Stories about Argentina from August, 2014
NGO Organizes First Interview via Twitter
NGO Dominemos la Tecnología (Let's master technology) invites to the first #TweetInterview “From softactivism to thinking of a network as a space to protest”, to be held on September 1 from 11 to 13 hs (local time, -3 UTC). The event will take place on Twitter with the participation of...
The Crisis of Small-Scale Fishing in Latin America
Although fishing is a risky activity for those whose livelihoods depend on the water, other forces present a more dramatic and far-reaching threat to small-scale fishing in the Global South.
Indigenous Libraries As Social Venues
“One thing is that books satisfy users’ curiosity, and a very different one that is that it might represent the identity of the community them belong to”. Argentinian librarian Daniel Canosa questions the role and function of local libraries. On Infotecarios network he writes: Las bibliotecas indígenas, [deberían] generar conocimiento...
How Much Infuence do Travel Blogs Have?
GV contributor Laura Schneider posts on her blog a survey by travel bloggers to know how much influence do travel blogs have when traveling. You can participte and send your own survey until September 1. The results will be published on the network website.. This post was part of the...
Loved Brazil’s 2014 World Cup? The Five-Time-Champion Nation Wasn’t So Thrilled
Social unrest and protests are what apparently characterise World Cups that are hosted in Latin America.