Cueva de las Manos – The Cave of Hands in Santa Cruz

The images of hands are negative painted. Most of the hands are left hands, which suggests that painters held the spray pipe with their right hand or they put the back of their right hand to the wall and held the spray pipe with their left hand. Besides these there are also depictions of human beings, felines […]

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The first naval battle in the Second World War in River Plate

The German heavy cruiser Admiral Graf Spee had cruised into the South Atlantic a fortnight before the war began, and had been commerce raiding after receiving appropriate authorisation on 26 September 1939. One of the hunting groups sent by the British Admiralty to search for Admiral Graf Spee, comprising three Royal Navy cruisers, HMS Exeter, Ajax and […]

Monumento al Descamisado – The dream that never came true in Buenos Aires

In 1951 Eva Perón, wife of the President of Argentina, conceived the idea of ​​erecting a monument to commemorate of October 17. The monument would consist of a gigantic statue of a worker. Beneath the statue, a grave would guard the remains of a shirtless man. Evita was personally involved in the project. He said he wanted […]

San Miguel Studios in Buenos Aires

Miguel Machinandiarena founded the company in 1937 with his brothers Narciso and Silvestre and began to build the studios and laboratories in the town of Bella Vista. Argentine film studio that was active in the 1940s and early 1950s. It flourished during the golden age of Cinema of Argentina, and at its peak was one of the […]