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It’s a great time to be a foreigner (sarcasm). The National Government announced yesterday that citizens born abroad who have been found guilty of a crime in Argentina can now be sent to prison in their home countries. …

 

Last Saturday, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s son, Máximo Kirchner, recently spoke in public for the first at the Argentina Junior’s stadium and in front of 40,000 members of his Kirchnerite youth organization, La Cámpora.

 

 

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It’s the weekend again!

And as we get ready for the arrival of spring and try to keep our raging hormones under control, here’s what you may have missed this week because you were too busy trying to download …

 

Teacher’s Day may have passed you by last week. It’s held here in Argentina to commemorate the death of Domingo Faustino Sarmiento (see the 50-peso bill), sepia toned ex-President who summoned herculean efforts to reform Argentina’s education system around …

 

President Cristina Fernández Kirchner jetted off to the Vatican last night for lunch with Pope Francis on Saturday. Personally invited to dine with Francisco at the Santa Marta residence, this will be the fourth time that she meets …

 

A car donning diplomatic license plates from the Vatican and belonging to an Argentine cardinal was busted for attempting to smuggle four kilos of cocaine and 200 grams of marijuana into France.

However, this is not a story of …

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So unless you live under a rock like my colleague Adam up until recently, you know that there is never a dull moment in Argentina’s economy. Or political system. Why even separate the two? I’m not saying that …

 

It’s the weekend again!

And I was planning to begin my grand return to the roundup scene with “I’m back, bitches!” then I realized how extremely annoying and douchey that is.

But yes. After some very well-deserved vacation I …

For those of you living under a rock (like me until a couple weeks ago) Diego Beares is the theatrical version of a triathlete. He writes, directs, and sometimes stars in plays. These plays have ended up being huge hits …

 

Great news, everyone!

President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner offered yet another Cadena Nacional on Tuesday about… well, a lot of stuff. Something about pensions, then something about a building. Turns out that Buenos Aires will have the tallest building