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· November, 2006

Stories about Argentina from November, 2006

Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil: Sex and Drug Trade

“The sexual exploitation of minors in the Triple Frontera – the name given to the trans-border no-man’s land between Ciudad del Este and the border towns of Foz del Iguazú...

Argentina: Buenos Aires in 4D

Alan Patrick notes that Google Earth has added a fourth dimension and gives a hyperlinked overview of the then-and-now of Buenos Aires. For those still caught in a 3D world,...

Argentina: African Nations of Buenos Aires

Jeff Barry takes a fascinating look at “the African Nations of Buenos Aires” followed up with an introduction to UNESCO's introductory overview of slavery in Argentina.

Argentina: 2007 Book Fair

Former librarian Jeff Barry takes an early look at the 2007 Feria Internacional del Libro de Buenos Aires, noting that “the average print run for a book in Argentina was...

Argentina: Buenos Aires: “The City That Never Was”

“Like any metropolis, Buenos Aires has been subject to the whim of urban planners for its entire history. Imagine 426 years of change since its foundation in 1580. Mix in...

Argentina: Pillow Fighting

Pillow fighting fans around the world will be overcome by jealousy after reading Alan Patrick's account of this past weekend's blog-organized pillow-thumping flash mob. Make sure to check out the...

Latin America: Technorati en Español

Martin Varsavsky confirms [ES] that Technorati will soon be available in Spanish. Argentine blogger Mariano Amartino notes [ES], “what's interesting is that, despite the fact that we're just 2% of...

Argentina: Palermo Hipodromo

After a day at the races, Alan Patrick is inspired to relate the history of the Palermo Hipodromo: “This beautiful race track was inaugurated on 7th May 1876, when a...

Argentina: Ranking of Argentine Blogs

Mariano Amartino explains the methodology [ES] behind Alianzo's first ever ranking of Argentine weblogs.

Argentina: Jacarandá Blossoms

The annual blossoming of Buenos Aires’ Jacarandá trees has inspired an army of expat bloggers to march the streets with their digital cameras. Robert Wright started much of the craze...

Argentina: Pillow fight flash mob party

How many cities have official government weblogs that organize flash mob pillow fights? Liz Henry tells us where to head to on November 18.

Argentina: Film: Born and Raised

Robert Wright reviews Pablo Trapero's newest film, “Born and Raised”. But beware, Wright warns that “if you plan to see it, don’t read any further…”

Argentina: Blog de Alzheimers

Mariano Amartino applauds the concept [ES] of Mal de Alzheimer [ES[, a weblog which aggregates experiences, resources, and information regarding Alzheimer's Disease.

Argentina: Language and Authoriatarianism

Posthegemony looks at how authoritative regimes transform language and rhetoric to validate their governance and power. Specifically, he reviews some of the points brought up by Marguerite Feitlowitz in her...

Argentina: Darwin in South America

“Interested in South America and have a scientific bent? Then lose yourself for weeks among the complete work of Charles Darwin, now available online. It’s quite an astonishing collection pulled...

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