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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…

US Presidential Elections

By klp - Friday, November 11, 2016

The US Republican party did not win the elections – Mr. Trump did – despite all the insults and criticisms aimed at him by both the Democrats and Republicans, and… 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…

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…

A change is needed

By klp - Monday, November 30, 2015

A large number of people in Argentina were surprised that Mr. Mauricio Macri was elected as the next President. They should not have been. The country is not in good… Read more…

The time of Enlightenment?

By klp - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Judging by the after-the-election speeches by Mr. Scioli and Mr. Macri, the two leaders’ intention is to collaborate. Let’s hope that the same is true for the supporters and that… Read more…

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