What is That Smell in Argentina?

What is That Smell in Argentina?

Tension is building here in Argentina. The muffled conversations on the street and in the cafes swirl around one question, how much longer can (President Cristina) Kirchner hang in. If this is what a brewing revolution smells like, it’s not pretty. It’s not the smell of coffee brewing or bacon and eggs on the stove. […]

Argentina Just lit the Fuse on the Dynamite Called Revolution

Argentina Just lit the Fuse on the Dynamite Called Revolution

Argentina is following the same path as Egypt, Syria, Venezuela, Greece and other counties where populism as a lifestyle is coming to a halt and citizens take to the street in waves of protest. Years of spending, corruption and graft by the Argentine government has made the country cash-strapped. As is typical with populist countries, […]

Argentina Remembers the Start of ‘The Dirty War’

Argentina Remembers the Start of ‘The Dirty War’

Argentina experienced its most recent military dictatorship which began 38 years ago today. Stores are closed and the streets are empty as “portenos” remember where they were and what they were doing when they found out that a military junta had successfully staged a coup. It’s fall in Argentina and the wind is blowing into […]