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President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has sought tirelessly to secure her late husband's place in Argentina's pantheon alongside popular leader Juan Domingo Peron and his glamorous wife Evita, the country's most influential politicians of the 20th
Few opposed Argentina's military dictatorship as effectively as the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo, with their lonely, dignified vigils in Buenos Aires' main square for their children "disappeared" by the junta. But now the group, whose moral authority
For most Argentines, the Madres de Plaza de Mayo, with their famous white shawls and decades of dignified protests in Buenos Aires' main square, are the nearest thing the country has to living saints. The group of grieving mothers campaigned for
Peron has a permanent table at A Coffee with Peron, one of several theme cafes cashing in on nostalgia for the former president and his wife Evita. Coffee and politics have long mingled in Buenos Aires' famous corner cafes, but the Peronist bars are
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is seeking to wean her administration away from the powerful Peronist constituency before October elections in a strategy that critics say is fraught with risks for her political future.
Argentina's ruling couple Lame ducks no longer Written off just months ago, the Kirchners are bouncing back. Cristina Fernandez's political obituary just eight months after she became Argentina's president in 2007. She squandered the popularity she