Stories about Mexico from October, 2005
Last week's theme among bloggers here in Monterrey, Mexico was hurricane Wilma. We have all kinds of point of views about the subject. Reading goleech, we have a very valid comparison between what happened in New Orleans and what we have at Cancun, Quintana Roo, and Chiapas because of hurricane...
Eduardo Arcos [ES] and Olganza [ES] both have continuously updated coverage of Wilma's impact on the states of Yucatan and Quintana Roo in Mexico. Alfredo has a bilingual post about a phone line to locate tourists in Quintana Roo.
Bloggins by Boz has yet another thorough summary of electoral news from across Latin America.
India: From the Mexican Window
As the islands of Cozumel and Islas Mujeres evacuate in preparation for Wilma, Taran Rampersad wonders if more can't be done on the technological side to ensure communication with those effected.
Eduardo Arcos says that the Mexican State of Quintana Roo has been put on red alert as he continues his coverage of Hurricane Wilma's approach. Alejandro, from Yucatan, writes that people are stocking up on emergency goods.
A Hurricane Wilma weblog has been set up to disseminate information as the category 4 storm heads for Mexico and Central America.
A week's worth of rain caused by hurricane Stan has caused massive flooding in Guatemala and throughout Central America. Death toll estimates are already at a conservative 1,400 in Guatemala alone, higher than that of hurricane Katrina just a few weeks ago. Last wednesday, Oscar of Guate 360 wrote: The...
Jorge Mauricio Hernández Torres describes a project he is working on [ES] in Xalapa, Vera Cruz to provide free wi-fi in all major public places.
Eduardo Arcos of Mexico City is one of the few emerging Latin Americans who have managed to make a career out of blogging. Besides his own prolific and infamous blog, ALT1040, Arcos is also the founder of Hipertextual, 10blogs, and what appears to be a grand-scale upcoming project. GV: It...