Not Finished Yet

As we guessed, it took all morning, involved five forms in triplicate, which combined with the photocopying totals around thirty pieces of paper.
As we didn’t guess, it cost 900 AR$ pesos, which was almost exactly ten times what we would have predicted. That’s more than half a month’s salary so someone won’t be eating till we get paid again.

As we also didn’t guess, we’re not even done yet; “come back in fifteen days”.

Imagine how the economic face of Argentina could be transformed if just a tiny percentage of that vast army of government-employed rubber stampers were actively engaged in doing something productive.


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