Argentina's 'town that drowned' recovering

Water around Epecuen, which was flooded 30 years ago, is receding and former residents hope to move back.

    Once a vibrant spa town south of Buenos Aires, Epecuen was flooded nearly 30 years ago.

    But slowly the water around Argentina's "town that drowned" has started to recede and former residents hope to move back.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Epecuen.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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