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Riot Rocks Buenos Aires
After Argentine World Cup Loss

Associated Press, by Luis Andres Henao

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Posted By:PageTurner, 7/14/2014 3:42:33 AM

Riot police used tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a group of rock-throwing vandals who disturbed a rally by Argentines celebrating their team´s gutsy performance in a 1-0 loss to Germany in the World Cup finals. Thousands of Argentines, saddened but proud, had gathered peacefully at the iconic Obelisk in downtown Buenos Aires to applaud their team´s best World Cup performance in 24 years. Police initially remained on the sidelines as fans poured into downtown Buenos Aires. But late Sunday night they began chasing down vandals. The youths, many of them with their faces covered and drinking heavily, responded by hurling

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Argie mess. They should be rioting about their government, not a mere ball game.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 7/14/2014 3:53:17 AM     (No. 9923240)

Watch for Cristina Elisabet Fernández de Kirchner to attempt an invasion of the Falklands as a distraction from the loss.

/Slightly sarcastic but not much.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: PageTurner, 7/14/2014 3:57:27 AM     (No. 9923242)

Apparently, she´s getting drunk with Puin as we speak: http://en.mercopress.com/2014/07/14/falklands-putin-calls-on-uk-to-sit-and-talk-with-argentina-to-resolve-the-dispute

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