Argentina

LOOK: Huge Fire Rages In Buenos Aires

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK

A huge fire is raging in a nature reserve in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires. Fireman are working to put out the flames at the ecological reserv...

Licence To Kill

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK

Britain has supplied £12bn of arms to some of the world's most brutal dictatorships and human rights abusers, including Iran, Saudi Arabia, Zimbabwe,...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Arms For Dictators

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday 17 July 2013... 1) ARMS FOR DICTATORS From the Independent's splash: "The Government has issued...

Polo: It's Not Just for the Posh, and It's a Chukka to Play

Jody Thompson | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK Sport
Jody Thompson

Even though I was useless, the adrenalin rush (when Tallulah eventually did break into a canter) was incomparable. Seriously, imagine mastering a sport where it's not *just* your skill, but it's coupled with persuading a wayward quadruped into taking part too. And it's REALLY FAST. Magic.

Brutal Former Argentine Dictator Dies In Prison, Aged 87

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK

A brutal army commander, who rose to be Argentine president during the period known as the “Dirty War”, has died in prison, aged 87. Jorge Rafael ...

Argentina's ‘Atlantis' Reemerges After 25 Years Under Water (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK

An abandoned village which spent 25 years submerged under water is re-emerging as an unlikely tourist destination. Inhabitants of lakeside spa res...

EndoftheLine in Argentina

Tomas Olesen | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK
Tomas Olesen

Last year, East London-based graffiti company EndoftheLine, took a trip to Buenos Aires and painted it beautiful shades of blue. Memories of trees that rain, incredible barbecues and welcoming people shine through this video of their time there.

Football Players Assaulted In Showers By Fans After Cup Exit

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.04.2013 | UK Sport

Losing a Cup match often leads to grumbling from the stands and players can expect some verbal abuse or 'banter' as it's often referred to these days....

Ding Dong Thatcher's Gone - Should I Celebrate?

Rima Amin | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Politics
Rima Amin

I understand why people are angry by the woman who favoured functional inequalities and believed it to be a necessity for a dynamic economy as she cared little for those consequently suffering.

Argentina's Ambassador To Miss Falklands-Themed Thatcher Funeral

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Politics

Alicia Castro, the Argentine ambassador to London, has decided to turn down an invitation to Margaret Thatcher's funeral, which will have a strong Fal...

Argentinian Film Festival Launch This Week

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

The 2nd Argentine Film Festival will launch this coming April 17th and will run through to April 21st across three London venues: Ritzy Cinema, Hackney Picturehouse and Cineworld Haymarket.

Eight Films That Will Inspire You to Travel

HomeAway.co.uk | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
HomeAway.co.uk

Do you ever have the urge to pack your bags and explore the world after you've watched a good film? Most of my favourite films have been set in exotic locations or based on crazy travel adventures. Something about these foreign backdrops seems to trigger this itch to have an adventure of my own.

Falkland Invasion Thatcher's 'Greatest Trauma'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Politics

The defeat of Argentina's Falkland Islands invaders marked both the summit and the greatest trauma of Margaret Thatcher's tempestuous premiership. ...

Pictures Of The Day: 4th April 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Bolivia 1-1 Argentina

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Sport

Argentina could only manage a 1-1 draw in Bolivia as players suffered playing at a high altitude, with Lionel Messi reportedly being sick on the pitch...

Margaret Thatcher and the Falklands War: A Lesson in Leadership

Luke Coffey | Posted 24.05.2013 | UK Politics
Luke Coffey

These papers offer a valuable lesson for any student of leadership. Perhaps the biggest lesson one can learn is that making the right decision is not necessarily the same as making the most popular decision. Leadership is not a popularity contest. Leadership is about selflessly acting in the best interests of those that you lead.

Ken Clarke Told Thatcher Britain 'Should Blow Up A Few Ships' Over The Falklands

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK

Ken Clarke told Margaret Thatcher Britain should just "blow up a few ships" over the Falkland Islands, while another Tory MP warned her his "constitue...

White Puffs of Smoke? The Falkland Islands Referendum

Professor Klaus Dodds | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Politics
Professor Klaus Dodds

The legacy of the referendum will be much more difficult to predict than the voting itself. For the Falkland Islanders, they have both reaffirmed the status quo but also prepared the ground for possible future referenda, which might one day include independence as an option.

We Have an Argentinian Pope: Exploring what Francis I has to Offer

Sophie O'Mahony | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sophie O'Mahony

So what does this all mean for non-Catholics? Well, probably not a lot. For most people, Pope Francis is just another old man who should really be on a golf course in Florida somewhere, enjoying retirement. And yet we all tuned into the news when the signal was given that a new pope had been elected.

We Already Know He's Not Exactly Pro-Gay..

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK

The Pope, unsurprisingly, is a Catholic. And that means his views on gay marriage, contraception, abortion and women in the Church are all that you mi...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Pope Francis, Friend Of Dictators?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Thursday 14 March 2013... 1) POPE FRANCIS, FRIEND OF DICTATORS? Surprise, surprise, this morning's newspaper ...

Pope Francis' 'Frosty' Relationship With Argentina President De Kirchner

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio's election as the new pope was received with shock in his native Argentina - where the media highlighted his "frosty" relatio...

Hands Off Our Islands! Debunking Argentine Claims to the Falklands

Mahmood Naji | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Mahmood Naji

Argentine claims to the Falklands do not stand up to scrutiny when judged by the laws, rules and precedents set at the time.

Falkland Islanders Are 'Illegal Squatters'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK

Argentina's president Cristina Kirchner, has once again been rattling her sabre, this time by equating Falkland Islanders with squatters. In the wa...

Cameron: We Will Always Defend The Falklands

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK

Britain will "always be there" to defend the Falkland Islands, David Cameron has said, after 99.7% of the 1,513 residents voted to remain under Britis...