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· July, 2011

Stories about Argentina from July, 2011

27 July 2011

Colombia: Dancing Police Welcome Soccer Players

In Medellin, Colombia, police officers welcomed England's U-20 soccer players at the airport with a dance, making a good impression on visitors but raising concerns on security for some locals.

25 July 2011

Argentina: What Irritates Argentinians?

Argentinians and Twitter: a means to express what irritates them. On July 22, the hashtag #irritante (#irritating) became a local trending topic with protests and irritations about politics, traffic, neighbors...

23 July 2011

Argentina: 17 Years After AMIA Attack, Case Remains Unsolved

July 18, 2011, commemorates one more year of the attack against the Israelite Argentinean Mutual Aid Association (AMIA) in 1994. Currently the case is open without resolution, yet the families...

20 July 2011

Twitter and Latin American Presidents: Does It Make Them Closer to Us?

Twitter use among the presidents of Latin America is gaining momentum. Whether used as a form of press release, to communicate with citizens or to cheer for a soccer team,...

13 July 2011

Argentina: The 2011 ‘Copa América’, Lionel Messi and Argentines

The 2011 'Copa America' in Argentina has generated many reactions, particularly with respect to player Lionel Messi and his performance in this football competition. Do Argentines love Messi or not?

12 July 2011

Argentina: Incumbent Mayor Macri Dominates First Round of Buenos Aires Elections

The day after the celebration of Argentina's Independence on July 9, Buenos Aires' first electoral round gave a conformable victory to the center-right incumbent mayor Mauricio Macri, who won with...

10 July 2011

Argentine Songwriter Facundo Cabral Murdered in Guatemala

On Saturday July 9 the renowned songwriter Facundo Cabral, whose career was characterised by songs that acted as a vehicle for his messages, was murdered in Guatemala. Moved by his...

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