Thursday, June 10, 2021
[W]ith a statement that was widely seen as xenophobic and offensive, [Argentine President Alberto] FernÃndez managed to cause offense at home and across Latin America -- including in the region's most powerful nations. "Mexicans emerged from Indigenous people, Brazilians emerged from the jungle but we Argentines arrived on boats. On boats from Europe," FernÃndez said on Wednesday, during a televised appearance next to Spain's prime minister, Pedro SÃnchez, who was visiting Buenos Aires.
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