Colombian singer Shakira is facing an eight-year prison sentence for tax evasion in addition to a hefty fine after charges were filed against her in Spain.
Former Argentine President Fernando de la Rua was laid to rest Wednesday during a private ceremony at a cemetery in the Pilar area, some 50 kilometers northwest from Buenos Aires. De la Rua, who ran the country between December 1999 and December 2001, had died of cardiac and other complications at the nation's capital on Tuesday. He was 81.
Barcelona football star and Argentine international Lionel Messi (30) and his life-long partner Antonella Roccuzzo (29), were married Friday evening in their native Rosario, some 200 miles northwest of Buenos Aires amid large-scale international press coverage. The couple already has two sons - Thiago (4) and Mateo (1).
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez will not be attending the Brazil World Cup final in Maracana stadium on Sunday when Argentina clashes with Germany, but will be present for the BRICS-Unasur-Mercosur summit scheduled for next week.
Shakira’s former boyfriend and manager is no longer a member of the lonely hearts club, but has kept faithful to the Colombian blend: Antonio De la Rúa’s new couple is none less than a former Miss Colombia.
The United States immigrant community will be taking to the streets on Saturday May first—International Workers' Day—in 70 cities to demand migration reform and to protest an Arizona law which criminalizes illegal immigration.