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FIFA fine Brazil, Argentina, Mexico for homophobic chanting.

Brazil was hit hardest on Thursday by FIFA for homophobic chanting by its supporters during World Cup qualifying, with Argentina and Mexico also fined

- The Daily Star - LB

Trumps welcome Argentina President Mauricio Macri to White House.

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hosted Argentine President Mauricio Macri and first lady Juliana Awada at the White House.

- UPI - US

Argentina farmers stage vegetable giveaway to protest low prices.

Argentina farmers stage vegetable giveaway to protest low prices...

- MENAFN - JO

Pictionary's first mobile app lets you sketch on the go.

Mattel and mobile game company Etermax have teamed up to take the classic Pictionary sketching game to mobile devices for the first time. The launch will be a big one for Buenos Aires, Argentina-based Etermax , creator of such hits as Trivia Crack and Aworded Crack , as branded games take on greater prominence in the 

- VentureBeat - US

Argentine Icebreaker Irizar is back undergoing sea trials, readying for Antarctica sailing.

Argentina's Navy icebreaker ARA Almirante Irizar is back on sea trials following almost ten years of recovery and refurbishing after she caught fire in 2007 when returning from Antarctica and was considered almost a wreck given the magnitude of the damages experienced.

- MercoPress - FK

Argentina pays for the first batch of 24 T-6C training aircraft for its Air Force.

Textron Aviation's Beechcraft has received an US$88.2 million contract to supply the Argentina Air Force with T-6 aircraft. The U.S. Air Force contract calls for Beechcraft to supply four T-6C airplanes as well as maintenance, pilot training and interim contractor support for maintenance.

- MercoPress - FK

Cristina Fernandez invited to give a conference at Oxford University.

Ex president Cristina Fernandez and her daughter Florencia Kirchner, both indicted in several alleged corruption cases have been allowed to travel to Europe in May, where the Argentine leader has been invited to a round of conferences and discussions including one from the Oxford Union at Oxford University.

- MercoPress - FK

Buenos Aires Governor Breaks With Argentina's Past.

MarĂ­a Eugenia Vidal, a 43-year-old governor, has become the face of President Mauricio Macri's efforts to dismantle the Peronist legacy that has dominated Argentine politics for the past seven decades.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Aggreko reports 18% rise in first-quarter revenue.

Revenues were up 25% after excluding off-hires in Argentina.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Sport24.co.za | Van der Walt to captain Sharks against Jaguares.

Philip van der Walt will captain the Sharks when they take on the Jaguares in a crucial Super Rugby clash in Buenos Aires.

- News24.com - ZA

Ecuador and the Case of the Liberal Losers.

Alvaro Vargas Llosa Politics, Left-wing populism is slowly but steadily declining in the Americas. The recent poison gas attack in Syria, America's stepped up military activities in Afghanistan, a presidential power grab in Turkey and the clownish bellicosity of North Korea's leader' have overshadowed an important ...

- The National Interest - US

Catholic hospital being sued by ACLU for refusing to perform transition surgery

Dignity Health's Mercy San Juan Medical Center, a private Catholic hospital in Sacramento, California, is currently embroiled in a lawsuit brought on by the American Civil…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Exclusive: ADM replaces top trader amid global shakeup - memo

BUENOS AIRES/CHICAGO - Archer Daniels Midland Co has replaced the leader of its global trading desk, the company confirmed to Reuters on Wednesday, as it sheds traders around the world amid a global grains glut that has squeezed profits.

- Reuters - US

Argentina's Macri bets on bus lane, public works ahead of key election | Reuters

By Luc Cohen | LA MATANZA, Argentina LA MATANZA, Argentina Billboards in Buenos Aires province's working-class La Matanza district trumpet a soon-to-be completed bus lane alongside the face of the district's mayor, an ally of former populist President Cristina Fernandez. Although it was originally conceived when Fernandez ...

- Firstpost - IN

Argentina's Macri bets on bus lane, public works ahead of key election

LA MATANZA, Argentina - Billboards in Buenos Aires province's working-class La Matanza district trumpet a soon-to-be completed bus lane alongside the face of the district's mayor, an ally of former populist President Cristina Fernandez.

- Reuters - US

Argentina's icebreaker starts at-sea trials

Argentina's ARA Almirante Irízar , the only icebreaker in the southern hemisphere, sailed on 25 April for its first tests after 10 years of long-delayed repairs and modernisation following a nearly catastrophic fire. The vessel left Tandanor Shipyard under its own power for a three-day

- Jane’s - US

Exclusive: ADM names new global trade desk chief as part of wider shakeup - memo

BUENOS AIRES - Archer Daniels Midland Co has replaced the leader of its global trading desk, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Wednesday, as the company sheds traders around the world while grappling with huge grain supplies that have weakened margins.

- Reuters - US

Argentina procures T-6C+ Texan II turboprop trainer and light-attack aircraft

Argentina has procured four Beechcraft T-6C+ Texan II turboprop trainer and light-attack aircraft under a contract valued at USD88.2 million, it was announced on 25 April. The contract, which was awarded by the US Department of Defense under the Foreign Military Sales scheme, will see

- Jane’s - US

ESA boosting its Argentine link with deep space

Thanks to some high-tech improvements, ESA's radio dish in Argentina will be ready to receive the rising torrent of scientific data beamed back by future missions exploring deep in our Solar System.

- PhysOrg - NL

PHL's draft ASEAN statement hit for lack of leadership tone amid sea dispute

'The draft of the Chairman's Statement is deeply disappointing and, if not revisited, would manifest an absence of the desired leadership,” former Foreign Secretary Albert Del Rosario said.

- GMA News - PH

An old Trump friend arrives in Washington seeking forgiveness

Daily Trump Tracker: Argentina's president wants a do-over as the alt-right media's drop-in doesn't measure up to expectations The post An old Trump friend arrives in Washington seeking forgiveness appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Call for Bankruptcy Ahead of 'Vulture Fund' Deadline

Jubilee USA NetworkBefore May, protections expire that shelter Puerto Rico from debt lawsuits and predatory financial groups popularly known as "vulture" funds. The Catholic Archbishop of San Juan and Puerto Rico's Bible Society head are calling on the island's governor and oversight board to immediately activate a ...

- Common Dreams - US

Sport24.co.za | Sharks get SA referee in Argentina

South Africa's Jaco Peyper will referee the Sharks' Super Rugby clash against the Jaguares in Buenos Aires.

- News24.com - ZA

ESA boosting its Argentine link with deep space

Thanks to some high-tech improvements, ESA's radio dish in Argentina will be ready to receive the rising torrent of scientific data beamed back by future missions exploring deep in our Solar System.

- ESA - FR

Barrick Gold earmarks US$500 million for Argentina mine after spill

The world's biggest gold miner, said improvements to the mine's processing facility, where the spills occurred

- Financial Post - CA

ESA boosting its Argentine link with deep space

Paris Apr 26, 2017 Thanks to some high-tech improvements, ESA's radio dish in Argentina will be ready to receive the rising torrent of scientific data beamed back by future missions exploring deep in our Solar System. Since 2012, ESA's deep-space tracking station at Malargue, about 1200 km west of Buenos Aires, Argentina, ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Barrick earmarks $500m for Argentina mine after spill

Barrick Gold has earmarked $500-million over five years for upgrades and expansions to its Veladero mine, in Argentina, COO Richard Williams said on Tuesday, four weeks after a third cyanide solution spill at the mine. Barrick, the world's biggest gold miner, said improvements to the mine's processing facility, where ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Deadly Heist Shakes a South American Borderland Trying to Shed Its Lawless Image

Outlaws stole millions of dollars at a cash transporting company in Ciudad del Este, a Paraguayan city on the so-called Triple Frontier where Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina meet.

- New York Times - US

Barrick plummets on triple-whammy disappointment

Argentina woes continue for world's biggest bullion producer

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Argentina group IDs 122nd person taken as baby

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina " An Argentine human rights group says DNA tests have determined the identity of another person taken from parents by the country's former dictatorship, bringing the number of such cases to 122.The identity...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Barrick Gold cuts gold production forecast at Argentina mine

Toronto-based miner Barrick Gold's shares fell nearly 4% in after-hour trade on Monday, after the group lowered its production forecast and increased its cost guidance at its Veladero mine, in Argentina. The mine, where authorities suspended the addition of cyanide to the heap leach process following a March 28 spill , will ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Ex-DFA chief: PHL should lead ASEAN in taking stand vs. 'illegal' Chinese moves in South China Sea

Former Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario on Tuesday called on the Philippines to lead the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in taking a united stand against what he calls China's 'unlawful efforts to expand its footprint” throughout the disputed South China Sea.

- GMA News - PH

FULL TEXT: Former DFA Sec. Del Rosario's speech on South China Sea

Former Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario on Tuesday morning said the Philippines made a strong contribution to the region by filing a case before the international arbitral tribunal in relation to the South China Sea. The post FULL TEXT: Former DFA Sec. Del Rosario's speech on South China Sea appeared first on ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Financial aid to Santa Cruz province, if a serious plan to put accounts in order is presented

Buenos Aires said on Tuesday it was prepared to help financially Santa Cruz province, but demanded a "serious program" to put in order the regional government´s accounts, which has seen its basic services of education, healthcare and justice paralyzed because of months in arrears to staff.

- MercoPress - FK

Trump receives Argentine president Macri at the White House on Thursday

Argentine and United States presidents Mauricio Macri and Donald Trump will be addressing bilateral trade, the Venezuelan situation, combating drugs and declassification of documents from the last dictatorship when they meet next Thursday at the While House, according to Chargé d'Affaires Thomas Cooney currently running ...

- MercoPress - FK

Barrick Gold Corp reports first quarter profit, slashes Argentina mine output forecast after spill

The Toronto-based company said it expects normal operations to resume at the Veladero mine in Argentina in June, pending government approval

- Financial Post - CA

Barrick Gold slashes Argentina mine output forecast after spill

Barrick Gold reported weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings on Monday

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Argentina at a turning point: An address by President Mauricio Macri of Argentina

        

- Brookings - US

Exxon is starting a major project in the world's next shale hotspot

Thomson ReutersThe U.S. shale sector continues to be the hottest spot in natural resources investment. But news this week suggests America's oil and gas industry may have a new rival — as shale in a completely different part of the world gets ready to go commercial. In Argentina. The governor of Argentina's Neuquen ...

- Business Insider - US

Brilliant Lionel Messi underlines his decisiveness as Barcelona upset Real Madrid in El Clasico

Argentina international struck his 500th goal for the Catalans at the Bernabeu.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

St. Louis wins U.S. approval to explore airport privatization

The U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday it has granted preliminary approval to St. Louis to explore putting its city-owned airport under private management. The announcement could help gauge private sector interest in the Trump administration's calls for investors to boost infrastructure. The Missouri airport ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Macri reforms provide the best hope for Argentina

The economics are working but the politics is the weakest point

- Financial Times - US

Archana stars as India claim team gold

Archana Kamath spearheaded India to the team gold in the Junior girls category of the ITTF Junior Circuit Belgium Open table tennis tournament at Spa on Saturday.The Indian team, comprising Archana, Moumita Datta and Priyank Pareekh, posted a 3-2 win over a team comprising players from USA, Croatia and England. In the group ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

ExxonMobil betting heavily in developing Argentina's Vaca Muerta shale gas

ExxonMobil is planning to speed up investment plans for shale gas drilling in Argentina's prized Vaca Muerta formation in the Neuquen province. Exxon will start drilling Vaca Muerta in May, by drilling horizontal wells with laterals of 2,500-3,000 meters, Neuquen province governor Omar Gutierrez said this week.

- MercoPress - FK

Falklands: Malcorra cautious about EU's position on the dispute following Brexit

The European Union could reevaluate its position on the disputed Falkland Islands after Britain leaves the bloc, Argentina's foreign minister said in Brussels, where she attended a meeting with EU negotiators on Mercosur/EU trade discussions.

- MercoPress - FK

Tear gas and rubber bullets to protect Cristina Fernandez surrounded by protestors in Rio Gallegos

Argentine ex president Cristina Fernandez and her sister in law and governor of Santa Cruz province Alicia Kirchner, are holding in at their home in Rio Gallegos surrounded by an angry crowd in the midst of a chaotic situation as police try to disperse protestors with tear gas and rubber bullets.

- MercoPress - FK

Argentina mulls $500m safety plan for Barrick's Veladero mine

Barrick Gold and its new Chinese partner presented a $500-million plan on Friday to make safety and environmental improvements to the Veladero gold mine, in Argentina, after a third cyanide spill in 18 months, a company executive said. Argentina told Barrick earlier this month it had to overhaul environmental and ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

England Rugby defend Solomona selection

England Rugby chief Ian Ritchie says they support extending the residency rule to five years, but selecting Denny Solomona to tour Argentina was an easy call.

- SBS.com.au - AU

WATCH: Rosario Dawson opens up about 'Unforgettable'

The actress dishes on her role in the upcoming thriller.

- ABC News - US

Puerto Rico bank robber flees on bicycle, eludes police

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico " It wasn't a 10-speed, but a bank robber in Puerto Rico was still able to elude police Friday by fleeing on a bicycle.Authorities said the unidentified suspect stole some $3,000 from Banco Popular after...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

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