A handful of people who ignored an evacuation order shoveled ash off roofs, but otherwise Ensenada appeared a ghost town after almost all of its 1,500 residents fled to safer ground following twin blasts from the Calbuco volcano.
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Transportation Strike in Argentina Shuts Down Country
Transportation unions brought Argentina to a standstill on Tuesday with a one-day national strike to protest income tax rates and high inflation they say is eroding their earnings.
Tourists Enjoy South America’s Iguazu Falls
Photos by Jorge Saenz From above, the Iguazu Falls resemble a massive hole punched in a river and surrounded by jungle.
World Water Day
It courses through Bangkok’s bustling canals and the world’s mighty rivers. It is the lifeblood of the desert oasis as well as North America’s Great Lakes.
Worldview: Argentina Daily Life
For this installment of Worldview: Daily Life, we focus on Argentina.
Daily Life Roundup: Jan. 26, 2015
For this week’s installment of AP’s Daily Life series, we feature photography from all over the world: A Tanzanian girl smiles as she makes her way back from school, skiers take to the slopes of Nanshan ski resort in Beijing, and a baby cries after being vaccinated against polio in Islamabad. Click any image to launchContinue reading “Daily Life Roundup: Jan. 26, 2015”
Dakar Rally 2015
Photos by Felipe Dana Nasser Al-Attiyah of Qatar in the car category and Spain’s Marc Coma in bikes won the Dakar Rally on Saturday.
Paraguay’s Little Club
Photos by Jorge Saenz They don’t get much smaller than Paraguay’s Deportivo Capiata – or bigger than Argentina’s legendary Boca Juniors.
The World Cup Final: Germany Vs. Argentina
Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday. Goetze controlled the ball with his chest and then shot past Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero in the 113th minute.
Game Day: Netherlands Vs. Argentina
Argentina reached the World Cup final on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, after beating the Netherlands 4-2 in a penalty shootout. Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved penalties by Ron Vlaar and Wesley Sneijder to give Argentina the win after the game finished 0-0 following extra time.