Stories about Mexico from July, 2005
Mexican President, Vicente Fox Interviewed by Blogger?
Last night I came across a post on Bloggings by Boz which linked to a post in Spanish by Goleech mentioning that Mexican president, Vicente Fox, in what must have been a first, was interviewed by a blogger. I read through the interview, and though it seemed more than sufficiently...
Mexico: Mel Gibson's Mayan Epic
Mexicanwave says Mel Gibson is financing a Mayan epic for which he wrote the screenplay and will direct. “Casting of Maya local to the region of Mexico where Gibson will begin shooting in October is apparently already underway.”
Latin America Responds to TeleSur's Launch
This past Sunday a small group of 25 journalists in Caracas, Venezuela began pilot-broadcasting a new Pan-American satellite news network called TeleSur which, by September, hopes to be reaching audiences all throughout the Americas with at least nine regional bureaus including Colombia, Argentina, Cuba, Brazil, Washington D.C, La Paz and...
Mexico: On my own.
Sergio on Overcaffeinated explains why it is completely normal for one to move out of their parents’ house at 28.
The State of Free Culture in Latin America
This past weekend at the Contemporary Cultural Center in Barcelona, Spain, an international and multi-lingual group of bloggers, artists, musicians, and lawyers met to discuss the Free Culture movement which aims to reform intellectual property law into a workable paradigm for the digital era. More than just another intellectual property...
Carribean: Tropical Storm Tracking Software
After a batch of hurricanes and tropical storms, Caribbean Free Radio links to an open source tropical storm tracking software program.
Mexico: Weblog Conference Reflections
ALT1040, Isopixel, and eCuaderno all write their initial reflections on the first annual weblogs.communication conference that took place in Mexico City on Friday evening.
Mexico City Weblogs.Communication Conference
Today beginning at 4 p.m. is the first ever Weblogs.Communication conference, which will take place at the Foro Cultural Coyoacanense (Allende 36, Centro de Coyoacán) in Mexico City. A list of speakers can be found here and immediately following the conference is a “cervezas, sushi, and blogs get-together” at Kuru...
El Machete, written by a Mexican studying in Australia, weighs the pros and cons of the future continent-wide television network, teleSUR, in Latin America.
BlogsMexico: mas que 3 mil registros
Blogs Mexico, a national blog directory now has more than 3,000 active, registered blogs [es].
Boz Covers Latin America
Boz, writing from Bogota, Colombia, has an excellent roundup of (mostly) Latin American links.
Cross-Border Conversation on Race
The 1940's creation of famed Mexican writer, Yolanda Vargas Dulché and comic book illustrator, Alberto Cabrera, Memín Pinguín was an unlikely candidate at the time to spark a 21st century international debate on racism in Mexico and the United States. But when the Mexican post office decided to release a...
Americas Thursday Blog Roundup
Altered Argentina has begun a three part series on Debt for Education swaps in Latin America. Planetablog asks if Haiti and the Dominican Republic could ever form one single nation [es]. Argenuatas links to the Argentinian version of Post Secret. Bolivian bloggers MABB, Blog from Bolivia, and Ciao! all write...
Americas Daily Blog Roundup
Jeff Barry spreads the word about early 20th century Argentine artist, Xul Solar. Barrio Flores has an excellent post about Bolivian cinema. Blog de Bolivia seeks to explain Carlos Mesa's increasing popularity [es] as the December general elections approach. MABB covers former Bolivian president, Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada's thoughts on...
Tomas Sancio of Venezuelan Politics explains why Venezuelans trade Bolívares for US dollars in the black market. Jorge Arena of Arena Space writes on The Devil's Excrement about the recent murder of three engineering students by the Venezuelan police and what must be done to bring forth justice. Morena discusses...