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· October, 2005

Stories about Argentina from October, 2005

Recently in Argentina

As always, “[ES]” refers to posts in Spanish. All other linked pages are, at least partly, written in English. Diego Sarraseca, an Argentine living in Los Angeles, wrote a trilingual...

Argentina: Sunday's Election and Bush's Visit

Ian of GoodAirs tries to give more meaning to last Sunday's election compared to what he saw as a boring, girl fight story picked up by the international media. Meanwhile,...

Argentina: Turpentine's First EP Available to Download

Zona Indie says that Argentine band, Turpentine is reminiscent of Sonic Youth or Soundgarden with a PJ Harvey-like voice. Their first EP can be downloaded for free.

Argentina: Sunday's Election Results

Robert Wrighton has an entertaining rundown of Sunday's election results in which the current first lady, Cristina Kirchner easily beat out the former first lady Hilda Duhalde to become senator...

Argentina: Another Anti-Bush Bomb

GoodAirs covers yet another small explosion, this time at a BankBoston ATM, in protest of George Bush's upcoming visit to the Summit of Americas. GoodAirs also digs up some info...

Argentina: Publicity and the Media

Jorge Gobbi, with his eyes on the european regional conference of Communication and Tourism pens his thoughts on the nexus of journalism and tourism.

Argentina: Education, Rock and Roll, and Soccer

After a long absence, Altered Argentina tackles education financing, Argentine rock stars, and a young football prodigy.

Argentina: Still Corrupt, But Not As Corrupt

GoodAirs tries but ultimately fails to find anything worth celebrating after Argentina claims 97th in Transparency International's annual honesty/corruption rankings.

Argengina: Expocomm Argentina

Fernando Cassia was at Expocomm Argentina and finds it ironic that Argentina is implementing WIMAX internet access before the United States.

Argentina: Anti-Bush Bombings

GoodAirs sums up last Thursday's bombings by the groups Comando Antiimperialista Comandante Che Guevara and Coronel Dorrego at six scattered American symbols a day after Bush's attendance at the Summit...

Venezeula, Argentina: Talks of a Nuclear Reactor

Jorge Arena has the lowdown on rumors that Chavez is looking to buy a nuclear reactor from Argentina.

Argentina: The Argentine Elections and “Clientelismo”

GoodAirs offers some analysis on Argentina's upcoming October 23rd congressional elections.

Bolivia, Argentina: Fidel Castro Beats Bush for Presidency

Alvaro Ruiz-Navajas links to an interesting survey by Equipos Mori and Capital y GBA, which found that 31% of Argentinians would hypothetically vote for Fidel Castro as president compared to...

Argentina: Whither the Famed Argentine Ego?

GoodAirs wonders if the famed “Argentine ego” has taken a hit in the last few years, citing a survey in which only 3.5% of respondents chose “the people” as their...

Argentina: 400 Years of Don Quixote

Buenos Aires, City of Faded Elegance posts about the 400th anniversary of the publication of Don Quixote and points readers to 400 Windmills, “a group blog dedicated to discussing Don...

Argentina: Perspectives on Homosexuality in Media

Andrés Duque translates an article from Argentina about CNN reporter Anderson Cooper. Duque claims the article was factually wrong when saying that Cooper is openly gay.

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