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Argentina to freeze prices of goods in bid to tame inflation

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s government is freezing the prices of 60 essential products and some services in a bid to tame spiraling inflation. President Mauricio Macri announced Wednesday that the goods affected include flour, oil, rice and personal hygiene items. He also said prices for services such as telephone plans will not be […]
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Outdoor Updates: Climate Change and Poop + Tourists let Baby Dolphin Die

Thawing on Alaska’s Denali could soon reveal decades of poop In the decades since people began summiting Denali, climbers have left behind 66 tons of feces on the tallest mountain in North America. Thanks to climate change, that feces is expected to begin melting out of the Kahiltna glacier that contains much of it, possibly as early as this year. It’s long been known that Denali has a poop problem. Last year, the National Park Service instituted a policy that all human waste created below 1...
Tags: Death, Justice, Climate Change, Virginia, Environment, West Virginia, Sport, United States, Cycling, Alaska, North America, National Park Service, Buenos Aires Argentina, Coal Plants, Denali, Jim Justice

Meghan Markle's family: The diplomat uncle, the yoga teacher mother and the cannabis-growing nephew

It's not every day the meeting of a make-up artist and a lighting director sets the scene for a royal love story, but that's exactly what happened in Meghan Markle's case. The now-retired American actress, who is expecting her first child in a few weeks time, didn't come from a similar upbringing to her royal-ready Middleton sister-in-law. The Duchess of Sussex (born Rachel Meghan Markle) was born in Los Angeles on August 4, 1981 and quite literally grew up in Hollywood. Though h...
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Safety Tips For Solo Female Travelers

By Heather Stephens, AirTreks Marketing Lead There’s been a lot of buzz around the recent New York Times article about the dangers of traveling the world as a solo female. While the article offers deep insights about the realities of harassment and violence that women risk when traveling solo, it also serves up a large dose of fear. Fear that can be debilitating. Fear that causes women to push back big dreams of soul-shaking round the world travel adventures. Fear that is making the bravest an...
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Argentina’s World Cup winner Passarella faces fraud trial

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s former World Cup-winning captain Daniel Passarella will stand trial for alleged fraud during his time as club president of River Plate between 2009 and 2013. An Argentine court on Wednesday rejected a request by the 65-year-old Passarella to block the trial. The accusations against Passarella were brought by River […]
Tags: News, Sports, Argentina, Buenos Aires Argentina, Passarella, Daniel Passarella

Messi upset with criticism from Argentina fans

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina star Lionel Messi has admitted to being upset with constant criticism in his homeland. Messi said in an interview on Friday that even his 6-year-old son asks why his countrymen attack his performances for Argentina. Many people feel Messi doesn’t have the same enthusiasm for the national team that […]
Tags: News, Sports, Lionel Messi, Argentina, Messi, Buenos Aires Argentina

Homelessness rises in Argentina’s capital amid crisis

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A smiling two-year-old Valentina Aleman runs down a sidewalk in Buenos Aires, dodging cardboard boxes, a worn-out sofa and a broken refrigerator without noticing the cars zooming dangerously close to her and others risks of living on the streets. A makeshift tent of cardboard and plastic bags on the side […]
Tags: News, Nation, Argentina, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Argentina, Valentina Aleman

10 Best Cities To Work Remotely

#sponsored Remote work has become an interesting and developed field of professional habit. Working remotely has a lot of different advantages, and hundreds of thousands of digital nomads have popped up, who move around the world living and working remotely in different areas. There are a lot of different factors that can affect how good a city is to work from remotely. One of the most obvious factors is the cost of living. If you’re bankrupting yourself by living in an expensive area while you ...
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Recovery of Falklands war helmets helps heal wounds

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Jorge Altieri runs his hands over old blood stains on a helmet that saved his life in 1982 when Argentina and Britain went to war over the Falkland Islands. Looking at the treasured object is still a novelty: The helmet was recently returned to Altieri decades after he lost it […]
Tags: News, Britain, Nation, Argentina, Buenos Aires Argentina, Altieri, Jorge Altieri, Falkland Islands Looking

Argentina announces professionalization of women’s soccer

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s soccer association has announced that the national women’s league will now be granted professional status. The association said Saturday that each of the 16 clubs of the women’s top division must have at least eight professional contracts with female players. It also said the contracts must mirror those of […]
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15 Important Things to Know Before You Visit Buenos Aires

While residents of Buenos Aires spurn the moniker, there’s really no denying that Buenos Aires’ nickname as the “Paris of the South” is fitting – the architecture doesn’t lie. But the most European city of South America, and the Argentine capital is more than that. It’s a cosmopolitan city with a clearly defined Latin America twist and is a must-visit on any South America itinerary. If you’re planning to visit Buenos Aires Argentina for the first time, here are a few things you need to know bef...
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18 Composers Receive 2019 ASCAP Foundation Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards

The ASCAP Foundation has announced the 18 recipients and 4 honorable mentions of the 2019 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards. The recipients, who receive cash awards, range in age from 11 to 29 and hail from five continents. They were selected through a juried national competition; the ASCAP composer/judges for the 2019 competition were: Fabian Almazan, Erica Lindsay, and Nate Smith. The 14 winners of the 2019 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award… Top row (left to right): Eri Chichibu, ...
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Boca beats Lanus in landmark Argentine women’s soccer match

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s Boca Juniors women’s soccer team hammered Lanus 5-0 in La Bombonera Saturday in a landmark game that was the first time an official women’s tournament match was played in the legendary stadium. The game, held prior to a Boca Juniors-Lanus men’s match, was highly anticipated coming a day after […]
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Messi returns to Argentina’s national team for friendlies

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Lionel Messi is back with Argentina’s national team. The five-time world player of the year was called up by interim Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni on Thursday for a pair of friendly matches ahead of this year’s Copa America in Brazil. Argentina will play Venezuela on March 22 in Madrid and […]
Tags: News, Sports, Lionel Messi, Argentina, Venezuela, Messi, Madrid, Copa América, Buenos Aires Argentina, Brazil Argentina, Lionel Scaloni

Entre Rios – One of the Fantastic Day Trips from Buenos Aires

Recently, Leigh and I along with two great friends, Judy and Scot, backpacked in Chile’s Torres del Paine National Park for eight days and then proceeded to the Patagonia Eco-Domes near El Chalten in Argentina to do some hiking in Los Glaciares National Park. We were well advised that Patagonia would be windy, rainy, sunny, cold and cool, might snow and did I mention windy. So our post-Patagonia plan was to fly to Buenos Aires and then take a boat up into the delta in the Entre Rios area, just o...
Tags: Travel, Chile, Italy, Argentina, Patagonia, South America, Uruguay, Calgary, Buenos Aires, Judy, ParanA River, Rios, Buenos Aires Argentina, Scot, Leigh, ParanA

Gaspar Noé 101: Exploring the Brutal, Psychedelic Work of the Director of ‘Climax’

French-Argentinian director Gaspar Noé creates extreme cinematic experiences. His films are mind-bending examinations of the darkest parts of humanity. Noé’s subject matter is extreme; his films explore grief, abortion, drug use, incest, abuse, rape, and more. His methods are no less extreme. He has a reputation for unorthodox filmmaking choices, like hiring Japanese yakuza as security for Enter the Void in order to gain access to the Tokyo underworld or using audio frequencies des...
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Former Argentine president cleared of meddling in bomb case

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine court has absolved former President Carlos Menem of charges he tried to interfere with the investigation into the country’s deadliest terrorist incident — the bombing of a Jewish center in 1994 that killed 85 people. Thursday’s ruling follows years of accusations that Menem and other officials tried to […]
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Attack on Argentine chief rabbi raises fear of anti-Semitism

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A brutal attack on Argentina’s chief rabbi has alarmed authorities both in the South American nation and in Israel, who raised concerns it could be a case of anti-Semitism. Several assailants entered the Buenos Aires home of Rabbi Gabriel Davidovich on Monday and beat him, identifying him as the chief […]
Tags: News, Israel, Nation, Argentina, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Argentina, Gabriel Davidovich

Geospatial analytics company Satellogic taps Dunn as CFO

Satellogic, a geospatial analytics company, has appointed Rick Dunn as its new chief financial officer. Previously, Dunn was CFO of PowerTeam Services. Satellogic’s backers include Tencent, CrunchFund and Pitanga. PRESS RELEASE BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 21, 2019 Satellogic, the world’s first vertically integrated geospatial analytics company, today announced the appointment of Rick Dunn as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. Dunn brings over 25 years of financial leadership...
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Schwartzman overcomes Thiem to reach Buenos Aires final

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Home crowd favorite Diego Schwartzman saved a match point to knock out defending champion Dominic Thiem and reach the Argentina Open final on Saturday. Schwartzman, down 4-2 in the second and third sets, saved the match point at 6-5 in the third with a forehand winner, forcing a tiebreaker. Schwartzman […]
Tags: News, Sports, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Argentina, Dominic Thiem, Diego Schwartzman, Schwartzman

Defending champion Thiem advances to Argentina Open semis

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Top-seeded defending champion Dominic Thiem of Austria advanced to the Argentina Open semifinals Friday, beating Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. Thiem will face fourth-seeded home favorite Diego Schwartzman on Saturday. Schwartzman beat Spain’s Albert Ramos Vinolas 6-1, 7-5. In the other quarterfinals, third-seeded Marco Cecchinato of Italy beat Spain’s […]
Tags: News, Sports, Spain, Austria, Italy, Uruguay, Pablo Cuevas, Buenos Aires Argentina, Dominic Thiem, Thiem, Albert Ramos Vinolas, Diego Schwartzman, Marco Cecchinato, Schwartzman

Best destinations for LGBTQ weddings

So far, 29 countries in the world have legalized same-sex marriage — with two more (Costa Rica and Taiwan) preparing to do the same. And just as numerous countries around the world have become increasingly more progressive in the previous years, so have wedding destinations normally frequented by heterosexual couples. From typical beach destinations like Mexico to the more underground ventures like Iceland, there are more places than ever open to giving you and your partner an unforgettable w...
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Top-seeded Thiem advances at Argentina Open, Ferrer out

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Top-seeded defending champion Dominic Thiem of Austria advanced to the Argentina Open quarterfinals Thursday, beating Germany’s Maximilian Marterer 6-4, 6-4. Thiem will face Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas, a 6-4, 7-5 winner over Portugal’s Joao Sousa. Fourth-seeded Diego Schwartzman of Argentina beat Slovenia’s Aljaz Bedene 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 to set up a […]
Tags: News, Germany, Sports, Austria, Portugal, Slovenia, Argentina, Uruguay, Pablo Cuevas, Buenos Aires Argentina, Joao Sousa, Dominic Thiem, Aljaz Bedene, Thiem, Diego Schwartzman, Maximilian Marterer

Second seed Fognini out of Argentina Open

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Second-seeded Italian Fabio Fognini was eliminated from the Argentina Open on Wednesday by Spain’s Jaume Munar 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 in the round of 16. Fognini’s compatriot and third seed Marco Cecchinato had better luck and won his tie Chile’s Christian Garin 7-6 (4), 6-4. Cecchinato will play Spain’s Roberto Carballes […]
Tags: News, Sports, Spain, Chile, Buenos Aires Argentina, Fabio Fognini, Fognini, Marco Cecchinato, Cecchinato, Jaume Munar, Christian Garin, Roberto Carballes

How This Woman Left NYC To Start A Business & Travel The World

This time of year, you might be finding yourself in a work rut, and any rest you managed to squeeze in during the holidays is starting to feel like a distant memory. Do Mondays seem tougher than ever and weekends shorter than you remembered? Well, you're not alone.Maybe you’re thinking of looking for another job or fantasizing about taking off on an open-ended trip around the world. And while the idea of travel can sometimes seem antithetical to career growth — unless you’re a travel writer or ...
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West Ham boost: Manuel Pellegrini provides Lanzini return date

West Ham United boss Manuel Pellegrini has this afternoon provided an update on Manuel Lanzini’s return to fitness. Lanzini’s spell on the sidelines Argentinian attacking midfielder Lanzini has not featured for West Ham to this point in the campaign. The 25-year-old ruptured cruciate ligaments in his left knee last June, whilst on international duty ahead of the World Cup. BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA – MAY 29: Manuel Lanzini of Argentina plays the ball during an international friendly match be...
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In Argentina, 1 woman is challenging soccer’s status quo

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Almost 90 years after men’s soccer turned professional in Argentina, the women’s game is still being played by amateur athletes who get little to no money for their work on the field. Macarena Sanchez wants to change that — now. The 27-year-old Sanchez is taking legal action against her club […]
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West Ham fear Jack Wilshere’s season could be over

As per a report from the Daily Mail, West Ham United are facing up to the very real possibility that Jack Wilshere will not play again this season. Wilshere’s West Ham struggles 27-year-old midfielder Wilshere made the move to the London Stadium last summer, following the expiration of his contract with boyhood club Arsenal. However, after playing the full 90 minutes of West Ham’s first 3 Premier League fixtures of the campaign, Wilshere has since gone on to feature in just 2 further outings, ...
Tags: London, Sport, Daily Mail, Soccer, Premier League, West Ham United, Arsenal, Newcastle, Argentina, West Ham, Jack Wilshere, Arsenal Fc, Haiti, Manuel Lanzini, Marko Arnautovic, London England

Crossing Río de la Plata from Uruguay to Buenos Aires, Argentina

After going back and forth between the Colonia Express and the Buquebus ticket booths at Montevideo’s Tres Cruces Terminal, after checking the Sunday schedule several times and after converting Uruguayan pesos to Argentinian pesos to Reais in my head—don’t ask, somehow it was easier to compare prices—, I realized the cheapest way to go back to Buenos Aires was to take the 7:45 a.m. bus/boat combination across Uruguay and Río de la Plata. Fuck me. “What time do I have to be here?” The two people ...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Argentina, Uruguay, North America, Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires Argentina, Montevideo, Feng, Colonia Del Sacramento, La Boca, Rio de la Plata, Puerto Madero, Plaza de Mayo, Colonia Express, South America 2018-2019

10 Things I Discovered After 10 Days of Solo Travel

On January 18, I boarded a flight from São Paulo, Brazil, to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Two hours later, Feng and Mark also left Brazil and flew back to Ottawa. That was the plan, not a spur-of-the-moment decision. After a few days in Argentina’s capital, I travelled to Uruguay, stayed in Montevideo, took a day trip to Punta del Este and now I’m back in Buenos Aires. So, what did I learn during these first 10 days of solo travel? Feng and Mark are the only people in the entire world who can take ...
Tags: Travel, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Nikon, Skype, Buenos Aires, Ottawa, Mark, Punta del Este, Sao Paulo Brazil, Buenos Aires Argentina, Montevideo, Feng, South America 2018-2019