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· May, 2006

Stories about Latin America from May, 2006

The Week That Was – Bolivian Blogs

Bolivians have long resigned themselves to the fact that their football national team will also be home watching the upcoming World Cup on television. For the third straight tourney, Bolivia...

Peru: Voters Safety

Mexico: Preview of Open Source Movie Elephants Dream

Argentina: Music: Travesti

Peru: Creative Commons Launch

Mexico: Green Party Luxury Toilets

Venezuela: Luis Velásquez Scandal

Venezuela: Former Yaracuy Governor detained

Mexico: AMLO Back in the Lead?

Mexico, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, US: Border Frustrations

Caribbean: What blogging is for

Colombia: President Uribe Reelected in Landslide

In a landslide decision (66% compared to runner-up Carlos Gaviria's 22%), Colombians went to the polls on Sunday and reelected President Álvaro Uribe. Here is a selection of what Colombian...

Bolivia: “The Evo and Hugo Show”

Costa Rica, Peru: Same-Sex Marriage Ban and Anti-Homophobia Vigil

Global Food Blog Report

#1: Viaggi & Sapori, an Italian living in Sweden, goes home in Venice for the weekend. She was invited  to a wedding of a friend: Matrimonio al profumo di muggheto....

What Salvadoran bloggers are saying — violence and generals

The high levels of violence in the country continue without solutions. Much of the violence is tied to gang activity. Blogger Hunnapuh notes that pressured by the business sector, which...

Guatemala: Video of Hurricane Stan and the Weekend's Orange Alert

Peru: Cucho La Rosa's New Restaurant

Mexico: “Friki”

Argentina, Chile: El Chaltén

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