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· August, 2010

Stories about Latin America from August, 2010

31 August 2010

Venezuela: Franklin Brito Dies After Several Hunger Strikes

Franklin Brito, a farmer who had been on a hunger strike since July 2009, died from a respiratory arrest in a military hospital on Monday night. Brito had lived through...

Guatemala: Three Indie Publishers Reviewed

Brazil: Bolivian Immigration in Numbers

U.S. Virgin Islands: The Effects of Hurricane Earl

Hurricane Earl made its way across the U.S. Virgin Islands yesterday as bloggers continued to share their thoughts and experiences. Jamaican diaspora blogger Labrish, who “[has] been fortunate to travel...

Peru: Site Uses Crowdsourcing to Report Thefts

Cuba: Same Old Song

30 August 2010

Nicaragua: The Result of the 2.0 Meeting of Blogs and New Media

The 2.0 Meeting of Blogs and New Media took place on August 12 and 13 in Managua, Nicaragua. Here we summarize the even't results through images, podcasts, videos and blogs.

Caribbean: “Earl” Watch

It's that time again: Hurricane season. Regional bloggers, having been affected by brutal storms in the past, are keeping a watchful eye on Hurricane Earl, which has now been classified...

Mexico: Fleeing Monterrey

Cuba: Naming Names

Latin America: Blogging at Los Superdemokraticos

Cuba: Interrogation

29 August 2010

Costa Rica: University Students Protest Budget Agreements

Some University of Costa Rica students took hold of the social sciences building in protest of the budgetary agreement that was reached between the government and university officials where a...

Latin America: Blog Day Celebrated through Web Conferences

Colombia: Cat Launching Video by Radio DJ Causes Outrage

A video uploaded by DJ Yohan Melguizo on popular social network Facebook two months ago is causing outrage among animal lovers in Medellin, Colombia.

27 August 2010

Ecuador: Journalist Jorge Ortiz Leaves Important Television Channel

Guatemala: Indigenous Teacher and Artist Kidnapped and Murdered

An increasing spiral of violence has impacted different communities in rural Guatemala. This time, the victim was a respected rural teacher, spiritual guide, dancer and artist from Sololá: Lisandro Guarcax.

Angola: Armament Compared with Brazil and Israel

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