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The life and legend of Maradona are so big that any article would fail to make them justice.

You probably know the basics: born in a slum, working-class football hero, a talent on par with his fighting spirit, became a …

As a new era dawned in 1945, Argentina was a side-snack ignored by most at the Yalta dinner party.

Two real winners emerged from the Second World War: the fresh United States and the “glorious” Soviet Union, represented by the …

The protests in Chile have continued for more than 100 days. What began with student demonstrations against a now-rescinded subway fare hike soon spread to encompass general discontent over high costs of living, privatization and inequality in the country led …

On Wednesday, November 13 at 5:30 PM, the American Club will debut the movie Nowhere is a Place, the Past, Present and Future of a Patagonia Wilderness. The film is approximately 50 minutes long and will be followed by …

This Monday, July 8th, Avenida de Mayo is hosting its own special party. In honor of its 125th anniversary celebration, the city is planning a huge festival filled with music, cultural activities, tours, and more all along the historic avenue

Sixteen Candles. Madonna. Neon blue and pink eyeshadow. Listening to Eye of the Tiger on loop. Unleashing an entire can of hairspray into your hair. So were the 1980s of American youth culture… but what about Argentine youth?

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There is an element to being British in Argentina that other foreigners do not likely experience. Every so often, while chatting in a taxi or buying groceries at the verdulería, the question of where I’m from arises. And, though usually …

A precious time capsule in Buenos Aires is in danger of being buried by a garbage disposal plant. This area, located on the banks of the Riachuelo, was where the first porteños lived and hunted during the spring months.…

Argentina is perceived by many to be a primarily white, European country, with Buenos Aires often referred to as the “Paris of Latin America” in popular culture. This perception is rooted in a post-colonial process where Argentine leaders and intellectuals