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If you are reading this post and The Bubble has just recently gone live, chances are you are someone who identifies as a Buenos Aires “expat.” If not, my second guess is you are someone who runs in social circles …

Whoever said the National Government is incapable of being empathetic, has no idea what they are talking about. This morning, as many homes and businesses throughout the city fell victim of a short-lived deluge, the Casa Rosada (or “Pink House” …

Why this is news, we’ll never know. Specially since the Line H is the one you hardly ever take.

But Mayor Macri inaugurated the Hospitales station today (someone should update that Wikipedia page), the eight of the fourteen stations planned …

Right when we started to grow fond of the idea of running into birdie Chávez at a local park or even think about the lack of toilette paper as something people will look back on it some day and laugh …

It takes being in Palermo Soho for all of five minutes to realize that Buenos Aires has a thriving gay scene, and a refreshingly open take on what it means to be a “gay-friendly” city. As an outsider, it’s pretty …

Vice-President and tuxedo-wearing rock star Amado Boudou was booed by the Dutch-Argentine community this morning during a special breakfast hosted by the Dutch Embassy in the Palermo Hipódromo, to celebrate the coronation of Máxima Zorreguieta as the new Queen …

Following the road paved by its elder sister Argentina, Uruguay decided it was time to join the 21st Century and approved a bill to legalize gay marriage, becoming the second (mostly Catholic) country in the region to come out in …

So word in town is that Pepe Mujica, President of Uruguay, is a nice, humbled-by-its-past, mate aficionado dude. Most people find it even heart-warming how this chubby little muffin refuses to travel on private planes and rather prefers to travel …

Nicolás Maduro, interim president of Venezuela and presidential candidate as if these positions were not in conflict, continues to prove a theory of mine: there’s nothing more twee than a communist. The death of his mentor and superior, Hugo Chávez, …

By now we are all used to City legislator María José Lubertino‘s Twitter rants. They are as hilarious as they are scary, and that’s OK because that’s usually what Twitter is all about.

So as many of us today …