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· August, 2007

Stories about Argentina from August, 2007

Argentina: Protesting Demolishment of Hotels

Line of Sight looks in on a protest in the upscale neighborhood of Recoleta, where residents protested the demolishment of a hotel. The amateur protests did little to get others...

Argentina: A Book About Propaganda in Kirchner Government

A new book written by Maria O'Donnell about the Kirchner administration's use of propaganda will soon be on sale. eBlog [ES] recently spoke with the author and posts the interview.

Americas: Poll Numbers From Across the Region

Bloggings by Boz has the latest poll numbers from across the region, which includes uncertainty in Ecuador regarding the Constituent Assembly vote and Colombian support for an Uribe third term.

Argentina: Videos Por Vos

Mariano Amartino of Denken Über [ES] talks about the Argentine video sharing platform Videos Por Vos and its attempt to compete with YouTube.

Argentina: Mommyblogs

For BlogHer, Liz Henry provides an update of “mommyblogs” in Argentina.

Argentina: Carpooling Match Site

Blog Pasa en Buenos Aires [ES] writes about a new site called Comparte Coche [ES], which is a way for commuters into the city of Buenos Aires to find carpooling...

Argentina: MDZ, a New Participatory Online Newspaper

Mariano Amartino of Denken Über [ES] reports on his visit to Mendoza for the launch of MDZ, a new online newspaper where the owners repeatedly used the words “participation” and...

Argentina: Starbucks to Arrive in Argentina

Starbucks is arriving to Argentina. Expat Argentina wonders whether domestic competition will be too much for the make a dent in the market.

Argentina: Theft from Checked Luggage

Jorge Gobbi and his Blog de Viajes [ES] writes about the recent discovery that employees, in complicity with the police,at the Ezeiza aiport in Buenos Aires have been stealing valuables...

Argentina: New Tram Service in Buenos Aires

Line of Sight wonders whether the new Buenos Aires tram service was worth the cost for such a short journey.

Argentina: Stories Told by Schoolchildren

Voces Que Cuentan [ES] is a blog that pulls together stories, images, drawings, and poems that children from public schools in Buenos Aires made, wrote or told during their winter...

Argentina: Boca Juniors Teams Up With Unicef

The popular Buenos Aires football team Boca Juniors recently teamed up with UNICEF, where the organization's logo will now appear on the squad's jersey, writes eBlog [ES].

Argentina: Cristina Kirchner and the Classmate Laptop

Pablo Mancini [ES] writes about the recent photo where Presidential candidate Cristina Kirchner appears at a table with a Classmate laptop in front of her.

Argentina: Following the Impacts of Mining

The environmental impact of the mining sector is not confined to Argentina. However, Luis Claps is a blogger that closely follows and provides coverage to some of these stories not...

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