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· October, 2007

Stories about Argentina from October, 2007

Argentina: Kirchner Wins Apathetic Election

Cristina Kirchner, the wife of outgoing Argentina president Nestor Kirchner, captured 45% of the vote in last Sunday's election and avoided a run-off election. However, many bloggers indicate that this...

Argentina: More Trouble from Airport Employees

Jorge Gobbi of Blog de Viajes [ES] writes about the latest troubling finding regarding airport employees in Buenos Aires, Argentina that steal from passengers’ luggage.

Argentina: Did She Win Already?

El Opinador Compulsivo [ES] thinks that the election of Cristina Kirchner as President of Argentina is merely a formality and why the country “takes the trouble and cost to organize...

Argentina: Google To Open in Buenos Aires

Leandro Zanoni of eBlog [ES] writes about Google opening up its third operations center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Argentina: Maradonic News

GoodAirs writes two quick “pieces of Maradonic news” including a Mexican couple getting married in the Diego Maradona Church, a day before his birthday.

Argentina: Elections 1995 vs. Elections 2007

Eduardo Beta compares the Argentine elections of 1995 and 2007 in his latest post in Grito Argentino [ES].

Argentina: Reunited Soda Stereo

eBlog [ES] writes about the recent shows by reunited band Soda Stereo that took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Argentina: Wordcamp in Buenos Aires

On October 31, Wordcamp 2007 [ES] will be held and is “a conference for users and developers of WordPress; covering topics that will help you blog, know your audience and...

Argentina: Candidate and Web 2.0

Pablo Mancini [ES] writes about candidate for provincial governor Francisco de Navárez and his use of Flickr,, Picasa, Odeo, Soapbox, YouTube, and now Second Life to reach potential voters.

Americas: The Kick Off for World Cup Qualifiers

The road to the World Cup South Africa 2010 began this past weekend in South America. The Global Voices Latin American team joined forces to bring you reactions from across...

Argentina: Rosario Blog Day

Rosario Blog Day [ES] is scheduled for November 9th at the Centro de Expresiones Contemporáneas in Rosario, Argentina and whose aim is to “generate spaces for exchange and conversations regarding...

Argentina: Córdoba Blogs

Córdoba Weblogs [ES] is a project aimed at collecting different blogs from the Argentine city. In less than 48 hours, the site has listed 29 blogs.

Argentina: The Trouble With Trains

Train travel in Argentina, whether it is long-distance, regional or local, seems to attract plenty of complaints from users. At times, many of these gripes never make it to managers,...

Americas: Argentina and Chile Face Off in Second Life

The national football teams of Chile and Argentina will square off on October 13 for the World Cup qualifiers. However, El Opinador Compulsivo [ES] was onhand to witness the Second...

Argentina: Taxi Driver Tricks of the Trade

Juan Pablo Meneses protects the identity of a Buenos Aires taxi driver, who he interviewed for the latest article of Cronicas Argentinas [ES]. The cabbie reveals several tricks of the...

Argentina: Prices for Vegetables Drastically Increase

A vegetable crisis has hit Argentina, as the price of tomatoes has drastically increased, “As such, they have become luxury items. The classic side salad of lettuce & tomato is...

Argentina: Kirchner Couple's International Tour

Javier Noguera of Grito Argentino [ES] writes about the Kirchner couple's “successful international tour” to the United States, where they participated in the UN Summit, Americas Council and the Clinton...

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