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Tough Summer Wears On Buenos Aires (PHOTOS)

By Ana Benedetti

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentines have suffered through a tough summer. Heavy tropical rains only intensified the draining heat and humidity. People have had to throw out rotten food because of rolling power blackouts. And it comes as overheated inflation makes it ever harder for paychecks to reach the end of the month.

The strain is evident on the faces of subway riders and others making their way home in Buenos Aires, a once-proud city where signs of poverty and decay are ubiquitous just beyond the glamorous streets where tourists go. An elderly women and police officers wait for an …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green