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· July, 2007

Stories about Chile from July, 2007

Chile: A Controversial Agreement with Microsoft

27 July 2007

An agreement signed between the Chilean Ministry of Economy and Microsoft has stunned many Chileans. Microsoft will now have exclusive access to provide services through the Chilean government, and which will make automatic Microsoft users out of ordinary citizens. Some have stated that this agreement was not reached through a public bidding process, and there had not been an opportunity to explore open software alternatives.

China: Immigrants and sea

26 July 2007

Maryannodonnell from Shenzhen fieldnotes blogs the opening ceremony for a documentary “immigrants and sea” which is about cultural life in Latin American Coastal cities.

Peru: Origins of Pisco

24 July 2007

Utilismos [ES] writes about Pisco Day and the ongoing dispute with Chile regarding the origins of this popular drink.

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World Ponders the 7 New Wonders

16 July 2007

On July 7, 2007, the world elected a list of “New 7 Wonders”. Chosen by global vote via internet, telephone and SMS, many argue that the election was unfair and favored the broadband-connected West (how else would you explain the Statue of Liberty being one of the 21 finalists?). The...

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