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On the Wire: Global

On the Wire: Global

February 18, 2014


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Abu Dhabi Officials in the United Arab Emirates are making an effort to eliminate the use of low-quality, inefficient incandescent light bulbs in the country. — The National Sydney Shoppers pay 35 percent more for clothing sold at the outlets of international fashion retailers compared to o...

Argentinian president’s economic policies cause unrest

Argentinian president’s economic policies cause unrest

October 22, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

You don’t have to be in Argentina for long before someone starts talking to you about President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. Some of the nicer things I have heard her called are dictadora, bruja, and loca — dictator, witch, crazy. Argentines aren’t known for sugar coating their opinions. This...

Living in Buenos Aires- City of Change

Living in Buenos Aires- City of Change

October 3, 2012


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BUENOS AIRES — When I told people I was studying in Buenos Aires, most of them got excited and started mentioning the hot sun, many beaches and other quintessentially Latin American things. I, too, had my own ideas about this city, and they dripped with Latin American stereotypes: a mish-mash of colorful...

Welcoming surprises in Buenos Aires

September 26, 2012


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BUENOS AIRES — Dogs and street vendors: When living in New York, these are two things you encounter on a daily basis. The same is true in Buenos Aires, Argentina, but they somehow manifest themselves in a way utterly unique to this city. In Buenos Aires, it is virtually unheard of for one dog to...

NYU Buenos Aires community responds to growing protest in Argentina

NYU Buenos Aires community responds to growing protest in Argentina

September 25, 2012


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BUENOS AIRES — On the evening of Sept. 13, metallic harmony sounded throughout the streets of Buenos Aires. Thousands of Argentinians took to the streets with kitchenware in the protest of President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. Banging pots and pans together is a form of protest used in Argentina...

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