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Argentina, Brazil to liberalize auto trade after talks stall

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Argentina and Brazil have failed to reach an agreement extending a car trade pact before a June 30 deadline and will therefore revert to more liberal bilateral commerce while they work on alternatives, a Brazilian government official told Reuters. Full story

Britain rejects involvement of pope in Falklands dispute

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Britain and a representative of the Falkland Islands on Thursday rejected the idea of Pope Francis intervening in the long-running dispute with Argentina over the islands, which Buenos Aires claims are Argentine territory. Full story

Breakaway Argentine mayor could trump ruling party in October vote

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - The savvy young mayor of Tigre, Argentina, has fostered a real estate boom, tightened security and brought celebrities to town, boosting his image to the point where pollsters say he poses a challenge to the ruling government. Full story

Deadly commuter train crash in Buenos Aires

   A two-level commuter train slammed into another train that had stopped between stations in Buenos Aires killing at least three people and injuring more than 100. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

Wary Argentines stash their dollars in safe-deposit boxes

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - A bank official in Buenos Aires escorts dozens of clients down to the vaults each day, two by two, so they can access their safe-deposit boxes - a commodity increasingly coveted by Argentines who are leery of government currency controls. Full story

Argentina's YPF loses arbitration over natgas exports to Brazil

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina's state-controlled energy company, YPF, has lost a potential multimillion-dollar international arbitration case over the suspension of natural gas exports to Brazil, the company said on Monday. Full story

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  Argentina’s Catholics pray for Pope Francis

The celebration of Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s ascension to the highest leadership position in the Catholic Church continued Thursday both in the pews, and slums, of Buenos Aires. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports.

  Pope Francis’ road to the Vatican

The new pope’s path to the Vatican began more than 70 years ago in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he was born to Italian immigrants. He turned to the priesthood in 1969 and decades later has become the first pope from the Americas. NBC’s Lester Holt reports.

  What Pope Francis’ election means for Latino communities

While Pope Francis has a reputation as a champion of the poor, NBC Latino’s Paul Reyes and the NOW panel focus on the former Archbishop of Buenos Aires’ record and significance.

  Toxic gas cloud chokes Buenos Aires

Parts of central Buenos Aires were enveloped in a toxic cloud of gas believed to have been  caused by a fire at a the city's port. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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