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Entries with Keyword ” “cristina fernandez”

Ah 2015. Just smell it in the air. A new year has begun, a year long anticipated by close followers of the Argentina debt debacle. At midnight on 31 December 2014, the Rights Upon Future Offers (RUFO) clause expired, meaning …

Economically speaking, June through October were thrilling here in Argentina. With the unofficial “blue” dollar shooting through the roof, Judge Griesa’s ruling in favor of the so-called “vulture” funds and the ensuing default, changes to the head of the central …

Sundays are for late sleeping, brunch, and generally reflecting on life. You can imagine then my revulsion approximately seven weeks ago when I awoke to an article on Vice News written by a Mr. Chris Dyer suggesting that simply because …

After twelve days of sick leave, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is back! Sort of. At least it looks like she managed to pick up her phone and make her presence known via Twitter.

Having been discharged Sunday after a …

Everyone in Argentina is freaking out today after a video featuring an 11-year-old ultra-Kirchnerite kid that went viral this morning.

The British boy, aptly named Casey Wander (seriously), is fascinating to watch. Not only he’s articulate, eloquent and mimics the …

 

Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich outraged many a few days ago when he declared before Congress (and later during one of his daily Casa Rosada press briefings) that the ruling Peronist government he belongs to had ‘practically eradicated poverty

 

It’s the weekend again!

And I was planning to begin my grand return to the roundup scene with “I’m back, bitches!” then I realized how extremely annoying and douchey that is.

But yes. After some very well-deserved vacation I …

 

Life is rarely win – win.

Unless you count the rare cases where you can insure against something terrible happening, position yourself to profit greatly from the terrible thing taking place, and then take action to force the terrible …

 

It’s Friday Sunday again!

And man, there’s joy in the streets. The big news this week is that after some great effort, the National Football Team has made it to the World Cup semifinals, something we hadn’t seen in …

It’s Fri– Jesus, who are we kidding anymore.

Who gives a damn what day of the week this is. For the past few days we’ve been immersed in a dangerous cocktail of politics and football that has turned an …