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· November, 2006

Stories about Chile from November, 2006

No Congress Debate for Abortion in Chile

With 61 votes in favor, the lower house of the Chilean congress decided to not legalize abortion and declared it “unacceptable”. 21 votes were against there were 3 abstentions. Quemarlasnaves...

Podcast: Interview With ChilePodcast's Carlos Toledo

Chilean podcaster Carlos Toledo explains how he started communicating to the world, why he continues, and how he hopes to expand podcasting's educational potential throughout Chile. With introductory music by...

Haiti: Reviving Tourism

JoJo at Collectif Haiti de Provence points to a haitian news article about Haiti's collaboration with Chilean architectural consultants in view of developing tourist resorts. The blogger's reaction to the...

China: Put the E back in APEC

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum came to a harmonious enough end this Sunday with all twenty-one member nations agreeing to renew calls for North Korea to put an end...

Chile Seeks Political Transparency

Last week, Fernando Flores (ES), Senator from the leftist coalition, decided to suspend his party affiliation to the PPD because of a corruption scandal with other senators from the same...

Panama, Chile: Information Architecture Retreat

Panamanian Jorge Arango gives his impressions of the Chile Information Architecture Retreat and discusses the state of the profession in Latin America. Leon Kadoch, meanwhile, applauds Arango's thoughts on “Casual...

Chile, Peru, Mexico: Free Hugs in Latin America

Free Hugs are invading Latin America, explains Jennifer Woodard Maderazo. The web2.0 free hug movement has also generated lots of conversation on Flickr [ES] and throughout [ES] the blogosphere [ES].

Latin America: Friday Poll Numbers

A diverse set of Latin America's poll numbers this week from Boz including Transparency International's annual survey on perceptions of corruption. Also, Chavez up by 20 points in Venezuela and...

Chile: Beastie Boys Reviews

The audio wasn't good, ok. And, sure, they're no longer 20-years-old. But they're the Beastie Boys, writes Rosario Lizana [ES] in a post subtitled “more beasty than boys.” Leo Prieto...

Bolivia, Chile: Sea Access and Silala River

Miguel A. Buitrago describes the marked improvement in diplomatic relations between Bolivia and Chile despite to delicate and long-standing issues of dissension. Otra Expresión (now located here [ES]) recently cited...

Blogs & Beers with David De Ugarte

David De Ugarte (ES) , a popular bloger in the Spanish-language blogosphere is visiting Chile. He is the founder of Las Indias Electrónicas (ES) and creator of Cyberpunk (ES) A...

Chile: Senator Flores Withdraws from Party

Senator and vetaran blogger, Fernando Flores, has posted a letter [ES] he sent to Party For Democracy head Sergio Bitar announcing his withdrawal from the political party, which has been...

Pinochet's Gold: Gone with the Wind

These past weeks, the news of Pinochet's investments in gold was enough to make bloggers write, not only from Chile, but also around the world. Carololine (ES) posts the complete...

Chile: First Wimax Nation in Latin America?

Journalist and veteran blogger María Pastora Sandoval writes in El Mercurio Online [ES] that Chile became the first country to transmit WiMax internet access last week during a Formula 1...

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