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Lessons of history

By klp - Sunday, March 26, 2017

Watching television this past Friday, 24 March, gave me an opportunity to learn from reminiscences about the “National Reorganization Process” that started when a military junta led by General Jorge… Read more…

What has been the most irritating thing for me in Argentina so far?

By klp - Friday, March 24, 2017

Despite Argentina not living up to its potential, life for most in the country is good. It has been good for me. There is one thing that definitely spoils it,… Read more…

Jobs for the boys

By klp - Friday, November 11, 2016

On July 31, 2013, President Obama formally nominated Mr. Mamet to the post of U.S. ambassador to Argentina, despite the fact that Mr. Mamet has never been to Argentina, and speaks only… Read more…

Spring is here, wouldn’t you know?!

By klp - Thursday, September 22, 2016

On the morning of 21 September I was woken up by repeated beeping of my Argentine wife’s cell phone letting us know that new messages arrived. One, two, three… five…… Read more…

Cynical Buenos Aires

By klp - Monday, March 7, 2016

The other day I chanced to see something  I am not likely ever to forget. On one of the busy avenues of Buenos Aires there was a torso of a… Read more…

Argentina has its problems but…

By klp - Monday, February 15, 2016

Argentina has its problems but they are largely home made. Effects of global warming is not one of them. There appears to be accepted a not very-well validated opinion that… Read more…

Christmas is coming!

By klp - Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Although I have no idea how it came about that Father Christmas or Santa Claus have become a part of this christian holiday, the fact is that they turn up… Read more…

Underneath the Arches

By klp - Monday, December 21, 2015

  I read that Argentina railway network was at the end of the 2nf World War some 47,000 km long, and was one of the most extensive and prosperous in… Read more…

Good Luck, Mr. Macri

By klp - Thursday, December 10, 2015


A fresh start

By klp - Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Only few days left for the reins to change hands, for the “reina” to step aside after being given a push to be replaced by a new government But the… Read more…

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