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Tag: Eva Peron

  • Saturday, September 28th 2019 - 09:57 UTC

    Hundreds of women dress up as Eva Peron in support of Argentina's opposition

    Hundreds of “Evitas” have featured in recent protests, complete with 1930s-era pastel dresses and hair buns that were the hallmark of the actress-turned-first lady

    Women dressed as Eva Peron, old political anthems blaring in the streets, flash-mobs with step-perfect choreography - it's all part of the present-day cut and thrust of politics in Buenos Aires.

  • Tuesday, May 7th 2019 - 09:59 UTC

    The “Spiritual Leader of the Argentine Nation” was born a century ago

    Argentina's First Lady in one of her latest appearances from the Casa Rosada balcony

    She was probably the most influential woman in recent South American history, who in her brief life changed the political culture of Argentina: she was adored by the poor and the workers, she empowered women and helped her husband, as First Lady, build a formidable catch-all movement that has since dominated Argentine politics. All this in such a short period of time, less than a decade, has turned Evita Peron into a myth.

  • Thursday, July 24th 2014 - 06:09 UTC

    Peron's iconic 1951 Cadillac limousine to be auctioned in London

    The 'fabulous' Cadillac so closely linked to Argentine history during the Perón years

    A 1951 Cadillac limousine owned by former Argentine president Juan Domingo Peron will be auctioned at Silverstone Auctions in England. The car, which was part of a Peron-Eva exhibition at the Eva Peron Museum in Buenos Aires, is privately owned, and was handed over to the auction house. The Cadillac has an estimated value of between 200,000 and 260,000 pounds.

  • Wednesday, July 10th 2013 - 17:32 UTC

    “Evita” 100-Peso bill are legal tender and must be accepted, warns Argentine central bank

    The 100-Peso bill with the iconic image of Evita, equally revered and hated in Argentina

    Argentina's central bank has warned businesses to stop rejecting commemorative bank notes bearing the image of Eva Peron to mark the 60th anniversary of the iconic former first lady's death. President Cristina Fernandez, whose fiery speaking style often prompts comparisons with that of “Evita” unveiled the 100-peso bills emblazoned with her profile a year ago.