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· February, 2006

Stories about Argentina from February, 2006

Argentina, Chile: More Free Music

Fernando Casale has more free tracks for indie music lovers. Check out Calostro from Chile and Argentine, Sebastián Kramer.

Computer Crash: Food Overload

Was your umbilical cord attached to a computer when you were born? It may sound like a strange statement, but the truth is that some of us think that. Especially...

Diary of Negotiations: Argentina's New Experiment in Blogs and Politics

The following is a translation of Mariano Amartino's post originally written in Spanish on Clarín's Weblog Sobre Weblogs Diario de Gestión (Newspaper of Negotiation) is one of the more interesting...

Argentina: Are you from Buenos Aires?

Santiago, an Argentinean living in Brooklyn, New York offers his surefire test of whether or not you are from Buenos Aires.

Argentina: 82nd Child of the Disappeared Recovered

Jeff Barry links to an article in Argentina's largest daily, Clarín about the identification of a 28-year-old man by the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo as the son of...

Argentina, Cayman Islands: Gay Cruise Ships

Ian writes that South America's first “gay cruiser” has docked in Buenos Aires. Andres Duque has more on the controversial cruise journey – which plans on ending its voyage in...

Argentina: Valentine's Day in Buenos Aires

Dan Perlman, Robert Wright, and Jeff Barry all recount their Valentine's Day in Buenos Aires.

Argentina, Brazil: An Argentinean's Experience in Rio

Argentine super blogger, Jorge Gobbi, has four posts (1, 2, 3, 4) on his recent trip to Rio de Janeiro. (With videos!)

Uruguay, Argentina, Chile: Environmental Paradox

Bob Row explains an environmental paradox facing three populist heads of state in Chile, Uruguay, and Argentina with his typically clever caricature and bilingual description.

Argentina: Google Video Replacing MTV?

The Argentine indie band, Video de Mi Pequeña Muerte now has a blog where they have posted their newest music video, “Cuando el sol prometio volver,” which was recorded using...

Argentina: E-Voting

Jeff Barry has found some interesting resources about Argentina's electronic voting pilot program last October.

Argentina: Los Gauchos Gay

Andrés Duque writes that the Latin American release of Brokeback Mountain is inspiring new reflection of sexuality and homosexuality in Argentina.

Argentina: Arturo Jauretche

Bob Row highlights the flamboyant intellectual, Arturo Jauretche (ES) in a caricature with the usual bilingual description.

Argentina: The Story of Italian Immigration

Jeff Barry recounts the history of his girlfriend's ancestors who immigrated to Quilmes after their Adriatic coastal town was occupied my German soldiers. Barry makes the story – representative of...

Argentina: More Free, Creative Commons Music

Fernando Casale reviews the album (ES), “Eleven Songs Written in the Bathroom” by Argentine singer, Esteban Gómez whose project, Madreocéano (Mother Ocean) has its own weblog and website where the...

Mexico, Argentina, Nepal: Cricket, Football, and Globalization

Once again proving the mysterious ways of globalization, Tony Munro writes about cricket in Mexico while Radheshyam Dahal says that Nepal is full of devotees to legendary Argentinean soccer player,...

Argentina, Spain: Blogs and Translation

Martin Varsavsky, an Argentinean living in Spain, explains why he has six blogs in two different languages. He then adds, “I rarely translate my blogs. I don´t believe in translation....

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