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· July, 2009

Stories about Latin America from July, 2009

Cuba: Political Prisoners

Mexico: Free Events Around the City

Mexico: The Santa Fe District

Paraguay: Typical Food Called Sopa

Brazil: Fighting for more recycling with the Electronic Waste Manifesto

In Brazil, a bill regarding the disposal of solid residuals has been amended to exclude electronic waste. As a first step to fight this change, an Electronic Waste Manifesto has...

Colombia: Hiperbarrio Featured at Periodismo Ciudadano

The citizen media project HiperBarrio from Medellín, Colombia continues to receive worldwide attention. They were recently featured in a series of videos created by the Spanish website Periodismo Ciudadano.

Peru: Oral Storytelling Festival in August

Cuba: Interview with Blogger Lizabal Mónica

Cuban writer Lizabel Mónica has been blogging since 2007 and has been using her blogs to "build bridges between literature and national and international art, as well as to explore...

Ecuador: Woman Attempts to Auction Virginity Online in Spain

An Ecuadorian immigrant living in Valencia, Spain decided to put her virginity up for an online auction to help pay for medical care for her ailing mother. The ads were...

Cuba, U.S.A.: Cabot Journalism Prize

Paraguay: The Government's Negotiations in the Itaipú Dam

Peru: The “Sport” of Dog Poisoning

Mexico: The Subway Economy

Cuba: Light & Shadow

Uruguay: CIP, Showcasing National Films and Shorts

They call it an alternative to online video channels so that their videos don't have to compete for attention with short home-videos of birthdays, cats and lip synching to music....

Peru: An Exhibition of Art and Video Games

Colombia: Senator Scolded For Using Twitter

Hungary, Bolivia: Update on Rózsa-Flores’ Case

Cuba: Political Arrests

Bolivia: Attack Attempt on Potosí Prefect

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