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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.
My blog is: http://www.viajesyrelatos.com and www.titulosenfoco.com – @LauraSchne

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Latest posts by Laura Schneider

15 December 2014

Behind Prison Walls, Violence Against Women Is Often Ignored in Argentina

Women in lockup in Argentina face humiliating searches, lack of prison amenities in comparison with men, poor health care, and a lack of interpreters if they don't speak Spanish.

Is Argentina Really ‘Infected With Foreign Criminals'? Or Just Xenophobic Politicians?

"We are infected with foreign criminals," Argentina's security secretary said, sparking controversy in the debate about insecurity in the country.

11 December 2014

Argentinian City Awards Schools’ Blogs in Campaign to Reduce Violence Against Women

Argentina has witnessed a blossoming of organizations dedicated to spreading awareness about gender-based violence. Despite these advances, however, the phenomenon continues to grow.

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.

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.

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.

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...

6 December 2012

Argentina's Impending ‘Monsanto Law’ is Not Welcome

A bill by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries of Argentina regarding genetically modified seeds has generated much controversy in different sectors who argue that Argentina could lose its...

29 November 2012

2013 Dakar Rally Will Visit Peru, Argentina, and Chile

For five consecutive years, the Dakar organization has chosen South American territory for its annual off-road competition. The 2003 route will cross three countries: Peru, Argentina, and Chile.

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