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Since Argentina’s 1991 economic crash its streets have been flooded with Paco, a highly addictive inexpensive narcotic derived from cocaine. Deadliest Drugs, short film Argentina’s New Crack, Manuel Contreras
Jonny was addicted to Paco. He now lives in a squat in La Boca where he tries to look after his friends suffering from addiction. ibid.
Paco is popular in the poorest neighbourhoods. Groups of mothers banded together to fight the spread of Paco. ibid.
Paco addiction kills at least two people a week in La Boca. ibid.
Argentina was ruled by a ruthless military junta. When the biggest art theft in the nation’s history occurred. Impressionist paintings by some of France’s most famous artists were stolen. For more than twenty years the paintings ... vanished. The hunt for the paintings covered three countries, and was finally resolved in a courtroom in Paris. Art of the Heist: The Disappeared
I should know when someone’s pulling a trick on me. It was the gun that convinced me. Nine Queens 2000 starring Gaston Pauls & Leticia Bredice & Maria Mercedes Villagra & Gabo Correa & Pochi Ducasse & Luis Armesto & Ernesto Arias & Amancay Espindola & Isaac Fajm et al, director Fabian Bielinsky, Juan to Marcos
The Nine Queens is a sheet of stamps from the Weimar republic. ibid. Sandler
I can handle what I do; you’re afraid of being singled out. ibid. Marcos to Juan