Tag Archives: Argentina

Jorge Luis Borges: Brilliant blindness

Nicolas Roberto Robles Badajoz, Spain   Penumbra de la paloma llamaron los hebreos a la iniciación de la tarde cuando la sombra no entorpece los pasos y la venida de la noche se advierte como una música esperada y antigua, como un grato declive. Twilight of the dove the Hebrews called the initiation of the […]

Always with usDesaparecidos

Irene Martinez, MD Chicago, Illinois, USA   Desaparecidos1 is a series of drawings and photographs depicting part of my own and other people’s experiences during the Argentine military dictatorship in the nineteen-seventies. I found that words were not enough to express what my family, the Argentinean people, and I experienced during the dictatorship. After being […]

René G. Favaloro: one world is not enough

Judith Wagner München, Germany     Dr. René G. Favaloro “If you don’t know exactly where you’re heading by age 30, you won’t have a career in university medicine.” This phrase, which I heard on my first job interview, remained stuck somewhat menacingly in my head. Is it truly the condition sine qua non of […]