Stories about Argentina from November, 2007
Mar del Plata, Argentina, recently celebrated its Blog Day and its blog recaps the day's activities with reactions from bloggers.
De Todo un Poco [es] writes about the roads that have been cut off at the border between Argentina and Uruguay as a result of the dispute over the paper factory.
In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Juan Pablo Meneses of Cronicas Argentinas [es] writes about the lack of taxi drivers from other countries.
Who better to know where the best places to eat than a cabdriver? Go Where the Taxista Takes You is a blog by freelance writer Layne Mosler and “each week, I hop in a taxi, ask the driver to take me to his favorite place to eat, and chronicle my...
Daniel of Usuarios del Ferrocarril Roca [es] shows pictures of the deteriorated condition of some of the handlebars in the local train line in greater Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Louis Cyphre of El Opinador Compulsivo [es] writes about the lack of oversight in government spending in Argentina.
In regards to the paper mill controversy between Uruguay and Argentina, ¡Montevideo me mata! [es] writes about the latest topic of journalistic coverage in the paper mill controversy: the smells emanating from the factory.
In Grito Argentino [es], Daniel Marquez and Daniel de Michele write about the Botnia paper mill conflict between Uruguay and Argentina.
Robert Wright and Marcelo Metayar recently launched a blog called AfterLife, which documents and tell the stories behind the Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires, Argentina and is geared towards English-speaking visitors.
Some neighborhoods in Buenos Aires are off-limits because some taxi drivers refuse to enter due to security reasons. Juan Pablo Meneses of Cronicas Argentinas [es] writes about the views of these taxi drivers and one who says, “There are many neighborhoods that I would only enter driving a tank.”
Daniel K. guestwrites at Expat Argentina and provides the do's and don'ts at an Argentine “asado,” which is roughly translated to barbeque.
Martin Varsavsky posts a video that discusses the role of “punteros” in Argentine election politics.
Once president-elect Cristina Kirchner takes office, the site 20 Palabras [es] will request an interview with the new head of state. The site is asking its readers for suggestions for questions in 20 words or less.
An event for users of WordPress called WordCamp Argentina was recently held in Buenos Aires. Mariano Amartino of Denken Über [es] collects a list of links of those in attendance.
Wherever you click in the Russian blogosphere these days, you always seem to end up reading posts on nationalism, ethnicity, xenophobia, ethnic violence and other related subjects. In October, apart from discussing the famous DNA scientist's race comments and the U.S. president's DNA comments, Russian bloggers dealt with at least two xenophobic attacks - one that took place in Spain, and the other one domestic.