On Labor Day, or el Día del Trabajador, amateur graffiti in San Telmo depicts an image of workers on the wall of the ‘Union for Light and Strength.’ A quote by Juan Domingo Perón reads, ‘That every person produces, at least what they consume.’ Ironically, in celebration of Labor Day, the Workers’ Movement-affiliated group took […]
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Soon-to-be-vintage political graffiti near the Argentine Congress depicts ‘vultures’ in reference to Argentina’s protracted foreign debt debacle. Argentina recently ended its decade and a half-long battle with foreigner creditors led by Paul E. Singer of NML. Former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner battled with the bond holders her whole presidency dubbing them ‘vultures’ and alienating […]
Javier Porta Fouz Director, Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Film Age: 42 Lives: San Cristobal • How did you start working with the Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Film (known by its acronym, BAFICI)? I started working in the BAFICI in its third edition, when […]
El Bolsón has a reputation as Patagonia’s chilled-out hippy haven and its main attraction is the El Bolsón Regional Fair. Set in the main square, Plaza Pagano, the fair has grown since its inception in the early 1970s to become Patagonia’s largest street fair. Depending on the season, the Feria Regional de El Bolsón boasts […]
The far end of Buenos Aires’ Ecological Reserve in Puerto Madero is a popular lounging spot on warm days in the city. On clear days, the landing on the far side of the reserve, alongside the Rio de la Plata, or River Plate, offers views of Uruguay.