On the centenary of his birth, Buenos Aires is pulling out the stops to celebrate the late musician. But Argentina wasn’t always so affectionate to its genius composer
A hundred years ago it was one of the richest countries in the world. Since then, it has suffered average annual inflation of 105% and has had to change currency five times. Today, it is the IMF’s largest debtor and is in the grip of one of the worst economic downturns in the Americas due to the coronavirus pandemic. Where does the curse of the Argentine economy stem from?
Decision to make recreational use legal has been dogged by unexpected difficulties such as a bank veto