Stories about Argentina from August, 2009
In Argentina, Marcelo Klein mourns the passing [es] of fellow twitterer and blogger Guillermo Lutzky [es] @glutzky, who was also his former teacher and basketball coach.
It is the 110th anniversary of the birth of Argentine writer Jorge Borges, and Keff Barry of Buenos Aires, City of Faded Elegance looks back at some of his favorite Borges stories.
Pablo of Vivir en Neuquen Capital [es] wonders when construction for the “Valley Train” will begin. The start date is programmed for December, but according to news reports that there has not even been a bidding process for some of the materials.
The Argentine Congress gave their preliminary approval to raise taxes on some imported technological products. Many bloggers feel that this will make it harder for all segments of society to access these tools.
The Clarín Group, Argentina's largest multimedia company has started legal proceedings against the blog "What's the Matter, Clarín?" claiming infringement of a registered trademark. Bloggers feel that there are other reasons behind the legal actions.