Buenos Aires: Creating the Future

The city is beginning to confront its problems rather than looking back to past glories

Principal city starts confronting problems rather than reflecting on past glories

Hard-working technocrat seeks to bring hope to slums

Investing in special zones is fine but access to basic services and a mobile phone signal are also vital

Macri argues that weakened finance sector offers scope for growth

Bicycles and orderly bus network may curb reign of ‘kings of the asphalt’

Authorities recognise need to increase public trust in the force

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Environmental priorities include river clean-up

Insider’s guide to what to see and avoid

The danger is that gains may appear as mere window-dressing, writes John Carlin