News A red bellied piranha, similar to the palometas that have injured bathers in attacks in Argentina

The fish already injured swimmers cooling down from the heat last month

Quesada's trickery leaves England flat

Argentina A 29 England XV 24

Obituary: Enrique Cadcamo

AT HIS funeral on Saturday, in Buenos Aires' Chacarita (Western) cemetery, somebody said that with the death of Enrique Cadcamo the tango had been struck speechless. It was a remark typical of the man and the music. In Buenos Aires, tango reflects the moroseness of the city Argentine, best prepared to see the darkest side of everything.

Obituary: Jacobo Timerman

OVER LUNCH last Tuesday, at the table where a group of Buenos Aires journalists have met regularly for over 30 years, Jacobo Timerman was witty and wicked. In other words, his usual self, writes Andrew Graham- Yooll [further to the obituary by Colin Harding, 13 November]. He rolled off a stream of recollections of the men who ran Argentina in the 1960s and 1970s.

Police smash Buenos Aires abortion ring

POLICE IN Argentina have dismantled an illegal abortion network in the province of Buenos Aires that arranged for poor women to give birth to babies that were subsequently sold, some of them to Germany. Police raided three clinics and detained 14 people, mostly Argentines and Peruvians.

Rugby Union: Canny Ireland cage Pumas

Ireland 32 Argentina 24 Tries: Mostyn 3, Wood Tries: Pichot 2, Scelzo Pens: Humphreys 4 Cons: Quesada 3 Pens: Quesada Half- time: 22-3 Attendance: 15,000

Obituary: Olga Orozco

OLGA OROZCO was the grand old lady of poetry in Argentina, and some said in Latin America as well.

Rugby Union: Pumas maul Scottish plans for cup build-up

Scotland 22 Argentina 31

Rugby Union: Powerful Pumas gain historic win

Scotland 22 Argentina 31 Tries: Metcalfe, Tait, Walton Tries: Bartolucci 2, Albanese Cons: Logan 2 Cons: Quesada 2 Pen: Logan Pens: Quesada 3 Drop: Quesada Half-time: 8-16 Attendance: 11,471

Around the World's Markets: Buenos Aires

ARGENTINE SHARES closed lower after a lacklustre day during which they started higher before following Wall Street down into the red during afternoon trading.

Numbers: Two

Agricultural fair, Buenos Aires

Rugby Union: Quinnell a true believer

THE WALES No 8 Scott Quinnell believes the new-found desire in the national squad can carry them through yet another searching examination against Argentina in the first Test in Buenos Aires tonight.

Rugby Union: Wales reveal their vulnerability

Buenos Aires 31 Wales 29

Rugby Union: Octavio finishes on high note

Buenos Aires 31 Wales XV 29

Hockey: Slough slump to hosts' rout

SLOUGH, LOOKING to reach a third final in the past four years, yesterday suffered their worst European Club Championship defeat when they were hammered 8-3 by the host club, Den Bosch, in their last pool game.
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