Lucila Sigal

Basado en libro de Lemebel, filme chileno retrata represión a homosexuales en dictadura Pinochet

26 Jun 2020

26 jun La única novela del escritor, performer y activista homosexual chileno Pedro Lemebel fue adaptada al cine en una película de ficción que cuenta una historia de amor y trae una reflexión política sobre la feroz represión de la dictadura de Augusto Pinochet contra la comunidad LGBT+.

New Amazon Prime series brings FIFA scandal to television

04 Jun 2020

BEUNOS AIRES A new Amazon Prime Video series starting this week called "El Presidente" casts a satirical look at South American football’s dirty dealings through the eyes of deceased former Argentine football boss Julio Grondona.

Collapse of riverbank disrupts exports on Argentina's Parana

11 May 2020

BUENOS AIRES Ships transporting cargo from Argentina's Rosario grain hub through the Parana River are having to reduce their cargoes after a bank collapse obstructed the navigation channel, exporters told Reuters.

Argentina debt deadlock remains as president says talks to continue

10 May 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentina's President Alberto Fernandez said on Saturday that talks with bondholders to restructure $65 billion of the country's foreign debt would continue with the two sides still deadlocked over what the final offer should look like.

'Another pandemic': In Latin America, domestic abuse rises amid lockdown

27 Apr 2020

By Lucila Sigal, Natalia A. Ramos Miranda, Ana Isabel Martinez and Monica Machicao

Chilean best-selling author Luis Sepulveda dies in Spain of COVID-19

16 Apr 2020

MADRID Chilean author Luis Sepúlveda, best known for his book "The Old Man Who Read Love Stories," died on Thursday of COVID-19 in a hospital in Asturias, the region of northern Spain where he lived for several decades, his publisher and Spanish media reported.

Anxious Argentines, in coronavirus lockdown, bring therapy couch back home

15 Apr 2020

BUENOS AIRES Argentines, therapy-mad at the best of times, are finding ways to bring their shrinks into their homes via phone calls and conferencing apps like Zoom as they grapple with anxiety amid a nationwide lockdown aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus.

Argentina's YPF oil firm says demand already down, warns of 'difficult' future

25 Mar 2020

BUENOS AIRES, March 24 Argentine state-run oil company YPF has already seen a drop in energy consumption because of a nationwide mandatory quarantine over the coronavirus announced last Friday, a company executive said in an internal video obtained by local newspaper La Nacion on Tuesday and confirmed to Reuters by the company

UPDATE 1-Argentina offers spot payments to coronavirus-hit low-income workers

24 Mar 2020

SANTIAGO, March 23 The Argentine government said on Monday it would make a one-time payment of 10,000 pesos ($158) in April to low-income or informal workers unable to pay their bills because of the nationwide shutdown ordered to halt the spread of the coronavirus.

Argentina offers coronavirus aid to UK citizens in Falklands

24 Mar 2020

BUENOS AIRES The Argentine government said on Monday it had reached out to Britain`s ambassador in Buenos Aires to offer material support to the inhabitants of the Falkland Islands hit by the coronavirus outbreak, almost four decades after losing control of the territory in a two-month war.

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