As prices rise carnivores endanger Nestor Kirchnerâ€™s anti-inflation fight
Updated: 7:28 a.m. ET March 16, 2006
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Argentines rank among the worldâ€™s biggest meat-eaters. But President Nestor Kirchner has told his carnivorous compatriots itâ€™s time to consume less if beef prices continue to rise and threaten his campaign against inflation.
But isnâ€™t that like shunning the tango or telling a soccer-mad nation to skip the World Cup?
Somehow this reminds me of Shrubbo’s “addicted to oil” comment.
On an side note, I’ve wanted to visit Argentina for a while now, and the cuisine – including excellent, relatively affordable beef – is a big part of that.