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Monday, 27 October 2014

Arbus aims to break airport shuttle monopoly[Buenos Aires Herald]
A new state-run company is making inroads into the long-forgotten market of pre and post-flight passenger travel in Buenos Aires, already offering cheap rides to and from the citys Jorge Newbery Airport, also known as Aeroparque, and with plans to expand into the whole country.

'Gov't does not seek to persecute foreigners'[Buenos Aires Herald]
Police officers risk their lives to stop criminals who get out of jail five minutes after they are caught and then wait for a trial that never comes, Security Secretary Sergio Berni has said defending the bill that aims at speeding up judicial process and involves the possibility of deporting foreigners when they are caught committing a crime.

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Falklands War 2? Argentina's new fighters a serious threat[The Week UK]
Argentina's announcement that it plans to acquire 24 Saab Gripen fighter-bombers caused scarcely a ripple in the headlines last week, and so far has produced no reaction from Whitehall. It should. The purchase calls the bluff on Britain's current ...

First Buenos Aires Ragtime Festival[BA Travel Guide]
"Buenos Aires Ragtime", the first international festival dedicated to this musical genre in the city, will take place from October 31st to November 2nd, 2014, at Centro Cultural Recoleta Junin 1980, with free entrance to the public.Ragtime is a rhythmic, syncopated musical genre previous to jazz, that was born in Mississippi on the last decade of the XIX century.Five of the most outstanding musicians from USA will be participating in the festival: Brian Holland, Brian Wright, Danny Coots, Larisa

Monday, 27 October 2014

Nestor Kirchner:The Man Who Changed the Face of Argentina[teleSUR English]
The history of Kirchner is a long one, but one could start after the mass protests of December 20, 2001, calling for all politicians to be fired when Argentina entered a new and critical phase of the political, social and economic crisis that had been ...

More Noir? Detective Fiction (?) Argentina[Southern Cone Travel]
Argentina is a country that lends itself to noir, but it’s been more effective on the screen than on the printed page. A handful of Argentine authors have managed to convey the dark side of life in Buenos Aires but foreigners, including most recently the
North American Stuart Archer Cohen, have had a more difficult time of it.

Wines and Wineries Expo "Vinos y Bodegas 2014"[BA Travel Guide]
The expo "Vinos y Bodegas 2014" (Wines and Wineries, 2014 Edition), will take place from October 30th to November 1st, 2014, at La Rural Exhibition Center.The most important Fair for the Wine Industry in Latin America will offer visitors the opportunity to enjoy the most renowned wine labels from traditional and boutique wineries in Argentina, at the Frers Pavilion where the event will take place.High end wines from the wineries participating in the fair can be tasted at the Wine Bar. Visitors w

Sunday, 26 October 2014

The Russian question[Buenos Aires Herald]
On October 9, President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner surprised many by exchanging niceties on TV with her Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. In fact, they did not only share niceties but also a hefty dose of criticism of the dominant media which, they agreed, tend to shape public opinion by hiding the truth. Earlier, there had been other signals that Argentina and Russia were getting closer to one another.

Monday, 27 October 2014

Dedicated Sneakerheads Find Adidas Nirvana On A Quiet Street In Argentina[Co.Create]
They spoke to a contact in Argentina and asked if someone could go and verify the store was for real. The contact reported that everything looked like it did in the photos but was unable to confirm the contents of the boxes or the condition of the ...

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