Argentina, Latin America: Deep-seated problems are masked by recent economic and political progress. The nation emerged from its crises with a much wider gap between rich and poor. In the past, the nation prided itself on its egalitarian society, but now as many as 500,000 live in slums in and around Buenos Aires. Two pillars of Argentina, its strong middle class and education system, are under threat. Pray for the country’s decision makers to focus beyond mere economic growth to assisting the most needy and building a solid foundation for the future. For more information go to