Pope Francis thrills Argentina faithful, but not government
Buenos Aires residents celebrate the election of their former archbishop. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, who had clashed with him, is less enthusiastic. BUENOS AIRES — Argentines reacted with joyous surprise to the news that former Jesuit priest, local archbishop and, most recently, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was named to lead the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics.
Samsung Launches Strategy And Innovation Center, Will Invest $1.1 Billion On Innovation Through Two Funds
Samsung announced today that it is committing to investments in new technology, with the launch of its new Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center (SSIC), as well as a $100 million commitment to a new Samsung Catalyst Fund, to fund development of components and subsystems. That’s all alongside the $1 billion that Samsung is investing through its Venture Americas Fund.
The Americas: Argentina: General Strike Is Challenge to President
Farmers, bankers and train operators joined a powerful truck drivers’ union on Tuesday in the first nationwide general strike since President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner came into office in 2007.