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· July, 2005

Stories about Chile from July, 2005

Latin America Responds to TeleSur's Launch

28 July 2005

This past Sunday a small group of 25 journalists in Caracas, Venezuela began pilot-broadcasting a new Pan-American satellite news network called TeleSur which, by September, hopes to be reaching audiences all throughout the Americas with at least nine regional bureaus including Colombia, Argentina, Cuba, Brazil, Washington D.C, La Paz and...

Peru, Chile: Quecha and Mapuche

21 July 2005

Roberto Arancibia notes the rise [es] in websites dedicated to indigenous language pointing both at a new Peruvian blog which aims to teach Quecha [es] to Spanish speakers as well as a Chilean site dedicated to explaining Mapuche [es].

Chile: Sebastián Piñera Photos

20 July 2005

Christian Ocampo has a set of photos of Chilean presidential candidate and blogger, Sebastián Piñera from his visit to Rio Bueno.

The State of Free Culture in Latin America

20 July 2005

This past weekend at the Contemporary Cultural Center in Barcelona, Spain, an international and multi-lingual group of bloggers, artists, musicians, and lawyers met to discuss the Free Culture movement which aims to reform intellectual property law into a workable paradigm for the digital era. More than just another intellectual property...

Chile: Five Bloggers on Television

20 July 2005

Roberto Arranciba has the low down on five selected Chilean bloggers to appear on Cable 13 in Santiago as part of the program We Are Connected. Hector Vergara recorded the first 23 minutes of the program which he has uploaded and made available.

Desde el Congreso

13 July 2005

Chilean senator Fernando Flores blogs directly from Congress where he and others are debating future changes to the Chilean constitution [es]. One commenter congratulates the “cyber-senator” for keeping the people in touch with the politicians.

Chilean Presidential Candidates

12 July 2005

Elecciones Presidenciales 2005 compares the platforms of Chilean candidates Joaquín Lavín and Michelle Bachelet [es]

Americas Friday Blog Roundup

8 July 2005

Taran Rampersad discusses Wikipedia in the Caribbean and specifically, Guyana. He's also got some good updates on Hurricane Dennis. Agua Fuertes 2004 starts a long discussion when questioning whether Google Earth respects Argentina's privacy [es]. Nada importante sucedió hoy… writes about the potential future of biotech in Argentina [es]. MABB...

Americas Thursday Blog Roundup

7 July 2005

Altered Argentina has begun a three part series on Debt for Education swaps in Latin America. Planetablog asks if Haiti and the Dominican Republic could ever form one single nation [es]. Argenuatas links to the Argentinian version of Post Secret. Bolivian bloggers MABB, Blog from Bolivia, and Ciao! all write...

Americas Daily Blog Roundup

7 July 2005

Jeff Barry spreads the word about early 20th century Argentine artist, Xul Solar. Barrio Flores has an excellent post about Bolivian cinema. Blog de Bolivia seeks to explain Carlos Mesa's increasing popularity [es] as the December general elections approach. MABB covers former Bolivian president, Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada's thoughts on...

Americas Roundup

5 July 2005

Jeff Barry offers an in-depth reflection on the death of 194 young Argentinians who were caught inside the concert venue Cromagnon as it caught fire on December 30, 2004. Blog de Viajes links to Argentinian tourism statistics for the year 2004 [es] and then questions if Latin America can quicken...

Americas Roundup

4 July 2005

Tomas Sancio of Venezuelan Politics explains why Venezuelans trade Bolívares for US dollars in the black market. Jorge Arena of Arena Space writes on The Devil's Excrement about the recent murder of three engineering students by the Venezuelan police and what must be done to bring forth justice. Morena discusses...

Friday Global Blog Roundup

1 July 2005

We’re always looking for new ideas and good stories to write about. If you have a story or a blog post that you think would be a good fit for our daily roundups, email us with the link! East Asia ESWN has a nice photo essay covering Hong Kong’s annual...

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