Argentina

The 'World's Saddest Polar Bear' Dies After Decades In Argentine Zoo

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK

The "world's saddest polar bear" has died after more than 20 years in captivity despite more than 1 million people calling for him to be moved to a mo...

Forget the Euros, For the Best Football Look to the Americas

Matthew Smith | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Sport
Matthew Smith

If you get a chance to stay up after the Euro games are done and catch the Copa America, or to see some of the highlights, I strongly urge you to do so. It's the best the beautiful game currently has to offer.

The United Kingdom Should Declare Its Own Independence From The Overseas Territories

David Lindsay | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Politics
David Lindsay

Gibraltar wants to remain in the European Union even if the United Kingdom voted to leave. Gibraltar can please itself. Nowhere is compelled to be a B...

Dolphin Dies Because Tourists Wanted Selfies With It

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

A dolphin died after it was taken from the sea and paraded around a beach so tourists could take selfies with it. Pictures have emerged of the smal...

Falklands Official Slams Tory Minister's Claims Corbyn Is 'A Threat'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK

A senior member of the Falkland Island's government has rubbished claims Jeremy Corbyn poses a bigger threat to the the overseas territory's sovereign...

Quo Vadis Latin American Left?

Manuel Barcia | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK Politics
Manuel Barcia

Has the New Left failed? Honestly, it would be difficult to find sound arguments to demonstrate that it has.

Argentina's President Congratulates 'Friend Of Latin America' Jeremy Corbyn

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.09.2015 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn’s election as Labour Party leader on Saturday was met with overblown optimism and shrill pessimism from across the UK as supporters an...

For the love of the game – Four superfans who take dedication to the next level

The Huffington Post UK | Scott Fulton | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK Sport

Superfans. The word is synonymous with tears, tantrums, round the world journeys and ultimate dedication. There isn't commitment like it. So what does...

Distressing Footage Prompts Stella McCartney To Sever Ties With Wool Supplier

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK

Update: Patagonia agrees to stop buying wool from Ovis 21 following Peta US investigation Warning: This article contains very graphic images and fo...

Giant Green Fireball Over Buenos Aires Looks Like An Alien Invasion

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.08.2015 | UK Tech

Is there anything more terrifying than looking up into the night sky and seeing a giant green fireball streaking across the sky? While it might hav...

Why So Quiet? No Internet in Venezuela?

Sophie Bauer | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Politics
Sophie Bauer

The other day I received a message from a friend clearly appalled by my poor Facebook presence since moving to Uruguay. 'Why so quiet, what no internet in Venezuela?', it read. Marvellous.

Equine-Assisted Learning for the Office - Lessons from Argentina

Kismet Johnson | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kismet Johnson

On the day of my visit, the employees were set to work on leadership skills. Over the course of the day, they took part in a series of exercises which called for gradually increasing levels of physical interaction with the horses.

British Ambassador Summoned Over Criminal Charges Against Falklands Oil Companies

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Politics

Argentina summoned the British ambassador to the foreign office in Buenos Aires on Thursday to inform London that criminal charges had been filed agai...

Israel Should Kidnap Obama And Put Him On Trial Like A Nazi War Criminal Says This Ukip Candidate

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Politics

A former Ukip candidate has suggested Israel should kidnap US President Barack Obama and put him on trial in the style of a Nazi war criminal. Hen...

Britain Responds To Argentina By Deploying A Couple Of These

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK

A brace of Chinook helicopters are to be deployed to the Falkland Islands to deter an increasingly belligerent government in Buenos Aires. Speaking in...

Secret Nazi Lair Discovered Deep In Argentine Jungle

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK

Archaeologists in Argentina believe they have stumbled upon the ruins of a secret jungle lair built for Nazi leaders of the Third Reich in case they n...

A Voyage of Endurance: Destination Antarctica

Jonathan Thompson | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jonathan Thompson

ailing the Endurance down the curving arm of the Antarctic Peninsula, Shackleton planned to disembark with six handpicked men and attempt a death-defying 1,800 mile trek across the Great White Continent on foot: through the South Pole and straight out the other side until they hit the frozen coast again.

France Mourns The Emotional Boxer, The Shy Swimmer And The Legendary Sailor

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK

The sports world is in mourning today after two helicopters carrying French star athletes filming a survival reality show crashed into each other in a...

London 2012 Olympians Among Dead In Argentina Chopper Crash

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK

Two helicopters carrying French sports stars filming a survival reality show crashed into each other in a remote part of Argentina, killing 10 people,...

What Is This Ball Of Fire?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Tech

A bystander has caught video of a mysterious floating fireball that appears to hang over the sky in Argentina. With no explanation available many are ...

'Evita': Femininity, Branding, and Soft Power

April Xiaoyi Xu | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
April Xiaoyi Xu

Almost a century ago, a dark and skinny girl of illegitimate birth dreamed about becoming an actress in her country's capital, Buenos Aires. Her name was María Eva Duarte (later "Eva Perón"). Not only did Eva Perón realize this childhood dream by achieving nationwide fame as a successful actress in her early youth, she also dramatically turned into a major player on the world's stage as the First Lady of Argentina.

Argentina's President Just Adopted A Jew To Stop Him Turning Into A Werewolf

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK

The president of Argentina, Cristina Kirchner, has adopted a Jewish grandson in order to prevent him becoming a werewolf. Tenía razón. Me trajero...

This Little Town In Argentina Is Light Years Ahead By Banning Beauty Pageants

The Huffington Post Uk | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Just days after the Miss World competition announced it will no longer run a swimsuit round, a town in Argentina has banned beauty pageants all togeth...

Seven Destination Travel Blogs to Follow in 2015

Tom McLoughlin | Posted 07.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tom McLoughlin

For those perennial travelers, always looking for the best tips and suggestions for their next holiday trip, the following selection of travel blogs are of invaluable assistance. Each is filled with great experiences, photos and background on the destination they cover.

Did Top Gear Team Plan Fiery Ending To Argentina Special?

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK

Fresh reports about the BBC's controversial Top Gear Argentina special have claimed the production crew wanted to burn the presenter's sports cars for...