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Articles by Rachel Beltz

So last week, when we saw headlines announcing imminent oil price increases, we fatefully interpreted them as meaning, “You will never eat another milanesa again,” triggering a state of panic and making us all question what it means to be …

Today is National Culture Day and if you’re lucky enough to be in Buenos Aires, you are surrounded by a whole host of cultural venues and ways to celebrate. Thanks to the General Directorate of Youth Policy if you are …

There are a lot of things that draw people to Argentina, some of which I’m sure include wine, tango, the nightlife, the art, or that rare and elusive creature commonly referred to as the chamuyero. Then, there are the …

A new study revealed that Argentina has the tallest men in South America. And before you chalk this up to another example of Argentines’ unrivaled love for superlatives, there’s data to back this bragging right.

The study was done by …

Since this morning, #PrayForArgentina has been trending on Twitter worldwide causing a cluster of confusion and delight and anger because Argentines are offended. Wait, no, Argentina’s the culprit. No, really, what’s this all about?

This past week has been a race for cooking oil. A real, physical race to the supermarket in a desperate attempt to continue frying our empanadas (because we all know fried empanadas are so much better than baked ones. Admit …

The sound of oil popping in a pan on top of the stove is like a beautiful serenade to my empty stomach. I will relish in that noise this week before oil falls victim to prices gone wild.

The government …

Argentina’s second semester follows a tumultuous first in which thousands of workers were laid off as President Mauricio Macri’s administration endeavored to reduce size of the State apparatus, which it argued had been largely overstaffed by the previous administration to …

Yesterday, Brazilian authorities arrested 10 people for planning to commit acts of terrorism at the Río Olympic Games and are still looking for two more suspects. However, Brazilian officials are expressing little concern over terrorism at the upcoming games.

The …

Construction crew working on extending the Sarmiento train line found an explosive in Haedo, Buenos Aires Province, laying on the railway construction site yesterday afternoon. The explosive was more than 60 years old and had not yet detonated. It was …