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· August, 2012

Stories about Argentina from August, 2012

Argentina: Blogging in Welsh from Patagonia

The Argentine Patagonia was the first home of the Welsh migration that arrived in 1865 on the Mimosa steamboat. People from Wales and their descendants living in Argentina keep their...

Argentina: “I'm an Organ Donor and I Tell the World”

By donating a kidney to her goddaughter, singer Sandra Mihanovich has created awareness in Argentina about the importance of organ donation. Her example joins the campaign #SoyDonante ("I'm a donor")...

Argentina: A Public Ethics Law for Journalists?

Through the use of national broadcasts, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner makes announcements about the achievements of her government and speaks on various topics. During her last national broadcast President...

Argentina: Football, the ‘Evita Cup’ and New Security Measures

Following the violence at football matches, President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner signed an agreement with the Argentine Football Association to control the entry to stadiums. She also proposed a new...

Argentina Wins its First Gold Medal in London 2012

Argentinian Twitter users are celebrating the country's first gold medal in London 2012 after Sebastian Crismanich beat Spain's Nicolás Garcia Hamme in Taekwondo.

Argentina Returns Frozen Bank Deposit Funds

On August 3, 2012, the Argentine government returned depositors' funds which had been frozen during the year 2002 and which puts an end to the corralito era. The news was...

Latin America: LibreBus Preps for Southern Cone Tour

Argentina: China-Born Olympic Athlete in the Spotlight

"One name sums it up, Liu Song. Why take him as an Olympic icon? Simply because he is one of those athletes that nobody in the media pays attention to."...

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