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· December, 2011

Stories about Mexico from December, 2011

‘Developing Latin America': Open Data Projects

The 'Desarrollando Latin América' (Developing Latin America) competition, a public hackathon for creating technological solutions to education, security and budgetary problems in six countries in the region, took place on...

Latin America: Youth Unemployment

Bloggings by boz looks at youth unemployment in Latin America, concluding that “with growth projections decreased for 2011 and 2012, the current situation for youth unemployment is almost certainly getting...

Video Highlights: Protests, Elections, Culture and GV

A selection of Global Voices' recent and interesting stories including video from Middle East and North Africa, Sub Saharan Africa, Eastern and Central Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America, selected...

Mexico: The Results of a Racism Experiment with Children

The video by 11.11 Social Change is simple: Mexican children sit in front of two dolls identical save for two things: one is light skinned and blue-eyed and the other...

Mexico, USA: Border Cities Juárez and El Paso Growing Apart

The blog Just the Facts reports on what three WOLA (Washington Office on Latin America) staff members saw in the El Paso-Juárez border zone: “We found two cities that, while...

Mexico: Applications Open for The School of Authentic Journalism 2012

Narco News are accepting applications in English and Spanish until December 28, 2011 from media makers, journalists, bloggers, and activists from any country for The School of Authentic Journalism. This...

Mexico: Two Students Killed During Protest in Ayotzinapa

Two students from a rural school were killed during a protest in Ayotzinapa, Chilpancingo, the capital of the state of Guerrero, Mexico. Contradicting versions of the events have been published...

Latin America: Social Networks Bring Recognition to Primary Recyclers

Using various social media, primary recyclers of Latin America, also known as pepenadores, cartoneros, buzos (waste pickers) or simply recyclers, have joined together in search of social inclusion and formal...

Mexico: Free Webinar: ‘Strategies to Reduce Risks When Covering Organized Crime and Violence’

On Friday, December 9, 2011, at 9:00am Mexico City time, the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas is hosting a free, two-hour webinar on ‘Strategies to Reduce Risks When...

Latin American Hackathon Seeks to Create Web Apps to Solve Social Problems

On December 3 and 4, 2011, developers, designers, academics and other experts from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay, will participate in “Desarrollando América Latina” [es] (Developing Latin America),...

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