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· April, 2010

Stories about Latin America from April, 2010

30 April 2010

Latin America: Free Software Installation Festival 2010

The 2010 edition of the Latin American Free Software Installation Festival (FLISOL) took place and was organized simultaneously in 20 countries and 250 cities all across the region.

Puerto Rico: Amidst protests, students speak up for themselves online

Amidst protests over budget cuts students of the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) have a found an additional space to express themselves: the Internet.

28 April 2010

Cuba: It's the Economy

Brazil: Arrest of Indigenous leader increases tension in Bahia

On March 10th, unidentified armed police invaded Serra do Padeiro, a Tupinambá indigenous village, and arrested their leader and later his brother. They are still in prison and their detentions...

Paraguay: Journalist Santiago Leguizamón Murdered 19 Years Ago

Paraguay recently celebrated its annual Day of the Journalist on April 26, which is also a dark day for the profession because Santiago Leguizamón was murdered by hitmen in the...

Video: Three Latin American Viral Sensations Unite for Israel

Through the Latin American social networks there is a new video spreading like wildfire: it unites three of the most recent viral video sensations in one. Peruvian La Tigresa del...

Honduras: Journalists Using Bullet-Proof Vests and Prayer

27 April 2010

Ecuador: Latest Unemployment Figures

The National Institute of Statistics and Census released its quarterly report about unemployment in Ecuador. Some are investigating the causes for the increase in unemployment and how the government plans...

Cuba: On Elections

Ecuador: New Technology Blog Editor Milton Ramírez

22 April 2010

Brazil: The Fragility of the Electronic Voting System

Uruguay: International Court Rules in Paper Mill Conflict with Argentina

The International Court of Justice in the Hague ruled on the conflict between Argentina and Uruguay about the latter's construction of a paper mill on the Uruguay River shared by...

Cuba: Reporting via Twitter

21 April 2010

Argentina: International Court Rules in Paper Mill Conflict with Uruguay

The International Court of Justice in the Hague ruled on the conflict between Argentina and Uruguay about the latter's construction of a paper mill on the Uruguay River shared by...

Guatemala: Live Streaming Video of Central American Conference

Colombia: Video remixing and Presidential Elections

Remixes: From Hitler, to Chris Crocker and Pinky and the Brain, Colombian fans show their Presidential candidates support by remixing videos to help their campaigns and mock the oposition's candidates.

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