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Dozens dead in rush hour train crashupdated: Thu Feb 23 2012 00:13:00

Dozens are killed and more than 600 injured in a train crash in Buenos Aires. CNN's Luis Carlos Velez reports.

Drought poses risk to corn, soybeans in Argentinaupdated: Wed Jan 11 2012 07:37:00

Rain in Argentina on Tuesday brought some relief to the drought-stricken central part of the country, but concerns remained.

International interns eye Latin Americaupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 10:46:00

Graduate interns are increasingly looking at South American cities instead of traditional business capitals.

Latin America tempts internsupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 10:46:00

Mary Bonsor graduated from law school in London last June and is now navigating her way around the labyrinth-like offices of Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal, Argentina's largest law firm.

Argentina starts building new F1 circuitupdated: Mon Dec 19 2011 17:12:00

Argentina's bid to host a Formula One race for the first time in more than a decade is under way after work started on a new circuit outside the capital Buenos Aires.

Argentina's video gamers take on worldupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 19:02:00

At QB9's bricked-walled workspace in Buenos Aires, about 50 employees stay busy day and night creating video games.

Latino video game developers go globalupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 19:02:00

Latino video game developers are full-fledged players after years sitting on the sidelines. CNN's Brian Byrnes reports.

Inflation downplayed as Argentina recoversupdated: Sat Oct 22 2011 11:45:00

In December 2001, Argentina defaulted on $100 billion in debt -- the largest default in history. The move ushered in an era of utter chaos: five presidents in two weeks, cash and food shortages, deadly riots and dire poverty.

Argentina's economy moving forwardupdated: Sat Oct 22 2011 11:45:00

A decade later, Argentina is enjoying a remarkable comeback from its 2001 financial crisis. CNN's Brian Byrnes reports.

Best digital cameras for travelupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 09:36:00

You're out for drinks at a tango hall in Buenos Aires, with your bulky digital SLR camera back in the hotel room. As the dancers pause in a dramatic embrace, you reach for your smartphone. But it's too dim, and by the time the built-in camera focuses, the moment has passed.

Latin America looks Eastupdated: Sun Oct 02 2011 23:06:00

Latin America is pulling out the stops to get more Chinese tourists. CNN's Brian Byrnes reports.

Latin America lures Chinese touristsupdated: Sun Oct 02 2011 23:06:00

Maria Jose Martinez Waldner grew up speaking Spanish and English at her home in Buenos Aires. Several years ago she decided to learn Mandarin Chinese, a language that is rarely heard in Argentina.

Buenos Aires: Gateway to Argentina adventureupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 17:47:00

Argentina is a huge, diverse country. Large cities and breathtaking vistas are just some of your travel options there. Every journey has to start somewhere, and many people choose to begin in the capital city, Buenos Aires.

Transit accident injures 90 in Buenos Airesupdated: Thu Sep 15 2011 11:22:00

A collision between a bus, cement truck and a pre-metro (lightrail) train injured 90 people on Thursday during morning rush hour traffic in Buenos Aires, according to police.

11 killed, 228 hurt in Argentina bus-train wreckupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 22:18:00

At least 11 people died when two trains and a bus collided in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, state media reported.

Bus, trains collide in Buenos Airesupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 22:18:00

At least seven people were killed and dozens more injured when a bus and two trains collided in Argentina.

Hard-learned lessons of bus travelupdated: Wed Aug 03 2011 08:03:00

After a couple of hours standing in the stairwell of a bus, staring out a foggy window at the blue predawn Pampas streaming by, I start to compile the lessons I've learned about long-haul bus travel.

Top tips for great food and tango in Buenos Airesupdated: Sat Jun 25 2011 09:46:00

Where would you take a loved one for an anniversary or other special occasion?

Salt shakers disappear from Buenos Aires tablesupdated: Sat Jun 11 2011 11:23:00

Guests at restaurants in Argentina's Buenos Aires province must say good-bye to the salt shaker.

Ash from Chilean volcano grounds flights in Argentinaupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 13:12:00

The ash cloud from a Chilean volcano reached Buenos Aires, the capital of neighboring Argentina, but was not expected to cause problems for area residents, officials said.

Lightning illuminates ash cloudupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 13:12:00

The Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano in Chile fills the sky with clouds of ash.

Train crash injures 70 in Argentinaupdated: Mon Apr 04 2011 14:54:00

A locomotive train collided with a stopped passenger train carrying 250 people early Monday in the town of Monasterio, Argentina, about 150 kilometers (about 90 miles) south of the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, injuring 70 passengers, a report said. Michael Bublé Weds in Argentinaupdated: Thu Mar 31 2011 18:36:00

The Canadian crooner married actress Luisana Loreley Lopilato de la Torre Thursday

Report: Thieves entered through tunnel in Buenos Aires bank heistupdated: Tue Jan 04 2011 13:30:00

Authorities in Argentina's capital are searching for at least three people who allegedly broke into a bank through an underground tunnel, state media reported.

Dakar Rally racers start grueling trekupdated: Sat Jan 01 2011 16:32:00

Thousands of spectators turned out to cheer on competitors in the 2011 Dakar Rally as the historic race got underway in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Saturday.

13-year-old detained in Argentina Spring Day fatalityupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 09:19:00

A 13-year-old boy has been detained in Argentina in connection with a beating death Tuesday during the national Day of Spring celebrations, the official state-run news agency said Thursday.

Buenos Aires gym collapses; 12 rescuedupdated: Tue Aug 10 2010 04:28:00

Argentinian authorities rescued 12 people who had become trapped in rubble after a gym in Buenos Aires collapsed Monday. Rescuers continued to search in the debris, but they said they didn't expect to find anyone else.

Argentina braces for more frigid temperaturesupdated: Mon Jul 19 2010 02:49:00

A weeklong cold snap that has killed at least eight people in Argentina is expected to continue Monday, state media reported.

Gay senior center opens in Argentinaupdated: Tue May 18 2010 12:19:00

Latin America's first gay senior citizens center opens in Buenos Aires. CNN's Brian Byrnes reports.

Carrot or stick?updated: Wed May 05 2010 09:06:00

CNN's Bryan Byrnes reports on a new form of consumer activism taking root in Buenos Aires.

Mexico City law allowing same-sex unions takes effectupdated: Thu Mar 04 2010 16:26:00

A law allowing same-sex weddings took effect Thursday in Mexico City, one day after the second same-sex marriage was performed in Argentina.

Second storm snarls traffic in Argentinaupdated: Sat Feb 20 2010 00:56:00

Traffic came to a standstill and subway service was suspended Friday in much of Buenos Aires during its second heavy downpour since Monday, the country's official news agency Telam reported.

Latin America sees its first same-sex marriageupdated: Tue Dec 29 2009 09:39:00

Less than one month after a Buenos Aires court derailed the marriage of Alex Freyre and Jose Maria di Bello, the couple wed Monday at the southern tip of Argentina, making it the first same-sex marriage in Latin America.

Argentina's dirty warupdated: Tue Nov 17 2009 09:50:00

Trials help many Argentines come to terms with their recent violent past. CNN's Brian Byrnes in Buenos Aires reports.

Unearthing mysteries of Argentina's 'Dirty War'updated: Tue Nov 17 2009 09:50:00

Laura Feldman was kidnapped by the Argentine military on February 18, 1978. The 18-year-old was never seen by her family again, a victim of the ruthless regime that ruled Argentina from 1976 to 1983. For 31 years, her sister Ana searched for answers -- and her remains.

Buenos Aires mayor won't appeal same-sex rulingupdated: Sat Nov 14 2009 09:19:00

The government of Argentina's capital will not appeal a court decision this week that legalizes same-sex marriage, Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri said Friday.

Argentina's new dance music goes globalupdated: Thu Nov 05 2009 09:57:00

As a child, Leonardo Martinelli studied classical music at a prestigious Buenos Aires conservatory.

Dance craze makes wavesupdated: Thu Nov 05 2009 09:57:00

A new Latin sound mixing traditional and modern is spreading across the global dance scene. CNN`s Brian Byrnes reports.

Strikes hit schools, hospitals, subways in Argentina's capitalupdated: Thu Oct 29 2009 22:39:00

Argentina's capital city was beset by strikes Thursday, with teachers, doctors and transit employees refusing to work over money matters.

Plastic surgery in Argentinaupdated: Fri Sep 11 2009 10:37:00

CNN's Brian Byrnes explains why Argentina has become a magnet for cosmetic surgery tourism.

Nip and tuck on a budget in Argentinaupdated: Fri Sep 11 2009 10:37:00

James Brandon is concerned about getting old and looking older. So the 44-year-old events planner from Canada decided on plastic surgery to help bring his boyish looks back.

FSB: Silicon Buenos Airesupdated: Fri Sep 04 2009 10:57:00

It didn't take much for Martin Frankel to realize that Buenos Aires was a good place to start a business.

Bomb explodes at airline office in Argentinaupdated: Tue Aug 04 2009 12:22:00

A bomb exploded early Tuesday at a Chilean airline office in Buenos Aires, causing moderate damage but no injuries, the airline and government news agencies reported.

Reporter's notebook: Eco-friendly fashion in Argentinaupdated: Mon Jul 06 2009 08:22:00

Argentina's economy is in a perpetual state of uncertainty. As a result, Argentines have learned to live with what they've got -- and make things last.

Argentina's wearing greenupdated: Mon Jul 06 2009 08:22:00

CNN's Brian Byrnes reports on how one company in Argentina creates practical and popular products from trash and plants.

Argentina art brushes aside recession fearsupdated: Fri May 29 2009 15:28:00

As with most industries around the globe, the art world has been taking a hit, as collectors pare down purchases on expensive pieces.

Argentina art sellsupdated: Fri May 29 2009 15:28:00

As collectors around the world pare down, the opposite appears to be happening in Argentina. CNN's Brian Byrnes reports.

Buenos Aires barter clubsupdated: Thu May 21 2009 08:52:00

As the global economic crisis drags on, residents in Buenos Aires learn to barter. CNN's Brian Byrnes reports. Tim Vickery: Is Peru emerging from shadows? Or is it all a mirage?updated: Tue Apr 14 2009 13:18:00

I'm off to Lima this week on a mission: to try to understand how the current contradiction in Peruvian soccer can be explained.

Shopping the world's greatest flea marketsupdated: Mon Mar 30 2009 07:54:00

Some people travel so they can climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower, or ski the Rockies, or feast on rare delicacies in Bangkok. Not me. I think of the world as a series of fabulous flea markets, displaying each culture's best bibelots -- many of which can be had for a paltry few pounds or yen, euros, or dollars.

Thousands in Argentina protest crimeupdated: Thu Mar 19 2009 02:25:00

An estimated 10,000 Argentines marched on the historic Plaza de Mayo in the capital, Buenos Aires, on Wednesday to demand more anti-crime measures, reflecting a top priority among Argentines, according to recent polls.

In Buenos Aires, fares rise amid few coinsupdated: Tue Jan 13 2009 22:31:00

Fares increased by as much as 25 percent on mass transit in the Argentine capital, sparking a round of grumbling among some straphangers about the cost and paucity of coins necessary for city bus rides.

Shall we dance? Protocol of the tango hallupdated: Thu Dec 25 2008 09:55:00

Dancing the tango in Argentina takes more than just a command of the steps and some semblance of rhythm. You also need to understand the subtle signals that regulate life in a milonga, or tango hall, where tradition still holds great sway. With one misstep, you may kiss finding a partner good-bye.

10,000 bone fragments found in former Argentine detention centerupdated: Wed Dec 10 2008 17:05:00

More than 10,000 charred bone fragments were found buried at the site of a former Argentine government detention center, the first find of its kind at one of the secret centers, Argentine officials said.

Vibrant Buenos Aires can be easy on the walletupdated: Fri Oct 31 2008 11:01:00

Vegetarians, beware. It's Wednesday night at the Garden House Hostel in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and the unmistakable scent of juicy slabs of meat on the grill is wafting through the halls, luring guests to its source.

Dog saves newbornupdated: Sat Aug 23 2008 21:40:00

An abandoned newborn is safe thanks to a stray dog who cared for it along with her pups. CNN's Rosemary Church reports.

Dog protected abandoned newborn, doctors sayupdated: Sat Aug 23 2008 21:40:00

A dog sheltered a newborn baby abandoned by its 14-year-old mother in a field in rural Argentina until the boy was rescued, a doctor said Friday.

Argentina grants gay couples partner pensionsupdated: Tue Aug 19 2008 01:09:00

In a nationwide measure, Argentina has granted gay couples the right to collect the pensions of their dead partners. Lost Footage of Metropolis Emergesupdated: Mon Jul 07 2008 15:00:00

Fritz Lang's classic sci-fi movie has been given a new lease of life, after missing reels were unearthed in Argentina

Affordable Argentina: Buenos Aires hotelitosupdated: Wed Jun 11 2008 11:09:00

Intimate, design-driven hotelitos are opening throughout Buenos Aires. We've uncovered four neighborhood favorites that deliver style without sacrificing value.

Traffic snarls are latest bump in Argentine farm crisisupdated: Wed Jun 04 2008 21:28:00

Disagreements between the Argentine government and farmers over export taxes flared up Wednesday as drivers used their trucks to snarl traffic.

Smoke chokes Argentina's capitalupdated: Fri Apr 18 2008 16:39:00

Smoke blanketed the Argentine capital Friday as brush fires apparently set deliberately consumed thousands of acres in the provinces of Buenos Aires and Entre Ríos. The Great Argentine Smoke-Outupdated: Thu Apr 17 2008 20:55:00

Land-clearing fires covered Buenos Aires in thick black smoke in a huge ecological mess. The president blames her political foes: the farmers

Striking farmers resume blockades in Argentinaupdated: Mon Mar 31 2008 14:51:00

Argentine farmers seething at export taxes on their crops resumed blockades of rural highways Monday after talks failed to end a 19-day-old strike that has halted grain exports and emptied supermarket shelves of meat.

Argentine farmers move to end strikeupdated: Fri Mar 28 2008 21:23:00

Argentine farmers lifted roadblocks Friday, easing a 15-day agricultural strike that has caused traffic jams and depleted grocery shelves across the country.

Train-bus collision kills 18 in Argentinaupdated: Sun Mar 09 2008 22:25:00

A train slammed into a bus on Sunday killing 18 people and injuring 50, police said. Tango 'Taxis' for Hire updated: Wed Nov 21 2007 16:00:00

A night of tangoing is the sensual highlight of many a trip to Argentina. But to get on the dance floor, tourists, need a competent dance partner

Trends: Tourism with intentupdated: Fri Nov 16 2007 07:50:00

It's not enough to take a vacation any more -- it has to be a vacation with intent, according to the latest trend forecasts from the travel industry.

A political dynasty?updated: Mon Oct 29 2007 03:23:00

Argentina's first lady has declared victory in the country's presidential victory.

Kirchner claims Argentine victoryupdated: Mon Oct 29 2007 03:23:00

Argentine first lady Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner declared victory Sunday night as election returns showed her leading all rivals in her bid to succeed her husband and become the country's first female president.

Another crown for Boca's conquistadorsupdated: Sun Jul 01 2007 23:00:00

They may be used to success in Argentina, but in Buenos Aires last week they celebrated Boca Juniors' Copa Libertadores victory as if it was 1978 or 1986 again. Tim Vickery: Riquelme, Boca on cusp of glory but Gr�mio awaitsupdated: Tue Jun 12 2007 00:18:00

Thick fog descended on Buenos Aires on the day of the Copa Libertadores semifinal second leg tie between local heroes Boca Juniors and this year's surprise side, C�cuta of Colombia. Tim Vickery: Libertadores surprise C�cuta may just go all the wayupdated: Tue May 29 2007 22:23:00

With a total of nine titles between them, Argentina's Boca Juniors and Brazil's Gr�mio and Santos are no surprises as Copa Libertadores semifinalists. The same can't be said for the other member of South America's last four. No one could possibly have expected C�cuta Deportivo of Colombia to get this far.

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Money Magazine: Where the Dollar Hasn't Gone Southupdated: Mon Jan 29 2007 15:34:00

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Money Magazine: Where the dollar hasn't gone southupdated: Fri Jan 26 2007 12:17:00

Sick of crummy exchange rates in Europe? To get the most value out of your next vacation, head to South America. Larger than lifeupdated: Wed Jan 03 2007 12:16:00

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- "El papa es alemán, pero el Dios es Argentino."

Today's Buzz storiesupdated: Thu Mar 02 2006 14:07:00

Bono has met with President Nestor Kirchner, saying he admired U2's fervent fans and was glad that Argentina is as passionate about music as it is about soccer.

Get involved: South Americaupdated: Mon Nov 14 2005 06:37:00

Send us your tips, words, photos and videos to, or text "SCENE" plus your comments to +44 7786 20 40 60. Remember to include your name and the city/country where you live.

Money Magazine: Book Your Summer Vacation--Now!updated: Fri Apr 01 2005 00:01:00

Planning summer travel should be a leisurely experience, a time to think about leaving real life behind and to ponder which bathing suit to wear. Sadly, that won't be possible this year. More Ameri...

169 dead in Buenos Aires club fireupdated: Fri Dec 31 2004 00:07:00

A fire in a crowded Buenos Aires nightclub has killed at least 169 people and injured 375, officials said.

Police: Blasts at Buenos Aires banks kill 1updated: Wed Nov 17 2004 09:57:00

Explosions ripped through three Buenos Aires banks on Wednesday, killing a security guard, police in Argentina said.

Money Magazine: Great Escapes: Argentina A cheap (thank the currency) foreign getaway--minus the jetlagupdated: Thu May 01 2003 00:01:00

They don't call Argentina the land of six continents for nothing. To the north it's got muggy rain forests; to the south Patagonia, with its stretches of icy landscapes; and in between, lush wine c...

Fortune: Winners of the Worldupdated: Mon Nov 27 2000 00:01:00

It isn't easy becoming a great place to do business, but once a city cracks the list, chances are it will stay there. Of this year's 15 best international cities, nine also ranked last year; the re...

Fortune: Water, Water Everywhere Today companies like France's Suez are rushing to privatize water, already a $400 billion global businesupdated: Mon May 15 2000 00:01:00

It was a classic early '90s sound of summer in sweltering Buenos Aires, that tinny "thunk" when the air conditioning died, victim of a disastrous water system that tortured Latin America's richest ...

Money Magazine: GROWING THE FAMILY AND BUSINESS IN BUENOS AIRES updated: Fri Jul 01 1994 00:01:00

IN 1924, HERBERT SCHMITZ FLED GERMANY and headed for America, the land of opportunity. But when his grandson went searching for fortune 68 years later, the U.S. got left behind. In 1992, Michael Sc...

Money Magazine: RETIRING WELL: STAY FRUGAL, MOBILE AND FITupdated: Tue Jun 01 1993 00:01:00

Back in 1988, MONEY introduced you to the Terhorsts, then both 39 and in the fourth year of a dream retirement in Buenos Aires. At the time, Paul, formerly a partner in San Francisco with the accou...

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