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Friday, 02 October

Free concerts in the Rose Garden[My Buenos Aires Travel Guide]
"Sounds in the Rose Garden" (Sonidos en el Rosedal) is a series of free open air concerts dedicated to classical music, folklore and jazz, that will take place every Sunday in the park, at 5 pm, un...

Thursday, 01 October

Crime Up; Most Violent Crimes Not Reported[The Argentine Post]
September wasn’t a particularly good month for crime in Argentina, according to a new study.

Menem Prosecuted over AMIA[The Argentimes]
Ex-President Carlos Menem, ex judge Juan José Galeano and other ex-funcionaries have been prosecuted without remand by federal judge Ariel Lijo for alleged irregularities in the investigation into the...

Cafe Culture[Columbia Spectator]
Little did I know, in Buenos Aires it’s normal to order a single drink and sit in the cafe for hours, uninterrupted by the waiters (so unlike the waiters in restaurants in the United States, who constantly hover).

Dubious Past? No Problem for Private Security Firms[IPS News]
Private security firms employ many former police officers and troops who played an active role in the political repression during the 1976-1983 military dictatorship.

Wednesday, 30 September

CFK Least Popular President in the Hemisphere[The Argentine Post]
Argentine President Cristina Fernández is the least popular president in the entire hemisphere, according to a recent poll of regional leaders.

ACDC Adds Second Show in BA[The Argentine Post]
After selling out their first concert set for December 2, the legendary rockers ACDC have added another night.

Tango Named to UNESCO World Heritage List[GoodAirs: More than a bad translation of "Buenos Aires"]
At its meeting in Abu Dhabi today, UNESCO's Intergovernmental Committee of Intangible Heritage granted Argentina and Uruguay's joint request that the tango and its music be given protected cultu...

Tuesday, 29 September

Not One of the Cool Kids[GoodAirs: More than a bad translation of "Buenos Aires"]
As she's very good as spinning losses positively, one expects that Presidenta CFdK would note that she was, "best at being worst." (SOURCE: Clarín )

Who Turned the Lights Out?[micheleandtom.com]
Electrical systems are often overloaded and somewhat finicky here in Buenos Aires, as evidenced by our recent candle-lit birthday party for Zelda! We had another such incident today. Whi...

Chávez Solution to Financial Crisis Was Accepted[The Argentimes]
A week after the United Nation meeting in New York, seven countries of South America gave birth to a new financial alliance: Banco del Sur. The alternative to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was...

Who Can Join Monotributo?[Investing and Doing Business in Argentina]
Today's question comes from a reader with a "visa precaria" and he wants to know if he can join the monotributo system. Reader's Question Whilst you have said that you can not be a monotributista...

Monday, 28 September

photos: villa devoto[Yillabean]
Photos from a barrio in the west of buenos aires city (capital) called Villa Devoto.
 
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