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· February, 2007

Stories about Colombia from February, 2007

Colombia: Radio Cápsula

blogsColombia recommends the fantastic internet radio program Radio Cápsula with its focus on Colombian and Latin American electronic music. Archives of the Creative Commons-licensed show can be downloaded as podcasts.

Colombia: 100 Years of Solitude

It is the 40th anniversary of Gabriel García Márquez's Cien años de soledad, described here by Posthegemony as “a long, sprawling novel that lacks much in the way of a...

Cracker attacks the Colombian blogosphere

Lully, from Reflexiones al Desnudo, a renowned Colombian blog which has been featured in BlogsColombia as “best blog,” had her blog hijacked and sabotaged this past weekend and it has...

Colombia: Blogs Hacked

Álvaro Ramírez Ospina tries to stir up support in the Colombian blogging community [ES] for the four bloggers whose websites were hacked and content erased this past weekend. Jorge Gobbi...

Local government supports anti-bullfighting movement in Medellín, Colombia

This year has marked a sea change in the city of Medellín, Colombia regarding animal rights. The local government has been supporting the annual bullfighting festivities for years, but this...

Afghanistan: Eradication

Joshua Foust says it is a bad sign for drug eradication efforts in Afghanistan that the US is sending its former ambassador to Colombia to head its Kabul embassy.

Colombia, Latin America: TeleSur Goes Creative Commons

Colombian lawyer and blogger Carolina Botero notes that the multi-government-funded cable news network, TeleSur has decided to publish all of its content with a Creative Commons license [ES]. “Will this...

USA, Colombia: “Nothing new for Plan Colombia 2″

“About an hour ago, the State Department released the broad outlines of its 2008 aid request. Its so-called “Function 150″ document gives us a rough, but pretty fair, estimate of...

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