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Argentina’s navy says sounds didn’t come from missing sub

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina — Sounds detected by probes deep in the South Atlantic on Monday did not come from an Argentine submarine that has been lost for five days, the country’s navy said Monday, dashing newfound hope among relatives of the 44 sailors aboard. Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told reporters that the “noise” was …

Initiative to bring cricket to Argentina slums seen as way to lift children out of poverty

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Children living in a slum in Argentina’s capital are playing cricket as part of an initiative to help them escape poverty and crime. Villa 21-24 in Buenos Aires is a slum so dangerous that most outsiders don’t dare enter. But the kids playing the ball-and-bat sport in a dirt training ground …

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