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It takes being in Palermo Soho for all of five minutes to realize that Buenos Aires has a thriving gay scene, and a refreshingly open take on what it means to be a “gay-friendly” city. As an outsider, it’s pretty …

In what could be described as the best unintentional guerrilla marketing campaign ever, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner deviated from her usual anti-Clarín rhetoric to tweet about “Games of Thrones(sic) tonight.

That’s right, you guys. Cristina is …

So word in town is that Pepe Mujica, President of Uruguay, is a nice, humbled-by-its-past, mate aficionado dude. Most people find it even heart-warming how this chubby little muffin refuses to travel on private planes and rather prefers to travel …

Whatever animosity hung between these two is gone forever now that Cristina shed a few tears as they shook hands after his inauguration.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eg4nzTNzmRI

So if you’re a Kirchnerite and are uncertain about whether to support or despise Pope Francis, …

Somebody get me a body language expert right now.

Cristina’s meeting with Pope Francis was everything you dreamed it would be and more. The awkwardness, the shyness, the hat! MY GOD, THE HAT!

Sure, they may have had a rocky …

In case you didn’t remember, Jorge Rafael Videla (the man largely responsible for the monstrocious military dictatorship that killed 30,000 people between 1976 and 1983 in Argentina) is still alive.

Scary, isn’t it?

Scary because when you juxtapose that fact …

Happy New Year, China!

You euro-centric westerners may not aware of it, but China is entering year 4711 this week.

And in case you needed a terrifying reminder of how the Asian giant has us grabbed by the balls (we …