BUENOS-AIRES Top Stories

Reuters: BUENOS AIRES, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Argentine soy farmers fear they will get shortchanged under a proposal they say would favor U.S. agricultural company Monsanto Co by forcing them to pay royalties on......
Venture Beat: Grabr, a startup that allows users to request travelers to bring them rare finds from all over the world, announced today that it scored a $3.5 million seed investment. The startup’s marketplace allows...
Public Technologies: (Source: Bundesliga - DFLDeutsche Fußball Liga GmbH) Jens Lehmann has landed safely in Beijing as he embarks on a four-day trip to China promoting the Bundesliga as part of the Legends Tour 2016. Have you signed up for the official Bundesliga Fantasy yet?...
The Times of India: BUENOS AIRES: Argentina great Diego Maradona has criticised Lionel Messi, suggesting that the Barcelona star's retirement from international football, and subsequent change of heart, was "staged". "I don't know whether this was staged to make us understand...
Huffington Post: Two kids walked by, a good ten paces behind them, their father. "They're English, " my husband turned to me to state. The mother followed, her eyes met mine, there was a shy, friendly sparkle in her face and I knew hubby was right. I met my husband in Mexico,...
Public Technologies: (Source: FestivalInternacional de cine de Donostia-San Sebastián) The five filmmakers selected for Ikusmira Berriak share their experiences at the Tabakalera residencies The residencies running for the second edition of Ikusmira Berriak, a programme providing...
Bloomberg: The case of $67,000 stolen from ArgentineVice PresidentGabriela Michetti’s house should have ended when her bodyguard was arrested. Instead, prosecutors have shifted to tracing the money’s origin, making her a public example of the challenges President...
Topix: Yesterday, Megadeth played a brief acoustic set for a handful of lucky fans outside the Four Seasons hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina. You can watch most of the set-including a full performance of "She Wolf"-in the three clips below. ......
San Francisco Chronicle: On Aug. 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed an act establishing the National Park Service within the Department of the Interior. In 1944, during World War II, Paris was liberated by Allied forces after four years of Nazi occupation. In 1958, President...
Reuters: BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - South America soccer was run as a fiefdom by a few leading officials for personal gain before they were brought to account by U.S. law enforcement, the head of the regional governing body CONMEBOL said on Wednesday....
Topix: Thousands of Argentines stood in line for free fruit next to the Casa Rosada presidential palace Tuesday while growers handed out 10,000 kilos of produce as a way of protesting price distortions and double-digit inflation they say crushes profits. The queues...
BN Americas: The central bank highlights the slowdown in core inflation from June to July when it dropped to 1.9% from 3.0% in the Greater Buenos Aires area. ...continue reading ......