Buenos Aires http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30636/all en Soccer-Fix probe reopens questions about Argentina-Bolivia game http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/soccer-fix-probe-reopens-questions-about-argentina-bolivia-game <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>By Luis Ampuero and Carlos Quiroga</p> <p>BUENOS AIRES/LA PAZ, Feb 6 (Reuters) - A European police investigation into a huge soccer match-fixing and betting ring has reopened questions about an under-20 friendly between Argentina and Bolivia two years ago.</p> <p>The game, played in the Argentine city of Cordoba in December 2010, was mentioned in the European investigators' inquiry. It raised eyebrows at the time after the Hungarian referee let play continue for an extra 13 minutes before blowing the final whistle.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/soccer-fix-probe-reopens-questions-about-argentina-bolivia-game" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bolivia Buenos Aires Republics Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 13:00:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747493 at http://www.globalpost.com Travel Postcard: 48 hours in Buenos Aires http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/travel-postcard-48-hours-buenos-aires <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>By Alexandra Ulmer</p> <p>BUENOS AIRES, March 1 (Reuters) - Not quite Latin America, not quite Europe, Buenos Aires is a delightful blend of old and new. Heavy on nostalgia yet youthful and dynamic, there is rarely a dull moment in the city known as the Paris of the South.</p> <p>Argentina's grass-fed beef is as good as it's supposed to be, especially when washed down with the country's famed Malbec wine. And while dancing the tango might not be for everyone, it's worth getting a feel for the sounds and steps that give Buenos Aires its soul.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130301/travel-postcard-48-hours-buenos-aires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buenos Aires Entertainment Neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires Politics Provinces of Argentina Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Mar 2013 10:15:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5770689 at http://www.globalpost.com Alejandro Sanz to play 3 shows in Argentine capital http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130306/alejandro-sanz-play-3-shows-argentine-capital <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, Mar 6 (EFE).- Spanish singer Alejandro Sanz is offering three concerts in the Argentine capital as part of a Latin American tour to promote his latest album, "La musica no se toca."</p> <p>Sanz's three-night run as Buenos Aires' Geba stadium is set to begin Thursday.</p> <p>The Spaniard launched the Argentine leg of his tour with a show last Saturday before a sold-out Metropolitano hall in the central city of Rosario.</p> <p>Next came a performance at Orfeo Superdomo stadium in Cordoba, followed by a concern Tuesday night in the western city of Mendoza.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130306/alejandro-sanz-play-3-shows-argentine-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alejandro Sanz Buenos Aires Orfeo Superdomo Agencia EFE Wed, 06 Mar 2013 16:31:30 +0000 Agencia EFE 5775166 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313-25 <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>Thunderous applause for new pope in Buenos Aires cathedral</p> <p>jos-ol/sst/adm</p> Buenos Aires AFP Wed, 13 Mar 2013 20:01:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5782632 at http://www.globalpost.com URGENT ¥¥¥ Huge ovation for new pope in Buenos Aires http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/urgent-huge-ovation-new-pope-buenos-aires <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>Catholic worshippers erupted in applause Wednesday at the cathedral in Buenos Aires upon news that the former Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina had been elected Pope Francis I.</p> <p>Some 200 somewhat surprised worshippers gave the new pontiff a standing ovation after the announcement, as crowds and media descended on the cathedral, which is located on the historic Plaza de Mayo.</p> <p>jos-ol/sst/adm</p> Buenos Aires AFP Wed, 13 Mar 2013 20:15:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5782647 at http://www.globalpost.com Huge ovation for new pope in Buenos Aires http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/huge-ovation-new-pope-buenos-aires <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>Catholic worshippers erupted in applause Wednesday at the cathedral in Buenos Aires upon learning that the former Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina had been elected Pope Francis I.</p> <p>Some 200 somewhat surprised worshippers gave the new pontiff a standing ovation after the announcement, as crowds and media descended on the cathedral, which is located on the historic Plaza de Mayo.</p> <p>Crowds of people and mobile television crews rushed to the area outside the cathedral where the new pontiff used to give mass as Archbishop of Buenos Aires and primate of Argentina.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/huge-ovation-new-pope-buenos-aires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buenos Aires Jorge Bergoglio Papal conclave Religion AFP Wed, 13 Mar 2013 21:01:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5782694 at http://www.globalpost.com AFP Americas News Agenda for March 14 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/afp-americas-news-agenda-march-14 <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>Duty Editor: Jim Mannion</p> <p> Tel: + 1 202 414 0541</p> <p>What's happening in the Americas on Thursday:</p> <p>+ Argentina salutes Pope Francis I</p> <p>+ Obama meets Republicans on budget</p> <p>+ US conservatives gather in Washington</p> <p>BUENOS AIRES: Argentina rejoices after cardinals at the Vatican named Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the Archbishop of Buenos Aires and primate of Argentina, the new pope. Picture. (VATICAN-RELIGION-POPE-ARGENTINA)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/afp-americas-news-agenda-march-14" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buenos Aires Government Jorge Bergoglio Labor Religion Technology AFP Wed, 13 Mar 2013 21:31:24 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5782732 at http://www.globalpost.com Huge ovation for new pope in Buenos Aires http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/huge-ovation-new-pope-buenos-aires-0 <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>Catholic worshippers erupted in applause Wednesday at the Buenos Aires cathedral upon learning that the former Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina had been elected Pope Francis I.</p> <p>About 200 somewhat surprised worshippers gave the new pontiff a standing ovation after the announcement, as crowds and media descended on the Metropolitan Cathedral, which is overlooks the historic Plaza de Mayo.</p> <p>Crowds of people and mobile television crews rushed to the area outside the cathedral where the new pontiff used to give mass as archbishop of Buenos Aires and primate of Argentina.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/huge-ovation-new-pope-buenos-aires-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buenos Aires Government Jorge Bergoglio Religion Religion in Argentina AFP Wed, 13 Mar 2013 21:45:58 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5782745 at http://www.globalpost.com In Argentina, elated faithful celebrate local pope http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/argentina-elated-faithful-celebrate-local-pope <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>Elated and proud Argentines massed at the Buenos Aires cathedral Wednesday to celebrate the election of the former cardinal Jorge Bergoglio as Pope Francis.</p> <p>When the news broke from the Vatican, the roughly 200 worshippers who were attending mass at the Metropolitan Cathedral, which overlooks the historic Plaza de Mayo, gave the new pontiff a rousing standing ovation.</p> <p>The crowd grew and media crews quickly rushed to the area outside the cathedral where Francis used to give mass as archbishop of Buenos Aires and primate of Argentina.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/argentina-elated-faithful-celebrate-local-pope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buenos Aires Jorge Bergoglio Jorge Bergoglio Religion Religion in Argentina AFP Wed, 13 Mar 2013 23:30:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5782821 at http://www.globalpost.com New pope suffers for Argentine soccer club San Lorenzo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130313/new-pope-suffers-argentine-soccer-club-san-lorenzo <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>BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The new pope, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, is not above the passion his countrymen share for soccer and is an avid a fan of San Lorenzo, one of Argentina's top clubs.</p> <p>Bergoglio, who took the name Pope Francis when he was elected to the post on Wednesday, received his San Lorenzo membership card after saying mass at a sports complex near the team's stadium.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130313/new-pope-suffers-argentine-soccer-club-san-lorenzo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buenos Aires Jorge Bergoglio Religion Religion in Argentina Technology Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Mar 2013 02:45:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5782908 at http://www.globalpost.com Pope Francis's sister asks world to pray for him http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130314/pope-franciss-sister-asks-world-pray-him <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, Mar 14 (EFE).- Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, never wanted to be pontiff but will have to deal with the tough job he has been handed, his sister, Maria Elena Bergoglio, told Argentina's C5N cable news channel on Thursday.</p> <p>"We must pray for him alot," Maria Elena said, adding that she still cannot believe her brother was elected Bishop of Rome.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130314/pope-franciss-sister-asks-world-pray-him" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buenos Aires Jorge Bergoglio Religion Agencia EFE Thu, 14 Mar 2013 17:45:56 +0000 Agencia EFE 5783612 at http://www.globalpost.com Priest abducted by Argentine junta reconciled with past http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/priest-abducted-argentine-junta-reconciled-past <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 Jesuit priest whose arrest and torture by Argentina's military junta in the 1970s sparked criticism of Pope Francis said Friday he had come to terms with the events and wished the newly elected pontiff well.</p> <p>Amid allegations that Jorge Mario Bergoglio, then archbishop of Buenos Aires, betrayed him to the military regime, Father Francisco Jalics said in a statement he had spoken to Bergoglio years after his release.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/priest-abducted-argentine-junta-reconciled-past" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Buenos Aires Jorge Bergoglio Religion Technology AFP Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:31:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5784713 at http://www.globalpost.com Argentine grandmothers attack Pope over 'Dirty War' era http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130316/argentine-grandmothers-attack-pope-over-dirty-war-era <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>An Argentinian human rights group set up to find babies stolen during the country's "Dirty War" on Friday accused newly elected Pope Francis of failing to speak out against the country's former military rulers.</p> <p>The famous Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo organization, founded in 1977 to help locate children kidnapped during the military era, said Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now Pope Francis, had not done enough to help victims of rights abuses.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130316/argentine-grandmothers-attack-pope-over-dirty-war-era" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Buenos Aires Dirty War Politics Religion AFP Sat, 16 Mar 2013 05:30:48 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5785146 at http://www.globalpost.com Party in Buenos Aires as Argentine pope set for inauguration http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130319/party-buenos-aires-argentine-pope-set-inauguration <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>Vast crowds gathered outside the Buenos Aires cathedral overnight to dance and sing as they prepared to watch the inauguration of Francis, an Argentine like them, as the new pope on a giant television screen on Tuesday.</p> <p>The new pope -- until days ago known as Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, Archbishop of Buenos Aires -- regularly delivered mass at the cathedral on a corner of the Plaza de Mayo. The president's office, the Casa Rosada, is also located on the plaza.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130319/party-buenos-aires-argentine-pope-set-inauguration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Argentina Buenos Aires Government Religion AFP Tue, 19 Mar 2013 06:00:25 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5787401 at http://www.globalpost.com Pope makes surprise phone call home to well-wishers in Argentina http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130319/pope-makes-surprise-phone-call-home-well-wishers-argentina <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>BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Pope Francis surprised crowds of Catholic faithful who waited through the night for his inaugural Mass with a telephone call from the Vatican to the cathedral in Buenos Aires where he used to be archbishop.</p> <p>Latin America's first pope inaugurated his papacy on Tuesday with an address to an estimated 200,000 in St. Peter's Square in Rome, calling for the defence of the weakest in society and of the environment.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130319/pope-makes-surprise-phone-call-home-well-wishers-argentina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buenos Aires Jorge Bergoglio Plaza de Mayo Religion Social Issues Thomson Reuters Tue, 19 Mar 2013 12:00:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5787659 at http://www.globalpost.com