Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact

Business Aug 18, 2019

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact

Brazil's backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay or even derail ratification of an EU-Mercosur trade agreement that took two decades to negotiate. Deforestation has surged since Bolsonaro's election last year. His ...

Soccer Aug 15, 2019

Soccer star Emiliano Sala exposed to harmful carbon monoxide in plane crash

Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before their small plane crashed in the English Channel, killing them both, British accident investigators said Wednesday. A single-engine Piper Malibu aircraft carrying Sala and pilot David Ibbotson crashed ...

Honda to end car production in Argentina in 2020

Business / Corporate Aug 14, 2019

Honda to end car production in Argentina in 2020

Honda Motor Co. said Wednesday it will stop making cars in Argentina next year as part of efforts to streamline its production allocation worldwide. The automaker produced about 10,000 units of its HR-V sport utility vehicle and around 100,000 motorcycles at its plant in Campana, ...

Jose Luis 'Tata' Brown, 1986 World Cup hero, dies at 62

Soccer Aug 13, 2019

Jose Luis 'Tata' Brown, 1986 World Cup hero, dies at 62

World Cup winner Jose Luis Brown, who scored Argentina's opening goal in the 1986 World Cup final against West Germany, has died at the age of 62, local media reported on Monday. The country's football association confirmed the former central defender's death in a tweet, ...

Springboks claim Rugby Championship title

Rugby Aug 11, 2019

Springboks claim Rugby Championship title

South Africa warmed up for the Rugby World Cup in superb style by beating Argentina 46-13 in the southern hemisphere's Rugby Championship in Salta on Saturday to claim its first major international trophy in a decade. Flyhalf Handre Pollard scored two tries and tallied a ...

Lionel Messi suspended from Argentina's opening World Cup qualifier

Soccer Jul 25, 2019

Lionel Messi suspended from Argentina's opening World Cup qualifier

Lionel Messi was suspended from Argentina's first qualifying march for the 2022 World Cup and fined $1,500 by South American soccer's governing body. CONMEBOL said its decision Tuesday resulted from Messi's red card during Argentina's 2-1 win over Chile on July 6 in the third ...

Makeshift All Blacks team holds on to beat Argentina

Rugby Jul 21, 2019

Makeshift All Blacks team holds on to beat Argentina

New Zealand began the on-field buildup to its defense of the World Cup with a scratch combination and a scratchy 20-16 win over Argentina in the Rugby Championship on Saturday. Missing regular captains Kieran Read and Sam Whitelock, New Zealand lacked leadership, focus and discipline ...