Buenos Aires has Evita Perón fever lately. The 60th anniversary of her death was on July 26. Last Thursday the government unveiled a new 100 peso bill with the visage of the Argentine icon. This ten-story steel portrait of her on the Health Administration building at 9 de Julio and Belgrano streets was inaugurated a [...]
A wide angle view of Buenos Aires’ most prominent monument, El Obelisco and its most famous thoroughfare, 9 de Julio, a nine lane, 140 meter wide avenue which Argentines claim is the widest avenue in the world, although that is debatable.