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· December, 2010

Stories about Chile from December, 2010

New Year's Resolution: Learn About Latin American Culture

Colombian/Argentinean Travelojos contributor Jennifer Lubrani writes about her New Year's resolution: “I’ve made it a goal to try to learn as much as I can about all of the other...

Latin America: 2010 in Review

An 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile, a police strike in Ecuador and the Nobel Prize in Literature for Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa were some of the news bloggers and citizen...

Chile: Students from Citizen Journalism Project “Young Reporters” Talk About Their Work

A group of school-age citizen journalists who create content for Jóvenes Reporteros [es] (Young Reporters) describe their work in a video for the site Periodismo Ciudadano [es] (Citizen Journalism).

Chile: Prison Fire Sparks Debate on Social Networking Sites

A fire in a prison in San Miguel in Santiago, Chile, which killed more than 80 prisoners after one of its towers caught fire, caused mixed reactions on social networks....

Chile: Women in Chilean Politics

In El Quinto Poder, Danae Mlynarz writes [es] about the role of women in Chilean politics, saying that “political parties do not promote the incorporation of women in their boards,...

Chile: WikiLeaks Cable on Media Coverage of Mapuche Indigenous Group

Luis Ramirez [es] blogs about a US Embassy cable released by WikiLeaks, where the media coverage of the indigenous Mapuche is criticized as being exaggerated in showing more violence than...

The Latin America Personal Democracy Forum As Seen by Bloggers

The Latin American Personal Democracy Forum took place on the 18th and 19th of November in Santiago Chile. Juan Arellano collects the thoughts, analysis and reports from the bloggers that...

Chile: Blog Against Reduction of History Class Hours

The blog Historia y Reforma [es] (History and Reform) collects “the different positions that have been manifested against the reduction of hours for History that are scattered in various media...

Chile: Twitter Users Weigh In on Prison Fire That Kills At Least 81 Inmates

Using the hashtag #carcelsanmiguel [es] (San Miguel Prison), Chilean Twitter users have been tweeting about a fire that killed at least 81 inmates in a prison in Santiago, Chile, as...

Chile: Students Protest Reduction of Hours for Social Sciences

A decision by Education authorities to reduce class hours devoted to Social Science subjects, in order to increase hours dedicated to Mathematics and Language, ignited a debate and led to...

Latin America & Cablegate: Analysis, Reactions & Questions

Cables from United States embassies in several Spanish-speaking Latin American countries, including Argentina, Paraguay, Venezuela and Honduras, have been released as part of WikiLeaks' "Cablegate". Bloggers in the region are...

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