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Global Politics

Why Argentines invest in cars

Car sales are booming in Argentina, but it's not just because Argentines want to get out on the road. As Julia Kumari Drapkin reports, Argentines are buying cars as a hedge against inflation.

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer today is Buenos Aires, Argentina. Two men living in Buenos Aires plan to get married tomorrow. The World's Julia Kumari Drapkin spoke to them.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: Mercedes Sosa

Argentines lined the streets of Buenos Aires today to honor a national hero. A hearse carried the body of folk singer Mercedes Sosa through the streets of the capital. Sosa died yesterday. She was 74 years old. Marco Werman has more.

Arts, Culture & Media

Our Disappeared

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with documentary filmmaker Juan Mandelbaum about his new film, �Our Disappeared. It tells the story of his investigation into the political kidnappings and murders of many of his college friends in Buenos Aires in the 1970s.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit: Zizek DJ

Anchor Marco Werman revisits the sounds of the Zizek Deejay collective from Buenos Aires. The collective's just released a new album. Zizek co-founder Grant Dull spins a few tracks for us.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer/Global hit

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Palermo, a neighborhood in Argentina's capital city, Buenas Aires. Palermo is known for its bohemian cafes and hyper-active nightlife. It's also the birthplace of a high-tech dance party movement, known as "zizek. Zizek's musical foundation is cumbia, a rhythm originally from Colombia. Reporter Corey Takahashi has today's Global Hit.

Environment

Illegal dinosaur bones

Correspondent Richard Reynolds reports on the illegal trade in dinosaur bones from Argentina, as four tons of fossils were recently returned to Argentina from the United States.

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