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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The legislative chamber.

Buenos Aires City Legislature

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The legislative chamber.

The Buenos Aires City Legislature (Legislatura de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires, commonly known as the Legislatura Porteña) is a central part of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Buenos Aires City Police checkpoint

Buenos Aires City Police

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Buenos Aires City Police checkpoint
Peugeot 408 police car

The Buenos Aires City Police (In Spanish: Policía de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires) is the police force under the authority of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.

Approximate area of Rioplatense Spanish (Patagonian variants included).

Rioplatense Spanish

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Variety of Spanish spoken mainly in and around the Río de la Plata Basin of Argentina and Uruguay.

Variety of Spanish spoken mainly in and around the Río de la Plata Basin of Argentina and Uruguay.

Approximate area of Rioplatense Spanish (Patagonian variants included).
In this map of voseo countries, the spread of the dialect is clearly illustrated. Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Eastern Bolivia are represented by dark blue on the map, Rioplatense Spanish is spoken in these regions. Argentina is the largest country that uses the voseo.

Rioplatense is mainly based in the cities of Buenos Aires, Rosario, Santa Fe, La Plata, Mar del Plata and Bahía Blanca in Argentina, the most populated cities in the dialectal area, along with their respective suburbs and the areas in between, and in all of Uruguay.

Pope Francis in 2021

Pope Francis

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Head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State since 2013.

Head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State since 2013.

Pope Francis in 2021
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Bergoglio on 18 June 2008 giving a catechesis
Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio in 2008
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The stamp is dedicated to the pastoral visit of Francis to Azerbaijan on 2 October 2016
Francis opens the Holy Door, marking the beginning of the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy
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Francis with Cuban leader Raúl Castro in September 2015
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Crowd at the Koševo City Stadium in Sarajevo, celebrating a mass with Francis, June 2015
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Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Bergoglio worked for a time as a bouncer and a janitor as a young man before training to be a chemist and working as a technician in a food science laboratory.

Bust of Thays, Buenos Aires Botanical Garden

Carlos Thays

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French-Argentine landscape architect, and a student of French landscape architect Édouard André.

French-Argentine landscape architect, and a student of French landscape architect Édouard André.

Bust of Thays, Buenos Aires Botanical Garden
Plaza del Congreso, Buenos Aires

After moving to Buenos Aires he was named the city's Director of Parks & Walkways in 1891.

May Avenue

Avenida de Mayo

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May Avenue
Map of the avenue

May Avenue (Avenida de Mayo) is an avenue in Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina.

Official portrait, 1999

Fernando de la Rúa

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Argentine politician and a member of the Radical Civic Union (UCR) political party who served as President of Argentina from 10 December 1999 to 21 December 2001.

Argentine politician and a member of the Radical Civic Union (UCR) political party who served as President of Argentina from 10 December 1999 to 21 December 2001.

Official portrait, 1999
Advertisement for the September 1973 general elections, for the Ricardo Balbín-Fernando de la Rúa ticket
Fernando de la Rúa takes the oath of office next to his vice-president Carlos Álvarez.
De la Rúa prepares a speech after the resignation of his vice president, Carlos Álvarez. He is with his son Antonio de la Rúa and the secretary Darío Lopérfido.
De la Rúa and US president George W. Bush in the White House in April 2001.
De la Rúa, Mireya Moscoso and US president George W. Bush during the 3rd Summit of the Americas.
de la Rúa with his new Minister, Cavallo in March 2001.
De la Rúa collects his personal belongings after his resignation, 21 December 2001
Obelisk protests, December 2001.
President Mauricio Macri at the state funeral of Fernando de la Rúa.

He married a Buenos Aires socialite, Inés Pertiné, in 1970; they had three children, including Antonio de la Rúa.

National Congress of Argentina

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Legislative branch of the government of Argentina.

Legislative branch of the government of Argentina.

The Congressional Palace is located in Buenos Aires, at the western end of Avenida de Mayo (at the other end of which is located the Casa Rosada).

Japanese Garden in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires Japanese Gardens

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Japanese Garden in Buenos Aires
View of the carp lake.

The Buenos Aires Japanese Gardens (Jardín Japonés de Buenos Aires; ブエノスアイレス日本庭園) are a public space administered by the non-profit Japanese Argentine Cultural Foundation in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and are one of the largest Japanese gardens of its type in the world outside Japan.

Antonio Cafiero in 1988

Antonio Cafiero

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Argentine Justicialist Party politician.

Argentine Justicialist Party politician.

Antonio Cafiero in 1988
Cafiero announces the establishment of the Peronist Renewal movement on 9 September 1982.

Cafiero was born in Buenos Aires.