Argentina http://wlrn.org en Why The Reign Of Argentina's 'Queen Cristina' Is All But Over -- And How Miami Benefits http://wlrn.org/post/why-reign-argentinas-queen-cristina-all-over-and-how-miami-benefits <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I met Cristina </span>Fernández<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> de </span>Kirchner<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in 2007, just before she was first elected president of Argentina. In our interview, she talked a good deal about the rise of women leaders in the Americas, from then Chilean President Michelle </span>Bachelet<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to then U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary </span>Rodham<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Clinton.</span></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Tim Padgett 22883 at http://wlrn.org Why The Reign Of Argentina's 'Queen Cristina' Is All But Over -- And How Miami Benefits Argentina's Kirchner To Have Surgery For Brain Hematoma http://wlrn.org/post/argentinas-kirchner-have-surgery-brain-hematoma Days after doctors said Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner must take a month off from work to recover from a brain hematoma, reports now indicate that she'll undergo surgery to relieve the condition Tuesday.<p>"Kirchner, 60, experienced a 'transitory and slight' loss of muscular strength in her left arm on Sunday, and surgical intervention was indicated to drain a subdural hematoma," <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/surgery-argentine-president-180421814.html;_ylt=A2KLOzLe_FJSnBkATpHQtDMD">Agence France-Presse</a> reports, citing the hospital that's treating the president.<p>Ove Tue, 08 Oct 2013 18:01:59 +0000 Bill Chappell 21772 at http://wlrn.org Argentina's Kirchner To Have Surgery For Brain Hematoma In Argentina, A Winter Heat Wave Brings Record Highs http://wlrn.org/post/argentina-winter-heat-wave-brings-record-highs It's still officially wintertime in Buenos Aires, but the city is in a record heat wave. Wed, 11 Sep 2013 15:04:49 +0000 Bill Chappell 20393 at http://wlrn.org In Argentina, A Winter Heat Wave Brings Record Highs New Pope From Argentina 'A Fresh Start,' But Old Problems Are Waiting http://wlrn.org/post/new-pope-argentina-fresh-start-old-problems-are-waiting Leaders of the Roman Catholic Church made history twice Wednesday, electing the first pope from the Southern Hemisphere and the first Jesuit.<p>In choosing 76-year-old Cardinal Jorge Maria Bergoglio of Argentina, now Pope Francis, the College of Cardinals signaled the growing importance of Latin America, Africa and Asia in the church's fortunes.<p>But they also affirmed their commitment to traditional church doctrine.<p>"Cardinal Bergoglio has been a staunch defender of orthodoxy," says the Rev. James Martin, a Jesuit and editor-at-large at<em> America</em>, a national Catholic magazine. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 11:08:26 +0000 Liz Halloran 10823 at http://wlrn.org New Pope From Argentina 'A Fresh Start,' But Old Problems Are Waiting