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· October, 2010

Stories about Latin America from October, 2010

Brazil: Dilma Rousseff elected president

Caribbean: Hurricane Tomas

Trinidad and Tobago, the twin island republic that seemed to be directly in Tomas‘ path on Friday, was spared its effects, but as the storm veered north, islands that had...

Americas: Virtual Memorial for 72 Victims of Migrant Mass-Killing

Over the last two months, renowned journalist Alma Guillermoprieto has led an online project in response to the mass killing of seventy-two migrants that took place in the Mexican state...

Mexico: Drug Gangs Using Guerrilla Tactics?

Ecuador: CNN Reporter Resigns Over Network's Coverage of September 30 Police Uprising

Mexico: Interview with author of Mexican desserts cookbook

Ecuador: Use of Twitter in 2010

Dominican Republic: Rita Indiana and “El Juidero”

Brazil: citizen coverage of election runoff

Puerto Rico: “Guadalupe Should Not be the Provost”

Puerto Rico: #EnProfundo and the “Cassava of Love”

Cuba: Restricted Access

Brazil: Dilma, Cristina and machismo in the media

Cuba: Standard of Living

Argentina: Images from Plaza de Mayo After Kirchner's Death

Argentina: Former President, Nestor Kirchner, Dies

This Wednesday, Nestor Kirchner, former president and husband of the current president Cristina Fernandez, died of a heart attack. Argentinian bloggers shared their impressions on this sudden and unexpected death.

Brazil: satirical voting campaign goes viral

Brazil: activists, bloggers defend freedom of expression

Puerto Rico: Reclaiming Public Space One Song at a Time

Frecuencias Alternas has covered Puerto Rico’s independent music scene for the past decade through its radio show, and more recently, its website. The newest addition to their site is the...

Peru: Embarrassing Moments in Peruvian Football

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