The Struggle Must Go On

The Struggle Must Go On


Staking out the Casa Rosada. Argentina has not seen a summer like this in years. It's as if all the last few years of economic crisis and political chaos were just a bad dream. Buenos Aires is sweltering in a heat wave. Fashionable new restaurants and chic boutiques are doing a roaring trade. New auto registrations doubled in January. Over in Punta del Este, the Uruguayan beach resort that caters to wealthy Argentines, hotels are packed and the casinos are making a fortune. In January alone, the town's casinos pulled in $100 million in bets. The economy grew 8.4% last year and should rise another 5%-

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