Stories about Latin America from August, 2005
Tomas Sancio of Baruta, Venezuela, criticizes Chavez's accusation of widespread poverty in the United States.
Tim writes that “Salvadoran authorities have put the areas around the Santa Ana volcano on yellow alert after a recent rise in activity at the volcano.” With links to helpful...
South American Journal writes a post about the famed Tropeiros of Brazil accompanied by the impressive photography of Tatiana Cardeal.
Havana Journal finds an old Cuban travel advertisement from a 1929 issue of National Geographic, which describes the island as “so near at hand – so easily reached – that...
Chapines en Europa is a web portal for Guatemalans living in Europe to share their experiences. The most popular post, as of late, links to live video feeds from Guatemala.
Chapinadas notes that Chapines (Guatemalans) often take the beauty of their country for granted until it's seen from a visitor's perspective.
Blogs Mexico has chosen SABROSON, written in Spanish by a witty Cuban immigrant who has been living in Mexico City since 1990, as blog of the week.
Famed Ecuadorean blogger, Eduardo Ochoa has started a new, not quite work safe blog focusing on cyber-culture.
Daniel of Venezuela News and Views compares Pat Robertson and Jesse Jackson after the latter visits his country.
Nick Buxton has a long post on Open Veins examining the neocolonial effects of the petrol industry in Bolivia.
Pastor Larry uses Google Earth to find the location of his next mission trip to Ecuador.
Miguel of MABB points to some positive coverage of Bolivia's microlending industry from South Africa.
Eduardo of Barrio Flores jokingly suggests that presidential candidate Samuel Doria Medina better find himself a cutesy nickname if he wants any chance of staying in the race.
Expat Argentina writes of popular Argentine conspiracy theories which question U.S. intentions.
Boris Anthony, our good friend and Global Voices’ beloved graphic designer/toolsmith, recently offered this observation: “….In the last 6 months, I have not worked on a single ‘weblog': it's all...
Sergio of Overcaffeinated informs us that the 9rules network will be opening itself up to content in Spanish on September 2nd.
Robert of line of sight compares Mexico City with Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires, City of Faded Elegance takes a look at the modernist architecture of Victoria Ocampo's house in Bueno Aires while GoodAirs looks at the glass-encased summertime home of ex-president...