For better or worse, Argentina is and will remain a rich country. It's a curse because even when we hit rock bottom, we can always count on greedy corrupt politicians to come up with creative ideas to line their pockets generously if not outrageously.It's going to be bad for Europe and the US so worse for Argentina , a lot worse.
Argentines aren't melancholic? Really?Argentinians are a curious breed. They live through endles crises, they complain, they grumble, and then bounce back with endless optimism. They can see the country going down, and remain hopeful for the future. Beats me how they manage to do that, but they do.
Uruguay is faring much better, and is often set as an example - a stable, orderly society, without the permanent state of chaos usual here. Yet, they are a strangely melancholic people with the second highest suicide rate in Latin America, after Guyana.
This puzzles me. Any ideas?
La Organización Mundial de la Salud se había trazado un objetivo: para 2020, las tasas de suicidios de los países debía descender hasta llegar a los 10 casos cada 100.000 habitantes. Pero Uruguay duplica la cifra de la meta y, por consiguiente, el promedio mundial.www.elpais.com.uy