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· April, 2007

Stories about Argentina from April, 2007

Ropa Vieja and Malanga, Guarapo de Piña, and Colita de Cuadril from across Latin America

From so-called "dirty clothes" in Cuba to guarapo de piña in Venezuela; from organic produce in Uruguay to succulent Argentine tri-tip and fresh cheese in Panama: Chef Melissa de Leon...

Argentina: The Maradona Rumor Mill

Juan Pablo Meneses of the Crónicas Argentinas [ES] blog, which compiles all things Diego Maradona, discusses the latest death rumor that caused quite a false alarm stir, which has become...

Argentina: The Gated Community Divide

Ian from GoodAirs writes about the increasing trend of Argentines living in “countries”, which are gated communities protected by walls and razor wire. Even with the perceived protection, there is...

Getting to Know Global Voices’ Latin America Team

Some of the very best weblogs from around Latin America hardly ever receive mention on Global Voices. That's because their authors are also contributors here and spend most of their...

Brazil, Argentina: Soccer and Safe Sex

Sex and Soccer meet in Latin American as two soccer giants face off in Latin America, prompting some amusing advertisements.

Argentina: Launch of Google Argentina

Mariano Amartino pens his impressions from the official launch [ES] of Google Argentina in Puerto Madero: “beyond just the event itself, I was surprised by the presence of Google's CEO...

Argentina: Citizen Media Coverage of Fuentealba Protests in Neuquen

“Tens of thousands of people marched throughout Argentina on April 9 as part of a general strike called to protest the death of a teacher, Carlos Fuentealba, who died on...

Argentina, Urugyay: Across the Charco

Across the Charco [ES] is an artistic exchange between Argentine and Uruguayan artists and musicians. Fernando Casale lists the four musical events by Uruguayan artists that will take place at...

Argentina: Scholar networks, the Web according to professors

One of the most pressing issues of Latin America's education system is the teacher's poor training in the use of new technology, particularly those related to computers and the Internet....

Argentina: Buenos Aires Walking Tour

Alan Patrick has put together an invaluable resource for Buenos Aires-based lovers of sauntering. Complete with 26 stops, photos, and a map.

Argentina: A Ride for the Climate Ends

For over a year now we've been following Dave as he has ridden his bike from California through Mexico, Central America, the Andes, and Patagonia as part of his Ride...

Argentina, Colombia, Bolivia: 100 best novels written in Spanish in the past 25 years

With CNN and the BBC no longer readily available in Buenos Aires, perhaps it's time to get acquainted with what the Colombian magazine Semana calls the “100 best novels written...

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