Argentina Replaces Columbus Statue with Indigenous Heroine
Publisher: Aletho News
Date Written: 15/07/2015
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Bolivian President Evo Morales visit to his Argentina counterpart Cristina Fernandez Wednesday will focus not only on bilateral agreements between the two nations, but also South America's independence history. The two South American leaders will inaugurate a monument to independence heroine and South American guerrilla military leader Juana Azurduy. The 15-meter high (52 feet) bronze statue has been erected outside the presidential palace in Buenos Aires in the place that a monument to Christopher Columbus once stood.
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