Stories about Argentina from January, 2010
Uruguayan president-elect Mujica is trying to negotiate a deal to end the blockade of the bridge between Argentina and Uruguay, which has been blocked over a pulp mill plant that environmentalists and local residents say cause contamination.
Five days after the terrible earthquake which has partly destroyed the capital city, Port-au-Prince and others like Leogane and Jacmel, it has been very difficult for rescuers, medical teams and humanitarian services to reach the population and help the survivors.
Roberto Sánchez, popularly known as Sandro, died on January 4th in Mendoza, Argentina. He was one of the pioneers of Argentinean rock music and became famous all over Latin America as a romantic music artist.
Volume 2 of the Creative-Commons licensed album called Canciones Pegajosas (Sticky Songs) is now available thanks in large part to the efforts Fernando Casale of the Argentine indie-music blog Zona Indie [es] .