Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Bicentennial: 200 Years and counting of identity crises

"Dios quiso que yo fuese la presidente durante del bicentenario " and other bold lies...

During her speech at Argentina's Bicentennial Celebration, Christina Kirchner, the (co)president of Argentina, said that "God wanted me to be the president during the bicentennial."

This audacity of divine rule also extended into the demarcation of the Argentine identity, the continued invisibilization of Afro-Argentines, and their historical contributions to society.

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