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Friday, 24 April 2015

In Argentina's malbec region, cheap land has foreigners' attention[Chicago Tribune]
As an autumn chill settles over the southern hemisphere, the harvested Argentine vineyards mottling yellow and russet, Jose Manuel Ortega's winery rises amid snow-capped Andean foothills. Inside, Ortega is holding forth on why the...

First Baby Registered with Three Parents in Argentina[The Argentina Independent]
The Buenos Aires provincial government authorised yesterday the registration of a baby with two mothers and one father. It is the first case of triple parentage in Latin America.

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

BA Book Fair opens with focus on Mexico[Buenos Aires Herald]
This year’s Book Fair opens today at 6pm at the La Rural showgrounds in Palermo, with renowned playwright Roberto “Tito” Cossa in charge of the proceedings, welcoming this edition’s guest of honour: Mexico DF. With a long and outstanding tradition in the literary world, Mexico will bring in a delegation of more than 50 authors and through book signings, readings and lectures ...

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Maple Syrup in Buenos Aires[Discover Buenos Aires]
I could have sworn I wrote about this before, but after searching my blog I did not turn up any posts about finding maple syrup in Buenos Aires. I guess its only been in the back of my mind, and now finally time to give you the scoop. Maple Syrup is one of those more difficult to find items here. There have been various reports of Aunt Jemima appearing in ...

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

Undercover BA: Remake/Remodel – The City’s Best Design Stores[The Argentina Independent]
When it comes to buying souvenirs as presents it’s easy to fall into the cliched unimaginative tourist trappings, especially when time is limited. The more I’ve travelled, the more I realise that anything cottage industry -be it a cushion, painting or a breakfast bowl- makes for a far more heartfelt gesture ...

Light at the end of the tunnel in Argentina[The Hill (blog)]
Dec. 10 will mark the end of the 12-and-a-half-year-long Kirchner era in Argentina. The country's next president will almost without question be more supportive of free enterprise and private investment, have a greater respect for the rule of law ...

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Terrified[katti.me]
It was but moving to Argentina that completely cured me, and which, strangely enough, made me even love thunderstorms. Here a thunderstorm is, well, a thunderstorm. It takes hours, or a whole day and maybe even a night, or longer.


Saturday, 18 April 2015

Argentina's "Refugiado" wins top prize at New York film festival[Fox News Latino]
Argentine director Diego Lerman's "Refugiado" (Refugee) won the top prize at the 16th Havana Film Festival New York, which concluded with a screening of "Gloria," a biopic about Mexican singer Gloria Trevi. "Refugiado," the story of a 7-year-old boy ...

Monday, 20 April 2015

The Indy Eye: International Day of Campesino Struggle[The Argentina Independent]
More than 3,000 people from campesino, indigenous, afro-descendent, and landless movements from all around Latin America marched in Buenos Aires on Friday to mark the end of the 6th CLOC-Vía Campesina Congress.

41st Buenos Aires International Book Fair[BA Travel Guide]
The 41st Buenos Aires International Book Fair will take place from April 23rd to May 11th, 2015 at La Rural exhibition center in Palermo. As every year, it will feature conferences, round-tables, talks with prestigious national and international intellectuals, book presentations, shows, activities for children and teenagers, events for specialists and publishing professionals, and book sales of literature in all languages.
 
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