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We know you’ve got a lot on your mind between fangirling over the lineup Lollapalooza just dropped, and trying to comprehend the US political happenings this week. That’s why we’re here to bring back your focus to the present moment.

Macri has been invited by Russian President Vladimir Putin to visit Russia in 2017 or 2018 when the nation hosts the FIFA World Cup. I can see it now, Messi and Macri, just two boludos out on the town with …

What’s Argentina’s Current Stance on Foreign Policy?

During her mandate, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner steered away from regarding the US as the country’s “big brother” and started looking to the other big kids in the schoolyard — Russia and …

On our latest edition of Bursting the News, on The Bubble Podcast:

  • Alberto Nisman’s accusation against President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner has been dismissed for a second time by a Federal Appeals Court.  Seems like it´s going nowhere.
  • The

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro met with China’s leader Xi Jinping last week in Beijing to beg for money.

China is already Venezuela’s largest creditor, and has loaned the country over US $50 billion since 2007 in exchange for delivery of, …

China appears to be taking the task of acceding to hegemonic, or at least semi-hegemonic, economic status quite seriously.

In July 2014, Argentina reached an agreement with China to request up to US $11 billion in Chinese yuan, swapped for …

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 …

Yay! Now that Argentina kind of criticized Western hypocrisy for condemning the Russian invasion of the Ukraine but being very “meh” about the occupation of the Malvinas Islands, Russia likes us more than ever.

In fact, they like us so …

While we were all busy complaining about inflation and political instability, along came Alexander Eremeev and Demitri Zaytsev to remind us that there are still things worth celebrating in Argentina — LGBT rights and a general tolerance of alternative lifestyles …

It’s Friday again!

Oh wait. That’s not my line! But since there’s no Friday Roundup today (Adrian is on “vacation”) I guess I can use it anyway.

The end of the year is upon us and as we melt-away in