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· February, 2008

Stories about Latin America from February, 2008

29 February 2008

Bolivia: Relief for Flooding Victims

Ecuador: Google Maps and Flooding

Argentina: Concern Over Cartoneros

Argentina: Direct Taxes and Digital Rights

A new proposal in Argentina sought to add a direct tax to any electronic equipment capable of reproducing digital media, which would seek to offset some of the revenues lost...

26 February 2008

Brazil: Sexual tourism, dreams-come-true, sour goodbyes and illegality

Ecuador: My Mobile Voice and Citizen Journalism

Mi Voz Móvil (My Mobile Voice) is a project in citizen journalism from the newspaper Ultimas Noticias in Quito, Ecuador. The mobile van travels to neighborhoods where they conduct workshops...

Cuba: Raul's Speech

25 February 2008

Cuba: Reactions to Raul

What does make them come to Campus Party?

Lusospheric Literature: Sabedoria de Improviso

Paraguay: Yellow Fever Scare Causing Long Lines

Cases of Yellow Fever have been confirmed in Paraguay, which has caused at least 8 confirmed deaths. This situation is generating a mass panic among the population and long lines...

Uruguay: Public Smoking Ban, One Year Later

Argentina: Bariloche Offline

Costa Rica: First to Climb Mount Everest