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2005-11-03 23:54:13

By Kevin Gray MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina (Reuters) - Shopkeepers boarded up storefronts and residents fled town on Thursday as thousands of demonstrators prepared to protest against U.S. President George W. Bush at an Americas-wide presidential summit at this Argentine seaside resort.

2005-10-06 17:56:56

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - Four homemade bombs exploded on Thursday at U.S.-owned banks and a Blockbuster video store in Argentina in what appeared to be a protest against U.S. President George W. Bush's visit next month, police said.

2005-10-06 16:22:19

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - Four homemade bombs exploded on Thursday at U.S.-owned banks and a Blockbuster video store in Argentina in what appeared to be a protest against U.S. President George W. Bush's visit next month, police said.

2005-10-06 08:13:33

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - Three homemade bombs exploded on Thursday at two Citibank branches and a Blockbuster video store in Argentina in what appeared to be a protest against U.S. President George W. Bush's visit next month, police said.

2005-09-30 17:43:53

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - Argentine police said on Friday they discovered a locker at a Buenos Aires bus station containing old grenades, a copy of the Koran and maps of an Argentine city where U.S. President George W. Bush will visit next month.

2005-07-25 07:26:18

By Karina Grazina MERCEDES, Argentina (Reuters) - Argentina's mythic gauchos never had to worry much about crime aside from the occasional cattle-rustling. But in the last year, brutal crime that became endemic in Buenos Aires' suburbs since a 2001 economic crisis has spread to the grassy Pampas.


Word of the Day
dittany
  • An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.
The word 'dittany' may come from the name of Mount Diktē in Crete, where it was supposed to grow.
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