Argentina

Two political thrillers reveal the intimate cruelties of life under dictatorship

In his tenth diary entry, Dominic Hilton worries that the Argentine capital could become another Miami or Dubai if it were to get its act together

Dominic Hilton meets a nun on national day and tries an Argentine MRI

Dominic Hilton comments on the latest perceived injustice in the capital, a man eating dog biscuits, and the strange meaning of numbers in Argentina

Dominic Hilton offends the fumigation guy and witnesses the death of a former President

Following Carlos Menem’s recent passing, David Smith remembers his relationship with the bold and cunning politician

In the fourth instalment of his diary, Dominic Hilton tries to understand Argentina’s ‘redhead curse’

In the third instalment of his diary, Dominic watches a man doing ballet on top of the British Ambassador’s Residence, and deals with his rude neighbour

The second instalment of Dominic Hilton’s Buenos Aires diary covers his first meal out in 10 months and how the Argentinian capital has been infiltrated by communists

Maradona’s life was a show, and events over the past few days in Buenos Aires have proven that