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Friday, 05 September 2014

Argentina’s Supply Law: What’s all the Fuss About?[The Argentina Independent]
The Senate approved changes to the country's 1974 Supply Law this week, amid widespread criticism from opposition parties and industry leaders. But is it such a big deal?The post Argentina’s Supply...

Xtreme Life Fest: Tony Hawk´s exhibition in Buenos Aires[BA Travel Guide]
Tony Hawk, considered as the best skater of all times, will offer an exhibition in Buenos Aires as part of the first Xtreme Life Fest, that will be held on Saturday, September 6th, 2014, at Palermo...

Thursday, 04 September 2014

Senate Approves New Debt Payment Bill[The Argentina Independent]
After several hours of debate, the Senate has approved a government-proposed bill to move payment jurisdiction for its outstanding debts from the United States to Argentina.The post Senate Approves...

2014 Festival of the Foreign Communities at the Rose Garden[BA Travel Guide]
The Government of the City of Buenos Aires celebrates Immigrants Day with an open air Festival at the park next to the Rose Garden (Av. Sarmiento & Figueroa Alcorta), on Saturday, September 6th,...

Argentine Singer Gustavo Cerati Dies[The Argentina Independent]
Argentine musician Gustavo Cerati has died at the age of 55. The Soda Stereo frontman suffered a stroke whilst on tour in 2010, and had been in a coma ever since. The post Argentine Singer Gustavo...

Case-O’Azúl 1[SaltShaker]
One of the things that expats and visitors, and even some locals that I know, tend to decry here is the lack of good cheeses. It’s not that they don’t exist, but it seems that too many places simply...

Wednesday, 03 September 2014

Organic and Healthy Food Market in Palermo - September 2014[BA Travel Guide]
The main producers of organic and healthy food in Argentina will gather again in a street market in Buenos Aires, on Saturday, September 6th and Sunday, September 7th, 2014, from 10 am to 7 pm, with...

Things I Miss About Argentina[Discover Buenos Aires]
Posted in LivingWe’ve now been in the United States for the last two and a half months and are quickly approaching the time of our return to Buenos Aires, so I thought it would be the perfect time to...

Tuesday, 02 September 2014

Open Borders and the Invading Horde[Buenos Aires News]
They come from a multitude of points south, some from thousands of miles away. You can track them by following the trail of discarded bottles, food wrappers, and the odd item of clothing ditched...

Crazy Old Aunt In The Basement[Buenos Aires News]
We are all familiar with the crazy old aunt locked up in the basement. Everybody has one, and usually they are not too much trouble – just take them a bowl of gruel and empty the slop bucket twice a...

Government Announces 31% Hike in Minimum Wage[The Argentina Independent]
The minimum wage will increase by 23%, up to $4,400, in September, and by 8%, up to $4,716, in January. The measure was agreed by the Minimum Wage Council —formed by government, business, and union...

Monday, 01 September 2014

Accusations Fly after Shootout at Razed Villa Papa Francisco Site[The Argentina Independent]
The Buenos Aires government has accused the Federal Police and National Gendarmerie of failing to respond to calls for help made by the city's metropolitan police force during a shootout in Villa...

2014 Tango Buenos Aires Festival and Tango Dance World Cup[BA Travel Guide]
The 2014 Tango Buenos Aires Festival and Tango Dance World Cup, organized by the Ministry of Culture of Buenos Aires, will be held between August 13th and August 26th, 2014.This new edition features...

Wild Tales Breaks Box Office Records in Argentina[Filming in Argentina]
By Benjamín Harguindey Damián Szifron’s “Wild Tales” (Relatos salvajes) made box-office history this weekend in Argentina, informed The Hollywood Reporter, opening with 450,000 tickets (an...

Sunday, 31 August 2014

Eyes Gently Shut[The 5th Floor]
With Spring in the air, pleasant clients out and about and all good with the world, we went for an early afternoon walk. Which soon led to hunger which soon led us to Palermo Hollywood. And while...

Saturday, 30 August 2014

Luján, Buenos Aires Province – Or, Lots of Travel for Three Pesos[Noruega en Argentina]
About a month ago, I visited Lujan, which is a small town about 70km from Buenos Aires. It is known mainly for its basilica, as Wikipedia tells us: Luján is best known for its large neo-gothic...

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Bite Marks #2[SaltShaker]
Hamburgers, hot dogs, sushi, and homestyle Peruvian cooking. A trio of mini-reviews and one with a bit more to it. Come along for the ride! I was at the Abasto and just felt like grabbing something...

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Review of El Ardor, Argentina’s Jungle Western[Filming in Argentina]
By Benjamín Harguindey The Ardor (El Ardor) spawns from Argentina’s National Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual Arts (INCAA) and Brazil’s National Cinema Agency (ANCINE) renewed Film/Audiovisual...

Marches, Roadblocks Cause Transport Chaos Ahead of General Strike[The Argentina Independent]
A series of roadblocks and marches have caused transport chaos today in parts of Buenos Aires and its surrounding areas.The post Marches, Roadblocks Cause Transport Chaos Ahead of General Strike...

IV Buenos Aires Food Week[BA Travel Guide]
Buenos Aires Food Week, the new bi-annual event in which 40 of the best restaurants in the city offer lunch and dinner menus at promotional prices, will be held again from September 1st to September...

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Vulture Funds: Exchange Bondholders Sue Bank of New York[The Argentina Independent]
A number of exchange bondholders filed a lawsuit against the Bank of New York Mellon (BoNY) in London for not releasing the interest payment the Argentine government deposited in their New York...

Antique Car Race - Great Prize Recoleta-Tigre[BA Travel Guide]
More than 60 classic cars and motorcycles manufactured before the 1920´s will be exhibited on Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 in Recoleta, before the start of the XVIII Great Prize Recoleta-Tigre. The...

"Dondoh Matsuri - The Fire Ceremony" at the Japanese Garden[BA Travel Guide]
On Sunday, August 24, 2014, the Japanese Garden of Buenos Aires (Av. Figueroa Alcorta and Casares, Palermo) presents the festival "Dondoh Matsuri - The Fire Ceremony".This is an ancient tradition...

BAFWeek - Buenos Aires Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014-2015[BA Travel Guide]
BAFWeek, the most important event for the Argentine fashion industry, brings together the most established brands in the fashion world and independent designers for the launching of their new...

US Studios Invest in Argentinian Film Industry; Wild Tales takes Box Office Top Spot[Filming in Argentina]
By Benjamín Harguindey Argentina is considered a “tastemaker” market in South America, coveted for positioning films for favorable runs around the continent. But currency restraints have recently...

Monday, 25 August 2014

Torture Tours, Part Five: The Letter[Southern Cone Travel]
In my last post, I wrote about the appearance of Estela deCarlotto’s grandson in my wife’s hometown of Olavarría,which is probably getting more press attention than any time in living memory.The...

Uproar in Olavarría?[Southern Cone Travel]
My wife’s hometown of Olavarría (pictured below),in the middle of the Pampasof Buenos AiresProvince, is historically a cow-town that’s also prospered thanks to acement plant that exploited some of...

Sunday, 24 August 2014

New Friends on the Street[SaltShaker]
Started off last week on another walkabout with the intent to snap a photo every 100 paces or so. Almost immediately decided it would be more interesting to snap photos of people on the streets – it...

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Buenos Aires Tango shows: Cafe de los Angelitos[LandingPadBA]
It’s sensual, provocative, and charged with sexual chemistry. But that’s enough about my daily interaction with Buenos Aires bus drivers. Let’s talk tango. If you’re seeking this most quintessential...

Bsas4u Review:  Glorias Argentinas at Tango Porteño[Buenos Aires 4U]
If you’re looking for a Tango House that evokes a bit of glamour from the golden days, in both its venue and performance, look no further than Tango Porteño. Housed in the old Metro Goldwyn Mayer...

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