat to Latin America Region

ARGENTINEPOST – Ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service has warned the South American country can be “harmful” for Latin America, stating Argentina’s economy is in “decline” and qualifying the country as “highly risky.” “Inflation, high interest rates and recession have forced Argentine consumers to cut expenses, which would impact negatively on the region, especially on Brazil, […]

‘Nothing Will Condition The Agreements Between Argentina and China’

‘Nothing Will Condition The Agreements Between Argentina and China’

ARGENTINEPOST – Federal Planning Minister Julio De Vido spoke about US Judge Thomas Griesa’s adverse rulings in Argentina’s battle against its holdout creditors and stated that “nothing outside of the two countries will condition the agreements signed between Argentina and China.” “It is very difficult to reach agreements with China due to cultural differences, but […]

Short-term Rental Homes in Orlando Receive Most of Their Investors from China, UK, Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina

Short-term Rental Homes in Orlando Receive Most of Their Investors from China, UK, Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina

ARGENTINEPOST – Vacation rental services that allow travelers from all over the world to stay in private residences rather than hotels are vigorously growing in Orlando Florida, USA. Roger Soderstrom, owner of Stirling Sotheby’s International Realty in Orlando Florida said “there is a new trend in the tourism in Orlando for families who want the […]

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K Legislator Wants to Regulate City Sex Work

K Legislator Wants to Regulate City Sex Work

ARGENTINEPOST – A Victory Front (FpV) lawmaker wants to force sex workers in Buenos Aires City to register their names with authorities in order to legally carry out their activity. The registration process is part of a larger bill that seeks to impose regulation on the sector in order to “distinguish sexual work from human-trafficking,” […]

Vila Matas to Open Filba Fest in BA Today

Vila Matas to Open Filba Fest in BA Today

ARGENTINEPOST – Spanish writer Enrique Vila Matas will read today on the tension between literature and life. Week-long literary festival kicks off simultaneously in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay The Filba literary festival, aimed at strengthening the cultural bonds between Argentina and neighbouring countries, opens today simultaneously in Argentina, Chile and, for the first time, Uruguay. This […]

Gender Equality is  Your Issue Too

Gender Equality is Your Issue Too

ARGENTINEPOST – The following speech was delivered by UN Women Goodwill Ambassador and actress Emma Watson at the launch of the “HeForShe” campaign at United Nations Headquarters in New York on Saturday. Today we are launching a campaign called “HeForShe.” I am reaching out to you because I need your help. We want to end […]

Technology

UN Climate Summit Sets Goals to Save Forests, Use Clean Energy

UN Climate Summit Sets Goals to Save Forests, Use Clean Energy

ARGENTINEPOST – A United Nations summit on climate change agreed to widen the use of renewable energy and raise billions of dollars in aid for developing countries in an effort to increase the prospects for a wide-ranging deal to slow global warming. The one-day summit, hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, set goals to halt […]

US Conducts Five More Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq Against Islamic State

US Conducts Five More Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq Against Islamic State

ARGENTINEPOST – The United States military today confirmed it had launched five more airstrikes targeting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq in the latest round of attacks on the militant group. One strike hit Syria northwest of the Iraqi city of Al Qa’im, US Central Command said in a statement. Two strikes hit were west […]

WTO Cuts World Trade Growth Forecasts for 2014 and 2015

WTO Cuts World Trade Growth Forecasts for 2014 and 2015

ARGENTINEPOST – Global goods trade will grow less than hoped this year and next, and factors including regional conflicts and the Ebola outbreak are putting a quick return to stronger growth at risk, the World Trade Organization said today. Trade in goods will grow by 3.1 percent this year, much less than the 4.7 percent […]

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Obama Addresses The UN: ‘IS Must be Destroyed’

Obama Addresses The UN: ‘IS Must be Destroyed’

ARGENTINEPOST – US President Barack Obama speaks during the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly at the United Nations in New York. US President Barack Obama vowed at the United Nations today to keep up the military pressure on Islamic State militants and urged those who have joined the extremist group in Iraq and […]

Obama Vows to Fight, Build Coalition Against IS

Obama Vows to Fight, Build Coalition Against IS

ARGENTINEPOST – US President Barack Obama today vowed to continue the fight against Islamic State fighters following the first US-led airstrikes targeting the militant group in Syria, and pledged to build even more international support for the effort. “Once again, it must be clear to anyone who would plot against America and do Americans harm […]

Short-term Rental Homes in Orlando Receive Most of Their Investors from China, UK, Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina

Short-term Rental Homes in Orlando Receive Most of Their Investors from China, UK, Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina

ARGENTINEPOST – Vacation rental services that allow travelers from all over the world to stay in private residences rather than hotels are vigorously growing in Orlando Florida, USA. Roger Soderstrom, owner of Stirling Sotheby’s International Realty in Orlando Florida said “there is a new trend in the tourism in Orlando for families who want the […]

Health

Judge in Chile Jails Bombing Suspects During Investigation

Judge in Chile Jails Bombing Suspects During Investigation

ARGENTINEPOST – A judge in Chile has ordered two suspects linked to the country’s worst bomb attack in more than 20 years to be jailed for 10 months and placed a third under house arrest while police and the prosecutor’s office investigate. The order issued today by Judge Rene Cerda said Juan Flores and Nataly […]

Obama Addresses The UN: ‘IS Must be Destroyed’

Obama Addresses The UN: ‘IS Must be Destroyed’

ARGENTINEPOST – US President Barack Obama speaks during the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly at the United Nations in New York. US President Barack Obama vowed at the United Nations today to keep up the military pressure on Islamic State militants and urged those who have joined the extremist group in Iraq and […]

So Where are The Conspirators and Lackeys?

So Where are The Conspirators and Lackeys?

ARGENTINEPOST – Mempo Giardinelli’s fatuous reference last Sunday to us being in a pre-coup state reflects his (and my) generational paranoia. To call hatred and resentment what is happening in part of Argentine society and in the badly done-by business community and their “trade union lackeys” is dated and trite barricade sloganeering , especially where […]

Sports

Pele, Maradona and Messi

Pele, Maradona and Messi

ARGENTINEPOST – Last week, Diego Maradona, not for the first time, said that he would have been a much better player if he had not taken drugs as a result of which he had two drug suspensions and was committed to hospital twice when near death. The saying goes: It’s better to realize late than […]

Tokyo, a Guarantee of Excellence in Values, Culture and Genuine Passion

Tokyo, a Guarantee of Excellence in Values, Culture and Genuine Passion

Japan is the perfect setting for a few games that will highlight the generative force and inspiration that produces sport. All long way begins with the first step. Two years ago we gave the first and tomorrow will give a last and important step in Buenos Aires, seat of the Olympic Games of the youth […]

FIFA wants Argentina-Uruguay 2030 World Cup

FIFA wants Argentina-Uruguay 2030 World Cup

FIFA wants the centenary World Cup in 2030 to be jointly staged by Uruguay and Argentina, who met in the final of the inaugural tournament, Argentine FA (AFA) president Julio Grondona said on Thursday. In 1930, Uruguay, the then double Olympic champions, beat Argentina 4-2 in the showpiece match at the Centenario stadium in Montevideo […]

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Rousseff Regains Edge in Brazil Race

Rousseff Regains Edge in Brazil Race

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

ARGENTINEPOST – President Dilma Rousseff has regained an edge in Brazil’s presidential race after weeks of aggressive campaigning against environmentalist Marina Silva, who is losing some voter support in the campaign’s homestretch, three different polls showed yesterday. According to a survey by the Ibope polling firm, Rousseff and Silva are tied at 41 percent in […]

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Splinter IS Group Behead Kidnapped Frenchman in Algeria

Splinter IS Group Behead Kidnapped Frenchman in Algeria

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

ARGENTINEPOST – Algerian militants have released a video that appears to show them beheading Frenchman Herve Gourdel, who was kidnapped on Sunday, in what the group said was a response to France’s action against Islamic State militants in Iraq. The video shows Gourdel, a 55-year-old tourist from Nice, kneeling with his arms tied behind his […]

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Texan Presidential Battle Sparking GOP Civil War

Texan Presidential Battle Sparking GOP Civil War

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

ARGENTINEPOST – The next presidential election in the United States is more than two years away, but things are already getting awkward in the Lone Star State, where at least four potential Republican contenders have deep roots. Even in Texas, there may not be room enough for all of them — as became apparent during […]

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Three Killed in US Shooting at UPS Facility

Three Killed in US Shooting at UPS Facility

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

ARGENTINEPOST – A man in a United Parcel Service uniform fatally shot two workers today and then killed himself at a UPS facility in Birmingham, Alabama, police said. The incident occurred at about 9:30 am local time at a UPS facility in the Inglenook section of Birmingham, police said. Officers found the victims, including one […]

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Three-way Split in Magistrates Election

Three-way Split in Magistrates Election

| September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

ARGENTINEPOST – It did not have a candidate in the race but Kirchnerism was the main winner of yesterday’s elections of judges that sought to gain a seat at the Magistrates Council, the body in charge of the selection and removal of judges. Federal Judge Luis María Cabral, the head of the Magistrates Association, yesterday […]

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