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Music

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.

Global Politics

Fan violence infects Argentine soccer

Correspondent Ian Mount reports on the growth of fan-related violence in the world of Argentine soccer. Three people have died since January. Correspondent Ian Mount reports that the pattern that leads to fan violence is proving hard to break.

Business, Economics and Jobs

From beef to soy in Argentina

Nobody loves beef more than Argentines. They eat more beef per capita than anyone else in the world. Beef prices have been going sky-high. In fact, many cattle farmers in Argentina have switched to planting soy. Correspondent Julia Kumari Drapkin reports.

Conflict & Justice

Argentine veterans fight for recognition

In 1982, Britain and Argentina went to war over the Falklands/ Malvinas. Argentina's government officially recognizes only those veterans who fought the British directly. But that leaves some former soldiers out. Julia Kumari Drapkin has our story.