Showing Archived Posts

Argentine President Announces Bid for Reelection

Posted June 22nd, 2011 at 12:30 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has ended speculation about her political future, announcing Tuesday that she will run for reelection in October. Although many polls suggest she is likely to win a second term, it had been unclear whether she would run because of recent health problems. President Fernandez cancelled a visit to Mexico […]

Tags: , Posted in Americas

Judge Orders DNA Tests for Argentine Media Magnate Adoptees

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 7:25 pm (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

An Argentine court has ordered the adopted children of one of Latin America’s most powerful newspaper publishers to submit to a DNA test to determine if they were stolen as babies during Argentina’s so-called “dirty war.” The court ruled Thursday the two children of Ernestina Herrera de Noble, who are now in their 30s, must […]

Tags: , Posted in Americas

Argentina Bans Tobacco Advertising, Smoking in Public Places

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 12:45 am (UTC-5)
Leave a comment

Argentina has approved a nationwide ban on tobacco advertising and smoking in public places. After years of debate, lawmakers in the lower house of the Argentine Congress overwhelmingly approved the law on Wednesday over the strong opposition of the tobacco industry. In addition to the bans on advertising and smoking in enclosed public spaces, the […]

Tags: , , Posted in Americas

Calendar

May 2024
M T W T F S S
« Jan    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

Archives

Categories