Stories about Argentina from May, 2010
Argentina has been celebrating 200th anniversary of the beginning of the process of independence from Spain. A group of local bloggers have created a site called Your Bicentennial that will provide realtime coverage of the festivities.
During a concert in Venezuela, Argentinean rock star Gustavo Cerati suffered a stroke, which was followed by an outpouring of support by fans, as well as false rumors of his passing.
Latin America has a long history of corruption, organized crime, and impunity. However, the region also has a mature civil society and dozens of technology projects that are poised to disrupt the status quo if they are able to attract more offline participation.