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· April, 2007

Stories about Chile from April, 2007

Chile: Vendors vs. Police

Chileno captures some footage of a tussle between police and street vendors, and follows up with an interview with the vendor involved. The city government of Santiago is trying to...

Seismic Activity and Tidal Waves in Chile

Chile is a land of the earthquakes. In recent months, the Aysén region has been affected by small seismic activity every day. Last weekend, an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the...

Getting to Know Global Voices’ Latin America Team

Some of the very best weblogs from around Latin America hardly ever receive mention on Global Voices. That's because their authors are also contributors here and spend most of their...

Chilean Love Poetry Online

Love is one of the universal languages. One of the Chilean poets who wrote poems about love was Pablo Neruda. Not only do Chilean bloggers have Neruda’s romantic prose in...

Chile: building a new educational understanding

These days one of the issues that is capturing the attention of Chilean bloggers is the educational reform. The LOCE, Constitutional Organic Law of Students is being reformed to a...

Chile: Creative Commons Precedent

Described as a triumphant achievement by Claudio Ruiz of Creative Commons Chile, Armando Torrealaba, represented by the non-governmental organization Derechos Digitales issued a cease-and-desist to the design agency Porta4 for...

Chile: Bachelet, Transantiago and student protests

Michelle Bachelet has had a difficult time since she was inaugurated as Chile’s first female president just over a year ago. She has endured corruption scandals in her own leftist...

Chile: Two Gunshots Downstairs

“My lifelong quest for cheap rent has taught me a thing or two about gunshots,” foreshadows Chileno. [Warning, somewhat graphic images.]

Chile: Day of the Young Fighter

Universidad del Bio Bio Concepción During Chile's dictatorship period, two brothers, Rafael and Eduardo Vergara were murdered. They were fighting against the government. Since then, some associations in Chile celebrate...

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