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Brazil prosecutors set sights on Petrobras Argentina sale: lawyer

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Brazil prosecutors set sights on Petrobras Argentina sale: lawyer

- BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian prosecutors intend to open a formal investigation into last year's controversial sale of the Argentine subsidiary of Petrobras, Brazil's state-controlled oil company, a lawyer representing some Petrobras shareholders said on Wednesday. Petrobras, formally known as Petroleo Brasileiro SA (), sold its 67.2 percent stake in Petrobras Argentina SA for $892 million to Pampa Energia SA (), Argentina's largest power company
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Rugby - No place like home for Argentina's squad

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Rugby - No place like home for Argentina's squad

- REUTERS: Argentina's decision not to call up Facundo Isa for the Rugby Championship may yet force a rethink in their selection policy but coach Daniel Hourcade is confident he has enough depth for this year's campaign. Loose forward Isa was impressive in last year's Rugby Championship for the Pumas but has joined French club Toulon and so fallen foul of the Argentine Rugby Union (UAR) policy of selecting only locally-based players in non-World Cup years
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Tags: Rugby Football | 
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Familiares de jovem morto na Argentina enfrentam demora para translado do corpo

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Familiares de jovem morto na Argentina enfrentam demora para translado do corpo

- RIO – A família do brasileiro Robson Cilaberry, de 25 anos, morto no dia 8 de agosto em Ushuaia, na Argentina, está vivendo o drama de não conseguir realizar o translado do corpo do jovem para o Rio de Janeiro. Robson morreu dormindo no quarto de hotel após sofrer um acidente em uma estação de esqui. Segundo informações passadas aos familiares pelo despachante, o corpo deveria estar chegando ao Brasil nesta terça-feira, o que não aconteceu
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Na Argentina, vice dos EUA elogia Macri e pede ação contra Venezuela

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Na Argentina, vice dos EUA elogia Macri e pede ação contra Venezuela

- O vice-presidente dos EUA, Mike Pence, disse nesta terça-feira (15), em Buenos Aires, que seu país vê a "Argentina como liderança regional e global" e elogiou as realizações dos encontros da OMC (Organização Mundial do Comércio), em dezembro, e do G20, no ano que vem. Pence está num tour pela América Latina, que inclui ainda o Chile, a Colômbia e o Panamá
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Tevez torna in Argentina per fare riabilitazione, possibile addio alla Cina?

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Tevez torna in Argentina per fare riabilitazione, possibile addio alla Cina?

- Carlos Tevez è volato in Argentina per il trattamento dell' infortunio al polpaccio, ma solo dopo aver firmato un accordo con lo Shanghai Shenhua, club nel quale milita dal dicembre del 2016, garantendo il suo ritorno in Cina prima della fine del mese. "Dopo averne discusso insieme al giocatore, gli abbiamo concesso di tornare in Argentina e di ricevere un trattamento presso la Clinica Jorge Bombicino
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Presidente Macri sai vitorioso de primárias legislativas na Argentina

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Presidente Macri sai vitorioso de primárias legislativas na Argentina

- O presidente da Argentina, Mauricio Macri, saiu vitorioso após os resultados das primárias legislativas terem sido anunciados na noite deste domingo (13/8). Os candidatos da coalizão "Cambiemos" tiveram um excelente resultado e mostraram que são a principal força política do país. A informação é da agência ANSA. Além das primárias serem uma espécie de "pesquisa" para as próximas eleições legislativas do dia 22 de outubro na Argentina, o domingo eleitoral representou uma passagem política considerada chave, não apenas para o "macrismo" como também para o chamado "peronismo", que se esfacelou durante o governo da ex-presidente Cristina Kirchner
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Rugby - Bok flyhalf Pollard to miss Argentina test

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Rugby - Bok flyhalf Pollard to miss Argentina test

- PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa: Flyhalf Handre Pollard will have to wait at least one more week before making his return for South Africa after he was ruled not ready to face Argentina in the Springboks’ Rugby Championship opener at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday. Pollard has been battling an ankle problem since April, having also missed the entire 2016 season through injury, but was included in the squad by coach Allister Coetzee for the visit of Argentina
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Tags: Rugby Football |  Flyhalf | 
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Governo Macri sai vitorioso de primárias legislativas na Argentina

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Governo Macri sai vitorioso de primárias legislativas na Argentina

- Segundo dados oficiais, o governo do presidente Mauricio Macri saiu vitorioso nas primárias para as eleições legislativas, que ocorreram neste domingo (13), na Argentina. A votação oficial ocorre em 22 de outubro e renovará um terço do Senado e metade do Congresso. Na disputa pelo Senado na província de Buenos Aires, a mais importante da eleição por representar o maior colégio eleitoral do país, Esteban Bullrich e Cristina Kirchner apareciam quase empatados com 81,94% dos votos apurados
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Primárias legislativas: Argentina mede força de Kirchner frente a Macri

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Primárias legislativas: Argentina mede força de Kirchner frente a Macri

- O retorno às urnas da ex-presidente Cristina Kirchner como pré-candidata ao Senado pela oposição ao presidente Mauricio Macri concentra as atenções neste domingo das primárias obrigatórias na Argentina para as eleições legislativas de 22 de outubro. Analistas políticos concordam que a votação marca o futuro tanto de Macri como de Kirchner. As primárias podem ser consideradas um plebiscito sobre o governo de Macri e um teste para medir a força da oposição
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Em dia de primárias na Argentina, Cristina Kirchner prefere ficar em casa

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Em dia de primárias na Argentina, Cristina Kirchner prefere ficar em casa

- "Esta é uma votação que funciona, mas não para o que deveria funcionar", disse Roque Gigliardi, 66, que compareceu à escola Angel Gallardo, na manhã deste domingo (13), em Avellaneda, na Província de Buenos Aires. Eleitor da ex-presidente Cristina Kirchner (2007-15), o comerciante reclamava do fato de que as primárias, que originalmente foram criadas para que houvesse disputas internas dentro dos partidos para decidir quem concorreria à votação oficial das legislativas, em 22 de outubro, não sejam usadas para isso
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Argentina primary vote measures appetite for populist ex president

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Argentina primary vote measures appetite for populist ex president

- BUENOS AIRES (REUTERS) - Argentines vote on Sunday (Aug 13) in a closely watched mid-term primary election that will test their appetite for bringing back the left-wing populism of former President Cristina Fernandez. Fernandez, who was indicted for corruption last year, is vying for a Senate seat in Buenos Aires province, home to nearly 40 per cent of the country's voters
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Argentina primary vote measures appetite for populist ex president

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Argentina primary vote measures appetite for populist ex president

- BUENOS AIRES: Argentines vote on Sunday in a closely watched mid-term primary election that will test their appetite for bringing back the left-wing populism of former President Cristina Fernandez. Fernandez, who was indicted for corruption last year, is vying for a Senate seat in Buenos Aires province, home to nearly 40 percent of the country's voters. She is running against business friendly President Mauricio Macri's former education minister and other candidates from a divided opposition
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Argentina vuelve este domingo a las urnas en primarias legislativas claves

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Argentina vuelve este domingo a las urnas en primarias legislativas claves

- Argentina vuelve a las urnas este domingo para elegir en unas primarias abiertas a los candidatos definitivos de las elecciones legislativas de octubre, una cita que llega tras una campaña polarizada entre el oficialismo -que se enfrenta a su primer examen- y la ex presidenta Cristina Fernández. De estos comicios saldrán las listas definitivas de cada fuerza para las legislativas del 22 de octubre, en las que se renueva un tercio del Senado (24 escaños) y casi la mitad de la Cámara de Diputados (127 bancas)
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Icardi giura amore all'Argentina dopo la convocazione: "Darò tutto per te"

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Icardi giura amore all'Argentina dopo la convocazione: "Darò tutto per te"

- Icardi ieri e oggi con la maglia dell'Argentina. Maurito Icardi è felice. Di più. Il c.t. dell'Argentina Sampaoli, per le prossime due partite di qualificazione ai Mondiali contro Uruguay e Venezuela, ha deciso di puntare su di lui (e non su Higuain, lasciato a casa). Un attestato di stima che inorgoglisce il bomber nerazzurro così tanto da scrivere dedicare e postare su Instagram una vera e propria lettera d'amore alla sua Patria e alla maglia della albiceleste
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Thousands of Argentines march to demand answers on missing protester

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Thousands of Argentines march to demand answers on missing protester

- BUENOS AIRES: Thousands of people marched through Argentina's capital on Friday to demand that a young protester, who has been missing since security forces clashed with indigenous activists in Patagonia 10 days ago, appear alive. Human rights groups have demanded action this week to find Santiago Maldonado, a 28-year-old craftsman. They suspect he was taken by the country's National Gendarmerie during an Aug
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'Irmã' do crack, droga se dissemina na periferia de cidades da Argentina

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'Irmã' do crack, droga se dissemina na periferia de cidades da Argentina

- Um sorriso largo se abre com facilidade e ilumina a face levemente morena e arredondada de Lorena. A cada poucas palavras ditas em um espanhol rápido, pausa para um riso leve, como se aquela fosse a deixa para eu rascunhar em meu caderno parte da história que ela me conta. São pouco mais de 10 horas de uma manhã de domingo gelada e chuvosa em Buenos Aires
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Pacote-bomba explode em empresa que fará apuração de primárias na Argentina

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Pacote-bomba explode em empresa que fará apuração de primárias na Argentina

- BUENOS AIRES - Um pacote-bomba explodiu nesta quinta-feira, 10, e deixou dois feridos nos escritórios de Buenos Aires da Indra, empresa responsável pelo sistema de apuração provisório das primárias para as eleições legislativas da Argentina. O incidente ocorreu no escritório que a companhia tem no luxuoso bairro de Puerto Madero, informou a Indra em comunicado. Segundo a companhia, os feridos estão fora de perigo e passam bem
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Cup match postponed in Argentina after fans gun battle

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Cup match postponed in Argentina after fans gun battle

- BUENOS AIRES: A Copa Argentina football match this week between Racing and Mitre has been postponed by police after Racing fans fought gun battles near their home stadium. The Buenos Aires Agency for the Prevention of Violence in Sport said Wednesday's game must be rescheduled for "strict reasons of security". Tuesday's decision follows violent clashes on Monday night between rival members of Racing's barra brava, Argentina's organised ultras, or fan groups
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  • Rugby - No place like home for Argentina's squad
    Rugby - No place like home for Argentina's squad

    , channelnewsasia.com

    REUTERS: Argentina's decision not to call up Facundo Isa for the Rugby Championship may yet force a rethink in their selection policy but coach Daniel Hourcade is confident he has enough depth for this year's campaign. Loose forward Isa was impressive in last year's Rugby Championship for the Pumas but has joined French club Toulon and so fallen foul of the Argentine Rugby Union (UAR) policy of selecting only locally-based players in non-World Cup years
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    Categories: Sports | 
    Tags: Rugby Football | 
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Politics & Government

  • Argentina primary vote measures appetite for populist ex president
    Argentina primary vote measures appetite for populist ex president

    , straitstimes.com

    BUENOS AIRES (REUTERS) - Argentines vote on Sunday (Aug 13) in a closely watched mid-term primary election that will test their appetite for bringing back the left-wing populism of former President Cristina Fernandez. Fernandez, who was indicted for corruption last year, is vying for a Senate seat in Buenos Aires province, home to nearly 40 per cent of the country's voters
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Elections |  Primaries |  Votes |  Voting | 
    Places: Americas |  Latin America |  South America |  Argentina |  Singapore | 

Sports

  • Rugby - No place like home for Argentina's squad
    Rugby - No place like home for Argentina's squad

    , channelnewsasia.com

    REUTERS: Argentina's decision not to call up Facundo Isa for the Rugby Championship may yet force a rethink in their selection policy but coach Daniel Hourcade is confident he has enough depth for this year's campaign. Loose forward Isa was impressive in last year's Rugby Championship for the Pumas but has joined French club Toulon and so fallen foul of the Argentine Rugby Union (UAR) policy of selecting only locally-based players in non-World Cup years
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Business

  • Talk on investment opportunities in Argentina on Monday
    Talk on investment opportunities in Argentina on Monday

    , thestar.com.my

    PETALING JAYA: Malaysians looking to invest in Latin America should attend a lecture at Universiti Malaya on investment opportunities there. Entitled "Trade and Business Opportunities in Argentina", the lecture will be conducted by Argentine Ambassador to Malaysia Manual Jose Balaguer Salas (pic) on Monday. Salas will be talking on potential trade and economic opportunities in Argentina's key sectors, according to the university's press release
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Health

  • Argentine Congress votes to legalize medical marijuana
    Argentine Congress votes to legalize medical marijuana

    , sg.yahoo.com

    Argentina's Senate voted unanimously to legalize medical marijuana, joining the lower house and setting the country on course to become the latest to relax its laws on pot. President Mauricio Macri is all but certain to sign the bill, which garnered an unusual level of cross-party support and was applauded by patients and their families. A group of mothers with sick children burst into tearful applause in the Senate as lawmakers voted 58-0 to pass the bill
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Family & Parenting

Society & Culture

  • FIFA fine Brazil, Argentina, Mexico for homophobic chanting
    FIFA fine Brazil, Argentina, Mexico for homophobic chanting

    , indianexpress.com

    Brazil were hit hardest today by FIFA for homophobic chanting by its supporters during World Cup qualifying, with Argentina and Mexico also fined. Nine football associations were punished in all by FIFA’s Disciplinary Committee “for incidents involving, among others, unsporting and discriminatory conduct by fans” during recent qualifying matches for Russia 2018. Brazil were fined 35,000 Swiss francs ($35,000, 32,000 euros), Argentina 20,000 and Mexico 10,000 for various misdemeanours, including homophobic abuse
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Entertainment & Arts

  • Argentinian ‘Kim Kardashian’ DOUBLES the size of her bum implants despite botched op that left her old one rotting inside her
    Argentinian ‘Kim Kardashian’ DOUBLES the size of her bum implants despite botched op that left her old one rotting inside her

    , thesun.co.uk

    A KIM Kardashian-obsessed model who was left with a rotting rear end following botched plastic surgery has had her defective butt implants replaced. But despite the complications with her previous surgery, multi-talented glamour model, singer and porn star Sabrina Sabrok, 40, decided she would replace her broken butt sacks with implants TWICE as big. The Playboy cover model, who appears on her own uncompromising Mexican TV shows and kinky pop
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Travel & Recreation

  • Cycling the length of the Americas: From Alaska to Argentina
    Cycling the length of the Americas: From Alaska to Argentina

    , stuff.co.nz

    One last mountain pass stood between Mark Watson and Hana Black and Wyoming when two hunters pulled up on the icy road beside them, looked them up and down, and told them there was no way they'd get any further. A few months into their "bikepacking" journey from Alaska to Argentina, the Kiwi couple were cycling down the Great Divide – the mountain range that forms the backbone of North America, running from the Rocky Mountains in Canada into the US states of Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado and New Mexico
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    Places: New Zealand |  Americas |  United States |  Latin America |  South America |  Argentina |  West |  Pacific |  Alaska | 

Law & Crime

  • Brazil prosecutors set sights on Petrobras Argentina sale: lawyer
    Brazil prosecutors set sights on Petrobras Argentina sale: lawyer

    , reuters.com

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian prosecutors intend to open a formal investigation into last year's controversial sale of the Argentine subsidiary of Petrobras, Brazil's state-controlled oil company, a lawyer representing some Petrobras shareholders said on Wednesday. Petrobras, formally known as Petroleo Brasileiro SA (), sold its 67.2 percent stake in Petrobras Argentina SA for $892 million to Pampa Energia SA (), Argentina's largest power company
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Science & Nature

Life & Style

Media & Information

  • Fox, Turner win broadcast rights to Argentine soccer - Football
    Fox, Turner win broadcast rights to Argentine soccer - Football

    , thestar.com.my

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Divisions of U.S. media companies Twenty-First Century Fox Inc and Time Warner Inc won a joint contract to broadcast Argentine soccer matches for five years from next season, the Argentine Football Association said on Tuesday. Fox Sports Latin America, a unit of Fox, and Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting System Latin America Inc won a three-way race for television broadcast rights against the United States' ESPN and Spanish company MediaPro
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Motoring

  • Sebastien Ogier se quedó con la primera etapa del Rally de Argentina
    Sebastien Ogier se quedó con la primera etapa del Rally de Argentina

    , cooperativa.cl

    El francés Sebastien Ogier (Ford Fiesta RS) dominó este jueves en el Centro Cívico de Córdoba y se quedó con la primera etapa del Rally de Argentina ante una multitud de fanáticos. Ogier, tetracampeón del mundo, empleó para completar los 1,75 kilómetros del tramo. Aventajó por 00''9 al español Dani Sordo (Hyundai i20 WRC) y al británico Elfyn Evans (Ford Fiesta RS), que empataron en el segundo lugar
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