A report on Buenos Aires

Our Lady of Buen Aire in front of the National Migration Department
Juan de Garay founding Buenos Aires in 1580. The initial settlement, founded by Pedro de Mendoza, had been abandoned since 1542.
Aldus verthoont hem de stadt Buenos Ayrros geleegen in Rio de la Plata, painting by a Dutch sailor who anchored at the port around 1628.
Emeric Essex Vidal, General view of Buenos Ayres from the Plaza de Toros, 1820. In this area now lies the Plaza San Martín.
Impression of the Buenos Aires Cathedral by Carlos Pellegrini, 1829.
View of the Avenida de Mayo in 1915
Construction of the Obelisk of Buenos Aires on the 9 de Julio Avenue, 1936.
9 de Julio Avenue, 1986.
Catalinas Norte is an important business complex composed of nineteen commercial office buildings and occupied by numerous leading Argentine companies, foreign subsidiaries, and diplomatic offices. It is located in the Retiro and San Nicolás neighborhoods.
Satellite view of the Greater Buenos Aires area, and the Río de la Plata.
Buenos Aires Botanical Garden
Heavy rain and thunderstorm in Plaza San Martin. Thunderstorms are usual during the summer.
The Buenos Aires City Hall in the right corner of the entrance to the Avenida de Mayo
Metropolitan Police of Buenos Aires City
The Immigrants' Hotel, constructed in 1906, received and assisted the thousands of immigrants arriving to the city. The hotel is now a National Museum.
Villa 31, a villa miseria in Buenos Aires
The Metropolitan Cathedral is the main Catholic church in the city.
The Buenos Aires Stock Exchange, the main stock exchange and financial center of Argentina.
Headquarters of the National Bank of Argentina, the national bank and the largest in the country's banking sector.
Buenos Aires Bus, the city's tourist bus service. The official estimate is that the bus carries between 700 and 800 passengers per day, and has carried half a million passengers since its opening.
Monument to the Carta Magna and Four Regions of Argentina in the neighborhood of Palermo
The Centro Cultural Kirchner (Kirchner Cultural Center), located at the former Central Post Office, is the largest of Latin America.
Homage to Buenos Aires, a mural located at the Carlos Gardel station of the Buenos Aires Underground. It represents a typical scene from the city and several of its icons, such as singer Carlos Gardel, the Obelisco, the port, tango dancing and the Abasto market.
Buenos Aires Museum of Modern Art.
MALBA
The interior of El Ateneo Grand Splendid, a celebrated bookstore located in the barrio of Recoleta.
Tango dancers during the World tango dance tournament.
The Buenos Aires Philharmonic.
Gaumont Cinema opened in 1912.
A screening at Parque Centenario, as part of the 2011 edition of BAFICI
A fashion show at the Planetarium in 2013, as part of BAFWEEK.
View of Bolívar Street facing the Cabildo and Diagonal Norte, on Buenos Aires' historical center. The city's characteristic convergence of diverse architectural styles can be seen, including Spanish Colonial, Beaux-Arts and modernist architecture.
Teatro Colón.
Colegio Nacional de Buenos Aires, a public high school in Buenos Aires, and it is one of the most prestigious in Argentina and Latin America.
University of Buenos Aires' Law School in Recoleta
July 9 Avenue
Aeroparque Jorge Newbery
A Mitre Line Trenes Argentinos train in Retiro railway station
Map of the Greater Buenos Aires Commuter Rail Network
EcoBici.
200 Series rolling stock at San José de Flores station, Buenos Aires Underground.
Buenos Aires Underground map
Metrobus, Paseo del Bajo.
Buquebus high-speed ferries connect Buenos Aires to Uruguay
Campo Argentino de Polo, home of the Argentine Open Polo Championship, the most important global event of this discipline
La Bombonera during a night game of Copa Libertadores between Boca Juniors v. Colo Colo.
Luna Park

Capital and primate city of Argentina.

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Bird's-eye view of Plaza San Martín in 2018.

Plaza San Martín (Buenos Aires)

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Bird's-eye view of Plaza San Martín in 2018.
Plaza San Martín's great Ombú tree
View of Plaza San Martín in 1920, when the Argentine Pavilion (left) still graced the park as an art museum
Monument to José de San Martín, the plaza namesake.
Monumento a los caídos en Malvinas (Monument for the fallen in the Falklands War) is located in Plaza San Martin

Plaza San Martín (English: San Martín Square) is a park located in the Retiro neighbourhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The aftermath of the attack

AMIA bombing

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The aftermath of the attack
Argentina requested Interpol to place Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on its wanted list
Argentinian Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman shows the "red alerts" against the imputed Iranian citizens, to "unmask the lies of Nisman," as he said.
First page of the Memorandum of understanding between Argentina and Iran.
The front of the AMIA building, with the names of those who died in the bombing.
Each year thousands of persons remember the bombing

The AMIA bombing occurred on 18 July 1994 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and targeted the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina (AMIA; ), a Jewish Community Centre.

Relatives of the deceased in the fire light candles in a public protest against the perceived lack of control by the government.

República Cromañón nightclub fire

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Relatives of the deceased in the fire light candles in a public protest against the perceived lack of control by the government.
Makeshift memorial for the dead

A fire broke out in the crowded República Cromañón nightclub in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 30 December 2004, killing 194 people and leaving at least 1,492 injured.

Porteño

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In Spanish, the term Porteño (feminine: Porteña) means "port city person".

In Spanish, the term Porteño (feminine: Porteña) means "port city person".

It is used to refer to residents of port cities such as Buenos Aires, Argentina; El Puerto de Santa María, Spain; Valparaíso, Chile; Mazatlán, Veracruz, Acapulco and Tampico, Mexico; Puerto Cabello, Venezuela; Puerto Colombia, Colombia; Puerto Suárez in Bolivia; Puerto Cortés, Honduras; Puntarenas, Costa Rica, and Montevideo, Uruguay.

Telerman at the Buenos Aires Legislature.

Jorge Telerman

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Argentine politician and journalist.

Argentine politician and journalist.

Telerman at the Buenos Aires Legislature.

Jorge Telerman was born in the Villa del Parque neighborhood of the City of Buenos Aires, on November 29, 1955.

Martín Lousteau

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Argentine economist and politician of the Radical Civic Union.

Argentine economist and politician of the Radical Civic Union.

Lousteau making his case for higher oilseed export taxes in an April 2008 press conference. The resulting conflict with the nation's agricultural sector dominated his brief tenure as Economy Minister.
Lousteau with Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
Martín Lousteau canvassing in Buenos Aires during his 2015 mayoral run.
Lousteau takes over as senator

He is National Senator for Buenos Aires.

Argentine Chamber of Deputies

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Lower house of the Argentine National Congress (Congreso de la Nación).

Lower house of the Argentine National Congress (Congreso de la Nación).

It is made up of 257 national deputies who are elected in multi-member constituencies corresponding with the territories of the 23 provinces of Argentina (plus the Federal Capital) by party list proportional representation.

Corrientes Avenue viewed from "el bajo"

Avenida Corrientes

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Corrientes Avenue viewed from "el bajo"
Location of Avenida Corrientes in Buenos Aires
City lights along Corrientes Avenue shortly before its widening in the 1930s.
Intersection with Avenida 9 de Julio
Gandhi Bookstore (now defunct). The avenue continues to be a book browser's mecca.
The Villa Crespo section of the avenue
Corrientes Avenue at night
The Broadway Theatre. Corrientes Avenue has long been Buenos Aires' Broadway.
Abasto shopping center. The city's wholesale market until 1984, investor George Soros had it converted in 1998.
Intersection with upscale Callao Avenue

Avenida Corrientes (Corrientes Avenue) is one of the principal thoroughfares of the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires.

Perón in 1948

Eva Perón

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Argentine actress, politician, activist, and philanthropist who served as First Lady of Argentina from June 1946 until her death in July 1952, as the wife of Argentine President Juan Domingo Perón (1895–1974).

Argentine actress, politician, activist, and philanthropist who served as First Lady of Argentina from June 1946 until her death in July 1952, as the wife of Argentine President Juan Domingo Perón (1895–1974).

Perón in 1948
Eva Duarte at her First Holy Communion, 1926
Eva Duarte in 1944 at age 25, photographed by Annemarie Heinrich
Eva Duarte and Libertad Lamarque in La Cabalgata del Circo, 1945
Evita and Juan Perón in 1947
Official portrait of Juan Domingo Perón and Evita, by Numa Ayrinhac in 1948. He is the only Argentine President to be accompanied by the First Lady in an official portrait.
Demonstration for Perón's release, on 17 October 1945. The Casa Rosada is seen in the background.
Perón arrives in Madrid.
Perón wearing a dress designed by Christian Dior
Perón meets with the public in her foundation's office.
Perón kicks off the Youth Football Championship, 1948
Perón speaking to a crowd of women.
A crowd of an estimated two million gathers in 1951 to show support for the Juan Perón–Eva Perón ticket.
Perón embraces her husband during the 1951 joint ticket rally, unable to accept popular calls that she run for vice-president.
Eva Perón addresses the Peronists on 1 May 1952. By this point she had become too weak to stand without Juan Perón's aid.
Evita's elaborately adorned funeral
Nearly 3 million people attended Evita's funeral in the streets of Buenos Aires.
Pedro Ara inspects Eva Perón's embalmed corpse
Perón rests in La Recoleta Cemetery
Dress of Eva Perón in the Museo del Bicentenario, Buenos Aires
President Cristina Kirchner in the exhibition of "Evita: Ambassador of Peace", in the State Historical Museum of Moscow
On 9 April 1951, Golda Meir, then Labor Minister of Israel, met with Eva Perón to thank her for the aid the Eva Perón Foundation had given to Israel.
Juan Perón and future Economy Minister José Ber Gelbard
Liza Minnelli reading the plaque on Eva Perón's tomb, 1993. In the early 1980s, Minnelli was considered for the lead role in the movie version of the musical Evita.
Eva Perón and Brazilian President Eurico Gaspar Dutra at the Catete Palace in Rio de Janeiro, 1947.

In 1934, at the age of 15, she moved to the nation's capital of Buenos Aires to pursue a career as a stage, radio, and film actress.

Daniel Filmus

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Argentine politician and academic, currently serving as the country's Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, since 2021.

Argentine politician and academic, currently serving as the country's Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, since 2021.

Filmus formerly served as a National Senator for the City of Buenos Aires from 2007 to 2013, and as Minister of Education, Science and Technology in the government of President Néstor Kirchner.