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· July, 2005

Stories about Argentina from July, 2005

Latin America Responds to TeleSur's Launch

This past Sunday a small group of 25 journalists in Caracas, Venezuela began pilot-broadcasting a new Pan-American satellite news network called TeleSur which, by September, hopes to be reaching audiences...

Argentina: Stencil Graffiti

Line of Sight has an excellent collection of stencil graffiti from around Buenos Aires. Most images have captions explaining the significance.

Argentina: La Boca – Impressions

Marisa of It Takes Two to Tango offers up her impressions of La Boca, Argentina.

Argentina: Medical Tourism and Who Benefits

Expat Argentina has a post in English on “medical tourism” in Argentina while Jorge Gobbi of Blog de Viajes says in Spanish that more studies need to be done to...

Argentina: Text Messaging

The metablog, weblog.com.ar, reports that 80% of cell phone users in Argentina use text messaging [es]. It often seems like the U.S. is about the only country that doesn't.

Argentina: First Impressions, Buenos Aires

Marisa, from Leander, Texas, writes a spanish and english version of her arrival to Buenos Aires and then this post of her first impressions of the city when she stumbled...

Buenos Aires, City of Faded Elegance » Borges, Girondo, & Norah Lange

Jeff Barry has yet another quality reflection and summary of 20th century Argentine literature which he ties in with his own life.

Argentina: Foreign Debt Museum

Diego of Altered Argentina continues his Debt For Education Swaps series with a review of the Foreign Debt Museum at the University of Buenos Aires’ School of Economics. He's pretty...

Pick of the Day from Argentina

“Yellow and black taxis” by Larscapes.

Argentina: Caminito de La Boca

This Delia Thing has some excellent photographs of La Boca district in Buenos Argentinas and concludes, “even though I know this was a tourist trap this was one of the...

Argentina Feliz dia amigos

Argenautas points out that today is official Friend Day in Argentina

The State of Free Culture in Latin America

This past weekend at the Contemporary Cultural Center in Barcelona, Spain, an international and multi-lingual group of bloggers, artists, musicians, and lawyers met to discuss the Free Culture movement which...

Argentinga: Juan Manuel Fangio

Doug of all-encompassingly pays tribute to Argentine racing legend Juan Manuel Fangio.

Argentina: AMIA bombing, 11 years later

Jeff Barry has another excellent post, this time looking back on the 1994 terrorist bombing in the Bueno Aires neighborhood of Once.

Argentina: Argenautas.com Flickr Group

The group blog Argenautas now has a Flickr group to create a greater sense of community among Argentinians living outside their native country.

Voices from the Wiki

Part of the human and technical magic that allows Global Voices to function is a lively wiki, where users around the world are able to tell us about blogs and...

thunder – ¡Firefox en el Zoológico de Buenos Aires!

Thunder finds Firefox in the Buenos Aires Zoo.

Flickr Pick From Argentina

“Madre of Cromagnon Victim” by Jeff Barry

Buenos Aires, City of Faded Elegance » Translating Cortázar

Jeff Barry points out that one of Argentina's most well known novelists, Julio Cortázar, is rarely known in the English literary world where “literature in translation [is] being constantly curtailed...

Buenos Aires, City of Faded Elegance » The Irish in Argentina

Jeff Barry discusses the history of the Irish in Argentina as well as the impact of Buenos Aires’ 1871 Yellow Fever Epidemic.

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