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    Thousands protest over Argentina ‘VIP vaccinations’ scandal

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 10:56pm on February 28, 2021

    Thousands of people demonstrated in cities across Argentina on Saturday to protest the ‘VIP vaccinations’ scandal that forced the health minister to resign. Gines Gonzalez...

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    Australia, Qatar pull out of 2021 Copa America

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 02:56am on February 24, 2021

    Australia and Qatar have pulled out of the 2021 Copa America starting in June, South American football's governing body CONMEBOL said on Tuesday. CONMEBOL's deputy...

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    Argentina calls medical board to rule on Maradona death

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 12:18am on February 24, 2021

    Argentina's public prosecutor's office will convene a medical board on March 8 to decide whether or not late football legend Diego Maradona was given proper...

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    6.4 magnitude earthquake jolts parts of Argentina

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires, Argentina | Updated at 12:05pm on January 19, 2021

    A 6.4-magnitude earthquake shook western and central Argentina Monday, the United States Geological Survey said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or significant...

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    Argentina approves AstraZeneca COVID vaccine

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 11:57am on December 31, 2020

    Argentina has followed Britain to become only the second country to authorise the coronavirus vaccine developed by drug firm AstraZeneca and Oxford University, the government...

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    Argentina’s Catholics, evangelicals unite against abortion bill

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 10:40am on December 27, 2020

    At the entrance to Argentina’s Congress is a plaque reminding legislators that Our Lady of Lujan is the patron saint of the country’s political parties...

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    Maradona suffered from liver, kidney, heart disorders

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 12:28am on December 24, 2020

    Argentina football legend Diego Maradona was suffering from liver, kidney and cardiovascular disorders but there were no signs of alcohol or narcotics consumption in his...

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    San Lorenzo fan Pope Francis becomes Boca Juniors member

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 04:12am on December 17, 2020

    Pope Francis, an avid supporter of Argentine football team San Lorenzo, has committed a cardinal sin by becoming a member of a rival club, although...

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    Street artist unveils mural to 'Saint' Diego

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 05:14pm on December 09, 2020

    Tributes to late football legend Diego Maradona have included plans to rename a stadium and a street in his honor and put his face on...

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    Former Argentina coach Sabella dies

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 02:51am on December 09, 2020

    Argentine coach Alejandro Sabella, who led the national team to the final of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, has died at the age of...

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