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· January, 2011

Stories about Argentina from January, 2011

Latin American Presidents to Follow on Twitter

25 January 2011

Christian Espinosa in Cobertura Digital [es] ranks the top 5 Latin American presidents with the most followers on Twitter. He also shares other information on the use of Twitter by different Latin American administrations.

Argentina's Agricultural Sector on Strike: Economic or Political Impact?

18 January 2011

In its ninth strike since 2008, the agricultural sector in Argentina is trying to generate a “political impact” rather than an “economic impact.” But Eliot Brockner from Latin American Thought argues that “The “political impact” is nothing compared to the billion-dollar economic impact the strikes have had over the past...

Latin America: Women's Political Participation in the Region

12 January 2011

Figures on the share of seats held by women in national assemblies around the world show that Latin America, “ranks second only to Nordic Europe in terms of the percentage of women elected to parliamentary-level,” as Mike explains in Central American Politics. He also looks specifically at women's participation in...

Argentina: Writer and Musician María Elena Walsh Dies

11 January 2011

Argentinian writer and musician María Elena Walsh died at age 80 on January 10, 2011. Argentinians remember her children's books and songs; in the blog Botica Cultural [es] Guadalupe Sánchez posted pictures of two cassettes by María Elena Walsh she listened to as a child.

Latin America: Introducing “Multilatinas”

11 January 2011

Ben from The Latin Americanist explains: “Multi-latinas are companies that operate across Latin America, primarily with Latin American capital, and that take advantage of their local expertise to find niches and beat international competitors.” He argues that Multilatinas are “one of the most positive developments” among the different agreements Latin...

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