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· January, 2007

Stories about Argentina from January, 2007

Argentina, Spain, USA: Technorati to Launch WTF?

Argentinian native and Spanish citizen Martin Varsavsky writes on his Spanish blog [ES]: “[Technorati founder, David Sifry] showed me what he is really going to do and how he is...

Argentina: On the Bus in Buenos Aires

“This post inaugurates a new category – On the bus – an occasional series of anecdotes from travels on the city buses.” Buenos Aires-based Jeffy Barry starts the new series...

Argentina: Buenos Aires Blog Roundup

After a week-long bandwidthless break, Alan Patrick is back with the latest and greatest from anglophone Buenos Aires bloggers.

Argentina: Sex Meme

Mirko of Weblog de un chico GAY is tired of the ubiquitous “5 things meme” and so rebels by taking part in the more intimate sexual meme [ES]. We learn...

Argentina: Still searching for Julio Lopez

“Thursday marked four months from the disappearance of Jorge Julio Lopez, an elderly witness who has been missing since testifying in the trial against a police official from the last...

Argentina: Comet McNaught

Both Robert Wright and Jeff Barry were able to photograph Comet McNaught as it passed over Buenos Aires’ Sunday night sky and provide some valuable links for more info on...

Brazilian Blogs on Chávez, Lula and the Mercosur Summit

Presidents from most South American countries are gathered in Rio de Janeiro for a meeting of the Mercosur trading group, and Hugo Chavez is again the attention drawer. Local bloggers...

Argentina: Buenos Aires Japanese Gardens

Both Alan Patrick of Buenos Aires Travel Guide and Buenos Aires Weekly give tours of the Japanese Gardens in the Palermo neighborhood of Buenos Aires.

Argentina: Chacarita Cemetery

Robert Wright saunters to the 70-block Chacarita Cemetery in Buenos Aires – “the capital of cool” – and finds an architectural surprise.

Blogs and Mafalda: The Story of a Commemorative Plaque

On october 30th of 2005, Dario Gallo, chief editor of Noticias magazine, published an entry [ES] with a picture of the entrance door to Quino building near Mafalda‘s home, at...

Argentina: Buenos Aires Tango Festival

Stay in Buenos Aires has a primer on the upcoming Buenos Aires Tango Festival.

Argentina: Buenos Aires Blog Roundup

Alan Patrick is back with his fifth installment of the Buenos Aires Blog Roundup including a nod to a Baires blogger-cum-body-waxer who graciously clarifies, “I dont even mind if you...

Argentina: A Commercial Creates Furor This Summer In Argentina

Alejandro returns to LAX – LIM with a hilarious post on the clever parody advertisement that turned into the hum-it-everywhere hit of the summer.

Argentina: Gancia Ads

Robert Wright takes a look at some of the clever ad campaigns of Gancia, “a local brand of vermouth that gets mixed with everything fruity.”

Argentina, Panama: Pastry Pictures

Panamanian chef Melissa de León makes mouths water with a “a pictorial tour of some glorious sweetness from Buenos Aires, Argentina.”

Argentina: Buenos Aires Blog Roundup

Alan Patrick has put together yet another comprehensive Buenos Aires Blog Roundup, this time to close out 2006.

Argentina: Cromagnon, 2 years

Jeff Barry attended the remembrance this past weekend held at Plaza de Mayo for the 194 people killed in the República Cromagnon nightclub fire two years ago. Speaking of the...

Argentina: 30 Creative Commons-Licensed Albums

Creative Commons evangelist Ariel Vercelli reminds his readers that Fernando Casale has been collecting albums of Argentine musicians released under a Creative Commons license. Casale has already mentioned over 30...

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