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· January, 2009

Stories about Latin America from January, 2009

Best Blogs Brazil: Winners by jury, public and hacker votes

Who won the Best Blogs Brazil 2008? Specialists and the public went to the polls and the winners were announced at Campus Party last week. The competition, which did not...

R.E.S.C.A.T.A.R.: Dengue: Manu militari contra la irresponsabilidad

Ecuador: Finding a Candidate to Face Correa

Cuba: Hope and Change

Paraguay: English Words in Advertising

Colombia: Ex-Mayor Sentenced for Ordering the Murder of Journalist

Cuba: Raul in Russia

Cuba: Human Rights & Political Prisoners

Brazil: Obama present in Rio Carnival

Colombia: President Uribe's Prospects for Re-Election

Peru: Interview with Juan Arellano

Colombia: Against Bullfighting in Medellín

Bolivia: Child Labor a Question of Culture?

Bolivia: Under-20 Football Team Loses Yet Again

Mexico: Startling Discovery in Tijuana

Brazil: Extradition refusal threatens relations with Italy

The Brazilian government calls Cesare Battisti a political activist. For the Italian government, the writer is a convicted terrorist. The controversial decision of the Brazilian government to guarantee political refugee...

Peru: Police Officers Killed in Pómac Forest Reserve

Three police officers, who were following a court order, were killed when they attempted to remove peasant families that had been illegally occupying lands in the Pómac Forest Reserve in...

Cuba: Political Prisoners

Guatemala: Experiences in Birdwatching

Guatemala is a major destination for birdwatchers from around the world. The number of species of birds in the country's diverse habitats is more than 700. Many of these birdwatchers...

Cuba: Being Responsible

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