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· January, 2006

Stories about Chile from January, 2006

Caribbean: BlogHer's site launches

BlogHer's new “internationalized” site is now online, with Karen Walrond covering Latin America and the Caribbean.

Caribbean: The Taíno & Catholicism

Indigenous issues blog Voice of the Taino people links to an article entitled “Christianity, Capitalism, Corporations, and the Myth of Dominion”, noting that the “Roman” Catholic Church still has not...

Chilean Scout Blogs

The Scouts movement has existed in Chile for the last 96 years. This networked community has leaders that promote and share the social values of the organization. Currently, more than...

Chile: Bachelet Digital

Bachelet Digital (ES) is a newly launched weblog by incoming president, Michelle Bachelet, which will serve as a measuring stick for her “Digital Agenda: 2006 – 2010″ program. The blog...

No Money for Studying in Chile

This week, due to a database programming error, government-sponsored loans as well as educational grants for low-income students were given to the wealthiest of those who applied. “Mechonbarsa” (ES) writes...

Chile: Canadian Blogger Commits Suicide in Santiago

Roberto Arancibia meditates (ES) on the suicide of Canadian blogger, Chris McKinstry in his Santiago apartment. McKinstry was the founder of Mindpixel, a digital mind modeling project. His final blog...

Chile: Citizen Journalist Coverage of Elections

El Mercurio's “iBlog” today focused (ES) on election coverage from citizen journalists around the world. Among those mentioned was Maria Pastora Sandoval Campos whose article, “Women of Chile, We Did...

Chilean Elections in the Blogosphere

Este artículo fue traducido por Fernando Meza. On Sunday, Michelle Bachelet, the socialist candidate, won the Chilean presidential election over the more conservative Sebastián Piñera with 53.5% of the vote....

First Woman elected President to Chile

Michelle Bachelet, central left coalition, won today the presidential elections in Chile, with a 53.49 % over her contender, entrepreneur Sebastian Piñera with a 46.50 % from the Central right...

Chile: Free Wi-Fi at all Starbucks

FayerWayer announces with glee that all Starbucks in Chile now offer free wireless internet access. Ismael comments that he can finally do away with his social life completely. Pablo Noel,...

Educational Bridges through Blogs

Blogs entering the field of education empower schoolteachers, who are separated by the geography of Chile, to communicate with each other in ways that previously were not so accessible. The...

Chile: Love Parade 2006

GlowMain has photos and video of Saturday's “Love Parade” in Santiago, Chile. It certainly looks as though a good time was had by all. There is also a group on...

Blogging in Exile

The following article was originally written in Spanish by Sebastian Delmont, a Venezuelan native who now lives and blogs in New York City. It was published in the first (and...

Chile: Podcast on Elections, Pension System

Bicyclemark talks with Chile-based American blogger, Brad of Willing Warrior about the second round of Chile's presidential elections as well as the country's controversial private pension system.

Chile: The Year in Review

Este artículo también está disponible en español. Chilean blogger, Julio Frank S. recently looked back over his archives and selected his most pointed posts (ES) of the past year. In...

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