Tag Archives: Argentina

Fosun's chairman makes first public appearance after assisting China probe

By Engen Tham SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Fosun International <0656.HK> Chairman Guo Guangchang attended a company meeting in Shanghai on Monday, two people at the event told Reuters, his first public…

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Polar bear plays in fresh snowfall in Wisconsin Zoo

One polar bear at the Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison, Wisconsin was in a winter wonderland of its own on Sunday (22 November), playing in the fresh snowfall after an…

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Maradona undergoes gastric bypass, recovering well – doctors

By Lenin Danieri MARACAIBO, Venezuela (Reuters) – Argentine football tremendous Diego Maradona underwent a gastric bypass in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo over the weekend & is recovering well,…

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Argentina's Scioli would up retiree benefits, tap social security

By Maximilian Heath BENAVIDEZ, Argentina (Reuters) – Argentina's ruling party presidential candidate Daniel Scioli would improve benefits to retired people & pay for the increase in part by tapping the…

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Earthquake hits northwest Argentina, kills one; injuries reported

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwest Argentina on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, leaving at least one person dead, injuring several more & damaging homes,…

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Argentina orders HSBC's local unit to name new president

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina's central bank on Tuesday ordered HSBC Argentina to name a new president & vice president within 24 hours, accusing the bank of failing to establish…

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Review: 'Metal Gear Solid V' a technical, tactical marvel

In an early mission in "Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain" (Konami, for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PC, $59.99), the player is tasked with…

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Russia beats Argentina to stay top of women's volleyball

TOKYO (AP) — Russia maintained its perfect start to the women's volleyball World Cup Wednesday, trouncing Argentina in straight sets to improve to 11 points from four matches. Alexandra Pasynkova…

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Official candidate ahead in Argentine presidential primary – polls

By Hugh Bronstein BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Ruling party candidate Daniel Scioli was ahead in Argentina's presidential primary on Sunday, according to TV exit polls that showed voters tending toward…

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Stunner: US men miss out on relay final at swim worlds

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — So much for the U.S. swim team's plan to kick off the world championships with a strong performance in the 4×100-meter freestyle relay. The American men…