Messi undergoes kidney stone treatment

FILE – FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, from Argentina, reacts after scoring during a Spanish La Liga soccer match against Espanyol at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. AP Lionel Messi is undergoing treatment on kidney stones which floored the Argentina superstar at the Club World Cup in December, Barcelona announced on Monday. The five-time world Player of the Year “will be submitted to various tests on Monday and Tuesday to assess the development of kidney Read more [...]

Ecuador Repatriates 567 Cultural Objects From Argentina and Spain

Some 567 cultural objects have been returned to Ecuador by Argentina and Spain, according to minister of culture and heritage in Ecuador, Guillaume Long. Long announced on Feb. 3 that the objects were formally handed over in Quito, in a ceremony with Argentina’s ambassador to Ecuador, Alberto Alvarez Tufillo, and the Cultural Counselor of the Spanish Embassy in Ecuador, Luis García. Garcia said: “The protection of the heritage goods is a pressing need, because they are unique Read more [...]

Formula E: vince Bird, gran rimonta di Buemi 2° in Argentina

La rimonta inarrestabile Renault. Il leader di campionato, che aveva preso il via da ultimo in griglia per un testacoda nel proprio giro di qualifica, ha compiuto una straordinaria rimonta nella prima metà corsa in Argentina, guadagnando tre posizioni già nel primo passaggio e raggiungendo la zona punti allo scoccare del decimo giro.Non riesce il sorpasso finale.Ancora podio per Lucas Di Grassi. Il podio è completato da Lucas di Grassi e la sua ABT Audi.Quinto il figlio d'arte.Sfortunato Antonio Read more [...]

Argentina bond battle drags on as Elliott spurns Macri offer

 Dart received a judgment for about $US725 million, including interest, and by accepting 150 per cent of the principal will be repaid about $US890 million. His claim would currently be worth less than that, at about $US850 million, according to data compiled by Bloomberg."Argentina bought Dart's support by agreeing to pay its claim in full," Brodsky said. "Aurelius would gladly accept such generosity, though we have always been willing to take a haircut."Kenneth Johns, an attorney for Dart, said Read more [...]

What’s Life Like After Doug Tompkins?

Last Sunday, the world’s most influential conservationists bid Doug Tompkins farewell at the Herbst Pavilion, a cavernous, light-filled space that extends 500 feet over San Francisco Bay. Tompkins was a co-founder of The North Face and Esprit who went on, with his wife, Kristine, to protect more land than any private individuals in history. He died on December 8 from hypothermia after a kayaking accident on Lago General Carrera, a large glacial lake that straddles Chile and Argentina Read more [...]

Ruling on application of principle of equal procedural treatment for foreign nationals

Introduction Equal treatment for foreign nationals Eguiguren Laborde v Chiramberro Larrategui Introduction In August 2015 a new Civil and Commercial Code entered into force in Argentina. Under this highly anticipated legislation, civil and commercial matters that were previously governed by separate acts are now governed by a new, single and restructured legal framework. The new code introduced key changes to the Argentine legal system, including a specific chapter on private international Read more [...]

Nadal looks to defend title at Argentina Open

The Watch List is your go-to guide to the upcoming week in tennis, highlighting the must-know storylines, matchups and more.  Argentina Open (Buenos Aires, Argentina) [Complete draw]             Follow: @ArgentinaOpenNotable players: Rafael Nadal, David Ferrer, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, John Isner Tennis All eyes will be on Rafael Nadal this week as the defending Read more [...]