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Articles by Talia Samuelson

This morning the city’s harsh crackdown on the Argentine street vendors called manteros continued into the usually bustling intersection of Rivadavia and Acoyte. The neighborhood woke up in shock to eerily silent streets after the federal and city police flooded …

Everybody’s favorite Michael Jackson-wannabe-come-President Mauricio Macri has once again danced his way into the hearts (or black lists) of the people — this time, the Brazilian people. Globonews, a Brazilian channel covering the upcoming Carnaval, is using Mac’s famous

After playing some serious hard to get for months, Pope Francis has finally agreed to a meeting with what can only be an ecstatic President Mauricio Macri. The government announced that the two will come face to face on February …

Coming in from behind to steal the limelight that Moby Dick has enjoyed for over 200 years as “most famous whale,” the little ballena on the pending AR$200 bill is making waves, again, after it was announced the Central Bank …

Newsflash, y’all: you are still entering Dante’s seventh circle of hell (the one with the burning rain) when you take your life into your hands and descend into the Subte.  We were promised air conditioning, we were promised repairs, we …

She wasn’t born of fire, but little Magaly Khaleesi Vázquez was born in Argentina and is the first national to reportedly bear a name honoring Game of Thrones‘s “Mother of Dragons.”

Little Khaleesi was born back in December in …

Yesterday, the City of Buenos Aires’ Culture Minister, Darío Lopérfido, opened his mouth wide and inserted his foot directly into it. “In Argentina, there weren’t 30,000 people disappeared, that number was fixed behind closed doors,” he told an audience in

The National System of Statistics on Penalty Enforcement (SNEEP) has released its latest figures on the state of prisons in Argentina and it paints a grim picture of overcrowding, violence and general lack of resources.

According to the study, since …

The oil workers of Chubut Province have drawn a line in the sand: provide subsidies or the country will be without gas in five days’ time.

For those of you who do not have PhD in Macroeconomics, here is an …

Yanqui, call up your novio and rejoice: he might not need a visa next Christmas when you go home to introduce him to the family and awkwardly explain to your grandmother how to pronounce “Facu.”

As a part of an …