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· September, 2006

Stories about Colombia from September, 2006

Colombia: “Please keep Betty ugly!”

Television viewers looking forward to this coming season's “Ugly Betty” would be well-served by getting some more context from Liz Henry and other bloggers.

Chile, Colombia, Peru, Brazil: Craig Barrett in Latin America

Leo Prieto publishes the tellingly titled post, “Craig Barrett came to Chile with WiMax and 1,000 computers under his arm.” [ES] Ricardo Carreón has a much more personal description of...

Colombia: Migration Project: María Gómez

Liz Henry introduces María Gómez's new, bilingual Have Money Will Vlog site as part of the Colombia Migration Project.

Colombia: An Optimistic Look at the ELN Talks

Adam Isacson posts a translation by Mariam Khokhar of Moritz Akerman's article from El Colombiano which takes a look at progress made in the negotiations with the ELN.

Latin America: Digital Leaders Forum

Ricardo Carreón has ongoing updates from the Digital Leaders Forum in Cartagena, Colombia, which according to Carreón is “the most relevant event to discuss Digital Inclusion and how to use...

Colombia: Legal Rights for Same-Sex Couples

Andrés Duque describes a little known bill currently being discussed in congress that could extend legal rights to same-sex couples in Colombia and enjoys the surprising support of President Alvaro...

Translating Claroline into Quechua, Aymara, and Guaraní

Editor's Note: It has already been mentioned several times on Global Voices that the world's first Quechua, Guaraní, or Aymara native speaker to blog has yet to arrive. There are...

Colombia: Most Internal Refugees

According to Olga Gonzalez, Colombia beats out even war-torn African nations as the country with the most internally displaced refugees (ES).

Colombia: 2006 World Roller Speed Skating Championships

Who knew!? According to Proyecto Colombia, Colombia is number one in the 2006 World Roller Speed Skating Championships.

Colombia: Creative Commons Launch

Alvaro Ramirez calls the Colombian launch of Creative Commons “a complete success” (ES). Colombian project lead, Carolina Botero, is asking readers to help translate and subtitle (ES) the presentation of...

Colombia: Paramilitary Leader Found Dead

Adam Isacson gives some link love to others discussing Colombian issues. Randy Paul offers his own thoughts on the discovery of paramilitary founder Carlos Castano.

BlogDay 2006 in Latin America

On August 31 bloggers around the world tried to make the planet a tad smaller, a wee bit more familiar, by introducing five new blogs to their readers. Here is...

Global Food Blog Report #30

#1: From Navarra, Spain, Garbancita (ES) shows off with a delectable "Mermelada de Cebolla" (Onion Marmalade). According to the creator, it is amazingly easy to prepare and it is delicious...

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