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Articles by Gretchen Gardner

Move over, Pulpo Paul – predicting World Cup winners through totally arbitrary animal behavior is so over. The latest World Cup prophecy is based on numbers, AKA cold, hard facts.

You see, internet trolls with too much time on their

If a stranger gets down on his knees in the middle of the street, pulls out a ring and asks you to make a decent man out of him today, don’t be surprised. Because the mayor of Buenos Aires just

Yelp, the review and “urban guide” website with 132 million users across the globe, has arrived to Argentina. For those of you unfamiliar with Yelp, its platform allows users to review any entity with a postal address: restaurants, …

Yesterday afternoon was a big deal, since for the first time since 2012 President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and mayor Mauricio Macri were seen at an event together. The “event” was, of course, the official opening of the new Facebook …

Apparently, talking to Cristina Kirchner was high on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s to-do list today, because this morning, he picked up the phone and dialed the Casa Rosada to thank her for recent statements on his decision to annex …

Today, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is in Rome meeting with the Pope at the Vatican for the second time since he was appointed supreme leader of the Catholic world. She was joined by a delegation that includes Foreign Policy …

Last night, I lay in bed watching my cat, Ringo, stare at what I thought were the blinking Christmas lights on my balcony. Dumbass cat, I thought. There’s nothing there. It’s just LIGHTS! Little did I know, there was an …

Kirchnerite senator Aníbal Fernández fired back at Roger Cohen on Twitter and on his blog with the exquisite cri de guerre “Leave Peronism alone.” Chris Crocker would be proud.

This Thursday, New York Times columnist Roger Cohen blasted the …

The Argentine government knows that if there’s one thing people hate, it’s numbers (or is that just me?). We hate numbers because adding and subtracting is hard, and also because numbers are associated with money — a particularly sore subject …

On Thursday, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida made bold assertions about Argentina while grilling President Obama’s nominee for the position of US ambassador in Buenos Aires, Noah Bryson Mamet. And the National Government is (understandably) not happy.

Rubio was …