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· October, 2006

Stories about Argentina from October, 2006

Argentina: Music: Pablo Dacal Live

Fernando Casale has uploaded a video of a live rehearsal of Pablo Dacal and La Orquesta de Salón.

Argentina: NGO Photo Blog

El Agora, an NGO based in Córdoba, Argentina has organized a friendly photo competition that hopes to highlight the best practices of fellow NGO's, Social Movements, and the private and...

Argentina: Gender Equality Survey

The official Buenos Aires city government blog summarizes the results of a recent survey on inequality between men and women in Argentina's capital city [ES]: “8 out of 10 Buenos...

Argentina: Covering the Dirty War, 30 Years Later

Ian Mount gives some more context to a recent exchange of journalistic jabs in the coverage of reopened trials for crimes committed during Argentina's “Dirty War.”

Latin America: Authors and Translators

Liz Henry just got back from the American Literary Translators Association conference (which she liveblogged) and introduces readers to some of the Latin American & Spanish-speaking authors and translators she...

Argentina, Brazil: Spreading Conversations

Argentine anglophone blogger Ana Toniolli has translated [ES] a piece by Global Voices Lusophone Editor Jose Murilo Junior into Spanish at Voces Latinas.

Argentina: Music: The Underwater Robot

Fernando Casale links to the can't-be-missed music video from the Argentine band El Robot Bajo El Agua.

Argentina: Blogs and Marriage Proposals

Debby Novitz says that just eight hours after her blog was mentioned in the daily Clarín, she received “1700 hits, 4 marriage proposals, and many, many emails.”

Argentina: History of Opera and Football

Some history today from Buenos Aires. The upcoming renovation of the downtown opera house, Teatro Colón has inspired Jeff Barry to to begin a series on the history of opera...

Argentina: Mar del Plata's Beer Route

Jorge Gobbi took advantage of his time in Mar del Plata last weekend to do some local beer tasting. Speaking of Mar del Plata, Google Earth 3D wonder, Ezequiel Galotti...

Argentina: Where is Lopez?

Where is Jorge Julio Lopez. That's what all of Argentina wants to know “a month after 77 year-old Jorge Julio Lopez disappeared, a key witness in the recent trial against...

Argentina: Smoking Prohibited?

Smoking bans have inspired coffee house debates throughout the world. Earlier this month Argentina followed the lead of Uruguay, Spain, and Ukraine by banning smoking in public spaces smaller than...

Argentina: Unsafe Highways

Good Airs is shocked at the number of highway fatalities in Argentina. A recent accident claimed the lives of 12, including 10 school children. The driver and his passenger were...

Argentina: Indie Rocker in Commerical Music Festival

Avistando Quimeras [ES], a blog from Buenos Aires, Argentina, is excited about the appearance of indie lo-fi singer-songwriter, Devendra Banhart at the launching of the Personal Fest, a music festival...

Mexico, Argentina, France: Fort Boyard

Bilingual Mexican blogger Andrés Bianciotto reminds readers of the reality TV show Fort Boyard? (which was apparently very popular in Argentina) and points them to a post about the fort...

Panama, Argentina: Blogging Chefs Unite

Panamanian chef Melissa De Leon is on vacation in Uruguay and Argentina, where she met fellow chef and fellow blogger Dan Perlman.

Argentina: Music: Nicolás A. Alonso

Fernando Casale introduces readers to the “brief but intense album of experimental music composed and interpreted by Nicolás A. Alonso, guitarist and pianist of Turpentine. The album was released under...

Argentina: Blogs and Politics at the City Legislature

Blogs and politics will intersect today at the City Legislature of Buenos Aires, where a debate is scheduled at 7 p.m. about “the right to information and new technologies [ES].

Argentina, UK: Tensions rise over Falklands debate

Erwin Cifuentes gets readers up to date on a conflict forgotten by just about the entire world … except Argentina and the United Kindgdom.

Argentina: First International Festival of Design

The city government weblog, Blog Pasa en Buenos Aires previews the first International Festival of Design [ES] taking place in “El Dorrego” from Oct. 12 to 29. Entrance is free...

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