The Vulture Capitalists Plan to Smear Argentina

There’s a good amount of well-deserved negative press regarding Argentina’s failed economic policies and its world standing after defaulting on its debt obligations in 2001. In fact, most people in Argentina are just waiting for the next financial meltdown to happen here. (Argentines say to expect one at least every 10 years, so this one … Read more

Tourist Shot On Florida Street

Yesterday, an American tourist was shot during a robbery attempt on Florida Street in Buenos Aires. Florida Street is well known as one of the major pedestrian thoroughfares in the city, and is also famous for the many “cuevas” (caves) – one of the few places to change dollars for pesos and vice-versa after the government’s restriction … Read more

New Order Announce Buenos Aires Concert Date

After selling out their London concert in 15 minutes, New Order just announced three South American dates for their reunion tour, including a December 1 stop in Buenos Aires. The band will play a 9pm show at Estadio Obras on Libertador and tickets are on sale now at LivePass and various ticket outlets. Prices for … Read more

Buenos Aires News: Edition 14

Here’s some of our favorite Buenos Aires blog posts, news and updates from the last week: Argentina Approves Nationwide Smoking Ban [The Argentine Post] Argentina passed a law on Wednesday that bans smoking in indoor work spaces, schools, hospitals, museums, clubs and public transportation systems. It also places strict limits on the sale, advertising and … Read more

Buenos Aires News: Edition 13

Gay marriage is now legal in Buenos Aires after President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner signed the bill into law last week.  Perhaps the best headline I saw about this was, “Argentina approves gay divorce.” 🙂 Here’s what else is making news over the past week: Argentine Peso Gets Lift From Record Soy Harvest as Volatility … Read more

Buenos Aires News: Edition 12

The biggest news by far in the past week is that Argentina has approved gay marriage, making it the first country in Latin America to do so. The bill was passed by the senate after much debate and opposition by the Catholic church in the country. It is expected to be signed into law shortly. … Read more

Buenos Aires News: Edition 11

Argentina winning its group in the World Cup and advancing to the Round of 16 has been the biggest local news this week.  And of course Landon Donovan’s amazing goal for the USA which put them into the final sixteen as well, but hey, this is a Buenos Aires blog. (Still, this game was amazing!) … Read more