Stories about Argentina from September, 2005
podcast.com.ar has a comprehensive list of the few podcasts currently being produced in Argentina along with a larger list of podcasts from the Spanish speaking podosphere.
Doug of All-Encompassingly summarizes an article from the Argentine daily La Nación, which says more than 70,000 public employees in Buenos Aires don't hold high school diplomas.
Bloggings by Boz has a comprehensive compilation of presidential approval ratings and campaign polls from around the Americas.
Jeff Barry writes of the increasingly smaller market for translated works of literature outside of the already established names.
Travel guru, Jorge Gobbi, admits he is probably still far off from visiting one of his own country's most popular tourist destinations, Ushuaia. In part he says, international tourists have increased prices beyond what Argentinians can afford.
“Tango Callejero” by Osvaldo Ponton “Tango Callejero” means “Street Tango.” The photograph was taken in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Argentina Film Guide says Iluminados Por El Fuego, a film about the Falklands War starring Gastón Pauls has opened in Argentinian theaters.
Hurricane Katrina reminds Doug of All-Ecompassingly that both Argentines and Americans criticize the government but also depend on it.
Desde el aula, the blog version of a radio show, discusses prostitution networks in Argentina [ES]
Jazzero explains [ES] how the World Bank listed Argentina as the wealthiest country in Latin America.
After a tour of his new apartment in San Telmo, Jeff Barry hypothesizes why Argentina has such a high literacy rate.
Expat Argentina says it's hypocritical of the Kirchner government to allow today's protest against George W. Bush, who will be attending the Summit of the Americas in Mar del Plata, while planned protests against the Argentine government have not been given permission.
Argentine blogger Jorge Gobbi says, behind the virtual rhetoric, physical relationships and objects still rule.
Google Sightseeing shows Buenos Aires’ famed 18 lane avenue from space. Line of Sight has a more terrestrial view.
Robert of line of sight continues his quest of documenting Buenos Aires’ stencil street art. As always, with translations and contextual explanations.
Ana of Nivel 13 sums up a recent online chat [ES] with Alaskan-born, Argentine rock star, Kevin Johansen.
Argentinian bridge-blogger, Jorge Gobbi conveys some demographics and says [ES], “it's difficult to not make the correlations and see how, in an area particularly populated by Blacks, many of them poor, federal government aid took an eternity to arrive.”
Line of Sight has added an impressive collection of new photos from around Buenos Aires.