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· March, 2006

Stories about Mexico from March, 2006

Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Colombia, Nicaragua, Mexico: Poll Numbers

Punctual as always, Boz has his Friday poll numbers from across Latin America.

Peru, Mexico, Venezuela: Election Influence

Jefferson Morley takes a look at how Venezuelan president, Hugo Chavez is influencing elections in Mexico and Peru in his roundup of the Latin American press.

Mexico: 4th World Water Forum

World News A La Mexicana sums up the 4th World Water Forum, which took place last week in Mexico City.

Mexico: Free software? or elite software?

Mexican blogger Leon Felipe Sanchez asks if free and open source software is, paradoxically, also elitist software.

Mexico, Puerto Rico: World Water Day

Today is World Water Day and Oscar Reyes has a collection of photos from the World Water Forum currently underway in Mexico City. Gil Schmidt notes that 15 – 18%...

Caribbean/Latin America: Two architectures

Jon at Posthegemony posts two architectural analyses: one on “an architecture designed to repel nomads”, also known as forts, and another on architecture designed to attract them, in this particular...

Creative Commons Mexico

Berkman Center Executive Director John Palfrey certainly sounds enthusiastic when he writes: Right this very minute, Creative Commons Mexico is launching in Mexico City. Congratulations, Larry Lessig, Leon Felipe Sanchez,...

Mexico: World Water Forum

Nick Buxton and Oscar Reyes will be blogging live from the World Water Forum in Mexico. Joe Zacune gives historical context to the forum on OpenDemocracy.

Mexico: Oil Discovered Off Veracruz Coast

Arturo de Albornoz of Olganza describes a new reserve of oil (ES) discovered in deep waters off the coast of Veracruz. Chris of Cuaderno Latinoamericano says that the find is...

Mexico: Third Wealthiest Man in the World

Eduardo Arcos points out that Mexican telecommunications monopolist, Carlos Slim was recently listed by Forbes as the third richest man in the world after Bill Gates and Warren Buffet.

Mexico: Son Jarocho

Oaxaca Dockters describe Son Jarocho, a type of folk music with roots in Veracruz. Two other posts document the music with photography.

Best Latin American Weblog: The Cooking Diva

It seems, at times, that the only phenomenon growing faster than the explosion of weblogs themselves are the self-proclaimed award ceremonies that recognize their propagation and increasing cultural influence. Amid...

Mexico: Making Noise About Juarez

Jennifer Woodard Maderazo wants to see something done about the many unsolved homicides of young women in the border town of Juarez, Mexico.

Mexico: President's Website Adopts CC License

León Felipe Sánchez announces that the website of the Mexican Presidency (ES) has officially adopted a Creative Commons license.

Caribbean: Sci-fi interview

Grenada-born sci-fi writer Tobias Buckell links to an interview in which he talks about his first novel. Among the issues he addresses are the representation of Caribbean voices and researching...

Latin American Voices

Time to take a trip through Latin America to see what Spanish-language bloggers are talking about. By far, the most linked-to post comes from Eduardo Arcos, a native of Ecuador...

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