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· April, 2009

Stories about Latin America from April, 2009

30 April 2009

Caribbean: Keeping Track of Swine Flu

As concerns over the Swine Flu outbreak continue to mount, Caribbean bloggers are educating themselves, just in case...

Honduras: Sailing Through the “Unknown Honduras”

Honduras: Commercial Activity in the 1950s

Puerto Rico: Blog Gathering in Caguas

29 April 2009

Cuba: Path to the Future

Ecuador: President Correa Wins Reelection

With the majority of votes counted, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa appears to be headed towards re-election without the necessity of a run-off. His party, PAIS Alliance, also captured the majority...

Mexico and Hong Kong: Fears over the fatal swine flu virus

I know I cannot affect your decision, but I understand your feeling at this moment as we are all Hong Kong people now on exchange in Mexico…..I really believe….we should...

Hungary, Bolivia: Eduardo Rózsa-Flores

28 April 2009

Caribbean: When Pigs Fly?

The idiom "when pigs fly" is not a popular one in the Caribbean these days as regional bloggers, like the rest of the world, keep a close eye on the...

Cuba: Right to Travel

Venezuela: How Children Show Their Community Through Photography II

Conversations for a Better World

Children can often be the most vulnerable members of refugee communities. The group Ancla2 is working to provide more opportunities to these children through a photography and creative writing workshop...

Peru: Newspaper Mocks Indigenous Congresswoman's Spanish Language Proficiency

Honduras: No Cases of Swine Flu Yet

Ecuador: Reminiscing About Guayaquil

27 April 2009

Brazil: Fly me to the moon with public money

Another scandal has taken the Brazilian blogosphere by storm – it has come to light that public money is being used to fund holidays abroad for parliament members and their...

Cuba: Strike of the Period?

Mexico: Trying to Lighten the Mood About Swine Flu

Mexico: Update on Swine Flu Outbreak

Global Health: Swine Flu Threat Spreads Worldwide

Confirmed or suspected cases of swine flu, which was detected in Mexico earlier this month, have now been found in at least seven other countries around the world. The World...

25 April 2009

Ecuador: The Departure of a Television Anchor

In the middle of a tense election season in Ecuador and with the general elections scheduled for April 26, a popular television journalist was fired by the Ecuavisa [es] station....

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