More than 14,000 Objects Belonging to Juan and Evita Peron to be Auctioned

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BUENOS AIRES (EFE).- More than 14,000 objects belonging to the late Argentine President Juan Domingo Peron and his second wife, Evita, are to be auctioned off beginning Monday in order to collect more than $20 million for humanitarian causes. A book by historian Felix Luna dedicated to the general and corrected throughout by Peron, and a Limoges porcelain jewelry box that was a gift of dancer Josephine Baker, are a couple of the pieces to be auctioned during the coming months via Internet. The auction kicked off Monday with 41 lots, which can be acquired whole or piece by piece, and each week new goods will be added until all the pieces have been put on the block, which will take an estimated three months, the organizer and president of the Peace and Friendship among Peoples Foundation, Mario Rotundo, told Efe on Monday. Among the pieces to be