RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentines around capital Buenos Aires are rebelling against tightened pandemic restrictions, brought back in this week as daily COVID-19 cases surged to record highs.
The country's daily per capita cases here have risen even above hard-hit neighbor Brazil.
The new measures kicked in on Friday. Set to run to the end of the month, there is an effective curfew after 8pm, indoor activities are banned in public spaces, and schools are closed.
But many restaurants, gyms and bars appear to be defying government orders.
In the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Almagro, bar owner . . .