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· January, 2008

Stories about Argentina from January, 2008

Argentina: Playing Pro Basketball

Andrew Jackson of Argentina's Travel Guide interviews Chris Jeffries, a US citizen playing professional basketball in Argentina. Jeffries says, “I’ve had the chance to travel the world, get paid for...

Davos: peeking in and participating through videos

The World Economic Forum´s annual meeting of political and business leaders is taking place between January 23rd and January 27th in Davos, Switzerland. This year, common people can participate in...

Argentina: Rapid Trains to Rosario and Córdoba

TBA Me Mata [es] provides an opinion on the rapid trains from Buenos Aires to the Argentine cities of Rosario and Córdoba, including that it will be too expensive for...

Argentina: Patagonian Lamb

Juan Pablo Meneses of Cronicas Argentinas [es] is now in the Patagonia region of Argentina looking for a good place to try the famous Patagonian lamb, cooked as “a rustic,...

Argentina: Hip-Hop and Cumbia Mashups

Argentina Travel Guide introduces Zizek, a Wednesday night feature at the Niceto Club in Buenos Aires. Guest DJs, including Diplo from the US, spin hip-hop and cumbia mashups.

Argentina: Clarin Launches Community of Blogs

Denken Über [es] and Fabio [es] both applaud and say “better late, than never” to the decision of the Buenos Aires newspaper, Clarin to launch a community of blogs where...

Argentina: Protest Against Electricity Cuts

From Argentina, Good Airs writes about the origins of the word “cacerolazo” and what many Porteños are currently protesting against.

Argentina: Stranded Italian Tourists

A strike by the baggage handlers from the airline Aerolineas Argentinas caused a ripple effect and stranded hundreds of tourists, who received very little explanations and assistance from staff. Julián...

Argentina: Shrine to Gauchito Gil

El Opinador Compulsivo [es] posts a picture of the shrine to Gauchito Gil on the anniversary of his death. He is a revered figure for some Argentines and is believed...

A documentary on blogs and journalism

Fabio Malini [pt] recommends a documentary by Alvaro Liuzzi [es] who “has made an effort to interview a number of bloggers – Argentine, Spanish, Chilean etc – for his documentary...

Argentina: 20 years of the El Mate free movie and animation school

Children between 8 and 17 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, have been learning how to animate and film movies in the 20 year old El Mate Film School, with an abundant...

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