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· May, 2014

Stories from Quick Reads from May, 2014

Quintuplet Birth in Guatemala

Guatemalan media is reporting [es] a quintuplet birth in Guatemala City. The babies’ weight, three girls and two boys, is between one pound with 9 ounces and two pounds with...

Legislating on Open Access in Mexico

Saul Equihua writes [es] on Infotecarios about open access in México: On Tuesday, May 20, 2014, Mexico moved ahead by adding and reforming the Legislation of Science and Technology, the...

An Experience with Ciberbullying

Arely Torres Miranda writes [es] on Mujeres Construyendo [Women Building] about her own experience with ciberbullying: That's when I understood that I hadn't been part of a social phenomenon I...

How To Register A Company In Nepal

Libertarian blogger Surath Giri posts an info-graphic which depicts the details of the complicated company registration process in Nepal.

Information Hub for Humanitarian Aid for Bosnia and Herzegovina Floods

POINT, the international conference on political accountability and new technologies in Sarajevo, has used its skills to aid in relief of the ongoing disaster affecting three Balkan countries – Bosnia,...

Reference Services in Library and the Web

Samuel Castro Ponce writes [es] on Infotecarios about reference services [es] or librarian consultaton, history, features and evolution: Evidently, synchronized referece services are evolving. Now there is a trend of...

Spain, Podemos Political Party for 2015?

John McMarlo writes [es] on Hasta el corral y más allá about the performance of new political group Podemos on recent European election in Spain: To me, the moral here...

60% of Electoral Abstention in Colombia

Daniel Bustos blogs [es] on Trayectoria Económica about the abstention figures on the recent Colombian presidential election: Nationwide, the abstention was an important actor on this election; in fact, it...

Colombia: Post Election Mess

On Mil para Siempres, Camilo Andrés writes [es] about his deception with the results of presidential election in Colombia: I woke up today with that post election mess many of...

Colombia: Voting for War or Peace

Journalist Natalia Bonilla writes [es] on Ser Cosmopolita about Colombia presidential election on Sunday, May 25, with a result that has raised a dilemma for Colombians: Oscar Zuluaga and Juan...

Free E-books: Digital Survival Kit

Andrea Collazo publishes [es] on Profesora de Informática [Computing teacher] her first free e-book: Security, browsers, e-mail, office automation, storage in “The Cloud”, messaging, multimedia, image treatament, accesories. Meet the...

The Party and the Trash

José Arias writes [es] on Habemos Ciudadanus about the issue of trash in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: The thing is that trash and plastic are the result of the weekly...

Wow Madrid!

Francisco Javier is rejoiced [es] with the recent victory of Real Madrid Football Club on the 2013-2014 UEFA Champions League. Who remembers what was going on 12 years ago? Well,...

Culture and Art in Bolivia

“Does Bolivia have culture?”, wonders [es] Eduardo Bowles on his blog, and tries an answer: Of course it does, but nobody looks at it and very few try to promote...

Environment and Colombian Presidential Candidates

Yolima Vargas Garzón blogs [es] on Conspiring for a better world that she invited the candidates in Colombian presidential elections to answer two questions related to environment, and not all...

Colombia: Three Weeks Away From a New Election

Madame Web writes [es] on her blog La Lógica de mi Papá about the time left for the second round of presidential election in Colombia: We are three weeks away...

Chavs, on UK Working Class

Dani @El_Taquillero writes [es] on Sólo por molestar about the book Chavs. The Demonization of the Working Class, by Owen Jones. Chav is a term used to name a sub class...

Is Power Too Sweet for Ailing African Leaders to Step Down?

Gershom Ndhlovu looks at the reasons why ailing African leaders wont step down: There have been rumours, innuendoes and even insinuations regarding the health, or the lack of it, of...

Venezuela: Answering Dieterich

After reading an interview [es] on Spiegel Online to German sociologist Heinz Dieterich, who purposts “Socialism of the 21st Century“, Adriana Vigilanza commented [es] on the blog Apertura Venezuela what Dieterich...

What is Eco-Friendly?

Rut de Esturirafi writes [es] about what does being eco-friendly means: To me, being eco-friendy is being sustainable, i.e., to try to keep a balance between environment, social and economic...

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