Stories about Argentina from August, 2006
Robert Wright gives a historical tour of his neighborhood in Buenos Aires.
Ian Mount asks if Buenos Aires is experiencing a crime wave. In a related note, Jeff Barry and his partner Cecilia came home the other to find the door of their apartment pushed open. Read the post to find out how the police reacted.
Fernando Casale posts the latest music video for the song Mal Mal Mal by Astroboy.
There is a persistent myth which says that, save Brazil and a few indigenous communities, Latin America speaks a singular, uniform language. In fact, the Castilian Spanish carried over by explorers, colonialists, missionaries, and migrant workers throughout the 15th, 16th, and 17th centuries was diverse in pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary....