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· September, 2010

Stories about Latin America from September, 2010

30 September 2010

Ecuador: Police Strike Denounced as Attempt to Destabilize Country

The Ecuadorian police are leading a strike against reforms to the public service law, unleashing chaos in the country. Since this morning, Twitter users have been reporting on the events...

Cuba: “En Practica”

29 September 2010

Haiti, Dominican Republic: The Presence of DR Troops

Colombia: University of Antioquia Closed After Clash Between Students And Police

The University of Antioquia, one of the most prestigious institutions of higher education in Colombia, was closed September 15 following a confrontation between students and police. Using blogs and twitter,...

Chile: 80 days later, Mapuche still on hunger strike

Colombia: Rainy Season Especially Strong This Year

Argentina: Clarifying Myths about Tierra del Fuego

28 September 2010

El Salvador: Aquaponics in El Salvador

Mexico: Landslide in Oaxaca Buries 300 Homes

Nicaragua: Blogger Interviews Journalist About Covering Sexual Diversity

Bolivia: The Story of the Uncle and Other Scams

They are often the oldest tricks in the book, yet people still continue to fall for them. In Bolivia, like other South American countries, a scam or attempt to con...

27 September 2010

Dominican Republic: “The numbers do not add up”

Ecuador: Former Football Referee Caught Smuggling Heroin to United States

Ecuadorians are devastated and surprised by news about one of their citizens: this past week, football referee Byron Moreno Ruales was caught trying to smuggle 6 kilos of heroin strapped...

Uruguay: A Weekend Celebrating the Country's Heritage

Venezuela: Blogging Throughout Legislative Elections

Venezuela: A day in the life of an electoral worker

25 September 2010

The Invisible Border Between Ecuador and Colombia

The Colombia-Ecuador border is once again a contentious issue. Both countries have a border of 586 km and with it a long history of conflict, mutual accusations and reports of...