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    Antique Book Stores/ Brokers ?

    I helping a friend sell his classic luxury apartment near the Alvear Hotel. The apartment was bought fully furnished in the classic high quality “baroque” Argentine style and was rented out fully furnished as a European embassy residence for several years. The apartment has a office library...
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    Argentina's history of slavery: should there be reparations?

    Mc Kenna, I applaud your rising consciousness, you have made the first step forward by acknowledging systematic expat privilege (expatism) and asking the right questions, namely how an expat can become an ally to the systematically historically oppressed and marginalised victims of expat...
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    Argentina's history of slavery: should there be reparations?

    Thank you Camel, I fully agree with your point!
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    Argentina's history of slavery: should there be reparations?

    Reparations are an excellent idea, just and fair! It is obvious to any non-racist, thinking human that any Argentine of African or Indigenous decent has been historically oppressed and they and their descendants should be fairly compensated by the Argentine government for the historic pain...
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    Xpats living in Provincia de Cordoba

    Camel, I recently visited La Cumbre, and was very pleasantly surprised. Do you think that La Cumbre/ Los Cocos are a good place to live more permantly ( compared to CABA) or does its charm wear off when you are not there only on holiday. It also appeared to me that whilst real estate was more...
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    Blue Dollar Value Oct/2019

    Anybody know of any "market rate" cuevas in the Belgrano area? My usual go to spots in the Barrio Chino are about 3 to 4 pesos short of the Ambito market rate quote
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    Money Transfer

    Buy a prepaid credit card in Argentina, use it in the UK, and have your kids top it up for you periodically.
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    Contractor/ Renovator recommendations?

    I am looking for recommendations for contractors for several home renovation projects, such as kitchen/ bathroom renewal/ replacement, indoor/ outdoor painting, brick facade work and iron fence/ railing installation as well as some minor light construction work (window replacement/ roof repairs)...
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    Furnished PH in Palermo Hollywood. August to June.

    How many square meters is the PH?
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    Everything gone to hell, again!

    Today we went to exchange $500 for Pesos at a Casa de Cambio in Belgrano. Waiting in a long queue with locals waiting to buy dollars, we offered to exchange our crisp new $100 bills straight from our Uruguayan bank for their torn, tattered Pesos at a mid rate beneficial for both parties. The...
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    Dental Implants

    Anybody had a dental implant done recently in BA? How much did it cost? Can anybody recommend a good dentist or clinic?
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    Removal Of Tariffs On Import Of Computer Products

    "You cannot lower tariffs to cell phones because taking such a decision would benefit Brazil," they added, referring to the strong production of phones that the neighboring country develops in the Industrial Pole of Manaos. Such a resolution could entail a massive importation of telephones from...
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    Lovely 2 Bedrooms Ph Expat Direct Rental Olivos

    Franklin - Thank You for showing us the flat. We ere inspired by your design, you have really created an urban oasis. Even though our family is probably a bit too large for the place, we really liked the location and the access to transport. It would be a perfect place for anyone relocating to...
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    Argie Economics:reduced Sales Increase Prices.constant Rev.

    I make no claims that the previous government(s) were any better economic managers than the current government. I do, however, believe the current government's economic team, full of supposedly neo-liberal American trained MBA's, bankers and industry executives have not put effective economic...
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    Argie Economics:reduced Sales Increase Prices.constant Rev.

    Lets not forget to give credit to the present government´s economics team which has borrowed large amounts of Dollars which have artificially propped up the Peso while leaving much of the old government´s restrictions on imports in place, raising real prices on local goods. Take butter as an...
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