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· July, 2008

Stories about Latin America from July, 2008

29 July 2008

Russia: Exaggerated Rumours of a New Cuban Crisis

Cuba: Carnival Time

Costa Rica: Concerts, riots and concerns.

Journalist Cristian Cambronero from popular Costa Rican blog Fusil de Chispas posts a recount of Sunday's Concert where youth rioted and destroyed the campus of the Universidad Latina in the...

Paraguay: Recent Photos of Asuncion and Luque

28 July 2008

Brazil: A topless protest in Rio downtown

Cuba: July 26th

This past weekend, on July 26th, Cuba marked the 55th anniversary of the attack on the Moncada Barracks in Santiago that came to be recognised as the start of the...

Brazil: Blogosphere makes it to the cinema

Brazil: Who is behind the ‘Cybercrimes Bill'?

AIDS: XVII International Conference call for videos

The XVII International AIDS Conference will take place in Mexico City between August 3rd and the 8th, and Witness' THE HUB has a series of videos uploaded by community members...

Ecuador: New Constitution Ready For Vote in Referendum

A draft proposal for the new Constitution in Ecuador is ready for approval by a nationwide referendum to be held in September. However, reports of a Constituent Assembly under pressure,...

27 July 2008

Brazil: Corruption doesn't need captions

Brazil: Controversial nuclear project is given green light

Controversial Angra 3 reactor for Brazil's Nuclear Power Plant was given a pre-licence by the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) last July 23, not before a...

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