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All in!!!

My kids used to sing a song at school: “Lost my partner, what shall I do?”, and for some strange reason I link this popular American partner-stealing dance from the 1840s with the frantic candidate rat race which we watched in disbelief this week in Argentina. This simple game of Seguir leyendo

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Messy rather than Messi

Former United States President, Barack Obama, has hit the nail on the head this week: “Argentina fails to win the World Cup even with Lionel Messi because they do not play as a team.”. In plain words, he has described one of our major historical difficulties as a nation: we Seguir leyendo

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Just pawns in their game…

Far West Revisited Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro  intends to allow Brazilians to carry guns wherever they go. In a country which has one of the highest homicide rates in the world, this policy would undoubtedly  add fuel to the fire. This rings a bell: it reminds us of NRA, the National Rifle Seguir leyendo

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Polyamorous politicians

Argentine politicians aspiring to become our next President seem to be practicing “polyamory”. Those who used to hate each other and said it openly, have now become best friends. These forced or arranged “marriages” are so hard to believe, though. Only yesterday they behaved like Montagues and Capulets; now, they Seguir leyendo

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