Some four thousand troops, including Malvinas Veterans will be marching this Tuesday in the posh district of Palermo in Buenos Aires, as part of the Independence Day celebrations. Last year the parade was cancelled because of budget problems.
The parade on the 203 anniversary will include tanks, armored vehicles and the fly pass by some sixteen aircraft.
The ceremony is scheduled to begin with a display from the different military bands, one from each of the services, plus Federal Police, Gendarmerie and the Coast Guard.
The parade itself will include contingents from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Federal Police, Air terminals security, Gendarmerie, Coast Guard, foreign participants and the Malvinas Veterans will march along the wide avenues of Palermo..
The ceremony will be closed by a fly pass from the Air Force including fighter, transport, training, observation aircraft plus helicopters.
Last July the festivity was cancelled because of budget restrictions in the midst of a scenario of strong financial instability with Argentines dropping their Pesos and taking refuge in the US dollar, which finally almost doubled its price in the local currency.
This is election year in Argentina and spirits are concentrated in the campaign and a framework of stability and recovery
President Mauricio Macri will take advantage of the opportunity to make the official presentation of his vice/president candidate in his reelection ticket for next October. Macri will fly to Tucuman next to Senator Angel Pichetto, who was head of the Senate opposition Peronist group but accepted Macri's invitation.
In Tucuman, the north central province where the independence was declared on a 9 July 1816, Macri and Pichetto will attend a special ceremony. Macri is expected to make a patriotic speech to special dignitaries and foreign representatives at the historic house where events took place 203 years ago.
The president and Pichetto will then fly back to Buenos Aires for the official and traditional Te Deum at Buenos Aires cathedral and on time to attend the military parade.