Auckland City?s giant-killing run at the Club World Cup is over - but not before threatening another stunning upset.
It took extra time for South American champions San Lorenzo to see off a staunch display from Auckland?s team of semi-professionals, winning their semi-final 2-1 in Marrakech, Morocco.Continue reading...
Thousands of people sang Happy Birthday and performed a mass tango in St Peter?s Square to celebrate the pope?s birthday. The Argentinian pontiff was born in the birthplace of the tango and previously admitted to being a fan of the erotic dance
Thousands gather in Vatican City to dance and sing Happy Birthday for pope, who has turned 78
Thousands of people gathered at St Peter?s Square to sing Happy Birthday and dance a mass tango to celebrate the 78th birthday of the pope.
Argentinian Pope Francis was born in the birthplace of the tango on 17 December 1936. On Wednesday, he heard versions of Happy Birthday in Spanish, Italian and other languages as he was driven through St Peter?s Square in the Vatican City to start his weekly general audience.Continue reading...
The Argentina captain?s infamous 1986 World Cup goal against England sparked a disagreement between the referee and linesman that is still simmering to this day
? World Cup stunning moments: Maradona and the Hand of God
? Peter Shilton recalls Maradona punching one in at Mexico ?86
On 22 June 1986 the destiny of at least three people was changed forever. By scoring both goals in a 2-1 win against England in a World Cup quarter-final, Diego Armando Maradona fully convinced the watching world he had a unique football gift which was touched not only by God, but also by the devil.
The German press agency DPA called the first goal, when the Argentinian touched the ball with his hand ?the scandal of the century? and dubbed the second one as ?the goal of the century?. The latter was scored by Maradona with an ingenious slalom through the England half, and half of the England team.Continue reading...
An Argentinian player has died after being beaten with a brick by rival fans.
Franco Nieto, 33, captain of the lower league team Tiro Federal, died after being attacked on leaving San Francisco Stadium in Aimogasta in northwest Argentina.Continue reading...
10 things to know about China, Latin America and the environment
Question: when did Latin America and the Caribbean wake up to its dramatically expanding new relationship with China? Answer: November 2004, when the then Chinese president Hu Jintao visited Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Cuba and apparently spoke of ...
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Cuba Thaw Lets Rest of Latin America Warm to Washington
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But now Latin American leaders have a new kind of vocabulary to describe him: They are calling him ?brave,? ?extraordinary? and ?intelligent.? After years of watching his influence in Latin America slip away, Mr. Obama suddenly turned the tables this ...
Obama wins raves in Latin America over Cuba shift
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Renewed U.S.-Cuba Ties Will Benefit Relations With Latin America
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Latin American leaders hail renewed US-Cuban diplomatic relations
In Latin America, Not Everyone Is Thrilled With The US-Cuba Thaw
Latin American governments have long viewed Cuba as the region's David facing off against the Goliath of the United States. So from Mexico to Argentina, leaders are endorsing Wednesday's announcement that the two nations intend to normalize relations.
Latin America cheers US, Cuba