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According to Ipsos, 81 percent of Argentines think immigration is bad for the economy. Darker-skinned people are often called boliviano or paraguayo as a slur, regardless of where they’re actually from. In general, immigrants from neighboring countries tend to

Dr. Lelio Mármora, director of the Institute of Migration Politics and Asylum (IPMA) at the University “Tres de Febrero”, explained to Télam earlier in the week that immigrants living in Argentina make up a mere 4.5 percent of the total

Things have been pretty heavy for Cristina over the past few weeks, what with prosecutor Nisman threatening to reveal her (alleged) role in the AMIA bombing coverup and certain parts of the Argentine public turning on her after his (alleged) …

I would really love it if on February 22 this headline were proven wrong. That’s partly because living in Argentina means I’m emotionally obliged to root for Relatos Salvajes (Wild Tales) as it competes for the Oscar for Best Foreign

If you’re like me, you are probably trying to forget that the World Cup is sponsored by FIFA, because just hearing the word “FIFA” sends little shots of rage through your veins, but you love the World Cup, and that …

As part of April’s International Anti-Street Harassment Week, women in Córdoba and Buenos Aires launched a campaign to fight street harassment. The activists of Acción Respeto covered the streets of those two major cities with fliers that read, …