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· May, 2007

Stories about Chile from May, 2007

Chile: Smog Makes Santiago Unlivable

C.hileno continues to write about the smog in the city of Santiago. On the days that it does rain in the city, he highly suggests to take advantage and watch...

Chile: Broadband Internet at Cheap Prices

The Chilean technology blog, Fayer Wayer [ES]disputes the data that states that Chile is one of the two countries in the region whose residents are able to access the cheapest...

Americas: Copa America Blog

For fans of the “beautiful game”, a new blog site dedicated to the biennual football tournament, the Copa America, will come as a welcome surprise. The Copa America 07 Blog...

Chile: Transantiago Falls Short

The relatively new public transport system in Santiago that seeks to integrate and combine the different lines of buses and trains continues to draw criticisms. Qué weá miro en Interné?...

Chile: External Vote Rejected

Notas Al Margen [ES] reports on the rejection of the proposal that would allow Chileans living abroad to receive the right to vote. Some variations on the proposal called for...

Chilean Gas Crisis: Biofuel Perspectives

A reduction in the supply of gas to Chile due to colder temperatures in neighboring Argentina has opened a debate on the use of biofuels. The Chilean government provided a...

Chile: The View of Peruvians in Santiago

Guido writes about his city of Santiago in En Tu Ciudad [ES] and a recent observation focused on the presence of Peruvian immigrants. He laments the “indirect and direct racism...

Chile: New Political Party's Channel

Rodrigo Walker writes about the new Chilean political party Chile Primero and its very own YouTube channel [ES]. Blogger Leonardo Maldonado of Resiliencia Estratégica [ES] also comments on this new...

Peru: Border Issues with Chile, Reliving the War of the Pacific

Even though the War of the Pacific ended over one hundred years ago, many in the affected countries are still discussing the events to led to the loss of territory...

Chilean Ethnic Groups: Development Against Native Rights?

Many indigenous communities in Chile are being pushed off their lands in the name of development. Some bloggers are faulting the government for not fulfilling their obligations to protect these...

Americas: Happy Mother's Day!

Throughout the Americas, mothers everywhere are being celebrated and congratulated on their special day. Many bloggers are joining these well wishers, such as Isopixel [ES] in Mexico, the women bloggers...

Chile: Personal Reflections on New Political Party

Global Voices contributing author, Rosario Lizana recently published an article about the Chilean blogosphere's reaction to the new emerging party, Chile Primero. In her personal blog, Comunicacion [ES] she adds...

New political movement: Chile Primero

A new political movement called Chile Primero is set to be a launched on May 12. Some Chilean politicians and some Chilean bloggers are ready to support this new party,...

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