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Articles by Mark Pampanin

I am sitting in my car on a crowded six-lane avenue during midday traffic. I am also on my phone, represented as a blue dot painfully inching along a map of the city on a pre-determined line. I move forward

Pope Francis, after making history yesterday by canonizing the first Hispanic saint in the United States — missionary Junípero Serra — made history again today by becoming the first Pope ever to address a joint session of the US Congress.…

Disclaimer: This article does not intend to help the US relationship with Cuba make any sense, but rather make sense of the last century of nonsense.

Don’t ever let a yanqui tell you that the United States never loved Cuba. …

Last month in the Néstor Kirchner Conference Room at the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, activists and officials waited patiently to hear how the government, with the help of the United Nations and the Economic Commission for Latin America …

On a wet and wintry Saturday morning, Eugenia Pascual, a young English teacher in galoshes, is in the heart of a Palermo, which won’t truly awake for at least a few hours. The security guards let her through the gate …

As everyone in Argentina (and on the Internet) knows by now, a farmer and some paleontologists in the Chubut province unearthed the largest dinosaur remains ever discovered last week. Apparently, the behemoth, aptly named ‘Titanosaurus,’ weighed 77 tons, or 14 …

It was 30 years ago that Julio Cortázar, the Argentine-turned-Parisian author of numerous essays, short stories and only two novels, undid his last tether to our corporal world. When he stepped off from our “so-called reality,” as one of his …

I was halfway through a chicken-filled emparedado (a bit larger than an empanada, with a flakier crust) when I began to understand vegetarianism in Buenos Aires. Walking into a Belgrano bakery, I had asked the older woman behind the counter …

I was halfway through a chicken-filled emparedado (a bit larger than an empanada, with a flakier crust) when I began to understand vegetarianism in Buenos Aires. Walking into a Belgrano bakery, I had asked the older woman behind the counter …

With the buses and all six lines of the Subte down yesterday, most of us were unfortunately kept free from our work/school obligations. True, there was really no way to get anywhere, but it wasn’t all bad – in fact, …