Adios Peronism? Argentina tries to bury the 20th century

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By World Crunch

The Macri government's sober discourse and steady reformist hand suggest the political and economic dramas of the last century in Argentina may be ending.

BUENOS AIRES — The results of last month's parliamentary elections in Argentina may be the final proof that a new historical cycle in Argentine politics has begun. That would mark an end to the radical social and political options that dominated the country through the 20th century.

Back in 1930, several political storms coincided to halt the dual promises of growth and greatness that Argentina had entertained — and which had seemed unstoppable, in the first decades of the 20th century. There was an abrupt end to the pattern of prosperous...[Read More]

 

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