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· May, 2006

Stories about Chile from May, 2006

Argentina, Chile: El Chaltén

“Just when you thought nationalism had nothing good to offer the world, along comes a wonder like El Chaltén. A town with no conceivable economic or geographic purpose other than...

Public Schools students coordinate Strike by fotoblogs

More than 40,000 public school students (and now some private (ES) as well) have participated in mobilizations all over Chile in the last weeks. They are asking for free public...

Chile, Argentina, and Latin America's Two Lefts

After years in the shadows – and only referenced for its Cold War legacy – Latin America is back in the limelight. The world over, economic liberalization has been the...

Chile: Demanding Better Cell Phone Service

Following a campaign for universal broadband internet access, the web community Atina Chile is now demanding better cell phone service from Chilean service providers.

Chile: New RSS Aggregator

Rsschile.com is a new aggregator of all things Chilean. There is also an English-language section.

Chile, Mexico: Valentina Palma's Letter and Video

Eduardo Arcos has posted another letter from Chilean anthropologist Valentina Palma [ES] who was detained by Mexican police in the violence that erupted outside Mexico City earlier this month. Al...

Chilean Bloggers Update

Normally, Chilean bloggers have common concerns in their blogs, but this week coordination just didn’t happen. So, this is a cocktail of news. Leo Prieto (ES) , posts about his...

Argentina: Free Wi-Fi for Buenos Aires

Chilean blogger Leo Prieto inspires applause in the comments for Buenos Aires Mayor Jorge Telerman's announcement [ES] that the city will provide its citizens with free wi-fi access. One commenter...

El Salvador, Peru, Mexico, Chile: Internet Day

May 17th was “El Día de Internet,” or “Internet Day” in Latin America and several bloggers offered homages to the World Wide Web. From El Salvador, Hunnapuh asks [ES] “but...

Mexico: Violence and Backlash in San Salvador Atenco

This much we know for sure. On May third and fourth, in the Mexican town of San Salvador Atenco, riots broke out which resulted in 200 arrests and 50 injured...

Mexico: Chilean Anthropologist Beaten and Deported

Antropologi.info is justifiably troubled by the deportation and beating of Chilean Anthropologist Valentina Palma when she went to San Salvador Atenco on Thursday, May 4 to document protests that erupted...

Peru, Chile: Chileans’ Pick for Peru's President

Jorge Bazo Escudero writes that, according to a new poll by a Chilean university, 57% of Chileans would rather see Alan García win Peru's presidential election [ES}. In a related...

Bloggers Opinions About a Proposed Euthanasia Law

A new law proposed to legislate euthanasia in Chile has been very controversial. Two main reasons: 1.) it was proposed by two deputes from the government coalition (left wing) without...

Chilean Blog Contest: The Winners

While some bloggers in the world have legal problems because of posting their ideas on their blogs, it's ironic that in Chile were celebrating the first Latin America Blog contest....

Chile: Atina Blog Awards

Atina Chile has a heart-warming video, set of photos, and description (ES) of the awards ceremony of the Atina Blog Awards. For anyone who has been following Chile's blog community...

Kiskeya: Conference on Haitiano-Dominican Relations

A conference on Haitiano-Dominican relations held in Santo-Domingo ends today, reports (FR) Haitian newsfeed Radio Kiskeya. The conference was sponsored by Norway in partnership with Dominican churches and, in addition...

Chile: Las Torres Del Paine

Maciej Ceglowski brings his ever-magical prose and lens to Torres Del Paine National Park in the Patagonia region of Chile.

Bloggers Against Vandals’ Disorders on May 1

Photo by new camerons The Workers United Centre (CUT) commemorates the first of May every year, all over the main cities of the country. In Santiago a peaceful march on...

Chile, Panama: Earthquakes

World Wide Help has the very latest on an earthquake that hit Northern Chile late last night. Chiriqui Chatter was also shaken awake this morning in Northern Panama.

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