It wasn't that long ago that the air in Buenos Aires was heavy with anguish prompted by a collapsing national economy. Now it seems the breeze is filled with the tunes of tango and men's cologne. The Argentinian capital is riding high on a tourist boom -- one that relies in part on two new kinds of visitors: tango students and gay people.
Argentine rocker Andres Calamaro was charged on Monday for saying he would like to smoke marijuana -- more than 10 years ago. "I feel so good that I could smoke a joint," Calamaro told a crowd of 100 000 fans on November 19 1994 in La Plata, 50km south of Buenos Aires.