Argentina

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With La Fragua
Somewhere along the line, somebody had the idea to cover a bunch of Beatles songs in the style of traditional Andes music. Well, today you'll find out exactly who that is. Read more...
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Bajofondo
It's been a little while since we've had Latin music here, and what better way to bring it back than with Bajofondo? Read more...
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Mercedes Sosa
Known as the singer who "gave a voice to the voiceless," Mercedes Sosa was an Argentinian singer who performed songs from a variety of Latin-American countries. Read more...
You might now him as the composer for the scores of "Babel" and "Brokeback Mountain", but most of Gustavo Santaolalla's work lies within the realm of solo efforts or past bands. Read more...
Known for spearheading the "nuevo tango" movement in Argentina, Astor Piazzolla is an accomplished composer and bandoneon player, having incorporated jazz and classical elements into formerly minimal, traditional tango arrangements. Read more...

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C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Arco Iris
Here's a band that isn't widely known in the U.S., but were popular in their native country of Argentina. Their best known accomplishment is essentially bringing rock music to Argentina, because what kind of country doesn't have rock music? Read more...
Rep. Speier Holds Up Vodka And Steak On House Floor To Shame Food Stamp Opponents
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) on Thursday held up steak, vodka and caviar during her House floor speech in an effort to shame Republicans who want to slash $40 billion from the food stamp budget, while they continue to go on "lavish" trips financed by taxpayers and other groups. Read more...
Last year, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visited his ally President Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, where the firebrand leaders unleashed defiant rhetoric at the United States. Read more...
Mark Sanford, the South Carolina congressman-elect who notoriously lied and said he was hiking the Appalachian Trail when he was actually in Argentina having an affair, on Sunday compared Fox News to <em>The National Enquirer</em> after a host asked him if he had set a date to marry his mistress. Read more...
Former Arizona Gov. Raul Castro, who in the 1970s served as the state's first and only Hispanic governor, and U.S. ambassador to Argentina,was detained at a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint for 30 minutes in the triple-digit desert heat just a Read more...