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Articles by Georgia Lee

Fernando Carneiro’s first classes at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) left him thinking his dream of becoming a doctor might end abruptly. Teachers spoke quickly, and the words that came of their mouths were seemingly meaningless. “I did not …

While winter records in tourism exceeded expectations in Argentina, particularly to a devaluated peso, there’s some more good news out of the travel sector. Argentina has officially robbed Brazil’s historic spot as the destination to receive the most tourists in …

Everyday Pedro Córdoba takes the Mitre line between Retiro and Rivadavia stations to get to his job in the Núñéz neighborhood. Pedro, along with many other commuters, has noted that while there are noticeably more people choosing to use …

Modern life leaves little time for spending hours queuing in banks, a universal nuisance, especially in Argentina. However, many more are turning to online banking solutions to save time and be more efficient when it comes to financial trámites in …

A story of a determined woman who fought for years to fulfill her husband’s promise. On the April 1, 1982 at 5 AM, first lieutenant of the Air Force Luis Darío Castagnari left to go to war, but before departing …

After the promise by Mauricio Macri to redevelop the Buenos Aires city zoo into an ecological park “to preserve, research and promote the care of nature and life,” the area has once again found itself at the center of controversy.…

A report published by Argentina’s Central Bank showed that the deficit in the tourism sector has decreased by 33 percent in June, due in large part to the devaluation of the peso. However, this new reality hasn’t completely discouraged tourism …

If you’ve ever spent more than just a few days in Buenos Aires, you’ve probably been told to hold on tight to your cell phone, lest it be stolen. Be it on the subway or the colectivo, waiting for …

Yesterday, Argentina’s statistics bureau, INDEC, published the preliminary results on a survey regarding disability in the country. The study revealed alarming figures of people that live with a disability: 1 out 10 Argentines live with an impairment in their hearing, …

After an incident late last Sunday in which a Flybondi aircraft’s tail crashed into the runway during take-off, federal prosecutor Franco Picardi asked that all of the airline’s flights be suspended until safety concerns within the company can be fully …