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· April, 2009

Stories about Colombia from April, 2009

Colombia: Transfer of US Military Base from Ecuador

The US military base currently located in Manta, Ecuador is being transferred to Colombia. “This is a violation of national sovereignty with the aim to maintain a certain level of...

Latin America: Pride on Local Musicians in YouTube's Symphony Orchestra

Latin American bloggers have been writing about the YouTube Symphony Orchestra's debut at the Carnegie Hall, where the winners of a world-wide online contest where were flown into New York...

Argentina: Mi* Platform for Budding Spanish Speaking Citizen Journalists

From Argentina, the Mi * (asterisk) citizen journalism website has sprouted up, with the intention of becoming the platform for budding Spanish speaking citizen journalists to post their work and...

Colombia: Humanitarian Minga Recovers Bodies of Awá Indigenous

A group of 470 Colombian indigenous participated in a humanitarian minga, which is a collective mission towards a common goal, to recover the bodies of members of the Awá indigenous...

Colombia: Dream Traffickers Copyleft Publishing House

Carolina Botero of equinoXio introduces the copyleft publishing house “Dream Traffickers,” which recently was in Bogotá, Colombia for a talk at the National University of Colombia.

Colombia: David and Goliath Battle Between Supermarkets

Piso Tres [es] compares the business rivalry between a smaller supermarket and a larger supermarket chain in Medellín, Colombia to a battle between David and Goliath. Many thought that the...

Colombia: Representative in the YouTube Symphony

John Wilson González, who plays the trombone, is representing Colombia in the YouTube Symphony writes Campus Comunicativo [es].

Colombia: National Police Force has YouTube Channel

The Colombian Police Force has a new strategy to share the inside workings of their work: a YouTube channel where they are uploading videos showing new technologies they are applying,...

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