They all look the same? Argentine honor guard mistakes Chinese official for President Xi (VIDEO)

Chinese President Xi Jinping was in for a full-on welcoming ceremony as he arrived in Argentina for the G20 summit. It seemed to kick off a little early, though – as soon as the honor guard saw a Chinese person exit the plane. When the plane door opened, and a Chinese official stepped out, a […]

Doomed Argentine sub found a year after its disappearance

Enlarge / The Argentine sub San Juan—photographed here in May 2017, just six months before its tragic loss—has been found at the bottom of an undersea ravine. (credit: Juan Kulichevsky / Wikimedia) Almost a year to the day after its tragic loss at sea, the Argentine Navy submarine ARA San Juan has been located. Using […]

Argentine military sub San Juan missing for 1 year found deep in Atlantic, military confirms

The submarine ARA San Juan that vanished in the Atlantic over a year ago with 44 sailors on board has finally been detected at a depth of 800 meters, the Argentine military has confirmed. The ARA San Juan was discovered by Ocean Infinity, an American company contracted by the Argentine military to lead the search […]

Why Argentine orthodoxy has worked no better than Turkish iconoclasm

WHEN an emerging market loses favour with its creditors, how should its government respond? The policy prescriptions do not typically include intimidating the central bank, railing against the “interest-rate lobby”, falling out with allies, eschewing the IMF’s help, pouring scorn on the dollar or appointing the president’s son-in-law as finance minister. Turkey has done all […]

Juan Martin del Potro: HUGE challenge laid down to Argentine after stunning recent form

That’s the opinion of Sky Sports tennis pundit and former British female No 1 Annabel Croft. Del Potro’s 15-match winning streak saw him claim titles in Acapulco and Indian Wells – his first Masters 1000 success. But the world No 6 fell short of claiming the ‘Sunshine Double’ by triumphing in the Miami Open as […]

Trident subs suffer same faults as missing Argentine vessel, warns Royal Navy whistleblower

Published time: 29 Nov, 2017 18:01 British submarines could face the same fate as Argentina’s lost ARA ‘San Juan’. In his damning 2015 expose on failures aboard Trident, Royal Navy whistleblower William McNeilly warned UK subs share the same faults as the missing vessel. According to Argentinian media, the final message from the missing submarine […]

Strictly Come Dancing 2017: WATCH Debbie McGee's astonishing Argentine Tango

The 59-year-old former magician’s assistant displayed her amazing ability in the complex Latin routine which was choreographed by ex-Strictly Come Dancing professional and king of the Argentine Tango, Vincent Simone, 38. Debbie McGee and her partner Giovanni Pernice 27, took to the dance floor to perform the smouldering number, set to traditional music, as she […]

A ‘short, violent’ explosion was heard, and it could have been the end of the missing Argentine submarine

It seems like Argentina’s missing submarine may have exploded. The navy heard a “short, violent” explosion that would make some sense as the fate of the missing submarine. The sub had 44 on board and has been missing since last week. BAHIA BLANCA, Argentina (Reuters) – An abnormal sound detected in the South Atlantic ocean […]