Argentine people http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25028/all en Venezuela's 'Che' prays for hero Chavez's recovery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/venezuelas-che-prays-hero-chavezs-recovery <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Look-a-like of Argentine radical longs for Chavez's return</p> <p>* 'Chavistas' fret over his cancer and Venezuela's future</p> <p>By Andrew Cawthorne</p> <p>CARACAS, Jan 10 (Reuters) - A flamboyant look-a-like of Latin American revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara has for years been a familiar sight on the streets of Venezuela whipping up support for his other socialist hero, President Hugo Chavez.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/venezuelas-che-prays-hero-chavezs-recovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentine people Hugo Chavez Humberto Lopez Nationality Politics Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:30:32 +0000 5732585 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Brilliant Cvitanich helps Nice thrash Valenciennes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/soccer-brilliant-cvitanich-helps-nice-thrash-valenciennes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Dario Cvitanich scored his 11th and 12th goals of the season and set up another as Nice moved up to fifth in Ligue 1 with a 5-0 home victory over Valenciennes on Sunday.</p> <p>The Argentine striker, signed in the off-season from Ajax Amsterdam for just 400,000 euros ($533,800), bent the ball in to break the deadlock on the stroke of halftime.</p> <p>He struck again in the 79th minute and set up Didier Digard for the fifth after Renato Civelli and Valentin Eysseric had both found the net for Nice.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/soccer-brilliant-cvitanich-helps-nice-thrash-valenciennes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentine people Football in Argentina Renato Civelli Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 18:45:04 +0000 5733882 at http://www.globalpost.com It's a 'Mini-Buble' for singer Michael Bublé and wife http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/its-mini-buble-singer-michael-buble-and-wife <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LOS ANGELES, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Canadian jazz singer Michael Bublé and his Argentinian actress wife, Luisana Lopilato, are expecting their first baby together, Lopilato said in a video posted to YouTube on Thursday.</p> <p>The video shows what appears to be an ultrasound of a fetus with the words "Mini Buble !!!" attached to the image. <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&amp;v=-Q0tUPjPDFo" title="https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&amp;v=-Q0tUPjPDFo">https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&amp;v=-Q0tUPjPDFo</a></p> <p>A written statement that also is part of the 21-second video says, "We're having a baby Bublé!!!"</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/its-mini-buble-singer-michael-buble-and-wife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentine people Human Interest Luisana Lopilato Singles Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 01:30:17 +0000 5739164 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-people-news-summary-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Actor Burt Reynolds reportedly in intensive care with flu</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American actor Burt Reynolds is battling the flu in the intensive care unit of a Florida hospital, CNN reported on Friday. The "Smokey and the Bandit" actor arrived at the unnamed hospital with dehydration and was later transferred to intensive care, Reynolds' manager, Erik Kritzer, told CNN.</p> <p>It's a "Mini-Buble" for singer Michael Bublé and wife</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-people-news-summary-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentine people Entertainment Luisana Lopilato Michael Bublé Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 13:15:14 +0000 5739804 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters People News Summary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-people-news-summary-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following is a summary of current people news briefs.</p> <p>Actor Burt Reynolds reportedly in intensive care with flu</p> <p>LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American actor Burt Reynolds is battling the flu in the intensive care unit of a Florida hospital, CNN reported on Friday. The "Smokey and the Bandit" actor arrived at the unnamed hospital with dehydration and was later transferred to intensive care, Reynolds' manager, Erik Kritzer, told CNN.</p> <p>It's a "Mini-Buble" for singer Michael Bublé and wife</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/reuters-people-news-summary-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentine people Entertainment Luisana Lopilato Michael Bublé Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 21:15:32 +0000 5739972 at http://www.globalpost.com Falkland Islanders invited to talk with Argentinian minister http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/falkland-islanders-invited-talk-argentinian-minister <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Britain has invited residents of the Falkland Islands to meet the Argentinian foreign minister when he visits London next week, the Foreign Office said on Thursday.</p> <p>Falkland Islanders said in a statement they would tell Hector Timerman that they want to be "left in peace" by Argentina, which claims the British-held archipelago is occupied Argentinian territory.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/falkland-islanders-invited-talk-argentinian-minister" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Argentine people Politics Politics of the Falkland Islands War AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 19:45:36 +0000 5742147 at http://www.globalpost.com Argentina rejects British invitation to meet Falklanders http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/argentina-rejects-british-invitation-meet-falklanders <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Argentina on Thursday rejected a British invitation to meet Falkland Islands government officials during Foreign Minister Hector Timerman's planned visit to London next week.</p> <p>"The international community does not recognize a third party in this dispute," Timerman said, insisting the United Nations regards the dispute over the islands as a bilateral issue between London and Buenos Aires.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/argentina-rejects-british-invitation-meet-falklanders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Argentine people Hector Timerman Politics of the Falkland Islands War AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 22:30:55 +0000 5742285 at http://www.globalpost.com Cuba says Obama 'misinformed' on island affairs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/cuba-says-obama-misinformed-island-affairs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A senior Cuban official lashed out at President Barack Obama on Friday for linking improved human rights in the country to better diplomatic ties, and suggesting the communist island had outdated policies.</p> <p>Josefina Vidal, who heads the North American affairs office at the Cuban foreign ministry, said Obama was poorly advised if he believed that no change had come to Cuba in recent years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130202/cuba-says-obama-misinformed-island-affairs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentine people Barack Obama Business International relations Politics Socialism Technology AFP Sat, 02 Feb 2013 05:30:26 +0000 5743816 at http://www.globalpost.com British posture on Falklands 'smells of oil': Argentina http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/british-posture-falklands-smells-oil-argentina <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Argentina's foreign minister said Thursday that Britain's attachment to the Falkland Islands had a "strong smell of oil," in a swipe at British underwater prospecting around the disputed archipelago.</p> <p>Foreign Minister Hector Timerman, who visited London this week to meet groups promoting bilateral dialogue, accused Britain of "not moving its posture by one iota" and "using the islanders to justify its own intransigence."</p> <p>"What I sense in the British position is a strong smell of oil," Timerman told Radio del Plata.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/british-posture-falklands-smells-oil-argentina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentine people Falkland Islands Héctor Timerman War AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 16:45:51 +0000 5749070 at http://www.globalpost.com Britain blasts Argentinian 'bullying' over Falklands http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/britain-blasts-argentinian-bullying-over-falklands <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Foreign Secretary William Hague said Britain could never be bullied by Argentina into giving up the Falkland Islands, in an interview published Sunday.</p> <p>Hague told The Sun newspaper that Argentina's "intimidatory" behaviour only fortified the 2,500-odd Falkland Islanders in their determination to remain a self-governing British overseas territory.</p> <p>He also branded his Argentine counterpart Hector Timerman's claims that the South Atlantic archipelago would be under the control of Buenos Aires within 20 years as "fantasy".</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130210/britain-blasts-argentinian-bullying-over-falklands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Argentine people Government War William Hague AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 14:45:27 +0000 5751779 at http://www.globalpost.com Union leader protests by bringing trucks to Argentine Labor Ministry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/union-leader-protests-bringing-trucks-argentine-labor-ministry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Buenos Aires, Feb 19 (EFE).- The head of the Argentine truckers union, Hugo Moyano, a former ally of the government and currently one of its main opponents, on Tuesday brought several trucks to the doors of the Labor Ministry to protest a decision by that department against his union.</p> <p>The protest paralyzed traffic on Tuesday morning along one of the main avenues in downtown Buenos Aires.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/union-leader-protests-bringing-trucks-argentine-labor-ministry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Argentine people Business Hugo Moyano Hugo Moyano Human Interest Labor Law Politics Agencia EFE Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:18:07 +0000 5767093 at http://www.globalpost.com Argentine president mourns mother-in-law's death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/argentine-president-mourns-mother-laws-death <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Buenos Aires, Feb 18 (EFE).- Argentine President Cristina Fernandez interrupted her agenda for two days due to the death of the mother of the head of state's predecessor and late husband, Nestor Kirchner, officials said Monday.</p> <p>Maria Juana Ostoic died Sunday in Buenos Aires at the age of 92.</p> <p>Ostoic was admitted to a hospital in the Argentine capital last November and had been under the care of Alicia Kirchner, the sister of Nestor and social development minister in Fernandez's cabinet.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/argentine-president-mourns-mother-laws-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Argentine people Néstor Kirchner Technology Agencia EFE Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:22:53 +0000 5767208 at http://www.globalpost.com Argentine gov't accuses union boss of obstructing food deliveries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/argentine-govt-accuses-union-boss-obstructing-food-deliveries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Buenos Aires, Feb 18 (EFE).- The Argentine government on Monday accused truckers union leader Hugo Moyano of wanting to complicate the nationwide distribution of food.</p> <p>"With this act, Moyano is only (trying) to affect the normal distribution of food. No other explanation can be found," Labor Minister Carlos Tomada told a press conference, reacting to the blockade that the teamsters established Monday at supermarkets and distribution centers owned and/or operated by the Maxiconsumo chain.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/argentine-govt-accuses-union-boss-obstructing-food-deliveries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Argentine people Business Hugo Moyano Labor Law Politics Agencia EFE Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:26:06 +0000 5767271 at http://www.globalpost.com Argentina appeals bonds repayment in US court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/argentina-appeals-bonds-repayment-us-court <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Argentina on Wednesday faced a key appeals court hearing in New York in its battle not to pay $1.3 billion to holdout bondholders in a struggle rooted in the country's 2001 debt default -- and which is raising fears of a new crisis.</p> <p>In a sign of the importance of the hearing for Buenos Aires, Economy Minister Hernan Lorenzino and President Cristina Kirchner's vice president, Amado Boudou, were expected to attend.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/argentina-appeals-bonds-repayment-us-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Argentine people Government AFP Wed, 27 Feb 2013 18:16:50 +0000 5768759 at http://www.globalpost.com Argentina firm on refusing to pay bond holdouts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/argentina-firm-refusing-pay-bond-holdouts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Argentina clashed in a US appeals court Wednesday with holdout bondholders demanding a $1.3 billion payment, triggering fears that the country could witness a repeat of its huge 2001 debt default.</p> <p>In a sign of the importance of the hearing for Buenos Aires, Economy Minister Hernan Lorenzino and President Cristina Kirchner's vice president, Amado Boudou, attended the hearing in a packed courtroom.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/argentina-firm-refusing-pay-bond-holdouts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Argentine people Government AFP Wed, 27 Feb 2013 23:45:39 +0000 5769100 at http://www.globalpost.com