Almudena Calatrava, The Associated Press

Almudena Calatrava

The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Almudena:

Argentine bishop appears at court hearing on abuse charges

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis appeared voluntarily for a court hearing Wednesday ahead of a trial on charges of sexual abuse of two former seminarians in... → Read More

Priests guilty of abusing deaf children at Argentine school

The court also sentenced gardener Armando Gómez to 18 years in prison. The victims are 10 former students. → Read More

Priests guilty of abusing deaf children at Argentine school

MENDOZA, Argentina (AP) — Two priests were found guilty on Monday of sexually abusing deaf children at a Catholic-run school in Argentina and sentenced to more than 40 years in prison, in a case... → Read More

Argentina economic crisis boosts center-left in election

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina faced a potentially sharp political shift on Sunday with center-left Peronist candidate Alberto Fernández favored to win an election dominated by... → Read More

AP Exclusive: Vatican knew of Argentine bishop misconduct

ORAN, Argentina (AP) — The Vatican received information in 2015 and 2017 that an Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis had taken naked selfies, exhibited "obscene" behavior and had been accused of misconduct with seminarians, his former vicar general told The Associated Press, undermining Vatican claims that allegations of sexual abuse were only made a few months ago. Francis accepted Bishop… → Read More

AP Exclusive: Vatican knew of Argentine bishop misconduct

ORAN, Argentina (AP) — The Vatican received information in 2015 and 2017 that an Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis had taken naked selfies, exhibited "obscene" behavior and had been accused of misconduct with seminarians, his former vicar general told The Associated Press, undermining Vatican claims that allegations of sexual abuse were only made a few months ago. Francis accepted Bishop… → Read More

Trump alone on climate change as G20 find common ground on trade, migration

The US was the only G20 nation not to reaffirm commitment to the Paris climate accord. → Read More

Argentines seek soup kitchens, barter markets amid crisis

A series of events battered the economy. → Read More

Argentine doctors protest legal abortion ahead of key vote

Hundreds of physicians have staged anti-abortion protests as an abortion rights bill moves toward a vote in the Senate next week. → Read More

Argentine Congress votes in favor of elective abortion by narrow margin

The lower house of Argentina's congress on Thursday approved a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, sending the measure to the Senate. President Mauricio Macri has said he will sign the bill if it's approved. → Read More

US, Russia deep-search vessels join hunt for Argentine sub

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — U.S and Russian ships carrying remotely operated vehicles capable of deep seafloor searches are joining other vessels hunting for an Argentine submarine that went missing in the South Atlantic 19 days ago, the navy said Monday. → Read More

Marist Brothers: School director admits to abusing student

Brother Angel Duples, the general director of an elite school founded by the Marist Brothers in Argentina, has admitted he sexually abused a student 38 years ago. → Read More

Clerical abuse scandal hits Argentine president's school

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Rufino Varela was a distraught, confused 12-year-old when he went looking for help from the school chaplain to tell him he'd been sexually abused by → Read More

Argentine officials: at least 15 die when bus flips, 21 hurt

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A bus carrying students, parents and teachers from a dance school flipped on a provincial highway in Argentina, killing at least 15 people, official → Read More

Argentina dictatorship children sorry for fathers' crimes

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Seven women walked timidly through the streets of Argentina's capital holding a banner that identified them as the children of human rights criminal → Read More

Conservative wins mayoral election in Argentina's capital

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Conservative Horacio Rodriguez Larreta won Sunday's mayoral run-off election in Buenos Aires, in a closer race than his opposition party had hoped for in the capital ahead of presidential… → Read More

Risa de payasos, terapia obligatoria en los hospitales Buenos Aires

Sostenido por un familiar, Alejo Lacone da unos pasos vacilantes y muestra un dinosaurio de juguete a Estela, Perla y Sencillo, que retroceden asustados. Los tres payasos han logrado levantar de su asiento y hacer sonreír al pequeño con terapia del humor, que por ley es obligatoria en todos los hospitales de la provincia de Buenos Aires. → Read More

Police allegedly tampered with crime scene in death of Argentine prosecutor who accused president of corruption

The lead investigator in the mysterious death of a prosecutor who had accused Argentina's president of wrongdoing came under sharp criticism Monday for a video showing police working without latex gloves where Alberto Nisman's body was found. Ernesto Duronto, vice president of Argentina's association of forensic experts, said many irregularities are seen in the video, which was shot by federal… → Read More

Supporters doubt Argentine prosecutor killed self

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The ex-wife of a prosecutor who accused Argentine President Cristina Fernandez of protecting the masterminds of a 1994 bombing does not believe an initial finding that he killed himself on… → Read More

Argentina special prosecutor found fatally shot at his home

BUENOS AIRES (AP) — A special prosecutor who had accused Argentine President Cristina Fernandez of shielding Iranian suspects in the South American country's worst terrorist attack was found shot dead, authorities said… → Read More