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#Buenos Aires

# buenos-aires - Friday 4 February, 2022

23 people killed and dozens hospitalised in Argentina after taking 'laced' cocaine
# Argentina
# Argentina

23 people killed and dozens hospitalised in Argentina after taking 'laced' cocaine

Updated Feb 4th 2022, 9:10 PM 42,174 Views 36 Comments

Two of the hospitalised are in a serious condition and on mechanical ventilation.

# buenos-aires - Friday 11 December, 2020

Argentina's lower house backs landmark bill to legalise abortion
# Buenos Aires
# Buenos Aires

Argentina's lower house backs landmark bill to legalise abortion

Dec 11th 2020, 5:44 PM 5,419 Views 6 Comments

The legislation faces an uphill battle in the Senate, which rejected a similar bill two years ago.

# buenos-aires - Monday 30 November, 2020

'I've nothing to hide': Maradona's doctor defends treatment of 'unmanageable' patient
# Leopoldo Luque
# Leopoldo Luque

'I've nothing to hide': Maradona's doctor defends treatment of 'unmanageable' patient

Nov 30th 2020, 7:48 AM 27,232 Views 0 Comments

A preliminary autopsy report established that Maradona died in his sleep of “acute lung oedema and chronic heart failure”.

# buenos-aires - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Argentine police search Maradona doctor’s home and office
# Diego Maradona
# Diego Maradona

Argentine police search Maradona doctor’s home and office

Nov 29th 2020, 6:50 PM 56,402 Views 18 Comments

The footballer was buried on Thursday in a private ceremony.

# buenos-aires - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Argentine prosecutors investigate whether death of Diego Maradona involved medical negligence
# Buenos Aires
# Buenos Aires

Argentine prosecutors investigate whether death of Diego Maradona involved medical negligence

Nov 28th 2020, 8:46 AM 31,342 Views 19 Comments

Maradona’s lawyer has been leading calls for such an investigation.

# buenos-aires - Thursday 18 October, 2018

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics
# Karate Kid
From The42
# Karate Kid

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics

Oct 18th 2018, 8:00 PM 14,994 Views 17 Comments

The teenager came up short in the Men’s Kumite semi-finals but certainly made his mark on the tournament.

# buenos-aires - Saturday 30 June, 2018

From Cashel to Buenos Aires: the remarkable Irish influence on Argentina's football history
# Founding Fathers
From The42
# Founding Fathers

From Cashel to Buenos Aires: the remarkable Irish influence on Argentina's football history

Jun 30th 2018, 8:00 AM 16,392 Views 14 Comments

The Irishmen who founded Lobos Athletic Club, Velez Sarsfield’s background and Paddy McCarthy’s impact on Boca Juniors.

# buenos-aires - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Argentina takes a massive step towards legalised abortions
# Buenos Aires
# Buenos Aires

Argentina takes a massive step towards legalised abortions

Jun 14th 2018, 4:11 PM 10,217 Views 31 Comments

The debate has divided Argentine society.

# buenos-aires - Monday 4 June, 2018

An expedition to Leo Messi's hometown teaching Argentine children the traditions of gaelic games
# GAA Abroad
From The42
# GAA Abroad

An expedition to Leo Messi's hometown teaching Argentine children the traditions of gaelic games

Jun 4th 2018, 10:00 AM 21,935 Views 7 Comments

A small group of coaches from Ennis spent two weeks in Buenos Aires and Rosario teaching children the skills and traditions of GAA.

# buenos-aires - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Nearly 400kg of cocaine was found inside the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires
# Diplomatic Incident
# Diplomatic Incident

Nearly 400kg of cocaine was found inside the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires

Feb 22nd 2018, 8:15 PM 248,730 Views 29 Comments

The drugs had a street value of around $50 million.

# buenos-aires - Sunday 1 October, 2017

All Blacks put Argentina to the sword as they retain Rugby Championship title
# Southern Hemisphere
From The42
# Southern Hemisphere

All Blacks put Argentina to the sword as they retain Rugby Championship title

Oct 1st 2017, 9:12 AM 10,632 Views 13 Comments

Already assured of winning the competition, New Zealand claimed a 36-10 victory in Buenos Aires.

# buenos-aires - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

Massive haul of Nazi artifacts found in hidden room near Buenos Aires
# Behind A Bookshelf
# Behind A Bookshelf

Massive haul of Nazi artifacts found in hidden room near Buenos Aires

Jun 20th 2017, 9:13 AM 44,682 Views 98 Comments

It’s believed they were brought to the country by high-ranking Nazis after World War II.

# buenos-aires - Saturday 15 April, 2017

The amazing story of Tipperary man who helped found Argentina's most famous football club
# Boca Juniors
# Boca Juniors

The amazing story of Tipperary man who helped found Argentina's most famous football club

Apr 15th 2017, 9:00 PM 45,172 Views 21 Comments

Paddy McCarthy moved to Buenos Aires in 1900.

# buenos-aires - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Lionel Messi statue 'decapitated' in Argentina
# Vandalism
From The42
# Vandalism

Lionel Messi statue 'decapitated' in Argentina

Jan 11th 2017, 9:36 AM 6,458 Views 8 Comments

The statue, sculpted out of black marble, was erected last June.

# buenos-aires - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'I died on an operating table in a hospital in Buenos Aires'
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

'I died on an operating table in a hospital in Buenos Aires'

Dec 22nd 2016, 12:00 PM 10,628 Views 1 Comment

In an extract from his recently released book, Roberto Duran looks at his near-death experience.

# buenos-aires - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Five people die after taking drugs at music festival in Argentina
# Buenos Aires
# Buenos Aires

Five people die after taking drugs at music festival in Argentina

Apr 17th 2016, 9:49 AM 14,026 Views 19 Comments

Five others were hospitalised and autopsies will be carried out to confirm the cause of death.

# buenos-aires - Monday 25 January, 2016

Watch: Tevez headbutted as five sent off in Boca's 'friendly' with River Plate
# Bad Blood
From The42
# Bad Blood

Watch: Tevez headbutted as five sent off in Boca's 'friendly' with River Plate

Jan 25th 2016, 10:48 AM 9,871 Views 6 Comments

Fiery pre-season encounter marred by indiscipline from both sides.

# buenos-aires - Sunday 17 January, 2016

'It was just meant to be a college project' - The rise and rise of FootGolf in Ireland
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

'It was just meant to be a college project' - The rise and rise of FootGolf in Ireland

Jan 17th 2016, 10:00 AM 32,702 Views 14 Comments

Ronan Cunningham chats to The42 about travelling to Buenos Aires with the rest of the Irish side.

# buenos-aires - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Late Aussie flourish sets up Rugby Championship decider against NZ in Sydney
# Timing Their Run
From The42
# Timing Their Run

Late Aussie flourish sets up Rugby Championship decider against NZ in Sydney

Jul 26th 2015, 2:08 AM 9,503 Views 7 Comments

Michael Cheika’s men ran in two tries in the last two minutes to seal a bonus point win away to Argentina.

# buenos-aires - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Ten people, including two Olympians, killed as helicopters collide mid-air
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Ten people, including two Olympians, killed as helicopters collide mid-air

Mar 10th 2015, 7:27 AM 24,972 Views 9 Comments

Camille Muffat was a gold medallist at London 2012.

# buenos-aires - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Argentine prosecutor had warrant for President's arrest
# Conspiracy
# Conspiracy

Argentine prosecutor had warrant for President's arrest

Feb 4th 2015, 4:55 PM 13,973 Views 30 Comments

The prosecutor was set to appear before Argentinian lawmakers

# buenos-aires - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Tour the 'Villas Miserias' - the Buenos Aires slums that Pope Francis wanted to help
# Villas Miserias
# Villas Miserias

Tour the 'Villas Miserias' - the Buenos Aires slums that Pope Francis wanted to help

Dec 28th 2014, 10:30 AM 10,475 Views 5 Comments

Watch this Irishwoman’s report from the sprawling poor neighbourhoods that hold 300,000 people in extreme poverty.

# buenos-aires - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Argentina burns bondholders for the second time in 13 years
# Buenos Angry
# Buenos Angry

Argentina burns bondholders for the second time in 13 years

Jul 31st 2014, 11:05 AM 16,789 Views 105 Comments

The country’s Finance Minister hit out at what he called “vulture funds”.

# buenos-aires - Monday 7 April, 2014

Hundred-year-old treasure found in time capsule under Columbus monument
# Hidden
# Hidden

Hundred-year-old treasure found in time capsule under Columbus monument

Apr 7th 2014, 3:30 PM 19,407 Views 5 Comments

Coins, medals, banknotes and some old scrolls were found in the box which was hidden when the monument was put in place in 1921.

# buenos-aires - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Identifying victims of Argentina's 'Dirty War'
# Missing
# Missing

Identifying victims of Argentina's 'Dirty War'

Dec 15th 2013, 11:30 AM 6,635 Views 8 Comments

This month marks 30 years since the end of the bloody dictatorship – but thousands are still missing.

# buenos-aires - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Buenos Aires and Milwaukee teams set for Galway hurling action
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

Buenos Aires and Milwaukee teams set for Galway hurling action

Sep 18th 2013, 10:58 AM 1,267 Views 2 Comments

The sides are part of 16 teams who will compete in the International Hurling festival which starts today.

# buenos-aires - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

Here's Tottenham's new €30m signing - as a 12-year-old prodigy
# Talent
From The42
# Talent

Here's Tottenham's new €30m signing - as a 12-year-old prodigy

Aug 28th 2013, 7:28 PM 5,017 Views 4 Comments

Even as a youngster, clubs such as Barcelona were interested in Erik Lamela.

# buenos-aires - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Record floods leave 54 dead in Argentina
# Argentina
# Argentina

Record floods leave 54 dead in Argentina

Apr 3rd 2013, 9:58 PM 7,977 Views 2 Comments

Record rainfall has swept through the streets of La Plata, about 40 miles south of Buenos Aires.

# buenos-aires - Sunday 17 March, 2013

The Pope’s local club, San Lorenzo, wore these special jerseys in honour of Francis I
# Badge Of Honour
From The42
# Badge Of Honour

The Pope’s local club, San Lorenzo, wore these special jerseys in honour of Francis I

Mar 17th 2013, 9:42 AM 1,206 Views 0 Comments

Habemus new jerseys!

# buenos-aires - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Woman becomes world's first to give birth after heart transplant
# Circle Of Life
# Circle Of Life

Woman becomes world's first to give birth after heart transplant

Jan 30th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,974 Views 1 Comment

The creation of extra blood, and the drugs needed to stop a transplant being rejected, usually make it impossible.

# buenos-aires - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Two dead and 300 arrested as mobs loot supermarkets in Argentina
# Argentina
# Argentina

Two dead and 300 arrested as mobs loot supermarkets in Argentina

Dec 22nd 2012, 3:54 PM 11,488 Views 17 Comments

Violence erupts as impatience grows with government of President Cristinia Kirchner.

# buenos-aires - Friday 9 November, 2012

More than 30,000 protest against Argentina's government
# Argentina
# Argentina

More than 30,000 protest against Argentina's government

Nov 9th 2012, 11:42 AM 4,376 Views 26 Comments

Peaceful demonstrations took place across Buenos Aires last night.

# buenos-aires - Friday 6 July, 2012

Argentina jails former dictators over stolen baby scandal
# Argentina
# Argentina

Argentina jails former dictators over stolen baby scandal

Jul 6th 2012, 8:59 AM 3,436 Views 2 Comments

Infants were illegally taken from their political prisoners parents 30 years ago.

# buenos-aires - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Update: 49 killed, hundreds injured in Buenos Aires train crash
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Update: 49 killed, hundreds injured in Buenos Aires train crash

Feb 22nd 2012, 4:59 PM 2,978 Views 3 Comments

A child was among the dead after the packed train struck the end of the line in Argentina’s capital today.

# buenos-aires - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

Argentine President diagnosed with thyroid cancer
# Argentina
# Argentina

Argentine President diagnosed with thyroid cancer

Dec 28th 2011, 9:31 AM 2,671 Views 3 Comments

Cristina Fernadez is not the first South American leader to be be diagnosed cancer in recent months – Presidents Fernando Lugo of Paraguay, Hugo Chavez of Venezuela and Dilma Rousseff of Brazil all have undergone treatments recently.

# buenos-aires - Monday 24 October, 2011

Cristina Fernandez wins landslide re-election in Argentina
# Argentina
# Argentina

Cristina Fernandez wins landslide re-election in Argentina

Oct 24th 2011, 10:34 AM 269 Views 0 Comments

The wife of former president Nestor Kirchner won with 57 per cent of the votes cast, her nearest challenger got under 17 per cent.

# buenos-aires - Friday 16 September, 2011

Argentina: Reasons sought for deadly multiple-vehicle crash
# Argentina
# Argentina

Argentina: Reasons sought for deadly multiple-vehicle crash

Sep 16th 2011, 7:54 AM 522 Views 2 Comments

Eleven people have died and hundreds are injured following a multiple-vehicle crash in Argentina: a bus in Buenos Aires crashed into an oncoming train before being thrown into the path of another locomotive.

# buenos-aires - Tuesday 13 September, 2011

Seven killed as bus tries to beat train in Buenos Aires
# Argentina
# Argentina

Seven killed as bus tries to beat train in Buenos Aires

Sep 13th 2011, 3:56 PM 427 Views 0 Comments

More than 160 people were injured in today’s bus and train collision during rush hour.

# buenos-aires - Friday 2 September, 2011

6.4 quake shakes northern Argentina
# Argentina
# Argentina

6.4 quake shakes northern Argentina

Sep 2nd 2011, 6:19 PM 384 Views 0 Comments

The earthquake prompted evacuations in Buenos Aires and was felt in other populous areas – however those living at the epicentre didn’t even notice it.

# buenos-aires - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Train delays in Argentina drive angry mobs to burn out carriages
# Argentina
# Argentina

Train delays in Argentina drive angry mobs to burn out carriages

May 3rd 2011, 12:02 PM 1,107 Views 0 Comments

A derailed carriage caused severe delays along a route in Buenos Aires. Passengers took matters into their own hands by setting three trains on fire.

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