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· December, 2012

Stories about Latin America from December, 2012

An Open Letter to President Hugo Chavez, from El Salvador

Costa Rica: Of Mills and a New Year

“Bogotá's Traffic Jams Are Horrific Now? Well, Just Wait!”

“Nobody Gets Mad on the Last Day”

Top Five Moments for Argentina in 2012

From Indigenous Protests to Online Preaching, Portuguese Language Countries in 2012

As the last day of the calendar approaches, we select a few glimpses of citizen media from the action and imagination of the Portuguese-speaking online world.

Bolivia: Nationalization and football

Promiscuity: The Image of Brazilian Women Abroad?

On a television program in Portugal, the president of the Portuguese Bar Association claimed "one of the things Brazil has most exported is prostitutes, among other things." Online responses have...

Online Petition for Oscar López

Debating Journalism and Censorship

The Best 12 of 2012

Brazilian Memes and Internet Culture in 2012

Mexico: Federal Court Halts Controversial Wind Park

The largely indigenous opposition to wind farms in the Isthmus of Tehuantepec of Oaxaca, Mexico won a tremendous victory when a District Seven Federal Court judge granted an injunction temporarily...

Analyzing the Salaries of Congressmen in Latin America

A special Christmas gift

Mayan Priests Denied Access to Ceremonial Places in Guatemala

Guatemala, the heart of Mayan culture, has started their festivities for the 13 Baktun - the last cycle of the Mayan calendar, due to end on December 21, 2012. But...

Mexico: “Mayans Didn't Predict the End of the World”

Two Coins for the Boatman

Honduras: “Don't Worry, Be Happy”

Mirelis Morales’ ‘City of Fury': A positive view of Caracas

Mirelis Morales Tovar is a tweep, blogger, journalist and, above all, a Caracas native. In this interview she tells us a little more about her blog Caracas Ciudad de la...

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