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Entries with Keyword barracas

It’s a dog’s life, don’t you think? Well, if you can look past Argentina’s skyrocketing inflation, currency crisis, and all-out downward spiral toward insanity, sure. Which is why we need the company of our four-legged friends now more than ever. …

As of this coming Thursday, it is officially fall in Buenos Aires, and if the moody rainclouds of late are anything to go by, the weather is certainly committing to it. The pool party and asado invites are slowly trickling …

Feliz año nuevo! While you’ve probably heard that line more times than you care to remember and are really just relieved to have survived your monster resaca since January 1st, we all deserve a huge congratulations for making it

As the winter season finally draws to a close, this Friday marks the day of the Southern Hemisphere’s spring equinox, meaning it’s official, warmer days and balmy evenings are on their way (hallelujah!). With temperatures even breaking the 20-degree Celsius …

After living in Buenos Aires for almost a year, I had only really heard Barracas mentioned once or maybe twice. The lack of accurate information and context led to an image of a ghostly, industrial barrio struggling to survive and

President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner attended a religious ceremony at a church in the Villa 21-24, in Barracas, which was performed in honor of Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez, who passed away exactly one year ago. Today is also Ash Wednesday

In the wake of the tragedy in Barrancas yesterday, fascinating profiles of the brave men and women who lost their lives have come to light. One of the victims, Anahí Garnica, has a particularly unique story. The first woman to …

The Government has declared two days of National Mourning after a fire that broke in a Barracas warehouse killed at least nine people. Seven others remain hospitalized in serious condition.

Security Secretary Sergio Berni confirmed that the situation turned tragic …