Helado: a scoop of Buenos Aires’ ice cream scene

By Hailey Samples & Sidra Dahhan Medill Reports BUENOS AIRES — When the summer heat strikes Buenos Aires, locals find a cool reprieve in helado – Argentine ice cream. The silky, sweet treat is sold all around the city, one of the ice cream capitals of the world. Generations away from its Italian roots, the local […]

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Jeremías Gamarra outside his workplace, Accenture, in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Feb. 6, 2024.

By Taylor Anthony & Kennedi Hewitt Medill Reports BUENOS AIRES — Jeremías Gamarra was born with osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease. This means his bones are fragile and break easily. As he got older, he began to navigate the various challenges and barriers that come with using a wheelchair in Buenos Aires. […]

Buenos Aires Celebrates the Money in the Year of the Monkey

By Xiumei Dong [soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/247565029″ params=”color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false” width=”100%” height=”166″ iframe=”true” /] Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is a day that’s typically filled with celebrations, cultural activities and quality family times. When the traditional holiday is imported to a foreign country like Argentina, it is the golden period for small Chinese vendors to […]