Stories about Argentina from March, 2013
Pope Francis is an active fan and member of Argentina's San Lorenzo football club. The club released a new shirt during a match on March 16 against Colón de Santa Fe to commemorate the new Pope.
Was Jorge Bergoglio -now Pope Francis- involved in Argentina's deadly military dictatorship? Many around the world are asking this question as netizens continue to share information on Bergoglio alleged role in the country's 'Dirty War'. Others have pointed out that Bergoglio has repeatedly denied these accusations, and some have come to his defense.
The announcement "Habemus Papam" caused a lot of happiness among Argentinians when they found out that the new pope is a fellow countryman. Argentinians analyzed his relationship with the current government and celebrated the conclave's decision.
Netizens have quickly reacted to the announcement that for the first time an Argentinian, and a Latin American, will be leading the Catholic Church.
Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been elected as the new Pope of the Catholic Church. #Bergoglio and #OrgulloArgentino (Argentinian pride) are current trends on Twitter in Argentina.
On January 23, 2013, an excerpt from the annual report of l'ACAT-France, A World of Torture 2013, makes a fresh assessment of the state of torture in the world [fr]: “A report called A World of Torture in 2013, assesses torture practices that continue to be alarming, from Pakistan to...
While Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner travels to Venezuela to give her final goodbye to Hugo Chavez, Argentine bloggers analyze the political legacy of the Venezuelan president.
The Argentine railway network, the most extensive in Latin America, explained by bloggers who hope to maintain and recover the history of its birth and development.