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ARGENTINA: Disciples Wanted

The word from Argentina's presidential palace is that Juan Perón has lately been experiencing premonitions of violent death. He has taken to carrying a pistol...

ARGENTINA: Under the Snow

When Juan Perón is at his bluffing best, he has few peers among the world's rulers at giving visiting notables a snow job. Last week 16 junketing U.S...

ARGENTINA: Economics with Gusto

With the gusto that made him the pre-presidential darling of Argentina's underprivileged, Juan Domingo Perón last week tore into the battle against...

ARGENTINA: Bulletin from the Sickbed

There was no longer any doubt about it: Eva Perón was desperately ill. Last week, in the first official bulletin on her health since her operation, probably for...

ARGENTINA: The Perils of Barbara

When a Buenos Aires theater staged the première last week of a new Argentine movie called Barbara Atómica (rough translation: Hot-Stuff Barbara), the Catholic...

ARGENTINA: Return of Hip

For the representative of a country that is openly hostile to the U.S., Argentina's mild, modest Ambassador Hipólito Jesus Paz, 35, has made an impressive...

ARGENTINA: Double Check

The Argentine government made a cagily indirect answer last week to reports that Juan Perón had arrested Ronald Richter, his "atomic scientist" (TIME, May...

ARGENTINA: ECA's Terms

The U.S. said it, then said it again: ECA could feed Europe without buying a quintal of wheat from Argentina. What had happened? In Washington last week, a...

ARGENTINA: The Army Loses

With his election victory safely tucked away, Juan Peron moved last week to square his account with the army. It was stubborn opposition in the army's upper...

ARGENTINA: Bedside Campaign

Just twelve days before next week's elections, Juan Perón finally started his leave of absence, ostensibly to be free to campaign for reelection. Because Vice...

ARGENTINA: Capitalism Is Unconstitutional

"The last chapter of our economic liberation begins with the case of the capitalistic organ La Prensa" cried Evita Perón's newspaper Democracia this week...

ARGENTINA: Perceptive Pardon

Juan Peron neatly finessed his most troublesome foe last week by bestowing freedom upon him. For ten months Ricardo Balbin, leader of the Radical opposition,...

ARGENTINA: Spiritual Chief

The scramble to pay the most eloquent tribute to ailing Evita Perón became a feverish rush last week. The Peronista majority in Congress voted to build a...

ARGENTINA: Next Victims?

Juan Perón extended his war against the free press to the big U.S. news agencies serving Argentine newspapers. Last week Associated Press came under heavy fire...

ARGENTINA: No Plaques

Despite pep talks to labor, Argentine factory production is down 40%. Despite import curbs, gold and exchange resources are dropping at the rate of about...

ARGENTINA: Failure of a Mission

The Peroón government recalled three of its diplomatic representatives from the U.S. last week. They were Heavyweight Boxer César Brión, Lightweight Boxer...

ARGENTINA: The Coddled

The stubborn Argentine military Government was still coddling the Nazis in its midst. The cynical Government had created a "vigilance board," purportedly...

ARGENTINA: Old Hands, New Directions

A single-seat jet fighter mounting four 20-millimeter cannon was undergoing new tests in Argentina last week, after whistling through a first trial flight...

ARGENTINA: Difference of Opinion

ARGENTINA Difference of Opinion At a big meeting of Argentine businessmen one day last week President Juan Domingo Perón once again aired his totalitarian...

ARGENTINA: Five-Year Plan

It took three press conferences, of two hours each, to explain it. His five-year plan, concluded President Juan Perón breezily, would affect "all aspects of...