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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 …

Two months ago, former President Carlos Menem was sentenced to seven years in prison for trafficking 6,500 metric tons of illegal weapons to Ecuador and Croatia, but compared to the rest of his presidential rap sheet, arms dealing is …

Whew!  Well the primary election is over and if there’s one thing I’ve learned, besides all the valuable insights of our intern, it’s that an Argentine election is kind of like going to the boliche. At first glance …

Alright. It’s over.

That wretched democratic process known as “election,” responsible for making your Saturday night a total downer because you couldn’t drink and stuff, is gone from our lives until it comes back in full force to ruin your …

  • You don’t get to vote because you’re a foreigner.

That is all.

Haha. No, I’m kidding. But seriously now, foreigners are not allowed to vote in national elections unless they legally become Argentine citizens. So if you want to vote …

The PASO elections (as in “Open, Simultaneous and Compulsory Primaries.”, remember?) are just around the corner and a fresh wave of patriotism, democratic participation and civic responsibility is knocking the doors of our subconscious as we are bombarded with

Proving that he is the coolest president in South America (a feat already achieved in eyes of anti-Kirchner crowd with this statement) José Mujica signed off on legislation the legalized same-sex in Uruguay back in May, but this stroke …