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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” …

Why this is news, we’ll never know. Specially since the Line H is the one you hardly ever take.

But Mayor Macri inaugurated the Hospitales station today (someone should update that Wikipedia page), the eight of the fourteen stations planned …

Right when we started to grow fond of the idea of running into birdie Chávez at a local park or even think about the lack of toilette paper as something people will look back on it some day and laugh …

It takes being in Palermo Soho for all of five minutes to realize that Buenos Aires has a thriving gay scene, and a refreshingly open take on what it means to be a “gay-friendly” city. As an outsider, it’s pretty …

Vice-President and tuxedo-wearing rock star Amado Boudou was booed by the Dutch-Argentine community this morning during a special breakfast hosted by the Dutch Embassy in the Palermo Hipódromo, to celebrate the coronation of Máxima Zorreguieta as the new Queen …

Following the road paved by its elder sister Argentina, Uruguay decided it was time to join the 21st Century and approved a bill to legalize gay marriage, becoming the second (mostly Catholic) country in the region to come out in …