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· January, 2006

Stories about Argentina from January, 2006

Caribbean: BlogHer's site launches

BlogHer's new “internationalized” site is now online, with Karen Walrond covering Latin America and the Caribbean.

Caribbean: The Taíno & Catholicism

Indigenous issues blog Voice of the Taino people links to an article entitled “Christianity, Capitalism, Corporations, and the Myth of Dominion”, noting that the “Roman” Catholic Church still has not...

Argentina: Little Press Coverage of Chinese New Yeaer

SaltShaker has a difficult time finding information about the Chinese New Year festivities in Buenos Aires’ Chinatown.

Argentina: Madres de Plaza de Mayo End Marches

Ian discusses the end of the Thursday marches of the Madres de Plaza de Mayo. The mothers of victims of Argentina's 1976-1983 military dictatorship had marched weekly in search of...

Argentina: Discriminatory Headlines at El Clarín

Toutatis claims that a recent headline at the major daily, Clarín plays on Argentine stereotypes towards rugby players. Not an isolated incident, Toutatis hopes that protests throughout the blogosphere will...

Argentina: Clarín Doesn't Give Attribution

Eduardo Acros wonders why the Argentine daily, El Clarín isn't giving recognition to Mariano Amartino (who blogs for El Clarín at Weblog Sobre Weblogs) for finding leaked screenshots of Internet...

Global Fusion: Creating Delicious Food One Meal at the Time!

#1: Madrid Fusion My colleague Chef Elena was in Spain with three other Panamanian chefs, for the  world famous "Madrid Fusion" one week event, held in the beautiful city of...

Argentina: Ruthless Efficiency, Cultural Consumption

Ian clarifies that he's not joking when, in a post entitled “Argentina's Ruthless Efficiency” he writes that it only took 20 minutes to get a three month working visa. Roberto...

Argentina: Eminent Domain in Tilcara

Jorge Gobbi follows up on the conflict between attracting tourists and respecting private property in Tilcara, Jujuy by posting an email from local resident, Jaro Godoy about the lack of...

Argentina: Tourism's Good and Bad

Jeff Barry writes out his definitive list of 30 things to do when visiting Buenos Aires while Jorge Gobbi takes a closer look at the negative impact tourism can play...

The Moveable Feast: Eat the World in Ten Blogs

#1Have you ever wondered how the soldiers in Iraq spent the holiday season?  This is the day when you will get the scoop, first hand by Chairbone Stranger, an American...

Argentina: Parque Chacabuco

Jorge Gobbi continues his vlog tour of Buenos Aires with two videos of Parque Chacabuco.

Latin America, Spain: First Book Dedicated to Blogs

Dialógica calls (ES) “Blog. La conversación en internet que está revolucionando medios, empresas y ciudadanos” (“Blog. The online conversation that is revolutionizing media, businesses, and citizens”), the “first book dedicated...

Argentina: Police Sentenced in Avellaneda Murders

Toutatis describes in clear detail the political fallout which occurred after policemen killed two protesters in the Avellaneda train station in June of 2002. On Monday, two of the police...

Sticky Songs

Fernando Casale, an Argentine journalist and Editor-in-Chief of USERS, has done music lovers a great favor by putting together a free collection of Creative Commons-licensed songs by independent musicians from...

Caribbean: BlogHer goes international

Karen Walrond announces that she's been recruited as editor for the Caribbean section of an internationally-minded new web site soon to be launched by BlogHer.

Argentina: Progressive Dribblers

Bob Row, in his humorous fashion, finds the link between Latin American progressives and dribbling a soccer ball.

Argentina: Estación Central

Robert Wright takes a look at the plans for a central transit station in Buenos Aires, which would consist of “deep train tunnels, an underground highway, enormous amounts of parking,...

Blogging in Exile

The following article was originally written in Spanish by Sebastian Delmont, a Venezuelan native who now lives and blogs in New York City. It was published in the first (and...

Argentina: The state of the Argentine blogosphere

Toutatis attempts to sum up the state of the Argentine blogosphere, which he refers to as “young and not sure where it’s headed.” In an addendum, he adds Hernán Cascieri's...

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