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Remil, Argentine spy, antihero and state criminal | Elementary Blog

The journalist and writer Jorge Fernández Díaz (Buenos Aires, 60 years old) knows well the reality from which the novels of Remil drink, that antihero who moves in the shadow of power and in the sewers of the State and its parallel machinery and who stars a new adventure in Treachery (Destination). To put you […]

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Argentine actress Libertad Leblanc, sexual myth of the sixties, dies | Culture

Actress Libertad Leblanc, in a photo session in 1978.Gianni Ferrari / Getty Argentine actress Libertad Leblanc, an icon of erotic cinema in the sixties and seventies, has died at the age of 83. He had pneumonia and died Thursday night at his home in Buenos Aires, as confirmed by the Argentine Association of Actors. Leblanc, […]

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Argentine writer César Aira, Formentor award | Culture

The prolific Argentine writer César Aira, 72, author of a hundred titles, has been honored this Monday with the 2021 Formentor Prize, endowed with 50,000 euros. The jury has awarded him the award for “the indefatigable recreation of the narrative impetus, for the versatility of his endless story and for the playful irony of his […]

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Astor Piazzolla: The “tango killer” is finally an Argentine hero | Culture

Astor Piazzolla in Mexico, in 1983.THE COUNTRY They say that the great Argentine musician of the 20th century had a bad character. “No, he was a very sweet, tender, very shy man,” says Laura Escalada, his widow. “It happens that we all have a rough character if they hit us.” And Astor Piazzola got hit […]

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