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It’s Friday again!

And welcome to Argentina, a country where nothing happens one week and the next it’s like Armageddon, Godzilla, Independence Day and every other shitty 90’s movie combined.

Yeah, this was a crazy week. With a general strike …

“In the politics of medication, appropriate to the health of the community, we must prioritize that he who is human does not choose to consume medicine, but that his consumption is out of necessity, and the right to health is

OMFG.

Seriously.

This was the best episode of the Cadena Nacional ever. I mean, my brain is still hurting from all the many unbelievably hilarious things that transpired in one of the most pointless Cadenas of her presidency. If you …

As collective anxiety over the rise of criminality levels in some areas of the country continues and society wonders whether lynching alleged criminals is socially acceptable (it’s not), here comes another dramatic display of how irritable we all are.

Hundreds …

After an 18-year-old boy was beaten to death by a lynch mob in the city of Rosario just 300 km northwest of Buenos Aires, the story nearly repeated itself in the neighborhood of Palermo a few days later, when a …

Yup. That’s three Cadenas in less than a week, not sure if this is a new record or not, but I’m damn happy we’re not playing the Drinking Game everyday, otherwise we would officially be a bunch of alcoholics.

Today …

Seriously?

Yes, seriously. It doesn’t matter that she used the Cadena Nacional on Friday. She used it again yesterday. Although this time, the overall message of her address was more welcome than other times, at least in my …

It’s Friday again!

And, oh, what a week. One of those uneventful weeks in which a lot happened but it’s mostly irrelevant stuff, so you feel like nothing really happened. Yeah, this was one of those weeks.

So here’s a …

Welcome to another episode of the Cadena Nacional!

If you thought President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner was going to stay away from the public eye just because she sprained her ankle while jumping around her hotel room in Rome …

Political turmoils in Latin America seem to follow an inescapable and cliched historical pattern: an unpopular administration that benefits the powerful few and neglects the rest is overthrown by popular demands of the masses who, in turn, elect a charismatic, …