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· June, 2011

Stories about Latin America from June, 2011

Bolivia: Using Cellphone Cameras to Document Incidents

Brazil: 40 Cities Make the Freedom March

Forty Brazilian cities had their streets taken over by the Freedom March on Saturday 18 June. A multitude of groups, collectives, movements, entities and outraged people rallied around the country...

Uruguay: Controversy Over Open-Pit Iron Ore Mining Project

A project to build an open-pit iron ore mine in central Uruguay has divided the country's citizens, who are manifesting their differing opinions on the streets and online.

Guatemala: Electoral Authorities Reject Sandra Torres Presidential Bid

Peru: Peace Restored in Puno Following Agreements

Through the enforcement of recent statutes put in place by the executive, little by little peace is being restored in the Puno region after recent conflict and social unrest (both...

Honduras: Zelaya Supporters March on Two-Year Anniversary of Coup

Cuba: Train Accident Injures 79

Uruguay: In Cerro Chato Citizens Protest in Favor and Against the Aratirí Mining Project

El Salvador: Food Security, a Historical and Ongoing Struggle

Ecuador's Growing Problem with Organized Crime

Cuba: Methodist Pastor Replaced

Brazil: Despite Protests, Government Insists on Belo Monte Dam

There are recent developments in the controversy regarding Belo Monte Hydroelectric Plant and its dams, the world's third largest project in terms of energy capacity, which is to be built...

Dominican Republic: The Ubiquity of Violence

Puerto Rico: Fortuño Campaign vs. Al Jazeera Documentary

Video: Celebrating the Solstice

The celebrations for Summer and Winter Solstices were full of lanterns, dances, flowers and bonfires. Lets tour around the world to check out the different celebrations: Solstice at Stonehenge, Feast...

Argentina: River Plate Football Club Relegated to Second Division

River Plate, one of the oldest and most successful football clubs in Argentina and in the world suffered one of its worse defeats recently: on June 26 it tied with...

Cuba: Women in the Cuban Blogosphere

Cuba: Hunger Striker to Leave Island

Guatemala: What can you eat with one dollar?

Argentina: Buenos Aires ‘Cartoneros’

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