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Rio de Janeiro

BY : Word Travels | 2010

Mention Rio to anyone and immediately the name evokes images of sultry street parades, the Sugarloaf Mountain cable car, the Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado mountain, and the 'itsy-bitsy teeny weeny' bikinis on the beach at Ipanema. The...

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Buenos Aires

BY : Word Travels | 2010

Downtown Buenos Aires is as sophisticated as any European city, with its wide avenues, fine colonial architecture and rows of pavement cafes. The city was built by French, Italian and Spanish immigrants and the Porteños (locals) still regard...

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The Alvear Palace Hotel in Argentina

BY : JustLuxe Team | 2009

Hotel Reviews: It's no wonder that some of the most exclusive of luxury services and amenities are provided in the single most exclusive neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina: Recoleta. The Alvear Palace Hotel has become an icon of luxurious...

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Argentina, Brazil team up for nuke project

BY : | 2008

Argentina and Brazil have agreed in Buenos Aires to begin negotiations during the next 120 days to build a joint uranium enrichment plant.Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and visiting Luiz Inacio Lula of Brazil made the declaration, covering energy,...

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Llagostera Vives triumphs in Bogota tennis

BY : | 2008

Nuria Llagostera Vives of Spain beat Argentina's Maria Emilia Salerni Sunday for the title in the Copa Colsanitas Santander tennis tournament in Bogota.Llagostera Vives won 6-0, 6-4, notching her second WTA victory. She collected $29,000.Salerni was...

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Nalbandian wins Buenos Aires final

BY : | 2008

David Nalbandian rallied to beat compatriot Jose Acasuso 3-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-4 Sunday and win the Copa Telmex tennis tournament in Buenos Aires.The top-seeded Nalbandian captured his first title this season and the eighth of his career.He was playing...

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Nalbandian rolls into Buenos Aires final

BY : | 2008

Top-seeded David Nalbandian was an easy 6-1 6-2 semifinal winner against Juan Ignacio Chela Saturday at the Copa Telmex tennis tournament in Buenos Aires.Nalbandian, No. 11 in the latest rankings on the men's tour and a native of Buenos Aires,...

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Nalbandian avoids upset in Argentina

BY : | 2008

No. 1 seed David Nalbandian stayed alive in the Copa Telmex Friday by rallying past Potito Starace and earning a berth in the semifinals in Buenos Aires.Nalbandian came from a set down and waited out a long rain delay in the second set to defeat...

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Argentine girls has 2nd set of triplets

BY : | 2008

A teenage mother made headlines in Argentina after giving birth to her second set of triplets.The 16-year-old girl is now the mother of seven children in all. Known only as Pamela, the girl had her first child at age 14, the BBC reported Friday.Both...

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Andreev reaches quarters in Argentina

BY : | 2008

Sixth-seeded Igor Andreev and No. 8 seed Filippo Volandri advanced past the second round Thursday at the Copa Telmex.Andreev shook off a second-set lapse to defeat Jiri Vanek 6-1, 0-6, 6-4. Volandri was a 7-5, 7-5 winner over Sergio Roitman on the...

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Colombia: Officials know hostage location

BY : | 2008

Colombian officials said Thursday they know the whereabouts of four hostages who leftist rebels have promised to release, El Tiempo reported online.Intelligence officials in Bogota declined to say what they would do with the information.Colombia's...

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Barge, ferry collide in Brazil, three dead

BY : | 2008

At least three people were killed and 20 others were missing Thursday after a barge and a ferry collided in the Brazilian Amazon River, O Globo TV reported.The ferry, which reportedly was carrying at least 100 passengers, sank. There were no reports...

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