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· May, 2011

Stories about Argentina from May, 2011

Uruguay Implements Argentinean Initiative ‘I read this book’

In Pires Mios [es], Macarena announces that the initiative ‘I read this book’ (in Spanish: “yo leí este libro”) that began in Argentina is now being implemented in Uruguay. On...

World Economy: Women Weigh in on Poverty, Work and Debt

The International Museum of Women's online exhibit on women and the economy, features slideshows, podcasts, videos and essays on women from countries such as Sudan, Denmark, Philippines, USA, Costa Rica,...

Argentina: Buenos Aires Mayor Quits Presidential Race

On May 7 Mauricio Macri, current mayor of Buenos Aires, announced he would seek re-election as mayor on July 10 of this year. After weeks of suspense, his decision confirms...

Technology for Transparency: Final Report

The Technology for Transparency Network is proud to announce the release of its final report, "Global mapping of technology for transparency and accountability". The report is being published by the...

Argentina: Official Launch and Repercussions of the ‘Meat For All’ Program

In Argentina, two topics exist that, one way or another, all Argentinians will always discuss: football (soccer) and the price of beef. Both generate reactions and new proposals for price...

Greece: Documentary Film “Debtocracy” Available in English

Debtocracy, a documentary by Katerina Kitidi and Aris Hatzistefanou about the causes and possible solutions of the Greek debt crisis, can be viewed with the English subtitles beginning today. It's...

Argentina: Reactions to Mario Vargas Llosa's Keynote Address at the Book Fair

Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature Mario Vargas Llosa was invited to give the inaugural speech at the 2011 Book Fair in Buenos Aires. The invitation to be the...

Puerto Rico: Remembering Sábato

Rima Brusi reflects [es] on the significance and importance in her life of the work of Argentinian novelist Ernest Sábato, who recently died (1911-2011): “Sábato-candle in the dark city, Sábato-window of...

Argentina: Indigenous Protests in Downtown Buenos Aires

Since Monday April 25, activists from the Qom community, an indigenous group from the province of Formosa in Argentina, started a roadblock on the 9 de Julio Avenue, in the...

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