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    Changing Pesos To Dollars

    Hi, I have a friend in Argentina who is going to come to the U.S. on a student visa. She needs to pay her tuition now for fall sememster in dollars. What is the best way to arrange for payment, and at what rate will she be able to make the exchange? She is thinking of wiring money to my account...
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    Blue Dollar Question

    I'm planning a trip to BA in March with my wife and have a couple of questions regarding money exchange. I assume you cannot get the blue rate at the airport and I will likely be arriving without any pesos. What are my options? Do I just have to exchange a small amount at the official rate...
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    Price of Yerba Mate

    Has the price for Yerba gone up in Argentina? I live in the US and buy it regularly up here. For years I have paid around $5-$7 for a kilo of Rosamonte, Seleccion Especial. Over the last several months, it has been difficult to find this particular brand, which is my favorite. Yesterday, I found...
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    How an Economy Collapses

    Good article on comparing the economic collapse of Argentina in 2001 and the current conditions in the U.S.
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    Hi, I will be in Argentina in a week or two visiting friends...I want to make some homemade salsa for them and was wondering if you can find jalapeno peppers, cilantro and limes at the stores...also tortilla chips...if not, would i have any problem at customs bringing any of this down?
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    short visit in June

    Hi, this is my first post here. I lived in BA for 2 years back in the late 70's. Fell in love with the place and have returned 3 or 4 times for short visits. I'm coming again with my wife in June. This will be our first time since the Reciprocity fee went into effect, so we are going to be stuck...