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· July, 2005

Stories about Chile from July, 2005

Latin America Responds to TeleSur's Launch

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...

Peru, Chile: Quecha and Mapuche

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...

Chile: Sebastián Piñera Photos

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

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...

Chile: Five Bloggers on Television

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...

Bolivia, Chile: MABB: Bolivia-Chile Relations

MABB does an excellent job summing up Bolivia-Chile relations as both countries approach important presidential elections.

Chile: Blogger Invited to Citizen Journalism Forum in South Korea

Chilean blogger, María Pastora Sandoval Campos, was invited to Seoul, South Korea for an OhmyNews sponsored forum on citizen journalism. You can read a piece she wrote for OhmyNews about...

Leo Prieto is News: Hoy en Radio Concierto!

Leo Prieto gets a lot of love from the Chilean blogging community for his appearance on a Radio Concierto program which focused on blogging.

Desde el Congreso

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...

Diseñadores Solidarios por Africa (FayerWayer)

Raimundo Encina of FayerWayer hopes to start an organization of Chilean designers to spread awareness of African poverty in Chile. [es] Response so far seem enthusiastic.

Chilean Presidential Candidates

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

Americas Friday Blog Roundup

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...

Americas Thursday Blog Roundup

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...

Americas Daily Blog Roundup

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...

Americas Roundup

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...

Americas Roundup

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...

Friday Global Blog Roundup

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...

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