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· January, 2012

Stories about Latin America from January, 2012

Spanish-Speaking Twittersphere Fumes Over Announcement

Twitter's announcement that it will restrict certain user content according to the laws of individual countries immediately caused a negative reaction in the Spanish-speaking Twittersphere. Twitter users widely employed the...

Puerto Rico: The Art of Sound

Cuba: Human Rights Double Standard

Puerto Rico: Waste of Money

Cuba: Upwardly Mobile?

Panama: President Receives Draft for New Constitution

Costa Rica: Young Entrepreneurs Present Mobile Game

Mexico: Discussing Nonviolence with Javier Sicilia

Bolivia: Pro-Road March Reaches La Paz

Brazil: Sex Scandal on Big Brother Provokes Debate on Machismo

The live broadcast of an alleged rape on the TV show with the highest ratings in Brazil on 14th January, with no immediate intervention by TV Globo, led thousands of...

Chile: Mapping Chile with OpenStreetMap

Brazil: Watchdog of 2016 Olympics Reports on Suspended Bid

Cuba: Pope's Visit & Human Rights

Cuba: No Political Reforms

Peru: Terrorism, Youth and Social Networks

One of the strongest repercussions of the MOVADEF's decision to apply to register as a political party is the amount of young activists and supporters the group has attracted and...

Brazil: Movement Calls for March Against Law on Construction in Salvador

Brazil: ‘Vale’ is Elected the World's Worst Corporation

Cuba: The Cardinal Rule

Cuba: Playwright Passes On

Brazil: A View from Aboard on Pinheirinho Eviction

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