ARGENTINA: What's Going On?

Buenos Aires buzzed last week with all sorts of political rumors. Among the more startling:

¶ The Nov. 11 presidential election might be put off.

¶ Armed with the six-month leave of absence voted him by Congress, President Perón and his ailing wife might soon go to Switzerland for their health.

¶ Several cabinet ministers were about to resign.

Foreign Minister Jerónimo Remorino, a Perón favorite, did hand in his resignation, apparently because of a cabinet row over the country's rickety economic policy, but he withdrew it at the President's request. Argentines took that calmly enough, but were totally perplexed by President Perón's...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!