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· November, 2005

Stories about Chile from November, 2005

Presidential Election: Blogs and politics

We are 13 days from the presidential election. Every night, on TV, before the news hour, the 4 presidential candidates, belonging to different parties or coalitions, have the legal option...

Latin America: Miss and Mister Blogger

The Chilean ladies behind El Club de Lulu (ES) say that voting has ended for Mister Blogger 2005 and that results will be announced shortly. Meanwhile, the ever-reactionary fellows in...

Chile, Bolivia: Developing Together

Chilean senator and blogger Fernando Flores traveled to La Paz, Bolivia where he met with various politicians and leaders to discuss bilateral solutions to development, investment, and leadership (ES) in...

New Specialist Blogs: A Growing Chilean Opportunity

Inside the Chilean Blogs world, we have a specialist blog community. This community is characterized by people that have worked for the government, or are in the academic field, participate...

Chile, China: Free Trade Agreement

The presidents of China and Chile have signed a free trade agreement. Gloria Delucchi writes in El Morrocotudo that she envisions that the region of Tarapacá will gain importance (ES)...

Chile: Folksinger, Victor Jara

William Burroughs’ Baboon introduces Chilean folk singer, Victor Jara (with audio).

Chile's First Bloggers Legal Workshop: Building a New Common Sense

On 12 of November, the first ever Chilean “Taller Legal” (Legal workshop) took place in the brand new “Santiago Library”. More than 170 people attend the event, organized by Digital...

Chile: Presidential Blog Followup

Andres Soto Bustos has a followup report on how the Chilean presidential candidates are using blogs to reach voters.

Japan, Peru: Is Fujimori Japanese?

After the news of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori's arrest in Chile, Mutant Frog Travelogue wonders what makes Fujimori a Japanese national?

Chile: Ibero-American Congress of Digital Journalism

Ramón Salaverría lays out the agenda (ES) for this year's third annual Ibero-American Digital Journalism Convention to be held at Diego Portales University in Santiago.

Chile: The Worlds biggest Firefox Party?

Last Saturday was the Firefox Music Summit (also in Spanish) in Santiago, Chile. But was it the world's biggest?

Peru, Chile: Alberto Fujimori's Arrest

Randy Paul and Western Hemisphere Policy Watch both go over former Peruvian president, Alberto Fujimori's arrest in Chile. Boz says that Fujimori critics should remember their history while Juan Arellano...

Participative news blogs, a new Chilean voice

Chile’s first participative news blog, “El Morrocotudo”, was born last week in the northern city of Arica. The newly launched blog has already attracted 200 registrations from all over Chile....

Chile: New Citizen Journalism Site

Leo Prieto describes the genesis [ES] of El Morrocotudo [ES], a participatory news site from Arica, Chile modeled after Bayosphere and OhmyNews.

Chile, Peru: Avoiding the Escalation of Conflict

Jeanette Jalil links to an article about a maritime border conflict between Chile and Peru while Fernando Flores has reposted Juan Arellano's excellent introduction to Peruvian blogs into Spanish as...

Chile: Legal Workshop for Bloggers

Claudio informs us of the Legal Workshop for Bloggers, sponsored by Derechos Digitales, which will take place at the brand new Santiago Library on November 12th. More than 300 have...

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