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· September, 2006

Stories about Chile from September, 2006

Chilean Blog Update: Woman's Talk

30 September 2006

There are two very popular 100% womens isues blogs in Chile. Men, fashion, concerns, boyfriends, relations, thoughts, all center on women's interests: Zancadas (ES) and nuestroclubdelulu (ES) . In the last post of Zancadas, Ana Paula Do Brasil wrote about the moment just before we are about to go out...

Chile, Colombia, Peru, Brazil: Craig Barrett in Latin America

26 September 2006

Leo Prieto publishes the tellingly titled post, “Craig Barrett came to Chile with WiMax and 1,000 computers under his arm.” [ES] Ricardo Carreón has a much more personal description of Barrett's visit to Chile and his trip throughout Latin America.

Third Chilean City with free Wi Fi

21 September 2006

Molina is located in the Maule Región, in Curicó province. The main square in Molina now has free Wi-Fi for the citizens. This is the third city in Chile with free Wi-Fi, The other two are Salamanca and Puerto Montt, as Plataforma Urbana (ES) explains in a post about the...

Translating Claroline into Quechua, Aymara, and Guaraní

19 September 2006

Editor's Note: It has already been mentioned several times on Global Voices that the world's first Quechua, Guaraní, or Aymara native speaker to blog has yet to arrive. There are several obvious reasons including lack of broadband penetration into the Andes, high cost of internet access, and the absence of...

Chile: Celebrating the First National Government Junta

15 September 2006

Photo by Ditto_ Chileno photos On September 18, we will celebrate the First National junta that took place in 1810. As the Geographic Military Institute (ES) explains: Independence day is not the real reason why we celebrate on September 18, but rather it corresponds to the fist decisive step that...

The “Morning After Pill” Debate

8 September 2006

The Chilean Health Department has decided to give the morning-after pill, for free, to teens over 14 yeas old. This pill is popularly known in Chile as the “day after pill” (“el día después”). The pill will be given in a confidential way and without consent of the parents. The...

Chile: Dealing with Trolls

5 September 2006

Regarding those vexing agents of the internet underworld, Roberto Arancibia writes in “What to do with the trolls?” (ES): “This is my blog. My world. My space. My house. And I write what I want, when I want, and how I want. If someone, sometime, finds a word or two...

BlogDay 2006 in Latin America

5 September 2006

On August 31 bloggers around the world tried to make the planet a tad smaller, a wee bit more familiar, by introducing five new blogs to their readers. Here is a look at how some Latin American bloggers chose to celebrate the day. Let's start in Mexico where Ricardo Carréon,...

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