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· January, 2011

Stories about Latin America from January, 2011

Honduras: New WikiLeaks Cables Reveal US Involvement in Honduran Politics

Guatemala: The Left Unites During Election Year

Comparing Mexico to Egypt

Venezuela: Cholera Cases on the Rise

During a wedding held in the Dominican Republic, a group of Venezuelans were diagnosed with symptoms of cholera after eating contaminated food. What were initially 13 cases has increased rapidly...

Cuba, Trinidad & Tobago: Looking at Egypt

Cuba: Arrest & Release #3

Venezuela: Explosions Rocked the Maracay Night

Early Sunday morning the city of Maracay was rocked with explosions from 5 government ammunition warehouses which caught fire. Some are calling it gross negligence while others suggest it might...

Brazil: Exclusive Internet Interview with the Founder of WikiLeaks

Brazilian netizens were invited to participate in an exclusive and collective interview with Julian Assange, founder and editor of the polemical WikiLeaks. Assange explains why he works with mainstream media...

Could Nicaragua experience “the Egypt and Tunisia phenomenon”?

Brazil: Ministry of Culture abandons Creative Commons

Brazilian Minister of Culture's decision to remove a Creative Commons license from its website provoked all sorts of reactions on social networks and among bloggers. It is the first instance...

Mexico: Relatives of Children Killed and Injured in Nursery Fire Seek Justice

El Salvador: Court System Employees End Strike

Cuba, U.S.A.: New Travel Rules in Effect

Cuba: Second Arrest for Fariñas

Puerto Rico: Violence Continues as Students Engage in Civil Disobedience

On January 20th, students from the University of Puerto Rico started staging acts of civil disobedience as part of their strike against the $800 dollar annual fee imposed by the...

Bolivia: Coca-Chewing Protests Held Around the Country

Ecuador: Blog Competition Focusing on Public Safety

Ecuador: Netizens Discuss Referendum on Constitution

President Rafael Correa has presented 10 questions in a "popular consultation," a referendum which amends several parts of the most recent Constitution drafted in 2008. Ecuadorians are using blogs and...

Jamaica, Cuba: Bye Bye, BBC

Cuba: Fariñas Arrested & Released

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