South American history
Can the COVID Crisis Create a New Civilian-Military Trust in Argentina?
by David M. K. Sheinin y Cesar R. Torres
Many Argentinians have been suspicious of military involvement in civil affairs since the end of the country's military dictatorship in 1983. Two scholars ask if the COVID crisis presents an opportunity for healing and reimagining the military's role in Argentina.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
Chile at the Barricades
"To walk the streets of Santiago was to read a collective, anonymous scroll of inchoate rage: Abort the police, Die Piñera, ACAB, Bankers to the gallows. The graffiti was on seemingly every wall and sidewalk in the central districts of the city."
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