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· August, 2006

Stories about Argentina from August, 2006

Argentina: History of Utility (Companies)

Robert Wright has a fascinating reflection on the history of utility companies in Buenos Aires: “Wouldn’t it be great to see 3-D city maps (á la Google Earth) based on...

Argentina: Drag Shows

Dan Perlman on drag shows in Buenos Aires: “Unfortunately, Buenos Aires’ gay scene, entertainment-wise, seems trapped in the late ’70s/early ’80s, at least from a New York perspective. Drag shows...

Argentina: Mundial de Tango

Cintra acknowledges the “surprising fun of the Mundial de Tango.”

Argentina: “Throw in the Towel”

Robert Wright on what a paper towel can teach you in Argentina.

Argentina: Borges’ Bday

Yesterday was Jorge Luis Borges’ 107th birthday. With the help of YouTube, Julián Gallo pays homage. Don't forget about Jeff Barry's excellent “30 Days with Borges” series.

Argentina: Music: Sonoman

Fernando Casale presents the new Argentine electro-pop band Sonoman with links to the songs “Cómo Engañarme” and “No Darme Cuenta.” (ES)

Argentina: Buenos Aires: Diagonal Norte, Then and Now

Robert Wright explains why Diagonal Norte is his favorite avenue for architecture in Buenos Aires.

Venezuela, Argentina: Hezbollah in Latin America

Western Hemisphere Policy Watch continues their coverage of the Latin America Hezbollah wing with new coverage from Argentina.

Argentina: Music: Los Alamos

Fernando Casale has a video of Argentine band Los Alamos performing the cover song “Walking with Jesus” by Spacemen 3.

Argentina: Courses in Digital Journalism

Wanting to gain some experience as a digital journalist? Spanish speakers might be interested in Clarín reporter Julio Orione's upcoming course in digital journalism, accredited by the Argentine University of...

Argentina: Government Info From Cell Phone

Pasa en Buenos Aires says that the Buenos Aires government has developed a WAP, or mobile phone, interface (ES) for their municipal website.

Argentina: Desparate Housewives

Ian Mount on the forthcoming Argentine version of ‘Desperate Housewives’: “So, how do you translate the pinched WASP, closet alcoholic played by Marcia Cross? Her Argy alter-ego is “daughter of...

Argentina: School Blogging

Mariano Amartino introduces (ES) the new blog “Escuela Nº 22 D.E.3 (ES): “The ‘official’ blog of a capital city school … Claudia Samat and Alejandra Dodero, instructors at the school,...

Argentina: The Fake Gynecologist

Ian Mount on the Bueno Aires expat scandal involving a soon-to-be extradited sex offender who claimed he was a gynecologist in the US and then pretended he was with Doctors...

Argentina: Officers Tried in Italy

Why will five Argentinian navy officers be tried in absentia in Italy? Jeff Barry explains.

Argentina: Spanish Subtitles for Lessig Video

Fernando Casale worked “like an ant” to add Spanish subtitles to a video of Lawrence Lessig from a presentation he gave at an event held last year in Buenos Aires.

Argentina: Modified Photos in Mainstream Media

Writing from Buenos Aires Mariano Amartino spreads the news that bloggers found a modified photo which was published by Reuters. “What is really odd is how a photo with such...

Food Blog Report #27

#1: From Stockholm, Sweden: Clivia's Cuisine and her marvelous Swiss chard dolmadas with rice and mushrooms! A gem of a recipe, and it looks delicious… Last week I visited Rosendals...

Argentina: A Worthy Burger

Dan Perlman on “the subject of finding a good hamburger in town.” Also described as “The Great Hamburguesa Roundup.”

Argentina: Cyber-Barrios

“Every neighborhood has its history, its legends, its news, its people, and also its own website,” says Blog Pasa en Buenos Aires in a post that links to the websites...

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