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Brazil may have the World Cup in 2016 and a coveted spot among the BRIC countries, but these days, Uruguay is, without a doubt, the big man on the MERCOSUR campus. To my delight, legalizing marijuana seems to be all …

It’s Friday again!

Oh wait. That’s not my line! But since there’s no Friday Roundup today (Adrian is on “vacation”) I guess I can use it anyway.

The end of the year is upon us and as we melt-away in

It’s Friday again!

At least for those of you who haven’t been killed in the recent heat wave that has been scorching our puny tanned bodies for the last two weeks, wrecking havoc everywhere it goes. If you live in …

It’s Friday again!

And chances are you are not reading this right now, since you probably have no power.

Why is this all happening? No time to explain! Hurry! READ!

Now that I have power (and I can write from …

Argentina, the smooth-talking Jorge “Coqui” Capitanich may be your next president.

But first he has to find a lady that can top his one helluvan ex-wife.

As Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s new Cabinet Chief, Capitanich has the highly visible, hardly …

Known on this side of the Andes as that svelte piece of land where Shopping is cheap and abundant (they have an H&M store for chrissake!) and where university students passionately display tumultuous revolts against the education system, Chile is

It’s Friday again!

And boy, what a week. Remember how last year December 6th was particularly insane? Well, we could say this week was in some way similar after a wave of social unrest that swept the country and threatened …

The seemingly insurmountable sovereignty dispute over the Malvinas/Falklands islands took an interesting turn two weeks ago after the Lower House passed an amendment to Law 26.659 to penalize any activity of exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons in the country’s …

It’s Friday again, and boy what a week.

I am exhausted. This was what us journalists like to call “an eventful week.” Come to think of it, everybody calls it that.

If you have no idea of what I’m talking …

In the last 24 hours, the province of Córdoba spiraled out of control, with the very fabric of society being torn apart after a sudden absence of law and order sent a portion of the population into a looting frenzy …