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· June, 2006

Stories about Argentina from June, 2006

Spain: Music: CC Licensed Compilation

Eduardo Arcos and Fernando Casale both comment on the release of a Creative Commons-licensed compilation by the Spanish newspaper El País. The album is freely available for download.

Argentina: “Hostile Takeover”

Why did British Brigadier General William Carr Beresford invade Buenos Aires 200 years ago without approval from his superiors? Robert Wright lays out some theories.

The World Cup Online: Discovering Lionel Messi's Blog or Blognovela

The anonymous nature of the web is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, everyday citizens living under repressive regimes, can easily learn how to blog anonymously and express themselves...

The State of Creative Commons in Latin America

Coauthored by Jose Murilo Junior and David Sasaki Global Voices has become a supporter of Creative Commons licensing not due to ideology, but because our website depends on it. The...

Colombia, Argentina: Music: Lulacruza

Fernando Casale features the duo Lulacruza. “This Colombian-Argentinean duo is formed by Alejandra Ortiz and Luis Maurette, who met in the city of Boston while they were studying at the...

Argentina: An Unjust Victory

Mariano Amartino says that Argentine bloggers think that Mexico outplayed their country's World Cup team (ES) and that the Argentina win was “an injustice.”

Argentina: Translation of Qué Vachaché

Robert Wright admits that he's not the world's biggest fan of tango, but a few songs have grabbed his attention and here he offers an English translation of “Qué vachaché”...

Argentina: José Pekerman

Roberto Bobrow informs readers about Argentine football head coach, José Pekerman and his shared bloodline with Hollywood actor, Gregory Peck.

Argentina: A Day Without Internet

Mariano Amartino (ES) and “La Propaladora” describe a day without internet in Buenos Aires as Fibertel, the capital's main high bandwidth internet service provider, stopped functioning for eight hours.

Argentina: 30 Days with Borges: Day 30, “El Sur”

Jeff Barry finishes his “30 Days with Borges” series with an informed review of “El Sur,” which happens to also be Barry's URL.

Ecuador, Argentina: Comparing World Cup Broadcasts

Christian Espinosa compares videos of the Ecuadorean and Argentine broadcasts of Ecuador's 3-0 win over Poland (ES), noting that the “curious comparison would have before been impossible to make without...

The Discussion Around the “Argentinean Country Brand”

A few days ago, Argentinean authorities presented the logo that will identify the “Argentina country brand”. The news created debate in many blogs. The most extensive of them took place...

Argentina: Music: Matilda

Fernando Casale has been listening to the second album by Argentine synth-pop band Matilda and so should you. All nine songs are available for download.

Argentina: Playing Football and Politics

While nealry every Argentine (ES) blog is consumed by the World Cup, Robert Wright follows the game of national politics.

Argentina: But Love, It's the World Cup

Javier is a 32-year-old living in Entre Ríos, Argentina. He studied journalism and social communication, but currently works in sales at a multinational company. According to his profile, he loves...

Argentina: “Happy Birthday Buenos Aires!”

Robert Wright wishes Buenos Aires, founded 426 years ago, a very happy birthday.

Argentina: BBC Blog Guidelines

Argentine blogger Mariano Amartino celebrates the employees blogging guidelines published at the BBC (ES), which he has translated into Spanish.

Argentina: Blog Conference

Leandro Zanoni is finally going to university. Well, at least for a day to take part in the Blog Conference at the University of Palermo on June 29th where he...

Argentina: Music: Los Alamos

Los Alamos is quite the international band: based in Buenos Aires, with a lead singer from the U.S. and an album soon to be produced in Brazil. Fernando Casale has...

World Cup Fever

As we enter the World Cup week, ripples are turning into waves and everyone is being caught by the peculiar pulse that cannot be denied. Flags are already waving, and...

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