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Articles by Mariana Belisario-Blaksley

After enduring 15 years of Chavism, it’s not easy to be a Venezuelan. We live in fear inside and outside our country. Every time the phone rings at an unearthly hour, we think someone we love has been shot, another …

Leonardo Fariña had a rough night last Thursday. He was nonchalantly driving a white BMW truck with “an unidentified female friend” when a grey Ford Focus intercepted him at the corner of Oro and Güemes. When he stepped out of …

This is the place where extravaganza is the norm and more is more. If a political event cannot be described as flamboyant or extraordinaire it shall not be featured here. Argentina never falls short and I know it will continue …

Kirchnerite Senator for the Buenos Aires Province Aníbal Fernánez had some harsh comments after the – now infamous – Martín Insaurralde/Sergio Massa photo op in Tigre last weekend.

While referring to Insaurralde during an interview in Radio del Plata,

Many were shocked last Saturday after former political rivals Sergio Massa and Martín Insaurralde were seen chatting casually with each other at a social event in Tigre. Massa, from the Frente Renovador, is the new rising star of Peronism and …

If the owner of your cochera is charging you way too much for parking fees, then it’s time to learn from the best.

Leonardo Fariña, that pseudo-celebrity who rose to fame after he was featured on Jorge Lanata’s TV …

 Kirchnerite Aníbal Fernández, Senator for the Buenos Aires province and Jon Bon Jovi die-hard fan revealed the “real” reason why he didn’t show up at the Frente para la Victoria’s (FPV) bunker last Sunday and he did it in …

After Sergio Massa’s undisputable triumph in the midterms and in what I can only described as a douchy move, runner up and Kirchnerite congressional candidate Martín Insaurralde left his arm candy Jessica Cirio behind as he joined the… ahem… …

Who said romanticism is dead? I dare you cynics to say such a thing after the super romantic tweets model-slash-choir girl Jessica Cirio, dedicated to her new boyfriend, Kirchnerite candidate Martín Insaurralde. These two have been in the …

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Aníbal Fernández, Senator for the Buenos Aires province and the head of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s cheer leading squad is a breath of fresh air in the Senate. While other pretentious bookworms quote Machiavelli or the forefathers, Aníbal Fernández, that …