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· April, 2006

Stories about Argentina from April, 2006

Argentina: History Finds a Home

Robert Wright explains the etymology of the Buenos Aires neighborhood, Caballito. If in the area, you'll soon have a chance to see the original namesake.

Latin America: Stories Broken By Bloggers

Jose Luis Orihuela is making a list (ES) of stories that first broke on Spanish-language blogs and were then picked up by the mainstream media. Among the stories include Argentine...

Argentina, Uruguay: EU Sticks Nose in Conflict

And Yes I Do Take it Personally paints EU involvement in the Argentina-Uruguay paper mill debate with a sarcastic brush.

Cooking Pleasures

#1: From Caracas, Venezuela: Blog de Zulmy I have just discovered her blog, but it seems to me that she is and will be one of the most active food...

Argentina: “The Yang to Steak's Ying”

In The Argentine Metropolis describes a meal at an Argentine oxymoron: the vegan restaurant. “This was not penance for eating steak; this was a celebration of fresh ingredients, the yang...

Argentina: Osvaldo Bayer

Roberto Bobrow sketches the life of libertarian anarchist, Osvaldo Bayer.

A Brief Review of the Blogs in Córdoba

The following is a translation of a post originally written in Spanish by Franco A. Giménez: at Weblog Sobre Weblogs. Giménez has been blogging from Córdoba – Argentina's second-largest city...

Argentina: Meat Freak

Beef, beef, beef, and beef. Anglophone bloggers in Argentina concentrate on the cow.

Argentina: Soccer and Economics

In a fascinating analysis of football and economics, Asad Yawar thinks both spheres will perform strong in 2006. “But the playing philosophy of the 2006 selection is befitting of a...

Argentina: Ernesto Sábato

Cartoonist Bob Row uses his artistic pen to honor the Argentine humanist, Ernesto Sábato. You can learn more about Sábato on Wikipedia.

Argentina: Sacrificing the Unthinkable

“Given my multinational beef eating experiences, I am the first to promote the superior quality of Argentina’s meat” says Diego in Altered Argentina. But find out why his favorite food...

Argentina: Borges & Judas

After a month-long blog break to finish a novel, Jeff Barry is back to point out that Borges wrote about Judas’ potential good side long before National Geographic.

Argentina, Spain: More Music

Two more Argentine indie groups recommended by musical connoisseur Fernando Casale. Check out sample tracks from Sync Filmico and Alvy Singer. From Spain, 4024 Segundos is a compilation available for...

Argentina: The Most Popular Leader of the Americas: Nestor Kirchner

Expat Argentina cites a new survey which calls President Nestor Kirchner the most popular leader of the Americas. “I think it is safe to say that, barring a very major...

Argentina: Overexposing B.A.

Ian Mount, in a post titled “Overexposing B.A.–Will it Ever End?” links to an article he wrote for the New York Times about traveling to Buenos Aires. Argentina's largest paper,...

Argentina: Wikipedia and Kirchner

Doug of All-Encompassingly points his readers to an article from the Argentine paper, La Nación about the recent virtual battle on Wikipedia to define President Néstor Kirchner. The Wikipedia page...

Argentina, Cuba, Peru: China and Latin America

Boz criticizes the special coverage by the BBC, arguing that they are “falling into the usual memes about Latin America,” including a biased view of Latin Americans’ reactions to increasing...

Bold Flavors of the World

#1: From Cambodia, Phnomenon To understand Cambodian cooking, we have to look back to explore the historical events that took place there and the cultures that influenced the building of...

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