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· December, 2008

Stories about Latin America from December, 2008

Cuba: Remembering José Silvestre White

Chile: Santa Claus the Bus Driver in Santiago

Chile: Creative Commons Licensed Album Nominated for Prize

Burning the Year Away: New Year Traditions

In many South American countries, it has become a tradition to burn human shaped representations of the previous year, as a way to get rid of everything bad that the...

Cuba: Letter to Castro

Cuba: Subsidies

Cuba: Wishing for Freedom

Mexico: Campaign to Curb Drunk Driving

Mexico: Campaign to Canonize Carlos Abascal

Venezuela: Casting Doubt on the Cause of Bolivar's Death

Símon Bolívar is a national hero and liberator for many South American countries. In Venezuela, he is especially considered to play an important role in the past and present. Venezuelan...

Cuba: Waiting for Cable

Trinidad & Tobago, Cuba: City of Contradictions

Cuba, U.S.A.: Lifting Limits?

Nicaragua: Voice of a Sandinista Video Blog

Paraguay: Literacy Programs To Arrive

Paraguay: The President's Name and Nepotism

Guatemala: Violence Continues 12 Years After Peace Accords

Today marks the 12th anniversary of the signing of the Peace Accords that put an end to 36 years of Civil War in Guatemala. In spite of the agreement and...

Ecuador: Public Spending by Correa Administration

Global Health: 2008 Blogs In Review

Bloggers in 2008 showed all the ways in which global health is interconnected with other issues, by covering health stories that touched on everything from poverty and women's rights to...

Americas: A Look Back at 2008

In 2008, the Latin American team from Global Voices helped add context and helped highlight voices of bloggers that wrote about the numerous news stories that took place across the...

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