Argentina

Man Purchases Google Argentina’s Domain Name for $2.90

Google Argentina’s domain name was reportedly purchased by a web designer after the site went down in the country for two hours last week. Although the reason the domain name was available for purchase is still disputed, some believe the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe simply forgot to review their domain name registration.

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Argentines Bang Pots to Drown out Socialist President amid Vaccine Scandal

People in Buenos Aires and other cities in Argentina banged pots and pans on Monday night to stage a noisy protest after a nationally televised speech by Argentine President Alberto Fernández, recently linked to a vaccine scandal in which some Argentine government ministers received priority access to coronavirus vaccines before the general public.

A woman bangs the lid of a pot while carrying the Argentine national flag during a demonstration called by small businessmen affected by the government's mandatory quarantine imposed for more than 13 weeks, protesting the quarantine and the expropriation of the Vicentin agro-industrial company on the Obelisk in Buenos Aires, …

Joe Biden Snubs Latin America: No Calls to Mexico, Brazil, Colombia

The Brazilian newspaper O Globo noted on Friday that Joe Biden, who will presumably take the office of the U.S. presidency in January, has not made any calls to the heads of state of Latin America’s largest nations, skipping Mexico, Brazil, and Colombia and, instead, reaching out to the socialist leader of Argentina.

Vice President Joe Biden makes a phone call on a train at Union Station in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2011, as he headed to an event in Philadelphia to tout plans to improve the nation's infrastructure. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Argentine Soccer Great Diego Maradona Dies at 60

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died. He was 60.

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