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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Argentina seizes costly film equipment stolen from Hollywood

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina  — Argentine authorities said Friday that they had seized about $3 million in cameras, lenses and other film equipment stolen in Hollywood and New York. Security Minister Patricia Bullrich said that officials worked in conjunction with the FBI, the New York Police Department and the U.S. Embassy in Buenos Aires in the … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Argentina seizes costly film equipment stolen from Hollywood

CHABAS, Argentina | Girl soccer player challenges gender rules in Argentina

CHABAS, Argentina — At age 7, Candelaria Cabrera goes after the soccer ball with determination. She drives toward her rivals without caring much about getting hurt and deftly manages the bumps on the dirt field. She wears a loose white jersey from Huracan de Chabas, her hometown, located 230 miles (370 kilometers) north of the … Continue reading CHABAS, Argentina | Girl soccer player challenges gender rules in Argentina

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | The Latest: Trump signs executive order on retirement plans

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s executive order on retirement security (all times local): 4 p.m. President Donald Trump will visit France, Ireland, Argentina and Colombia later this year. The White House said Friday that Trump will travel to Paris for a Nov. 11 event commemorating the 100th anniversary of the conclusion … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C. | The Latest: Trump signs executive order on retirement plans

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Argentina hikes interest rate to 60 percent; peso plunges

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina  — Argentina’s Central Bank on Thursday increased its benchmark interest rate to 60 percent — the world’s highest — in an effort to halt a sharp slide in the value of the peso, which plunged to a record low. The peso fell more than 15 percent against the dollar on Thursday, trading … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Argentina hikes interest rate to 60 percent; peso plunges

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Argentina Central Bank hikes interest rate to 60 percent

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina’s Central Bank has increased its benchmark interest rate to 60 percent in efforts to halt a sharp slide in the value of the peso. The sliding value of the currency prompted Argentina to seek a financing deal earlier this year with the International Monetary Fund and President Mauricio Macri now … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Argentina Central Bank hikes interest rate to 60 percent

BUENOS AIRES, Argentin | Mattis says US will work more closely with Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentin — The U.S. and Argentinian militaries will pursue closer cooperation on numerous fronts, including military education and training, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday after meeting with his counterpart during the first visit to Argentina by an American defense chief in 13 years. “We focused on what we can do working … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentin | Mattis says US will work more closely with Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Mattis: Taliban tactics endanger Afghan civilians

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina  — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Taliban’s usage of civilian homes as fighting positions is forcing Afghan government forces to move slowly in expelling the insurgents from the city of Ghazni. Mattis told reporters Tuesday during a visit to Brazil and Argentina that the fighting in Ghazni was continuing, five … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | Mattis: Taliban tactics endanger Afghan civilians