3 thoughts on “Plaza del Mayo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

  • June 12, 2008 at 5:01 am

    Just like the one back home !!

  • June 18, 2008 at 1:22 pm

    Ah, the Plaza del Mayo… I’ve just finished reading The Shock Doctrine and all the naughty naughty things Pinochet and the CIA got up to. Did you get goose-bumpy being there? Mothers of the disappeared and all that? Martin Place aint got quite the history and gravitas of the Plaza del Mayo.

  • June 18, 2008 at 11:57 pm

    indeed … the Mothers actually came to some agreement a couple of years ago, apparently, so don’t hold the vigil anymore. But yeah certainly a passionate nation in many ways, there’s graffiti all around dedicated to Cristina Kirchner (the “new Evita” who’s just taken over from hubby as president …)

    Actually you just reminded me I should have been kicking Ford cars the whole time for their support of the shenanigans …

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