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· November, 2007

Stories about Argentina from November, 2007

Argentina: Mar Del Plata Blog Day

Mar del Plata, Argentina, recently celebrated its Blog Day and its blog recaps the day's activities with reactions from bloggers.

Argentina: Roads In and Out of Uruguay Cut Off

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...

Argentina: Foreign Taxi Drivers

In Buenos Aires, Argentina, Juan Pablo Meneses of Cronicas Argentinas [es] writes about the lack of taxi drivers from other countries.

Argentina: Restaurant Recommendations from Taxi Drivers

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,...

Argentina: Lack of Handlebars in Roca Train Line

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.

Argentina: Corruption in Government Spending

Louis Cyphre of El Opinador Compulsivo [es] writes about the lack of oversight in government spending in Argentina.

Uruguay: The Smells from the Paper Mill

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...

Argentina: Viewpoints on Botnia Paper Mill Conflict

In Grito Argentino [es], Daniel Marquez and Daniel de Michele write about the Botnia paper mill conflict between Uruguay and Argentina.

Argentina: Documenting Recoleta Cemetery

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...

Argentina: Taxi Drivers Refuse to Enter Some Neighborhoods

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...

Argentina: The Art of the Asado

Daniel K. guestwrites at Expat Argentina and provides the do's and don'ts at an Argentine “asado,” which is roughly translated to barbeque.

Argentina: Punteros in Election Politics

Martin Varsavsky posts a video that discusses the role of “punteros” in Argentine election politics.

Argentina: 20 Questions for Cristina Kirchner

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...

Argentina: Reactions from WordCamp

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.

Russia: Bloggers’ Perspectives on Xenophobia

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...

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