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· April, 2010

Stories about Colombia from April, 2010

Latin America: Free Software Installation Festival 2010

The 2010 edition of the Latin American Free Software Installation Festival (FLISOL) took place and was organized simultaneously in 20 countries and 250 cities all across the region.

Colombia: Video remixing and Presidential Elections

Remixes: From Hitler, to Chris Crocker and Pinky and the Brain, Colombian fans show their Presidential candidates support by remixing videos to help their campaigns and mock the oposition's candidates.

Colombia: Recovering traditions and culture of the Senu people

Through short videos, the indigenous people of the Senu tribes in Colombia have been interviewing members of their community and capturing stories on food: the traditions, the recipes and the...

Colombia: Mockus-Fajardo Alliance for Presidential Elections

Two ex-Mayors of Colombia's 2 largest cities have joined forces to run on the same ticket for the May 30 President Elections. This new alliance for the Green Party has...

Colombia: 62 Years After the Bogotazo

Patricia Quintero Barrera of the blog Etnicografíca [es] writes about the 62nd anniversary of the “Bogotazo,” which is a period in Colombian history where there were “protests, disorder, and repression”...

Colombia: Motorbikes in Medellín

Colombia Passport takes a look at the role and statistics of motorbikes in Medellín, Colombia.

Colombia: ‘Child Bomb’ Used to Attack Police Station

Gustavo Silva Cano provides his thoughts [es] about the death of 12-year-old Heriberto Grueso in El Charco (Nariño, southwestern Colombia), killed by a bomb he was carrying inside a package...

Colombia: South American Games a Success

The 9th version of the South American Games was recently held in Medellín, Colombia with the participation of athletes across the continent. Many local residents felt that the Games were...

Video: South American Games in Medellin, Colombia

These past two weeks were full of sport activities and celebration in Medellin, Colombia while the city hosted the IX South American Games (ODESUR) where different Latin American countries competed...

Piola: Latin American Valleys in Web Conference

Last Monday March 29th, the Pio.la project, a platform for online web conferences had the first Latin American Valley web conference, where organizers from the different “Valleys” let everyone else...

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