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It’s Friday again!

And what an uneventful week it’s been. I mean, after going through a midterm election and the shocking ruling of the Supreme Court in favor of the Government’s Media Law, this week felt kind of anticlimactic. It’s …

Argentines are the butt of a whole host of jokes that highlight their pompous attitude towards the rest of humanity. “Want to kill an Argentine? Push him off his ego.” And it goes on. So it should not have come …

It’s Friday again!

[Insert small talk here, mention the weather, add patronizing comment towards readers like you do every Friday. End introduction with “this is what you need to know.”]

Yeah, things are starting to get pretty formulaic so …

Sub-Secretary of Consumer Defense Lucila “Pimpi” Colombo made headlines today when she declared that inflation doesn’t exist, and those who say that it does are just trying to get published in the newspapers or gain politically.

Pimpi Colombo is second …

Who said romanticism is dead? I dare you cynics to say such a thing after the super romantic tweets model-slash-choir girl Jessica Cirio, dedicated to her new boyfriend, Kirchnerite candidate Martín Insaurralde. These two have been in the …

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Aníbal Fernández, Senator for the Buenos Aires province and the head of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s cheer leading squad is a breath of fresh air in the Senate. While other pretentious bookworms quote Machiavelli or the forefathers, Aníbal Fernández, that …

To continue with the theme of “presidents who embarrass themselves,” here is an absolutely hilarious photo sequence that you just won’t be able to stop looking at, courtesy of BioBioChile.

It seems that Chilean president Sebastián Piñera attended the …

A potentially imminent attack on Syrian soil by the US military has prompted Argentina to break silence and take a stand on the conflict affecting the Arab nation.

One day before its role as head of the UN Security Council …

Welcome to our new section, “What’s the deal with…,” a comprehensive guide to understanding the most complex issues in Argentina. And by “most complex” I obviously mean “regular issues” that pretty much everyone understands except for you because you’re too …

The US government once again made its rounds in our corner of the world to check everything is all right in the neighborhood. But while we discuss if these are visits to their run-down backyard or to a fenced, prosperous …