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Entries with Keyword obelisco

Ask around for the best view in the city of Buenos Aires and you’ll get very different answers.

But let’s face it. Can you really top one that includes the monumental Teatro Colón, the Av. 9 de Julio, and …

December 11, 2017 was a sad day for Argentines. That fateful day, in the small Uruguayan town of Minas, over a 100 cooks achieved what seemed like an impossible feat: they made the largest asado ever, reaching the heights of

“Welcome to Hell” was the sign that welcomed world leaders on the eve of the G20 summit in Hamburg last year. With over 476 police officers reported injured, at least 186 protesters arrested and 225 detained, Hamburg experienced an influx …

The moment has finally arrived.

206 countries and 4012 athletes aged between 15-18 are coming together on Saturday in Buenos Aires to celebrate the opening of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG), with competitions commencing on the 7th in 8 …

Buenos Aires, like any capital city, is bursting full of amazing sights and sounds to engage both tourists and residents alike. Some of these delights are more hidden gems that you have to hunt around for, places you’ve heard about …

Seven Greenpeace activists scaled the Obelisco in the City of Buenos Aires’s center this morning to demand that President Mauricio Macri close a mine in San Juan Province that saw a massive cyanide spill last September on periglacial ground — …

That’s right, everyone’s favorite selfie background is turning 80 today. In addition to serving as the easiest meeting point in Buenos Aires, the monument in fact has a rich and controversial history, including a moment in time when it was …

The mystery of what happened to the tip of the traditional Obelisco in downtown Buenos Aires was swiftly solved this week once it was announced that it was all a stunt by artist Leandro Erlich and part of his art …

If you managed to set your resaca aside and crawl out of bed on Sunday, you were probably shocked and dismayed by a most peculiar site: a decapitated Obelisco.

After many double takes and conspiracy theories (as well as …

On this edition of Bursting the News we talk about the changes in the income tax and end up as confused as everybody is about that conundrum. Because it’s a mess.

97-year Justice Carlos Fayt (picture), who is at odds …