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· July, 2007

Stories about Colombia from July, 2007

Colombia: Inside and Out at the Colombiamoda Fashion Show

Colombian bloggers discuss the relevance of the ColombiaModa international fashion show, a model speaks about the not-so-rosy aspects of the fashion show, and others post their thoughts on the Independence...

Colombia: Absent Final Movie Credits

PISO TR3S [ES] wonders why Colombian television does not run the final credits following the broadcast of a movie, but thinks it must because of the precious time for additional...

Colombia: Ten Years After the Mapiripán Massacre

Adam Isaacson of Plan Colombia and Beyond reflects on the Mapiripán Massacre, which took place ten years ago and up to now, “very few people have been punished for what...

Colombia: Protests Against Kidnappings

Following the death of 11 deputies, who were kidnapped by the FARC, Colombians took to the streets to demand the release of the remaining hostages. Several Colombian bloggers were present...

Colombia: Forming Part of Rising Voices

Jorge Montoya of Fabrica de Cosas [ES] is ecstatic that he will participate with one of the first projects funded by Rising Voices.

Colombia: Blog Competition

Medallo Bloguero [ES] writes about the national blog competition sponsored by the magazine Semana, in which the top three winners will form part of the magazine's bloggers.

Congratulations, Rising Voices Grantees

We are thrilled to announce the first five citizen media outreach projects to receive Rising Voices microgrants. In total we received 142 project proposals from over 40 different countries. What...

Colombia: Gay Pride Parades on July 1

PISO TR3S [ES] does not understand the reasoning why Colombians from the gay community take part in pride parades and whether these parades help their cause in gaining more rights.

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