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· January, 2008

Stories about Chile from January, 2008

Chile: For Frustrated Journalists

“Don't Be a Frustrated Journalist!” is an information campaign launched by the Chilean College of Journalists. Notas Al Margen [es] takes a look at some of the statistics facing journalists...

Chile: Hunger Strike by Mapuche Activist

The Latin Americanist writes about a Chilean Mapuche activist that has been on a 100-day fast protesting her ten-year jail sentence.

Chile: Microsoft Executive Insults Cyber-Activists

A Microsoft executive recently referred to some Chilean activists as “pelagatos,” which is an offensive slang term used in Chile. Luis Ramirez collects some reactions [es] and responses [en] to...

World's Eyes on Obama

As his ratings continue to slip in the primaries, US presidential hopeful Barack Obama's popularity is on the rise among bloggers around the world. Global Voices Online editors and contributors...

Brazil: Welcome to a new citizen media project in Chile

Alberto Marques [pt] on a new citizen media project launched in Chile, the Latin American country with more initiatives of the kind: El Naveghable [es] have already more than 300...

Chile: The Killing of a Mapuche Activist

The Latin Americanist discusses the anger expressed by Mapuche indigenous groups over the death of a local activist by Chilean police.

Chile: Heatwave in Santiago

Santiago, Chile is facing a heatwave and En Tu Ciudad [es] discusses some of the ways to combat it.

A documentary on blogs and journalism

Fabio Malini [pt] recommends a documentary by Alvaro Liuzzi [es] who “has made an effort to interview a number of bloggers – Argentine, Spanish, Chilean etc – for his documentary...

Americas: A Look Back at Global Voices – Part I

Global Voices - Latin America is covered by an excellent team of volunteer authors, who know the local context and can read the pulse of their respective blogospheres. This is...

Chile: Interview with Politician Interested in OLPC

Luis Ramirez interviews Sergio Bitar [es], head of the Democracy Party in Chile, who was very interested in the One Laptop Per Child project when he worked in the Ministry...

Chile: Predictions for 2008

Notas Al Margen [es] dares to list some predictions for Chile in 2008.

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