· October, 2006

Stories about Ecuador from October, 2006

Ecuador: YouTube and Second Round Elections

  23 October 2006

Cristian Espinosa shows how journalist Carlos Vera of Ecuavisa is taking advantage of YouTube [ES] to draw attention to video clips that might have been otherwise missed by voters in next month's second round elections. The first video [ES], which shows millionaire candidate Alvaro Noboa paying off a supporter run...

Ecuador: Fear Campaigns

  20 October 2006

Alejandro Giacometti has a interesting comparison of fear tactics used in campaigning both in Ecuador and the United States. Colin Brayton translates an article about the “detention of the representative in Ecuador of the Brazilian E-vote company, Santiago Murray, as part of an investigation into responsibilities for the failure of...

Ecuador: Feedorama Blog Aggregator

18 October 2006

Feedorama [ES] is a new aggregator of Ecuadorean weblogs broken down into thematic “channels.” Mouseover the headlines to get a summary of what each post is about. There is also a metablog [ES].

Ecuador: Post-Election Analysis

  16 October 2006

Boz lays out five points regarding yesterday's Presidential elections in Ecuador. Among other things, he predicts a Rafael Correa second-round victory. In addition, Jaime Izurieta of Cambiemos Ecuador [ES] admits his political analysis may be a bit amateur, but it's very similar to the political behavior of Correa, who suffered...

Ecuador: Ecuador Elige Follows the Elections

  15 October 2006

Ecuador Elige [ES], a group blog with 13 contributors followed the Presidential elections in Ecuador throughout the day. The site posts partial results and early reactions. Early results show Alvaro Noboa and Rafael Correa as moving onto the 2nd run-off round.

Ecuador: Campaign Blog for Movimiento Pachakutik

  14 October 2006

Christian Espinosa discovers the new blog [ES] of Movimiento Pachakutik candidate Luis Macas [ES]. Espinosa writes that the candidates in the upcoming Presidential elections in Ecuador are using blogs as a new way of campaining, even though the blogs’ full potential is yet to be tapped.

Ecuador Chooses

  13 October 2006

This coming Sunday Ecuadoreans will head to the polls for the first round of presidential elections. As Bloggings by Boz notes, only three presidents have finished their full term in the last 27 years. Given the indecision that has stood out in each of the campaign polls, it seems that...

Hispanic Blogger Union

  1 October 2006

This a new project started by Carmen, a Spaniard with a healthy interest in the development of Spanish-language blogging. It began randomly collecting a few blogs that were called to her attention and by now the list has passed one hundred. Not only are the numbers impressive, but she's thinking...