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· November, 2009

Stories about Latin America from November, 2009

30 November 2009

Peru: Cow Parade arrives to Lima

Parks and public spaces in Lima have been invaded by life-size cow sculptures, as the Cow Parade arrives to show 80 different works aiming to collect funds for several organizations.

29 November 2009

Chile: Council Rejects Giant Pope Statue in Santiago

The proposed construction of a giant statue of the late Pope John Paul II that was to be placed in a square of the capital city Santiago, was rejected by...

Bolivia: Citizen Coverage of Upcoming Election

27 November 2009

Cuba: Call to Respect Human Rights

Ecuador: Recent Protest Against President Correa

Peru: Belief in the Pishtaco

Costa Rica: Science Fiction Anthology called Possible Futures

Venezuela: Independent Film The Devil's Faces

Mexico: Viewing Mexican Streets with Google

On November 9th, Mexicans welcomed Google Street View and its digital maps with street level photographs for Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey and other 5 cities, making Mexico the first Latin...

Cuba: Ongoing HIV/AIDS Education Efforts

Even though Cuba has one of the lowest HIV/AIDS prevalence rates in the region, there are still ongoing education efforts to reduce the number of new infections, as well as...

26 November 2009

Brazil: The Violence Against Women Debate

On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Brazilian bloggers reignite the debate and campaign to end violence.

Venezuela: Thoughts About a Possible Conflict with Colombia

The Venezuelan blogosphere also had their opinions about the new conflicts arising between with the Colombian government, many make it clear that a war would also be a conflict among...

Central America: Saying No to Violence Against Women

Across Central America, online campaigns and activities to raise awareness about the issue of Violence Against Women are taking place across the region. Many of these efforts are attracting the...

Cuba: Here Comes The Rain Again

25 November 2009

Video: End Violence Against Women Around the World

Today, November 25th is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and through videos, many people and organizations around the world are expressing their need to end...

Puerto Rico: Voices Against Violence

On occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, bloggers in Puerto Rico have written posts on how violence affects their lives, their families, and their...

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