Global Neighbours - Argentina
Freelance journalist and keen surfer Charles Newbery reporting from the eighth largest country by landmass, the federal republic of Argentina, located in south-eastern South America, pop. 41,660,417 (est. 2013). After the peso plunged to 16 per dollar on the black market in September, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has replaced the central bank president; the Uruguay presidential election goes to a second round; and the farming of Vicunas.