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· October, 2010

Stories about Chile from October, 2010

Chile: Natividad Llanquileo, voice of the Mapuche hunger strike

Natividad Llanquileo was the spokesperson of the Mapuche prisoners that were on hunger strike for more than 80 days; she is 26 years old and a law student. Media from...

Chile: Interview with Twitter's @laura

Journalist Miguel Paz interviewed [es] Laura Gómez (@laura), Twitter's International Support Lead and Spanish Language Specialist.

Video: Collaborative online reading of Don Quixote

One of the most loved works of literary fiction, Don Quixote, has come to life through YouTube. Hundreds of volunteers are reading fragments of Miguel de Cervantes' work and uploading...

Chile: The 34th Miner

Roberto Arancibia from El Mundo Sigue Ahí [es] writes about “the 34th miner”: the other miners that got out of the San José mine and did not get trapped. He...

Chile: 33 Miners Rescued Successfully

In northern Chile, efforts to free 33 miners trapped inside the San Jose copper and gold mine concluded successfully. All the men, including rescue workers, were brought back to the...

Netherlands: Latin American Diaspora Women Unite

The European DiasporaSolidaria.org foundation organized a summit for migrant Latin American women in Amsterdam, where they discussed issues such as their rights, the changing nature of families and remittances. LA...

Bolivia: The Mining Rescue and Chile-Bolivia Relations

In his blog Pronto, Miguel Centellas analyzes whether the mining rescue will improve bilateral relations between Bolivia and Chile. One of the 33 miners trapped underground is Bolivian [es].

Chile: Images of Rescue Under Creative Commons License

The Chilean government has uploaded a Flickr photostream with images of the rescue of the miners under a Creative Commons license, clarifying that “These photographs are property of the Government...

Chile: Miners Begin to Emerge

Julio Suarez Anturi blogs [es] about the first miners emerging after 69 days trapped underground: “A second opportunity on this planet is what these 33 men are getting who spent...

Chile: Twitter List of Users Live from Camp Hope Covering Rescue of Miners

Nicolas Copano (@copano) has made a list of Twitter users [es] that are reporting on the rescue of the 33 trapped miners live from Camp Hope.

Chile: All Mapuche Prisoners End Hunger Strike

The general hunger strike carried out by Mapuche prisoners prosecuted under Chile's anti-terrorism law reached its final closure today. The end was reached after prisoners in the cities of Angol...

Chile: Most Mapuche Prisoners End Hunger Strike

Following intense negotiations with the Chilean government, 25 Mapuche prisoners being held at jails in the cities of Concepción, Angol, Temuco and Valdivia, ended a hunger strike that lasted 82...

Chile: Podcast Interview with Creator of Blog ‘Zancada’

El Quinto Poder [es] interviewed [es] Paty Leiva, creator of the blog Zancada [es], the most widely read blog written by and for young women in Chile.

Chile: Students Become Citizen Journalists in ‘Young Reporters’

Periodismo Ciudadano [es] (Citizen Journalism) writes about Jóvenes Reporteros [es] (Young Reporters), a citizen journalism site with content by and for Secondary School students in Santiago, Chile.

Latin America Reacts to Crisis in Ecuador

Bloggers from Argentina [es], Chile [es], Colombia [es], Bolivia [es], Costa Rica [es], Honduras [es], El Salvador [es], Mexico, Nicaragua [es], Paraguay [es], Venezuela [es] and Peru [es] have reacted...

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