Latest posts by Laura Schneider
1 August 2012
"One name sums it up, Liu Song. Why take him as an Olympic icon? Simply because he is one of those athletes that nobody in the media pays attention to." - an Argentinian blogger.
25 July 2012
The city of Rosario, located 300 km from the city of Buenos Aires in Argentina, offers lovers of architecture a tour of history through its buildings, which mark the era of opulence that characterized the city. On the Internet, those who visited or are living in Rosario share photos and information on this iconic architecture.
20 July 2012
While Argentina prepares for the 2012 Olympics in London, an advertisement produced by the Presidency and filmed in the Falkland Islands has sparked a controversy with the phrase: "To compete on English soil, we train on Argentine soil."
17 July 2012
Starbucks Argentina caught the attention of social networks after publishing an apology for using locally manufactured white cups instead of iconic cups with the Starbucks logo. Some attributed the lack of cups to the current restrictions on imports in Argentina and some took a satirical approach to the situation.
2 June 2012
On May 31 the 'cacerolazo' - a protest where people bang pots and pans - returned to Argentina in reaction to new foreign exchange measures, insecurity, and corruption, Argentines organized through social networks to protest in the streets and from their homes.
29 May 2012
Football, the sport that is most watched and played in Argentina, has been witnessing a series of episodes of violence perpetrated by so-called "barras bravas" of various sports clubs. Football fans express their rejection of this violence through social networks.
15 March 2011
After 35 years, Argentine carnival holidays are back, and so is the fun and joy. On March 7 and 8 Argentines of all ages enjoyed a carnival holiday, something many had never experienced.