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  1. D.B. Cooper

    New Law requires that 17 Dangerous Dog breeds be registered or face possible fines.

    This just came out yesterday. It requires dog owners of certain breeds that are potentially dangerous be registered with local authorities. Some of the dog breeds are well know to have a “bad” reputation. Pit Bull, Rottweiler, Doberman, Dogo, Akita, Presa Canario, etc. Check the link to see the...
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    Americans abroad check your passports ASAP.

    This was published in yesterday’s NYTimes. It seems like there’s a backlog for Americans abroad who are trying to renew their passport. It might be wise to check the expiration date on your American passport. Make sure you have plenty of time before it’s time to renew it.
  3. D.B. Cooper

    100 Million dollar boondoggle coming down the pike. It’s pure genius.

    While the whole world is dealing with the killer virus, Argentina's current government just signed a 111 million dollar deal with Israel to upgrade Argentina’s tanks. This plan was put forth by the FPV diputado Agustin Rossi back in 2015 during the Macri administration. But President Macri nixed...
  4. D.B. Cooper

    Does anybody know a pool in BA that’s open for lap swimming?

    Does anybody know a pool in BA that’s open for lap swimming?... The pools I used to go are closed because of the virus.
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    What are these called here,... And where can I buy one?

    What are these called here,... And where can I buy one? In the US they're called rag rugs (I think) because that's what they are. I looked in ML but couldn't find any. Any ideas????
  6. D.B. Cooper

    Diego Armando Maradona Dead at 60.

    This is shocking news. Maradona just died this morning after suffering a heart attack. He was a legend in his own time. In his prime, he was the best. He was a flawed individual probably a product of his upbringing. Rest In Peace Ol' # 10.
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    Who killed Maria Marta Belsunce?. Local true crime murder mystery whodunit on Netflix.

    I was still living in NYC in 2002 when this happened. Even back then reading about it from the local papers the whole thing seemed completely bogus. I immediately suspected the husband. This month Netflix released "Carmel", an excellent four part miniseries regarding the murder and trial. I...
  8. D.B. Cooper

    It’s official Joe Biden becomes the 46 President of the United States.

    It’s official Joe Biden becomes the 46 President of the United States. He's got a tall task ahead. Let’s hope he can bring the country back together again. Makes history in the process by having a female VP as a running mate.
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    US Embassy in BA Issues Updates Regarding Covid Crisis.

    Here are some helpful links and tips from the US Embassy regarding the Covid Crisis while living in Argentina. Subject: Update on Consular Section Services The Consular Section of U.S. Embassy Buenos Aires would like to update U.S. citizens regarding the Consular Services available at this...
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    Peronist loyalty day Saturday October 17. (Tomorrow).

    Heads up everybody. Tomorrow is Peronist Loyalty Day. In case you’re not familiar with it. Here's a newspaper article on its origin. It has to do with the birth of the Peronist movement. Back then in 1945 the huge crowds coming in support of Juan Perón might have been genuine. But tomorrow’s...
  11. D.B. Cooper

    Sbarro New York Pizza is coming to Buenos Aires.

    This was recently published in a BA paper. Sbarro of New York pizza chain is comin to BA. So now you don’t have to travel to NYC for that thin slice of pizza. It’s schedule to open next year. For my $$$ my favorite BA pizzeria is Banchero's on Calle Corrientes. I love it.
  12. D.B. Cooper

    Lionel Messi leaves Barcelona FC. It’s the end of an era.

    Lionel Messi is leaving Barcelona FC. The end of an era. I’m sure the recent 8 - 2 loss to the Bayern Munich in the Champions League had some thing to do with it. As George Harrison said “all things must pass“.
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    Joe Biden picks running mate.

    And the winner is...??? Kamala Harris. Seems like a wise choice.
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    VP Cristina Fernandez de Kirshner is Suing Google.

    VP Cristina Fernandez de Kirshner is Suing Google. Apparently she's not happy the way she is described in the Google web site. Suing Google may not be such a good idea. This could backfire on her big time. This could get interesting.
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    Superstorms in Córdoba province make the Pages of The New York Times.

    I’ve never been to Córdoba, but The New York Times has a long article about the fierce thunderstorms there. All I know is that shortly after landing in BA a fierce hail storm punctured a nice hole in one of the window panes in my apt. here in BA. Weird.
  16. D.B. Cooper

    Lazaro Baez on the verge of being set free.

    This is really scandalous. Lazaro Baez is about to be set free from prison. He became a multimillionaire during the Kirchner's reign. He should be kept behind bars until he “spills the beans” and comes clean with the truth as to where all that money went. All the crooks and former “K“ aides are...
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    Local couples fly to the Ukraine to collect new born babies….

    I saw this on the BBC news a few nights ago. I was kinda shocked that each couple paid $50.000 U$D for the birth of their child. Somebody is making a lot of $$$ on the misfortunes of others. The babies were kept in a hotel because Ukraine had closed its borders to foreigners do to the CV19...
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    Celebrities MD, Dr. Ruben Mühlberger arrested for being a quack.

    Dr. Ruben Mühlberger Celebrities doctor to the stars was arrested today for being a quack. As P.T. Barnum said “There’s a sucker born every minute“ Amen. He was promoting a cure for the Coronavid 19...
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    BA Real Estate market to take a dive before the end of the year.

    A while back somebody wanted to know when it would be a good time to buy RE in BA. I hink this Coronavirus plus the collapse of the oil market is going to result in a rush to sell RE for people who are going to need Cold Cash. Some of the news outlets are comparing this moment to the Great...
  20. D.B. Cooper

    Outgoing flight available by way of Ethiopian Airlines for this Saturday April 11.

    I got this email from the US Embassy here in BA yesterday. In case there are people who need to get out of Argentina. They should get in touch directly with the Ethiopian Airlines for seating availability. Event: There are still seats remaining on the Ethiopian Airlines flight from Buenos...