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Rosario. The family home of the upper class Guevara family when Che was born.  
   

Rosario. The family home of the upper class Guevara family when Che was born.

Drought and Brazilian dams

July 19th 2006
The Iguazu falls are spectacular. When the Iguazu river is running high more than 200 cascades swirl over a 3km long horseshoe front. But when I was there, maybe half the cascades were dry. It was still a spectacle even in its depleted form. The falls have been hit by a long drought and the five dams along the river course in Brazil store water for power generation and irrigation. The Buen ... read more
South America » Argentina

Argentine Flag Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
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