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· October, 2008

Stories about Colombia from October, 2008

Ibero-America: Campus Party in El Salvador

This week in El Salvador, hundreds of technology fanatics have assembled to take part in the latest edition of Campus Party. Participants from 22 member states are divided into one...

BOBs: Global Videobloggers Compete for Award Part 1

The BOBs, Deutsche Welle's yearly contest for online products: blogs, podcasts and videoblogs has already chosen 176 nominees for the 16 different categories. In the video blogging category, participants from...

Colombia: Indigenous Protests and Murders Under Media Blackout

Indigenous groups in the Cauca region of Colombia have been marching and protesting their way to Cali, one of the countries larger cities. Accusations of government fire weapon usage against...

Americas: Bloggers Participate in Blog Action Day – Part I

October 15 marked the annual event of Blog Action Day. On this date, bloggers from all around the world pledge to publish a blog post aboug a particular topic. This...

Colombia: Simón Bolívar Prize for Journalism

Victor Solano of ¿Comunicación? [es] congratulates the winners of the Simón Bolívar prize for journalism. Some are former classmates and students.

Colombia: The Falling Panels of the Santo Domingo Building

Maria reports on a developing scene in Bogotá when she and her fellow students witnessed panels falling from the Santo Domingo building that houses the School of Administration at Los...

Colombia: Judiciary power strike not having an impact

Colombian blogger Jaime Ruiz posts in Atrabilioso [es] how the Judiciary power employee strike hasn't really affected the country, to the extent that the President has told them that they...

Latin America: lore, ghosts, demons and frights.

The mythology in Latin America is quite rich: some tales have been passed onto us from the Incas, Mayas or Aztecs, and others are colonial imports from Europe. On this...

Colombia: Local Golf Star Becomes Role Model for Kids

In Good Times in Medellin, Medellin Travel writes about how Colombian kids have a new role model to look up to: 26 year old golf star Camilo Villegas, who this...

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