Argentina http://www.kunc.org en In Argentina, A Winter Heat Wave Brings Record Highs http://www.kunc.org/post/argentina-winter-heat-wave-brings-record-highs It's still officially wintertime in Buenos Aires, but the city is in a record heat wave. Tue, 10 Sep 2013 20:54:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 49430 at http://www.kunc.org In Argentina, A Winter Heat Wave Brings Record Highs Latin Roots: Argentine Reggae Legend Fidel Nadal http://www.kunc.org/post/latin-roots-argentine-reggae-legend-fidel-nadal In this installment of <em>Latin Roots</em>, the <em>World Cafe</em> team travels to Fidel Nadal's home studio in Buenos Aires for a session with a reggae performer who truly owns his genre. Nadal has 15 solo records to his name, and his album <em>Forever Together</em> was nominated for a Latin Grammy in 2011.<p>Before fully going solo, Nadal spent a lot of time as a member of the punk-reggae band Todos Tus Muertos, which made six albums between 1988 and 2010. Thu, 25 Jul 2013 20:32:00 +0000 David Dye 47535 at http://www.kunc.org Latin Roots: Argentine Reggae Legend Fidel Nadal In Argentina, Coca-Cola Tests Market For 'Green' Coke http://www.kunc.org/post/argentina-coca-cola-tests-market-green-coke <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZaMOt8gQl4</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_o-z6JLugWE</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 21:32:00 +0000 Bob Mondello 47120 at http://www.kunc.org In Argentina, Coca-Cola Tests Market For 'Green' Coke Latin Roots: Catupecu Machu http://www.kunc.org/post/latin-roots-catupecu-machu Though Argentina may be known for tango music, there is a strong and thriving rock scene that seems to be taking over. <em>World Cafe</em> recently traveled to Buenos Aires to visit the home-studio of Catupecu Machu, one of Argentina's most popular rock bands.<p>Formed in the mid-90's by brothers Fernando and Gabriel Ruíz Díaz, Catupecu Machu's mix of pop-metal became incredibly popular in the Latin music scene, leading to appearances on stadium shows like the <em>Monsters of Rock</em> music festival. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 19:50:00 +0000 David Dye 46954 at http://www.kunc.org Latin Roots: Catupecu Machu Former Argentine Dictator Who Oversaw Death Squads Dies At 87 http://www.kunc.org/post/former-argentine-dictator-who-oversaw-death-squads-dies-87 Jorge Rafael Videla, an ambitious Army chief who seized power in Argentina in 1976 and orchestrated a campaign of terror against his opponents, has died in prison at age 87.<p>Videla, whose "Dirty War" killed at least 15,000 people, perhaps twice as many, died of natural causes in Argentina's Marcos Paz prison, where he was serving multiple life sentences for crimes against humanity, officials said.<p>After leading a bloodless coup that toppled President Isabel Martinez de Peron on March 24, 1976, Videla became the head of a junta.<p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/18/world/americas/jo Fri, 17 May 2013 18:24:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 44454 at http://www.kunc.org Former Argentine Dictator Who Oversaw Death Squads Dies At 87