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Politics

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 …

Argentina’s own – Pope Francis made international headlines by actually practicing what he preached making a statement on how he doesn’t feel that he is in a position to judge homosexuals. Which is kind of cute because to most of …

Say what you will about President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, but she has held her ground against some powerful enemies. Media giant Grupo Clarín, mayor of Buenos Aires Mauricio Macri, and—as documented in The Bubble—Paul Singer.

Singer is …

Make no mistake: Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is cutting edge. For all her politics of the past—faction courting, war chest stuffing, playing candidate king-maker (or queen-maker?) – it’s easy to forget her awareness of the present. As self-absorbed and Argentina-centric …

Move over, Cristiano Ronaldo!

Go try and seduce some eurotrash Italian widow, because King Leo has just stolen another crown from you. Not only he is the undisputed king of the football. Not only he seems to be a great …

If you are reading this post and The Bubble has just recently gone live, chances are you are someone who identifies as a Buenos Aires “expat.” If not, my second guess is you are someone who runs in social circles …

Whoever said the National Government is incapable of being empathetic, has no idea what they are talking about. This morning, as many homes and businesses throughout the city fell victim of a short-lived deluge, the Casa Rosada (or “Pink House” …