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· April, 2007

Stories about Latin America from April, 2007

Cuba: The truth of the truth

Ropa Vieja and Malanga, Guarapo de Piña, and Colita de Cuadril from across Latin America

From so-called "dirty clothes" in Cuba to guarapo de piña in Venezuela; from organic produce in Uruguay to succulent Argentine tri-tip and fresh cheese in Panama: Chef Melissa de Leon...

Colombia: Paramilitary Scandal, Crimes, and Media ‘Coincidences’

Colombian bloggers react to a special section in the El Tiempo newspaper devoted to gruesome accounts of human rights abuse at the hands of paramilitary forces. [ Warning: The article...

Venezuela: RCTV's Loss of License

Chile: Vendors vs. Police

Colombia: Leading Cause of Death for Children in Bogota

Seismic Activity and Tidal Waves in Chile

Chile is a land of the earthquakes. In recent months, the Aysén region has been affected by small seismic activity every day. Last weekend, an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the...

Puerto Rico: Health Care System

Argentina: The Maradona Rumor Mill

Bolivia: Screening of “Cocalero” in the Chapare

Guatemala: Laundry Day!

Mexico: More Discussion on Abortion Decision

Argentina: The Gated Community Divide

Peru: Tributes to a Peruvian Poet

Peru: Wolfy Passes Away

Costa Rica: Free-Trade Agreement Poll

Writers in Guatemala

In Guatemala, most of the writers find it really hard to publish a book, and even harder to make it profitable. They often work as journalists, analysts, engineers and also...

Second Life Brings Its Second Life to Brazil

The much heralded launching of the first Second Life national community happened this Monday, April 23, and Brazilians are getting ready to their outposts in a custom tropicalized virtual environment....

Brazil: ‘Reverse Globalization’

Peru: Machu Picchu, One of the 7 Wonders of the World?

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