Argentina

Cardinal Bergoglio’s road to the Vatican

Argentina’s president, who constantly plays the populist card, is more like Marie Antoinette than her idol Eva Perón

There is more to the New York “vulture capitalist” who wants Argentina to honour its debts than his critics would have us believe

Jovial, informal and compassionate, the new Pontiff has the qualities to restore faith in the Vatican and to promote women in the Church

An arcane deal for the UK to write off a chunk of Argentina’s debt in exchange for an end to squabbling over the Falklands was turned down by the British government. It would have saved a lot of trouble

While polo as a spectator sport is primarily for the Manolo-wearing classes in England, in Argentina it is much more of a national sport