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Remembering Argentine jazz great Gato Barbieri

Gato Barbieri was one cool cat, and it wasn't just the trademark fedora. He earned his nickname while sneaking in and out of nightclubs around Buenos Aires when he was a kid. He went on to be regarded as a master saxophonist and band leader. The World's Host Marco Werman has an appreciation.

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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

Global Hit

Anchor Marco Werman pays a final tribute to the late Argentine folk singer Mercedes Sosa . Her funeral today follows three days of national mourning in Argentina.

Conflict & Justice

Roadblocks in Buenos Aires

Ian Mount reports on the popularity of one particular form of protest in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The roadblock is used by everyone from the unemployed to war veterans to highlight their demands � whatever they may be.

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.