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· April, 2012

Stories about Chile from April, 2012

Chile: Reasons to Protest Again

On April 25, 2012, students took over the streets again to protest for an inclusive and good quality public education after several months of "silence". Here we share some of...

Chile: Erasing Graffiti from Historic Valparaíso

In online citizen newspaper El Martutino [es], Paula Pérez reports that every Saturday until May 26 citizens and various institutions will come together to clean graffiti from the walls of...

Chile: The Role of Municipalities in Promoting Reading

Enzo Abbagliati in his blog Cadaunadas [es] asks, “What is the relationship between promoting reading in Chile and municipal elections?” He says that two main tools that impact what and...

Cuba: Camila Vallejo and Yoani Sánchez

During her visit to Cuba this week, for a meeting of the Union of Communist Youth, Chilean Student Federation leader Camila Vallejo declined an invitation to meet with acclaimed Cuban...

Internet Campaigns Invite Tourists to Visit Latin America

There are many web pages and blogs used to promote tourism in Latin America. We provide links to some of these pages here, and share a conversation with Global Voices...

Chile: Short Film on Kayaking ‘Shows Chile at its Best’

“Breathless in Chile” is a short film that has been submitted to the 2012 Kayak Session Best Short Film of the Year Awards. Blogger Robert L. Funk says that the...

Video Highlights: Culture, Human Rights, Online Activism and Crowdfunding

A selection of Global Voices' most recent and interesting stories on video advocacy including a focus on indigenous rights and online activism, selected by Juliana Rincón Parra.

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