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What do Argentines share with the Lebanese besides for Francophilia and nonpareil meat consumption?

High levels of political dread, the Pew reports.

In a study of developing nations, Latin American countries were found to have the second-highest levels of

Carnaval is fantastic, don’t get me wrong. There is a reason that this festival is so famous; it is essentially a week-long beach party full of drunk, happy, sexy people.

However, there is always another side to the story. I …

The global economy is going through something that has been dubbed by the international media as “turmoil”, consisting of plunging commodity prices, recession, and deflationary spirals. This is in sharp contract to the “crisis” we recently emerged from, marked by …

Graceful but not gracious, the runner up of Miss Amazon 2015 did not take her defeat too well. When Sheislane Hayalla was pipped to the post by Carolina Toledo in the competition final in Manaus last week, she stormed to …

Ariel Leites Do Santos, an indebted businessman who disappeared from the Misiones province in peculiar circumstances four years ago, has come back from the dead and bragged about it on social media.

The 44-year-old went missing back in 2011 whilst …

Ariel Leites Do Santos, an indebted businessman who disappeared from the Misiones province in peculiar circumstances four years ago, has come back from the dead and bragged about it on social media.

The 44-year-old went missing back in 2011 whilst …

 

Despite winning the first round of voting in the Brazilian elections last week, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has a fight on her hands in her quest to get re-elected. She and the ruling Workers Party (PT) beat all comers …

 

Last week Latin America got its first taste of the global Ebola epidemic, when a man from Guinea admitted himself into a Brazilian emergency room with the symptoms of Ebola. And, if that wasn’t enough to get the Argentine …

 

Happy weekend!

Oh, who are we kidding? You’re probably reading this on Tuesday. Or at least on Monday after 12 pm, since today is a holiday and we’re pretty sure you will not wake up to read this.

Unless …

 

It finally happened.

After a nerve-wracking match that left us all in need of a 15-hour siesta, Argentina managed to defeat the Netherlands and reach the World Cup finals, something we hadn’t seen in 24 years since the …