"Argentina, country of South America, covering most of the southern portion of the continent."
Argentina: Background and U.S. Relations (fas.org)
"Argentina, a South American country with a population of almost 42 million, has had a vibrant democratic tradition since its military relinquished power in 1983. "
A century of decline (economist.com)
"When the residents of Buenos Aires want to change the pesos they do not trust into the dollars they do, they go to a cueva, or "cave", an office that acts as a front for a thriving illegal exchange market."