Covid-19: Argentina couple defy coronavirus to hold virtual wedding


Aspitia (left) and Cuggino posing for pictures on the day of their virtual wedding, in the Argentine city of Cordoba. When the couple got engaged to be married a year ago, they set a date in March 2020, but like countless others across the globe, their wedding fell victim to the coronavirus lockdown. — AFP/Almendra Fantilli/Handout

BUENOS AIRES: When Argentine couple Diego Aspitia and Sofia Cuggino got engaged to be married a year ago, they set a date in March, but like countless others across the globe, their wedding fell victim to the coronavirus lockdown.

Argentina went into a nationwide lockdown last week and faced with a choice of whether or not to go through with their wedding plans, the couple decided to hold a virtual service, with minister, friends and family all looking on via Instagram and Facebook.

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