The fish already injured swimmers cooling down from the heat last month
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Wednesday 02 June 2010
Mario Kempes wheels away in delight after scoring his first goal in Argentina's 3-1 defeat of the Netherlands in the 1978 World Cup final at the Estadio Monumental in Buenos Aires.
Thursday 15 April 2010
Some might think it's up there with the flying pig and the killer rabbit, in the list of improbable animals – the screaming tadpole. But it's real.
Friday 26 March 2010
Pablo Trapero's film is set in a women's prison in Buenos Aires that makes Prisoner: Cell Block H look like the Four Seasons.
Tuesday 02 March 2010
Sunday 21 February 2010
Thursday 18 February 2010
Saturday 06 February 2010
Font size isn't everything, but Uruguay's self-esteem may be challenged by the succession of travel guidebooks that shout "ARGENTINA" and follow up almost apologetically with "& Uruguay" in much smaller type. The nation (which, since you ask, is nine times the size of Wales, and 90th biggest in the world) seems destined to be merely an appendix to a trip to mighty, beautiful Argentina.
Monday 04 January 2010
A woman watching the Dakar Rally has died after being struck by a vehicle competing in the race's first stage.
Wednesday 09 December 2009
Thursday 03 December 2009
Argentine politicians pushed, punched and threw chairs at each other during a raucous session to choose the president of a northern province's lower house.
Saturday 26 September 2009
Friday 21 August 2009
This unnerving novel from Buenos Aires, translated with punch and pace by Amanda Hopkinson, starts out in a vein of hard-boiled Latin American noir but then moves – in every sense – into a very strange place indeed.
Friday 19 June 2009
The Artemis Quartet cellist Eckart Runge has been fascinated by the tango music of Carlos Gardel and Astor Piazzolla since the mid-1980s, discerning in it a blend of joy and melancholy.
Wednesday 03 June 2009
Argentinean outfit Boca Juniors are one of the most successful sides in South American football history.
Wednesday 27 May 2009
Live lunchtime broadcasts from the Wigmore Hall have a pleasant fizz.
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