Stories about Argentina from December, 2007
Argentina: Manu Chao Concert at Psychiatric Hospital
Argentina's Travel Blog witnessed a unique concert held by Manu Chao at a Buenos Aires psychiatric hospital sponsored by the patient-run radio station called La Colifata.
Uruguay: Fusion of Tango and Electronica
For fans of Tango, From Uruguay introduces readers to Bajofondo, a Uruguayan-Argentinean group that fuses tango and electronic music.
Argentina: Maradona Hopes to Meet Ahmadinejad
Argentine football star Diego Maradona expresses an interest to meet Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad writes El Rejunte.il [es]
Argentina: Train Strike By Workers from Three Lines
Un Grano En El Orto [es] announces a protest march by workers from three train lines in Buenos Aires, Argentina in order to announce a full strike on December 27.
Argentina: Protest Against Uruguayan Paper Mill
Daniela Vilar of Grito Argentino [es] writes about a protest held in Buenos Aires against the paper mill in Uruguay and for care of the environment.
Argentina: What the Media Didn't Say About Personal Fest
Personal Fest is a two-day concert held in Buenos Aires and sponsored by a major telecommunications company. During the concert, an incident involving the stabbing of a concertgoer caused a stampede and resulted in many injured. The traditional media failed to cover the incident, and many bloggers picked up the story of the events, as well as the failure to cover the event and the organizers to properly explain what had happened.
Argentina: Less People Using Trains
TBA Me Mata [es] comments on a recent article in the Buenos Aires newspaper Clarin that states that people are beginning to avoid the use of trains because of the poor service.
Argentina: What Happened at PersonalFest?
Fabio.com.ar [es] and Jorge Gobbi of Vida Vacia 4.1 [es] write about the occurrences at PersonalFest, the two-day music festival in Buenos Aires. According to some witnesses, there were reports of stampedes and people who were attacked with knives. All of this was ignored by the mainstream media according to...
Argentina: Predictions for the Era of Cristina Kirchner
Bloc de Periodista [es] lists ten predictions for the era of new Argentine president Cristina Kirchner, including “1) Cristina will displace all of the magazine cover girls. She will be the woman who will appear on the most covers this year.”
Argentina: Free E-Book About Buenos Aires
Jeff Barry of Buenos Aires, City of Faded Elegance releases a free 57-page E-Book about the Argentine capital. Much of the material is based on reformatted and edited archives from his blog.
Bolivia: Immigrant Community Stages March in Buenos Aires
Barrio Flores shot video footage of members of the Bolivian community, who marched in Buenos Aires in support of the government of Evo Morales.