Posts tagged "Nestor Kirchner"

Madres de Mayo still seek justice

For the last 32 years the Madres de Mayo have held a weekly vigil in Buenos Aires. They are the mothers of the estimated 30,000 people disappeared or killed during Argentina’s Dirty War, a military dictatorship  from 1976 to 1983. I arrived at the Plaza de Mayo on last Thursday at 3:15 p.m. when the... Read more »

Do Evita Peron and Michelle Obama share anything in common?

Eva Peron, also known as “Evita,” was Argentina’s most famous First Lady and one of the best known in history. This week while in Buenos Aires I visited her grave in the Recoleta Cemetery and also the Evita Museum located in an old building that her foundation once used as a women’s shelter. As I... Read more »