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Capital Building and Thinker

Like most countries, including mine, people have traditionally had difficulty harmonizing these two entities (understatement).
Buenos Aires

July 10th 2016
Nearly everyone I've met who has traveled to Buenos Aires comments about how it feels more like a European capital than like a South American one. In the regional context, this seems like a cultural disappointment, but as Latin American capitals go, the only ones that I've been to that compare (or that even are tolerable) are La Paz and La Habana. The city is enormous (the population of LA), a ... read more
South America » Argentina » Buenos Aires » Buenos Aires

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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