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· June, 2007

Stories about Colombia from June, 2007

Colombia: Outrage and Anger at FARC for the Death of 11 Lawmakers

Colombians awoke on the morning of June 28 to the news that 11 of 12 kidnapped deputies had been killed. The word from the FARC rebel group was that they...

Colombia: Pixelazo New Media Urban Lab and Medellín Blogger Meetup

Colombia has been enjoying a flurry of new media-related activities. Last week was the MedalloBloguero (the city of Medellin´s blog community) beers and blogs, where Colombian bloggers in the city...

Colombia: Pixelazo Festival in Medellín

Medallo Bloguero [ES] provides the run down on the free Pixelazo Festival: New Media and Creative Networks that will take place in the city of Medellín.

Colombia: Clinton Receives “Colombia is Passion” Award

Plan Colombia and Beyond gives three brief policy updates, including news that the Colombian president awarded Bill Clinton a “Colombia is Passion” award.

Colombia: A Self-Interview

The Colombia Blog Herald writes about a paramilitary leader's “self-interview,” which was a paid advertisement where he calls himself a “peace businessman.”

Colombia: Misery Porn

Juliana Rincon of Medea Material [ES] introduces the concept of Pornomiseria (Misery Porn), which is a term to describe film that exploits poverty and human misery to make money. In...

Americas: Recent Poll Numbers

Bloggings by Boz returns with his regular installment of poll numbers from across the region. The summary post includes news from Guatemala, El Salvador, Colombia, Ecuador and Argentina.

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