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· August, 2010

Stories about Colombia from August, 2010

Latin America: Blog Day Celebrated through Web Conferences

Celebrate Blog Day today with a day long online summit. The III Virtual Blogger Encounter will have speakers from Ecuador, Argentina, Colombia and Spain engaging through webcams with an international...

Colombia: Cat Launching Video by Radio DJ Causes Outrage

A video uploaded by DJ Yohan Melguizo on popular social network Facebook two months ago is causing outrage among animal lovers in Medellin, Colombia.

Colombia: President Santos and Human Rights

Valentina Díaz Gómez writes [es] about President Juan Manuel Santos and human rights in Colombia on her blog Realidades Colombianas. She hopes the media will report on human rights violations...

Colombia: Technology as Synonym for Jobs and Development

Carlos Correa writes [es] in his technology blog, Blog de Kloscorrea, about technology as a synonym for development and job creation in Colombia. He says the government needs to make...

Colombia: Siblings Create Dining Hall for Hungry Children

María Eugenia, from the blog La Mariposa, writes [es] about María Cenelia and Carlos Hernán, a sister and brother who created a dining hall for children in Cali, Colombia. The...

Colombia: Ongoing Online Reactions to Mass Grave La Macarena

The discovery of a mass grave holding more that 2,000 bodies next to a military base in Colombia has sparked a heated and ongoing debate. Although the story was reported...

Colombia: The 53rd Festival of Flowers in Medellín

The 53rd Annual Festival of Flowers recently took place in Medellín, Colombia and was discussed on citizen media, including the topic of the conflict between two local television stations for...

Colombia: The Clear Path for President-Elect Santos

As Juan Manuel Santos prepares to assume the presidency in Colombia on August 7, Jaime Restrepo of the blog Atrabilioso [es] writes that Santos has a clear path ahead because...

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