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· March, 2007

Stories about Chile from March, 2007

Chile, Costa Rica: “Un Computador por Niño”

Ricardo Carreón, General Manager of Intel for Latin America, describes a pilot test of Classmate PC (“laptop for kids in emerging markets”) that he attended in Costa Rica with Intel...

Small taste of Chilean writers and poetry part I

Chile is well known as a country of poets, including Nobel Prize Winners Gabriela Mistral, the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature (1945) and Pablo Neruda,...

El Salvador, Chile: Roque Dalton and Roberto Bolaño

Venezuelan-American poet Guillermo Parra, recently in San Salvador to research Salvadoran poet Roque Dalton (1935-1975), describes the interests in leftists politics and experimental fiction shared by Dalton and the Chilean...

Chile: Censorship, Victor Jara and Los Tres

In his inimitable style, Tomás Dinges ties together the popularity of Mexican Rancheras and American hits, Chile's feudal history, the oppressive days of the dictatorship, the brutal murder of Victor...

Bachelet's First year as President of Chile

The first woman to be elected president in Chile, Michelle Bachelet, has made it through her first year as head of state. General opinion said that several situations made it...

Chile: Five points on Bachelet's first year

Taking cue from a Miami Herald article, Boz serves up five points on Michele Bachelet's first year in office.

Cuba: Silvio Rodriguez, troubadour of conscience

Zenia reproduces an article from Granma, the Cuban news daily, reporting that Cuban folk superstar Silvio Rodriguez has cancelled a concert in Chile in protest over the high price of...

Chile: Stop the Groping

Celebrating International Women's Day, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet tells men to keep their hands to themselves.

Chile: The Real Voice Behind Ricardo Lagos’ Blog

Omar Perez Santiago admits on his personal blog [ES] that he in fact was the creator of Diario del Presidente. Blog de un Animal Político [ES], the wildly popular blog...

Ecuador, Chile: Kitsch Goes for Cash on YouTube

Is there any method to the madness of who becomes a celebrity on YouTube? Should there be? Should the Hollywood stars of the global, digital era consist of an overweight...

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