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  • Player dies in second-division match in Argentina 
    Updated: May-24-15 8:30 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Cristian Gomez, a player with Argentine club Atletico Parana, died on Sunday after collapsing during a second-division match.

  • Boca slumps to 3-0 playing in empty La Bombonera stadium 
    Updated: May-24-15 8:14 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Boca Juniors slumped to a 3-0 loss Sunday against mid-table Aldosivi, playing in their La Bombonera stadium without fans as part of a punishment for fan violence in a recent Copa Libertadores match.

  • SAmerican soccer officials still get heat for Boca mayhem 
    Updated: May-22-15 6:35 pm

    More than a week afterward, officials at Boca Juniors still believe the club was punished too harshly for the mayhem its fans caused in the Copa Libertadores round-of-16 match against bitter rival River Plate.

  • Argentina to play Mexico in Sept 8 exhibition in Dallas area 
    Updated: May-21-15 12:09 pm

    NEW YORK - Mexico's national team will play Argentina on Sept. 8 in an exhibition soccer game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

  • Argentine judges blasted for another sex abuse ruling 
    Updated: May-20-15 5:40 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Two Argentine judges who have come under fire for sharply reducing the sentence of a child abuser were already under scrutiny for easing the sentence of a pastor convicted of abusing two teenage girls, arguing their poverty made them susceptible to sex at an early age.

  • Khamenei's adviser dismisses Iran role in Argentina bombing story has photos
    Updated: May-19-15 12:19 am

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - An adviser to Iran's supreme leader is dismissing accusations that he masterminded Argentina's worst terrorist attack and says that he and the Islamic Republic are innocent.

  • Frustration with Latin America's left on the rise story has photos
    Updated: May-18-15 7:38 pm

    CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's socialist government is struggling to put food on the shelves amid runaway inflation. Brazil's president is facing calls for impeachment. And even Cuba's communist government, an iconic touchstone for generations of leftists, is embracing closer ties with the U.S.

  • Boca Juniors appeals Copa Libertadores punishment 
    Updated: May-18-15 1:39 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Boca Juniors has appealed the punishment handed out by South America's football confederation, saying the club itself and the players didn't do anything to cause the interruption of its Copa Libertadores match against Argentine rival River Plate last week.

  • Boca kicked out of South America tournament over fan attack story has photos
    Updated: May-17-15 1:51 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Boca Juniors says it will appeal its ouster from the Copa Libertadores competition as punishment for fans spraying a caustic substance on a rival team in a tournament game.

  • Match suspended after River players hit with eye irritant story has photos
    Updated: May-15-15 12:30 am

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - A Copa Libertadores match between bitter Argentine rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate was suspended Thursday after River Plate players were sprayed with a substance that seemed to affect their vision and irritated their eyes.

  • Argentina midwives bare breasts to defend home births 
    Updated: May-14-15 4:38 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Midwives in Argentina have bared their breasts to protest government plans to restrict home births.

  • Weekend soccer in Argentina called off after player's death 
    Updated: May-14-15 12:43 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - All professional soccer matches in Argentina this weekend have been called off out of respect for a fourth-division player who died on Thursday after fracturing his skull more than a week ago.

  • David Gelb returns to food with 'Chef's Table' on Netflix story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-13-15 5:17 pm

    NEW YORK - Filmmaker David Gelb, who directed the delectable "Jiro Dreams of Sushi," has landed back in the foodie world with a Netflix series covering the lives and cuisines of six top chefs.

  • Argentina Supreme Court sides with elderly judge 
    Updated: May-13-15 4:46 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina's Supreme Court judges are backing a 97-year-old fellow justice amid government claims he is physically and mentally incapable of remaining in his post.

  • Crew, defender Hernan Grana mutually agree to part ways 
    Updated: May-12-15 4:51 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Crew has mutually agreed to part ways with defender Hernan Grana, granting the player's wish to return home to address family issues in Argentina.

  • Argentina criticizes holdout funds for embassy asset freeze 
    Updated: May-08-15 5:25 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Argentina is sharply criticizing a group of investment funds in the U.S. for freezing assets in the South American country's embassy in Belgium.

  • Argentine medical teams debate death of late prosecutor story has photos
    Updated: May-06-15 6:42 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Two medical teams are meeting in Argentina's capital in an extraordinary session aimed at concluding whether the head prosecutor investigating the country's worst terrorist attack killed himself or was slain by another person.

  • Round 2 in Buenos Aires for River Plate vs. Boca Juniors 
    Updated: May-06-15 3:12 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - It's time for Round 2 of River Plate vs. Boca Juniors, a bitter Buenos Aires rivalry that will be played out on Thursday at River's Monumental Stadium in the Copa Libertadores.

  • Boca beats River 2-0 in Superclasico to top Argentine table story has photos
    Updated: May-03-15 9:27 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Substitutes Cristian Pavon and Pablo Perez scored in the last six minutes to lift Boca Juniors to a 2-0 win over bitter rival River Plate on Sunday in the "Superclasico," a victory that pushed Boca three points clear of River and San Lorenzo in the Argentine first division.

  • Argentina's capital is world capital of bookstores story has photos
    Updated: May-01-15 12:50 am

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - All across Argentina's capital, lodged between the steakhouses, ice cream shops and pizzerias, is an abundance of something that is becoming scarce in many nations: bookstores.

  • Argentine families expect pope to open dictatorship files 
    Updated: Apr-30-15 5:01 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Family members of people forcibly "disappeared" during Argentina's 1976-83 military dictatorship are hoping Pope Francis will order the opening of files from the era.

  • Boca to admit hooligans; Security now in question 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 12:50 pm

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - A decision by Boca Juniors to allow one of its best-known hooligans to attend Sunday's match against Buenos Aires rival River Plate has prompted a top national government security official to say he will not provide policing for the game at La Bombonera Stadium.

  • Uruguay urges ex-Guantanamo detainees to sign for housing story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-15 7:38 pm

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - Uruguay's foreign minister said Monday that six former Guantanamo Bay detainees resettled here will be out of a house and off public assistance unless they agree to terms they have so far rejected, the latest in an increasingly public battle over who is financially responsible for the men and for how long.