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· January, 2007

Stories about Chile from January, 2007

Chilean Senator Explores World of Warcraft: Scholastic Team Building or Time Wasting?

Online, multi-player games like Second Life and World of Warcraft have attracted some authentic popularity in the form of subscription-paying registered users and a disproportionate amount of hype from techno-utopian...

Chile: First Bloggers Association

A group of Bloggers have decided to make the Chilean Association of Bloggers [ES]. The idea was born from the concern of not having a organized manner of communication. As...

Chile: A Ride for the Climate

Eco-trans-hemispheric cyclist Dave of A Ride for the Climate has arrived to Santiago, Chile where he was featured in the English daily The Santiago Times as well as La Nacion.

Chilean Bloggers on Bolivia’s Chaos

Chilean Bloggers are concerned with what is happening in Bolivia. As Tomás Bradanovic (ES) explains: La horrible situación por la que está atravesando Bolivia tiene en su base un enorme...

Chile: Last Words of Salvador Allende

Professor Zero puts up some YouTubed archival footage of the 1973 bombing of the Palacio de la Moneda in Santiago dubbed with the final speech of President Salvador Allende who...

Chile: Burning Alive

Chileno points his sarcastic pen first at a man who burned himself alive (only to jump into a nearby fountain) and then the Chilean telecommunications monopoly, Telefónica.

Chile: Isabel Allende: What's in a Cover

Don't judge a book by its cover. That is, unless you want insight into how major publishing houses try to market the translations of foreign writers. Noting the difference between...

Chile: Pork Sandwiches, Rising Rates, and Political Scandal

Beginning with a description of “the best real food I have eaten in Santiago de Chile in my three years here” and ending with the varied political obstacles facing President...

Chile: OLPC and Politics 2.0

Chileans bloggers are very impressed so far with the US$ 100 laptop, OLPC. But how will the innovative device, meant to help bridge the digital divide, arrive to Chile? What...

Chile: Night Before New Years Eve

“After a cravenly noisy Friday night, Saturday night was strangely quiet. It was as if all the neighbors, and all Chile was preserving its chi for the following day, the...

Chilean Opinion 2006

Chilean bloggers have summed up the good and bad of 2006. El observatorio politico [ES] described six of the main general issues that are still not going the right way:...

Costa Rica, Chile, Cuba: Castro and Pinochet

Both Randy Paul and Boz applaud Costa Rican President Oscar Arias’ commentary on the similarities between Fidel Castro and Augusto Pinochet. Meanwhile, Venezuelan blogger Afrael comments on the celebrity look-alikes...

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