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On Tuesday, Brazil’s future Minister of Economics, Paulo Guedes, clarified a  statement made hours after Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil about Argentina and the Mercosur trading bloc not being “a priority” for the future administration.

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The election of Jair Bolsonaro as the next President of Brazil is set to herald a dramatic shift in the region, not only on political and social aspects – if he follows through with one percent of his statements in …

President Mauricio Macri took a phone call from Brazilian far-right presidential hopeful, Jair Bolsonaro this morning. According to a press release from Casa Rosada, they held a “cordial conversation, in the context of the current electoral process taking place in …

In a new edition of The Bubble’s weekly roundup, hosts Demian Bio and Sarah Nielsen analyze last week’s most relevant events in the political landscape. Namely, a …

Fernando Carneiro’s first classes at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) left him thinking his dream of becoming a doctor might end abruptly. Teachers spoke quickly, and the words that came of their mouths were seemingly meaningless. “I did not …

While winter records in tourism exceeded expectations in Argentina, particularly to a devaluated peso, there’s some more good news out of the travel sector. Argentina has officially robbed Brazil’s historic spot as the destination to receive the most tourists in …

One stage, 500 people in the audience, and a jury. Is it a talent contest? It can be if your skill is pitching a working product to venture capitalists. That is the essence of Startup Battlefield, the competition created 12

Update: Argentina will finally access the information regarding bribes that members of disgraced Brazilian company Odebrecht, at the center of the international corruption scandal known as “Lava Jato” operation (“operation car wash”), paid to Argentine officials for years in exchange …

Immigration is one of the most contentious and divisive topics in the world, with migrant populations often finding themselves victims of suspicion and derision by their host nation. Sadly, Argentina is no different. While the immigrant population in Argentina is …

Brazilian politics has entered a new phrase with former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in prison, presidential elections six months away and continued political uncertainty.

After a series of judicial decisions (at the Supreme Court first and then …