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ARGENTINA RESIDENCY AND RETIREMENT: How I Did It By Delores Johnson
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Argentina Residency and Retirement: How I Did It tells you what you face when moving to Argentina. This is not a sugar-coated fairy tale of moving overseas, but a reality-based account of what it... More > takes to encounter a new culture and country on your own. The author and her husband moved themselves overseas, without the help of a company or an embassy paving (and paying) the way for them. You can learn from their experience and save time and money. You'll find valuable information about getting visas and Argentine identification documents, shipping goods, renting and buying property, and settling into a new life, plus much more; all to make your move as smooth as possible.< Less
Privatization and Stabilisation in Argentina By Farrukh Khan
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Argentina had to endure serious economic challenges in the late 1990s which resulted in a near macroeconomic collapse in the years 2001 / 2002. However, it was possible for this nation to stabilize... More > and to restructure its economy which had seen periods of inflation as high as 5000 %. Very high levels of sovereign debt with an overvalued peso that had been pegged to the United States dollar and high levels of state spending have been mentioned as being the reasons behind the Argentine collapse. Privatization had kept the country going, with proceeds from a massive privatization program assisting with the repayment of sovereign debt and state spending, until Argentina ran out of assets to privatize. This brief essay presents a discussion about the stabilization and privatization efforts in Argentina, a nation which, despite the huge economic challenges that it had faced, was able to sustain and to improve upon a social security program for its people.< Less
Privatization and Stabilisation in Argentina By Farrukh Khan
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Argentina had to endure serious economic challenges in the late 1990s which resulted in a near macroeconomic collapse in the years 2001 / 2002. However, it was possible for this nation to stabilize... More > and to restructure its economy which had seen periods of inflation as high as 5000 %. Very high levels of sovereign debt with an overvalued peso that had been pegged to the United States dollar and high levels of state spending have been mentioned as being the reasons behind the Argentine collapse. Privatization had kept the country going, with proceeds from a massive privatization program assisting with the repayment of sovereign debt and state spending, until Argentina ran out of assets to privatize. This brief essay presents a discussion about the stabilization and privatization efforts in Argentina, a nation which, despite the huge economic challenges that it had faced, was able to sustain and to improve upon a social security program for its people.< Less
THE RANSOM OF MICKEY MOUSE: A Tale of Global Terror and Personal Redemption By Craig Startt
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The story develops on several planes. In 1999 an Iraqi/Iranian submarine delivers a Soviet era nerve gas weapon to a remote Argentine laboratory to be reprocessed into a portable weapon. A team of... More > American radicals and foreign terrorists is recruited to smuggle the lethal nerve gas weapon into a Disney World theme park in Florida to extort a large payment from the world community by holding hostage the entire theme park and most of Central Florida. The terrorist team uses powered hang gliders to enter the theme park and secure a detonation site in the theme park's major restaurant The President is in Australia with the Secretary of Defense and the crisis responsibility devolves into a conflict between the Vice president and the Governor of Florida. The terrorist team is confronted by a retiring FBI agent in the park and dissension within the team between the foreign moderates and the American fanatics. The ending is at cross grain with expectations< Less
Lion Resurgent By Stuart Slade
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SECOND EDITION - Great Britain has walked a long, hard road back from defeat and occupation. In the process it has rebuilt its armed forces and created an army and a navy that are at the cutting... More > edge of modern operational technology. But, they are untested and untried. Now, as the Argentine Government casts covetous eyes on the Falkland Islands, Britain must show the world that it is, once again, a worldwide presence with a voice to be heard in the halls of power. To do so, they must fight an unprecedented campaign at the end of an 8,000 mile long supply line and endure a brutal slugging match with its enemies. Has their army shaken off the specter of defeat and rebuilt itself? Is the Royal Navy capable of fighting so far from its home bases? Who are the mysterious Auxiliary units whose very existence is denied? Most of all, is the Lion Resurgent?< Less
Lion Resurgent By Stuart Slade
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Great Britain has walked a long, hard road back from defeat and occupation. In the process it has rebuilt its armed forces at the cutting edge of modern operational technology. But, they are still... More > untested and untried. Now, as the Argentine Government casts covetous eyes on the Falkland Islands, Britain must show the world that it is, once again, a major power with a voice to be heard. To do this, they must fight an unprecedented campaign at the end of an 8,000 mile supply line and endure a brutal slugging match. Has their army shaken off the specter of defeat? Is their Navy capable of fighting so far from home bases? What are the mysterious Auxiliary Units whose very existence is denied? Above all, is the Lion Resurgent?< Less
A Life in Two Parts By Major Thomas Mackintosh Storey
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Thomas Mackintosh Storey was born in Argentina in the year 1900. His father had emigrated there from New Zealand. For 17 years he lived on the Argentine pampas, riding, hunting, playing polo and... More > enjoying life to the full. Eventually he had to journey to England to finish his schooling, when he began the second part of his life as a British Army Officer. He threw himself into his army career which took him to Bermuda, Jamaica, Malta, Africa and India where he met his wife, Edna. His career was sadly cut short after 34 years by the TB he contracted in India. He died at 85, a quiet, retiring person, his sword rusting in the basement and occasionally making ‘mate’ a kind of tea made in a special pot from Argentina.< Less
Cats Sculptures By Elena Pankey
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The book has amazing stories and beautiful photos of cat’s monuments in Russia and the world. It tells about history, legends, interesting facts, cats taming. The first monuments to cats are... More > known since time immemorial, and the first sculptures found in Egypt. Domestication of the cat occurred in the Middle East, where ancient human civilizations were born. There is a legend that Egyptians lost a battle to the Persians because of cats. It is about the extinguished cat of Kazan, Pushkin smart cat of Gelendzhik, St. Petersburg legendary cats, Ukrainian Cats, Cats of England, Towser, Whittington, Bremen Town Musicians, Totti, Bench of Reconciliation, Koroviev and Behemoth, a million dollars cat of Erevan, and many others. The Author, Elena Pankey published several fun books about Argentine Tango dancing, art, life adventures, and others.< Less
Miguel Najdorf: King of the King's Indian Defense By Nikolay Minev
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This book is a celebration of the fighting spirit of one of the finest chess players to ever represent the Americas — the late Argentine Grandmaster Miguel Najdorf. There are 202 games in the... More > collection, all with Najdorf playing the Black side of the King's Indian Defense. Again and again, Najdorf demonstrates his fine tactical and positional skills, and his deep understanding of the many varied structures that can arise from this dynamic Black defense. Playing only the Black pieces, Najdorf's achieves an incredible record of 100 wins, 73 draws, and only 29 loses (67.6%)! Najdorf responds to practically every variation of the King’s Indian Defense, demonstrating by his practice the ideas behind the opening. The games offer many original ideas which deserve further attention, and is a rich field for independent analysis.< Less
Inside Tango Argentino By Antón Gazenbeek
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Tango Argentino was the groundbreaking show that led to the renaissance of interest in Argentine Tango. It premiered in Paris, then conquered Broadway and, later, toured the whole world. It had... More > enormous cultural influence on the understanding of tango history, music and dance, fashion, hair and makeup. After 7 years of research and writing, tango historian Antón Gazenbeek presents his in-depth book on the history of the show Tango Argentino. The book includes never before seen backstage photographs, memorabilia from the show and fascinating inside stories taken directly from personal interviews with all the surviving cast members. The book has an intimate narration that allows you to be a part of the show’s creation, its backstage dramas and onstage triumphs. This is a book not to be missed!< Less

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