7 September 2014

Stories from 7 September 2014

Celebrating Day of Lunfardo, Port of Buenos Aires Dialect

  7 September 2014

As has happened every September 5 since the year 2000, Buenos Aires celebrated the Day of Lunfardo, a dialect that originated and developed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in the lower classes of the city. From there, it spread to other cities nearby. Originally, it was slang...

What If 75% of All Cities Were Deprived of Electricity by Design?

  7 September 2014

There are about 105 cities listed in all of Madagascar. The Minister of Energy Fienena Richard recently announced that 80 cities of Madagascar are curently deprived of electricity because JIRAMA, the public company in charge of providing electricity across the territory is running short on fuel. As a result, JIRAMA...

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