May 25, 2015

Chaco Governor Jorge Capitanich was able to celebrate a double victory last night in the primary elections in the northern province.

Chaco governor Jorge Capitanich has celebrated the victory of his party Chaco Deserves More in the provincial primary elections, and assured he will not run as Daniel Scioli’s vice president as rumored.

Spain's ruling People's Party (PP) took a battering in regional and local elections with Spaniards punishing Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy for four years of severe spending cuts and a string of corruption scandals.

Pope Francis has said Argentina is a country full of possibilities — but lamented all the opportunities it had lost during the last few decades of political and economic upheaval.

By Nathan Gilli
Ecuador, Chile, Colombia and Peru are all devoting more money to build homes

Spain’s ruling People’s Party (PP) took a battering in regional and local elections yesterday after voters punished Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy for four years of severe spending cuts and a string of corruption scandals.

Many head downtown for concerts, food fair

Culmination of commemorations will take place in Plaza de Mayo

Today, from 4-11.30pm, Plaza de Mayo will host more music, billed as the Party of the People’s Nation. Cuban giants of Latino music Buena Vista Social Club are billed alongside rock legends Bersuit and a special homage to Argentine composer and singer Carlos Gardel who died 80 years ago.

The sword of General José de San Martín, hero of Argentine and Latin American independence, was restored to its traditional home at the National History Museum yesterday after a symbolic procession joined by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and watched by crowds who lined the route up to Lezama Park where the museum is located.

European equities fell today, tracking Friday's losses on Wall Street and as a Greek minister said Athens cannot make debt repayments next month unless Greece reaches a deal with its creditors.

The exchange rate is set to reach nine pesos per dollar in the coming days, assuming the policy of almost-daily half-cent or a cent depreciations pushed by the Central Bank in 2015 continues apace.

Bolivian buzz

Every four hours a person is kidnapped in Mexico and 14 percent of them will die in captivity, according to a report published on Tuesday by non-governmental organization Alto al Secuestro (Stop kidnapping).

Interview with Mexico’s executive director of Amnesty International

Victims do not report 94 percent of crimes out of fear

By Vera Von Kreutzbruck
Though the disappearance of 43 students from Raúl Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers’ College of Ayotzinapa, in September of last year sparked reverberations worldwide, the truth is, in Mexico, this was not an isolated case.


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