But the links you quote cite conflicts in Chilean Araucania and Argentine Patagonia. Don't tell me Mendoza City is overrun with this violence. <iframe width="853" height="480" src="Mendoza and certain parts of Chile have Mapuches. The Mapuche are the local indigenous people that have a long ongoing fight trying to get their land back. Depending on where you choose to live they may not take kindly to foreigners buying land that they claim as their own. People have been injured and killed in violent conflicts with them. That’s a headache you'll want to avoid.