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News Argentina Buenos Aires: Matthew Gibbard: Four arrested after British man shot dead in Buenos Aires in Argentina

Published on: Monday 16 December 2019
Matthew Gibbard: Four arrested after British man shot dead in Buenos Aires in Argentina
News source: https://news.sky.com/story/matthew-gibbard-british-man-shot-dead-in-buenos-aires-in-argentina-is-named-11887410

Four people have been arrested after a British businessman was shot dead on holiday in Argentina. Matthew Gibbard, 50, a businessman from Northamptonshire, was named as the victim after a shooting ...

News Argentina Buenos Aires: Iconic Buenos Aires synagogue celebrates centennial

Published on: Thursday 26 December 2019
Iconic Buenos Aires synagogue celebrates centennial
News source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/273694

the Association of Moroccan Jews of Argentina, told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Some centennial events have already been held and more will be in 2020. Last month, the synagogue building was opened ...

News Argentina Buenos Aires: Buenos Aires City Relaunches Film Commission (EXCLUSIVE)

Published on: Wednesday 04 December 2019
Buenos Aires City Relaunches Film Commission (EXCLUSIVE)
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/buenos-aires-city-relaunches-film-110026674.html

BUENOS AIRES  --  Under municipal Minister of Culture Enrique Avogadro, the City of Buenos Aires is relaunching its Film Commission, taking advantage, yes, of the peso-dollar exchange but, above all, of Argentina’s unquestioned talent base, which is already triumphing outside Argentina. Two examples,

News Argentina Buenos Aires: Gaucho Group Holdings, Inc. Announces Flagship Location "Maison Gaucho - Buenos Aires"

Published on: Monday 07 October 2019
Gaucho Group Holdings, Inc. Announces Flagship Location "Maison Gaucho - Buenos Aires"
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/gaucho-group-holdings-inc-announces-191500516.html

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / October 7, 2019 / Gaucho Group Holdings, Inc. (VINO), a company that owns and operates a growing collection of luxury assets, including high-end fashion and accessories e-commerce, real estate holdings and premium wines in Argentina, announced today that they have begun construction

News Argentina Buenos Aires: Rugby: Argentina's Creevy Returns Ahead of South Africa Test

Published on: Wednesday 07 August 2019
Rugby: Argentina's Creevy Returns Ahead of South Africa Test
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/08/07/sports/rugby/07reuters-rugby-union-championship-arg-zaf.html

BUENOS AIRES — Argentina have recalled experienced hooker Agustin Creevy and will have a completely new second row for their final Rugby Championship test against South Africa in Salta on Saturday. ...

News Argentina Buenos Aires: Explainer: Argentina Heads to the Polls. What's Up for Grabs?

Published on: Wednesday 07 August 2019
Explainer: Argentina Heads to the Polls. What's Up for Grabs?
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/08/07/world/americas/07reuters-argentina-election-explainer.html

BUENOS AIRES — Argentina's election fever is starting to mount. The country will go to the polls for primary elections on Aug. 11 ahead of the national ballot in October, seen as a referendum on the ...

News Argentina Buenos Aires: The Best Luxury Hotels In Buenos Aires

Published on: Saturday 20 July 2019
The Best Luxury Hotels In Buenos Aires
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/valeriedenny/2019/07/20/the-best-luxury-hotels-in-buenos-aires/

Whether you prefer an intimate boutique hotel such as Francis Ford Coppola’s former home, an opulent neoclassical palace or the fantastical and decadent world of the Phillipe Starck-designed Faena Hotel, there’s a luxury hotel to suit all tastes.

News Argentina Buenos Aires: Buenos Aires city honors career of Olympic swimmer Damian Blaum

Published on: Thursday 25 April 2019
Buenos Aires city honors career of Olympic swimmer Damian Blaum
News source: https://www.jpost.com/Diaspora/Buenos-Aires-city-honors-career-of-Olympic-swimmer-Damian-Blaum-587924

Argentinean Olympic swimmer Damian Blaum, who started his career at a Jewish sport club in Buenos Aires, was honored by the Buenos Aires ... 2018 set a new record for swimming from Uruguay to ...

News Argentina Buenos Aires: USA men's freestyle sweeps all 10 Pan American gold medals in Buenos Aires

Published on: Sunday 21 April 2019
USA men's freestyle sweeps all 10 Pan American gold medals in Buenos Aires
News source: https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Wrestling/Features/2019/April/21/USA-mens-freestyle-sweeps-all-10-Pan-American-gold-medals-in-Buenos-Aires

Photo: David Taylor in the 2019 Pan Am finals. Photo by Lucia Cruz. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – The United States men’s freestyle team won all 10 Pan American Championships gold medals over the last two ...

News Argentina Buenos Aires: Enacom to distribute 30,000 free tablets to Buenos Aires pensioners

Published on: Thursday 02 May 2019
Enacom to distribute 30,000 free tablets to Buenos Aires pensioners
News source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/enacom-to-distribute-30000-free-tablets-to-buenos-aires-pensioners--1291319

Argentina's National Communications Agency (Enacom) has reached an agreement with the Buenos Aires regional government to distribute 30,000 free tablets to senior citizens throughout the city. The ...

News Argentina Buenos Aires: Brave new world in Buenos Aires

Published on: Friday 19 April 2019
Brave new world in Buenos Aires
News source: https://www.olympic.org/news/brave-new-world-in-buenos-aires

Gender equality The headline innovation in the Argentinian capital was the historic decision to make the YOG Buenos Aires 2018 the first-ever gender-equal Olympic Games – among almost 4,000 young athletes across 32 sports. “This is an excellent step forward,” said IOC President Thomas Bach. “We have made history – to have equal numbers of women and men competing for the first time at the Olympic Games or Youth Olympic Games. As well as being another big step forward in the implementation of Olympic Agenda 2020, this is a great milestone for women’s sport and for the Olympic Movement as a whole.” Sporting evolution In keeping with YOG tradition, Buenos Aires 2018 welcomed new sports as well as new disciplines on the programme. Dance sport, karate, roller speed and sport climbing all made their Olympic debuts, while BMX freestyle, kiteboarding, beach handball, futsal and acrobatic gymnastics featured for the first time. Three new and exciting demonstration sports – karting, polo and squash – were also added, with a view to potential inclusion in future editions of the YOG.

News Argentina Buenos Aires: The Best Jewish Food in Buenos Aires

Published on: Tuesday 30 April 2019
The Best Jewish Food in Buenos Aires
News source: https://www.myjewishlearning.com/the-nosher/the-best-jewish-food-in-buenos-aires/

Buenos Aires, the sultry South American capital known for its steak, tango, and soccer fanatics has a long history of vibrant Jewish life and culture. Argentina is home to the largest Jewish ...

News Argentina Buenos Aires: Activists demand pope ensure 'zero tolerance' in Argentina

Published on: Friday 03 May 2019
Activists demand pope ensure 'zero tolerance' in Argentina
News source: https://www.stltoday.com/news/world/activists-demand-pope-ensure-zero-tolerance-in-argentina/article_9d6e7cd3-254c-53ca-a184-b9e8d2d4f6b6.html

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Activist groups are calling on Pope Francis to guarantee the implementation of the Vatican's "zero tolerance" for sexual abuses by clergy in Argentina, where they say ...

News Argentina Buenos Aires: Argentina approved to export pork to China

Published on: Tuesday 30 April 2019
Argentina approved to export pork to China
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/30/reuters-america-argentina-approved-to-export-pork-to-china.html

The South American nation has been pushing to increase agricultural trade with China to help bolster Argentina's trade balance amid increasing volatility of its peso currency. "We have obtained approval to export pork to China, one of the world's top consumers 1/ 8 of the meat 3/ 8," Argentine President Mauricio Macri said on Monday. Argentina also has been...

News Argentina Buenos Aires: How to Spend 36 Hours in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Published on: Wednesday 17 April 2019
How to Spend 36 Hours in Buenos Aires, Argentina
News source: https://www.themanual.com/travel/36-hours-in-buenos-aires-argentina/

Argentina has so many incredible destinations like Salta and Mendoza for wine, Bariloche for skiing, Mar del Plata for beach time, and Ushuaia for bottom-of-the-Earth adventures. In a country filled ...

News Argentina Buenos Aires: Argentina braces for labour strike to raise pressure on Macri

Published on: Monday 29 April 2019
Argentina braces for labour strike to raise pressure on Macri
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/04/argentina-braces-labour-strike-raise-pressure-macri-190430070711948.html

According to local reports, on Tuesday protesters plan to shut down flights, the metro in Buenos Aires, banks and schools ... live and pay taxes," Elisa, a pensioner in Argentina told Al Jazeera ...

News Argentina Buenos Aires: Argentina to intervene in exchange rate to curb peso volatility

Published on: Monday 29 April 2019
Argentina to intervene in exchange rate to curb peso volatility
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/argentina-intervene-exchange-rate-curb-peso-volatility-204507857.html

Argentina adopted a new measure Monday aimed at stabilizing its exchange rate, six months out from presidential elections in which economic worries are having an impact on opinion polls. The move comes on the back of a freeze in the prices of basic goods and public services announced by President Mauricio

News Argentina Buenos Aires: Seeds of discontent: Argentina's farmers turn cool on their man Macri

Published on: Sunday 21 April 2019
Seeds of discontent: Argentina's farmers turn cool on their man Macri
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/seeds-discontent-argentinas-farmers-turn-cool-man-macri-101345496.html

The powerful sector is now cooling on the center-right president, frustrated by revived export tariffs and sky-high borrowing rates that have bruised smaller farmers, a concern for Macri ahead of national elections later in the year. Argentina's farming sector, which brings in more than half of