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Laura Schneider

Photography is what I enjoy most as well as writing, reading and traveling. Through the lense of a camera I can see life in different perspectives which inspires me to learn and become a better person everyday. I´m based in Argentina.
My blogs are: http://www.viajesyrelatos.com and www.titulosenfoco.com -

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Latest posts by Laura Schneider

13 February 2014

Argentina's Polar Bear ‘Arturo’ Will Stay at the Mendoza Zoo

After a medical evaluation, Arturo the polar bear will stay in Argentina. The people of Mendoza and different organizations demand better conditions for him.

12 February 2014

VIDEOS: Argentina's Melting Pot of Culinary Traditions

A large diversity of migrants in Argentina allows us to enjoy a wide array of international dishes often shared in feasts for the various immigrant communities throughout the country.

11 February 2014

Argentina: ‘We Increase’ Progress or Corruption?

President Fernández announced an increase in pensions and education allowances, sparking the hashtag #Aumentamos (we increase), where users gave their own account of what has ‘increased’ in the country.

4 February 2014

How Eating Italian Gnocchi Became a Monthly Tradition in Latin America

The tradition of eating gnocchi every 29th of the month came to Latin America with Italian immigrants, and the tradition is still alive today. Bloggers share stories and recipes.

3 February 2014

Argentina's ‘Carnival of the Country’ Kicks Off With Drums and Dances

Take a look at photos, videos and blog posts about "Carnival in the Country", Argentina's most anticipated festive season celebrations currently underway in Gualeguaychú.

5 January 2014

Argentina: Intense Heat Affects Polar Bear in Captivity

The large heat wave in Argentina is affecting the only polar bear in captivity in the country. The people of Argentina are asking to give him decent living conditions.

30 December 2013

Widespread Power Outages Leave Argentines Dying of Heat

Record high temperaturas provokes energy crisis in Argentina, leaving many citizens in the dark.

10 October 2013

A Tour of Typical Argentine Food

What's the most typical Argentine food? Bloggers comment on the foods which truly capture the flavors found around the country.

24 August 2013

PHOTOS: Mapping Urban Art in Buenos Aires and Beyond

A group of Argentines invite you to share and map images of graffiti from your city.

25 July 2013

Facepopular, a ‘Popular’ Social Network Made in Argentina

Argentine political militants have created Facepopular, a social network deemed "popular and Latin American". Within a month of its launch, the network has gained more than 24,000 users.

17 May 2013

Jorge Videla, Argentina's Ex-Military Leader, Dies in Jail

At the age of 87, the last Argentinean dictator sentenced for crimes against humanity, Jorge Rafael VIdela, died in jail.

10 April 2013

Argentine Pope: Bergoglio and the ‘Slum Priests’

In Argentina, former cardinal Bergoglio - now pope Francis- is remembered for his work at "villas miseria", slums located in big cities around the country.

4 April 2013

Argentina: Floods in Buenos Aires Leave 35 Dead

The province of Buenos Aires was severely affected by abundant rainfall recorded during the night of the 1st and 2nd of April. Recurrent damage caused by the rains have prompted...

18 March 2013

Argentina: San Lorenzo Celebrates Pope Francis, its Most Sacred Fan

Pope Francis is an active fan and member of Argentina's San Lorenzo football club. The club released a new shirt during a match on March 16 against Colón de Santa...

14 March 2013

Argentinians, the Government and Pope Francis

The announcement "Habemus Papam" caused a lot of happiness among Argentinians when they found out that the new pope is a fellow countryman. Argentinians analyzed his relationship with the current...

8 March 2013

Argentines Analyze Chávez’s Political Legacy

While Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner travels to Venezuela to give her final goodbye to Hugo Chavez, Argentine bloggers analyze the political legacy of the Venezuelan president.

6 March 2013

Argentine Trains and Their History, Told by Bloggers

The Argentine railway network, the most extensive in Latin America, explained by bloggers who hope to maintain and recover the history of its birth and development.

15 February 2013

Argentinian Politician's Cryptic Tweet Leaves Internet Guessing

A mysterious tweet published by Argentina's former presidential candidate Hermes Binner drew speculation from Twitter users as to what the seemingly random string of letters could mean. #Obvñzfhnhxds became a...

29 January 2013

Maxima Zorreguieta, the Argentinian that Will Be Queen Consort of the Netherlands

With Queen Beatrix of the Nehterlands abidcation from the throne is a cause of celebration and tweets for Argentinians. as Máxima Zorreguieta will be the new Queen Consort of the...

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