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  • Mercedes Sosa dies at 74; Argentine folk singer

    Mercedes Sosa dies at 74; Argentine folk singer
    Mercedes Sosa, an Argentine singer who emerged as an electrifying voice of conscience throughout Latin America for songs that championed social justice in the face of government repression, died Sunday at a medical clinic in Buenos Aires. She was 74 and...
  • Tariff dispute unsettles Argentina

    Tariff dispute unsettles Argentina
    An atmosphere of crisis and tumbling confidence has enveloped Argentina after five years of political stability and robust economic growth. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is facing a rancorous farm revolt in one of the world's major grain-...
  • Food demand fuels South America profits

    Soaring demand for foodstuffs, from soybeans to salmon, has helped launch a new era of growth for a broad swath of South America. While consumers worldwide face rising prices and shortages, many producers across the continent are enjoying record profits....
  • News, links and observations about Latin America

    Maradona suffers another health scare The soccer legend was hospitalized in Buenos Aires today after experiencing abdominal pains, doctors said. This was just two days after he was released following a two-week clinic stay for alcohol-related ailments....
  • Mario Benedetti dies at 88; Uruguayan poet and writer

    Uruguayan author Mario Benedetti, whose bestselling poems and novels helped launch Latin America's postwar literary boom, has died. He was 88. Benedetti died Sunday at his home in Montevideo, Uruguay's capital, of complications arising from a chronic...
  • The burrito king of Argentina

    Argentine President-elect Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner wants more foreigners to invest in her country's economy, which is growing by 8% annually. But Argentina's recent history of runaway inflation, currency devaluations and huge foreign debt, coupled...
  • There's lots of sizzle at the Buenos Aires Grill

    The throb of tango music, the sizzle of grilling meat, crowded tables groaning under the weight of portable barbecues loaded with short ribs, sausages and yards of skirt steak that drape over the grills' edges. We're at Buenos Aires Grill in Northridge,...
  • Underrated destinations recommended by Times readers

    Nature in the Eastern Sierra Nevadas. Art in a deep Polish salt mine. A friendly Wisconsin town. A hike with views of the Tasmanian coast. Readers have spanned the globe and discovered adventure, history and in many places, peace. Here are some of their...
  • Beauty Queen Dies After Cosmetic Surgery

    Beauty Queen Dies After Cosmetic Surgery
    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- A 38-year-old former Miss Argentina has died from complications after undergoing cosmetic surgery on her buttocks. Solange Magnano, a mother of twins who won the crown in 1994, died of a pulmonary embolism Sunday after three...
  • Lawyer sues Delta over delayed trip to Argentina

    NEW YORK -- A lawyer has sued Delta Air Lines Inc. for nearly $1 million, claiming the company's incompetent and rude employees made his 80-year-old mother's birthday trip to South America a stressful, costly horror. Richard Roth said he and his family...
  • 'Lost' art tells of a love lost

    He was a celebrated painter and political agitator who put revolution before art. She was a twentysomething poet, dazzled by her charismatic suitor, David Alfaro Siqueiros, one of the leading Mexican muralists who audaciously combined public art and...
  • Additional chapters in this global saga

    Johannesburg, South Africa A holiday commemorating the struggle against apartheid keeps South African financial markets closed for the day, but Charles Leishman, a gold trader wearing sweat pants, clutches his pocket-sized electronic gizmo and checks...