Argentina: Fun and Games with Isabel

Perón 's widow returns to the political limelight

When the Argentine military removed President Isabel Perón from office in a bloodless coup eight years ago, most of the country bid her good riddance. Inflation had reached astronomical levels, the country teetered on the brink of bankruptcy, and in the streets, violence, kidnaping and murder ruled. Last week, however, the irrepressible Isabel returned to the political limelight in only her second visit home since she went into self-imposed exile in Spain after the 1976 military coup. This time, Argentina welcomed the widow of Juan...

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