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· July, 2007

Stories about Argentina from July, 2007

Argentina: Pre-conceived Stereotypes of Buenos Aires

Line of Sight writes about the perceptions that many tourists have of Buenos Aires upon their arrival. Some visit shantytowns looking for a “more real” city, while others have idealistic...

Argentina: Concern Over Animal Deaths Due to Flooding

Roberto Vico writes in Grito Argentino regarding the recent animal deaths due to the heavy flooding in the Santa Fe province.

Argentina: Australian Tourist Cleaning Up

Pablo Beca of Un Lugar [ES] is embarrassed with the news story of an Australian tourist dismayed at the state of cleanliness of a local plaza and who went out...

Argentina: Newest eBlog Podcast

eBlog [ES] releases its 36th program of the Radio eBlog podcast, which includes discussions on the passing of Roberto “El Negro” Fontanarrosa and the recent collaboration between OLPC and Intel.

Argentina: Farewell to Roberto Fontanarrosa

Mariano Amaratino of Denken Über [ES] says goodbye to Roberto “El Negro” Fontanarrosa, an Argentine cartoonist and writer.

Argentina: Bilingual Travel Blogs

The city of Buenos Aires recently launched a Buenos Aires travel blog calledViajá Buenos Aires [ES] and its english language companion Traveling Buenos Aires.

Argentina: Site for Unfiltered Candidate Information

Fabio announces the launching of a wiki-like project, which has been several years in the making, and seeks to create a space where Argentine voters can obtain unfiltered information about...

Argentina: Using Facebook to Cater to Tourists

Jorge Gobbi of Blog de Viajes [ES] writes about the use of Facebook in relation to the offer of apartment rental

Argentina: Reader Comments Now Allowed on La Nación Online Edition

Blog Pasa en Buenos Aires [ES] writes that the newspaper La Nación is now allowing reader comments on all of its online content, including opinion columns.

Argentina: Snowfall in Buenos Aires

Line of Sight captures images of Buenos Aires’ first snowfall, the first time in close to one hundred years. A YouTube video also has been making its rounds.

Argentina: Reoccurring Energy Crisis [ES] writes about the energy crisis in Argentina, and notes that this was a topic of discussion on different occasions over the past three years.

Argentina: Travel Blog in Clarin

Jorge Gobbi and his Blog de Viajes [ES] was recently featured in the Travel Supplement of the Buenos Aires newspaper Clarin.

Argentina: MIT Student Has Little Faith in OLPC

Luciano Tourn of Un Argentino en MIT [ES], an Argentine attending MIT, does not think that the One Laptop Per Child will end up working.

Argentina: Homer Simpson

eBlog [ES] writes that the Buenos Aires newspaper Clarin is looking for the “Argentine Homer Simpson” and invites readers to nominate someone they may know.

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