Subtrash: Buenos Aires Takes Garbage Problem Underground

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The City of Buenos Aires is taking another important step toward alleviating the mess associated with the 5,000 tons of garbage thrown out daily in Capital Federal. While the trash generated is one problem, it’s the opening of and rummaging through curbside trash bags which creates even greater contamination and health hazards. In order to address the problem, the City …

NYTimes: Bargains In Buenos Aires, Where Luxury Costs Less

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Travel writer Michelle Higgins gives New York Times readers a sweeping vista of the myriad bargains awaiting adventure seekers throughout Latin America. (Full Story) Buenos Aires gets extra ink and eye candy considering the sharp price reductions on lodging and dining in the wake of the flu scare earlier this year. Cold and flu season is over in BA, but …