Stories about Chile from December, 2008
Paloma Beytelman boarded a bus in Santiago, Chile to find the driver dressed as Santa Claus, who continues this tradition every year to entertain passengers [es]. She filmed a short interview with the driver and his wife, who accompanies him on this occasion.
Creative Commons Chile [es] applauds the album by Antonio Díaz titled Minimental, which was recently nominated for the Qwartz Prize in France. The highlight is that this album is licensed under Creative Commons.
The Regional Library of Aysen recently opened in Coyhaique, Chile, which will also house a computer lab. Máximo Moreno Grez describes the newest facilities complete with photos [es].
Maulesfera [es] is a blog aggregator of blogs from the Chilean region of Maule and “through their stories, life experiences, comments, essays, columns and publications on their blogs, are creating an identity as a region.”
Podcaster [es] is a directory site for Chilean podcasts organized by category.
Juan Dominguez announces the alliance between the Network of Citizen Newspapers in Chile and the newly created CNN Chile [es], and part of this cooperation will include the contributions from citizen journalists to the television channel.
Several Chilean pharmaceutical companies have been charged with collusion for price-fixing of more than 200 products writes Tomás Dinges of Chile From Within.
CNN recently launched a new station in Chile, and Mariana of Zancada [es] hopes that it does not turn into 24 hours of police and crime news.
Marcelo “El Matador” Salas recently announced his retirement from football. El Pollo Juan of La Pollera [es] bids farewell to the Chilean legend.