Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· October, 2005

Stories about Latin America from October, 2005

Brazil: The Gay Kiss Controversy

  31 October 2005

Responding to controversy over a kiss by two men in the Brazilian soap opera, “America,” Made in Brazil argues that there is large support for gays in the Brazilian media and posts a link to email the Globo network to air the kiss.

Recently in Argentina

  31 October 2005

As always, “[ES]” refers to posts in Spanish. All other linked pages are, at least partly, written in English. Diego Sarraseca, an Argentine living in Los Angeles, wrote a trilingual post yesterday entitled, “Today We Celebrate Christmas in Argentina,” referring to the birthday of soccer star Diego Maradona and the...

Bolivia: Election Crisis

  28 October 2005

Jim Schultz hands over his blog to Bolivian activist, Boris Rios who offers his insight into Bolivia's current election crisis.

Cuba: Disaster in Havana

  28 October 2005

Ernesto, a computer programmer in Havana, documents flooding in the city brought on by Hurricane Wilma. With an impresive collection of photos.

Hurricane Wilma Through Monterrey's Eyes

  28 October 2005

Last week's theme among bloggers here in Monterrey, Mexico was hurricane Wilma. We have all kinds of point of views about the subject. Reading goleech, we have a very valid comparison between what happened in New Orleans and what we have at Cancun, Quintana Roo, and Chiapas because of hurricane...

The Caribbean Blogosphere: Some observations

  28 October 2005

Anglophone Caribbean bloggers have been relatively quiet this week, so I took the opportunity to chat via IM with my fellow Trinidadian blogger Nicholas Laughlin about some of of the trends we've observed in the Caribbean blogosphere. What follows is an edited version of our conversation: GP: You've been blogging...

El Salvador: Brain Drain

  27 October 2005

Tim comments on the release of a recent World Bank report on “brain drain,” which found that “one third of Salvadorans with a professional education live outside of El Salvador.”

Argentina: Sunday's Election and Bush's Visit

  27 October 2005

Ian of GoodAirs tries to give more meaning to last Sunday's election compared to what he saw as a boring, girl fight story picked up by the international media. Meanwhile, Mirko doesn't understand why Argentines are making so much fuss about Bush's upcoming visit [ES] for the Summit of the...

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

  26 October 2005

The buzz continues within the Bolivian blogosphere with the publication of the most recent article in the Bolivian press. The Extra section of El Deber featured the three creators of the website Mundo Al Revés for their work of encouraging other Bolivians to begin blogging through website hosting and other...

About our Latin America coverage

Melissa Vida is the Latin America Spanish-language editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.

Fernanda Canofre is the Brazil editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site