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· September, 2006

Stories about Argentina from September, 2006

Argentina: Free Culture

Ariel Vercelli writes in to announce: “We are very happy to announce that we are starting the project ‘Free Culture in Argentina‘ in two weeks. The initiative is part of...

Argentina, Cuba: Ee Bonafini and Castro

Luis M. Garcia remembers his journalistic journey to Argentina after the election of Raul Alfonsin, where he did a story on the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo. Years later...

Argentina, Brazil: Rio de Janeiro and Buenos Aires

Altered Argentina travels to Brazil and realizes that “a lot more joins Rio and Buenos Aires than what sets them apart.”

Argentina: Buenos Aires 3D for Google Earth

Ezequiel Galotti is building Buenos Aires … so to speak. Block by block, building by building, he is constructing the capital in 3D to be viewed with Google Earth. The...

Argentina: Night of the Pencils, 1976 – 2006

Jeff Barry introduces the 30th anniversary of Argentina's Night of the Pencils, “another sad but notable event from the most recent dictatorship in Argentina.” This year's remembrance was remarked by...

Argentina: Legislatura de la Ciudad

Robert Wright continues his virtual tour of Buenos Aires with a look at the city's legislature.

Translating Claroline into Quechua, Aymara, and Guaraní

Editor's Note: It has already been mentioned several times on Global Voices that the world's first Quechua, Guaraní, or Aymara native speaker to blog has yet to arrive. There are...

Argentina: Film: Opaco

Now here's a clever idea. Roberto Dam describes the newest short film by Argentine photographer Martin Crespo, which was filmed, not with a video camera, but rather a Nikon D50...

Argentina: Crime and Trash in Buenos Aires

Expat Argentina describes his first protest in Argentina when he saw Juan Carlos Blumberg – whose son was killed by kidnappers – speak about crime and security in Argentina. On...

Global Food Blog Report #31

#1:   Crispy Waffle takes a culinary adventure! Check out her Travel: Tunisia post and you will get a very tasty review on all things edible during the trip. Tunisia, located...

Argentina: Stencils and Building Restorations

Ian Mount has a couple snapshots of “Gay-Positive Stencils in San Telmo” while Robert Wright takes a chronological look at the restoration of Argentina's Supreme Court and Casa Rosada.

Argentina: With or Without a Helmet?

The city government-run blog, Pasa en Buenos Aires describes a debate in legislature over whether cyclists should be obligated to wear helmets when they ride in the city (ES). Commenters...

BlogDay 2006 in Latin America

On August 31 bloggers around the world tried to make the planet a tad smaller, a wee bit more familiar, by introducing five new blogs to their readers. Here is...

Argentina: Education Blogs

Two new education weblogs based in Buenos Aires: Red de Escuelas Medias (ES) (“Network of Middle Schools”) is part of the new government-run Blogs de la Ciudad while Educación (ES)...

The state of the argentinean blogosphere: Entre Rios

Fourth delivery of entries dedicated to argentinean provinces blogosphere. This time it's turn of Entre Rios, a neighbor of Buenos Aires province. One of the topics we board the most...

Argentina: Creative Commons

Ariel Vercelli (ES) says that El Clarín (ES) has translated an article about iSummit in Rio de Janeiro, which was originally published by the New York Times.

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