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· April, 2008

Stories about Latin America from April, 2008

Brazil: Homicide counter on the streets

Brazil: WordPress attorney blogs about the blocking

Cuba: Las Damas de Blanco

It has been the most discussed topic in the Cuban blogosphere over the last week: the arrest of Las Damas de Blanco as they staged a peaceful demonstration for the...

Cuba: Passing Sentence

Barbados: False Pride?

Brazil: Orkut vs Facebook

Paraguay: More Blogger Reactions to Lugo Victory

After a decisive victory in the recent Paraguayan presidential elections, local bloggers provide their thoughts on their hopes for the new government of Fernando Lugo, Others take a look at...

Caribbean: Food Shortages

“If music be the food of love, play on”, wrote Shakespeare, who could not possibly have anticipated the global food crisis the world is facing today. Rising food prices are...

Venezuela: Debates on the New Educational Curriculum

The Venezuelan government's new proposal for the elementary school education system has created a new point of debate in the country. While some say that the previous program needs to...

Nicaragua: The Return of Silvio Rodríguez

Argentina: Bloggers at Buenos Aires Book Fair

Nicaragua: Ranking on UNDP Human Development Index

Peru: MRTA No Longer on US Terrorist List

Ecuador: Food Prices and Demand Might Help Farmers

Colombia: Memories of a Love Dashed by the Guerrillas

Venezuela: Update on the Simpsons Controversy

Guatemala: Celebrating Earth Day and Ways to Preserve

Guatemala's forests and natural beauty are a source of pride for many Guatemalans. However, environmental neglect and destruction are also a concern, and local bloggers provide thoughts on how to...

Ecuador: Mines Back to the State

Colombia: Latin American Web 2.0 Gathering

Honduras: Report on Melon Contamination

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