Penny Marshall, known worldwide for her acting role in the TV series Laverne & Shirley and for her many achievements as a film director such as A League of Our Own, Big or Awakenings, has died in her California home Monday night of complications from diabetes, a spokesperson for the family confirmed Tuesday. She was 75.
School No. 103 in the Argentine city of Neuquén Tuesday changed its name from that of two-time President “Julio Argentino Roca” to “Rosa Alaniz,” who was one of the first teachers of the institution.
A book on the Falklands' geography, nature, wildlife, and current images of everyday activities and culture of the Islands has been launched in Bariloche, Argentina under the title of ”Las Islas, un viaje foto (geo) gráfico por las Malvinas”.
British ambassador in Argentina Mark Kent attended a conference and lunch in downtown Buenos Aires, and forced by rain, no embassy vehicle or taxi, simply took a local bus back to the office.
More than 200 people have come forward with complaints of sexual abuse by a Brazilian faith healer, authorities said on Wednesday. The accusations against Joao Teixeira de Faria, who uses the name Joao de Deus in his practice, began last week after several alleged victims spoke on a Globo News television program of sexual violence going back years.
In Argentina, a movement in support of the accusation of rape that the actress Thelma Fardín presented against the actor and singer Juan Darthes caused a stir and support with the hashtag #MiraComoNosPonemos (Look how we get) on Tuesday through social networks. Darthes carries several complaints about the sexual abuse of several actresses with whom he worked.
River Plate Sunday defeated Boca Juniors 3-1 “at home” at Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu stadium for an aggregate 5-3 victory which earned them the Libertadores Cup title for the fourth time in their history.
Michael O’Leary was announced as the winner of the world’s worst boss at the 4th International Trade Union Confederation World Congress in Copenhagen. The ITUC representing 207 million workers, is meeting in Copenhagen with more than 1200 delegates from 132 countries.
Murtaza Ahmadi, whose picture in 2016 donning a plastic home made Argentine national football jersey pretending to be that of Lionel Messi went viral leading the actual Barcelona FC star to meet him personally and give him a real shirt, is now one of thousands of Afghans displaced by war, as his family has left their home in southeastern Ghazni fleeing a Taliban large-scale offensive.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge adore their pet dog, Lupo, and see him as a true member of their family – and now, the story behind how they got their beloved spaniel has come to light. After the royal couple held a Christmas party for RAF families at Kensington Palace, one of the guests spoke of her conversations with William and Kate – revealing that the pair had decided to get the dog to help Kate cope while William was away in the Falklands Islands.