Stories about Latin America from September, 2005
Jim Shultz has an entertaining post about a Bolivian-American Pepsi employee seeking advice on running for Bolivian presidency.
Aleksu explains what is a Mexican Volchito.
Randy Paul wants something to be done about the lawlessness in Pará, Brazil.
Benjamin Dangle questions the intentions of the U.S. military in Paraguay and wonders if they are not trying to secure Bolivian oil fields as the country gets ready to elect its next leader.
Jorge Letralia, editor of Letralia, Tierra de Letras will be offering a virtual workshop in Spanish on setting up a literary blog. [via Veneblogs]
As Americans prepare for hurricane Rita, Venezuela News and Views takes a critical stance against how the Chavez government has handled flooding in Caracas.
CitizenShift highlights Diego Briceño-Orduz's new documentary about Acapulco's child prostitutes.
Bloggings by Boz has a comprehensive compilation of presidential approval ratings and campaign polls from around the Americas.
Jim Shultz lays out all the political hurdles which lay between the presidential candidates today and one's eventual confirmation.
In Friday, Dossier was suspended. A full coverage can be found at El espacio de Lubrio. An ambiguous official statement from the Ministry of Communication and Information and VTV board of directors asks Martínez to appear before the National Attorney Office to present any charge against public administrators that he may have. The statement also warns about the obligation to obey dispositions on responsible journalism included in the Radio and Television Social Accountability Law.
Eduardo Avila of Barrio Flores covers what campaign promises have already been made for December's presidential election.
Jeff Barry writes of the increasingly smaller market for translated works of literature outside of the already established names.
Anguilla Eric Olsen has a post on Blogcritics.org about Anguilla's upcoming Tranquility Jazz Festival from November 9th to the 13th. Bob Green's Anguilla News covers American Eagles’ recent announcement of more frequent flights from San Juan to the small island as well as the 2006 dates for Anguilla's annual Regatta....
Technochica has joined Eduardo Arcos‘ ever expanding blog empire, Hipertextual.
Honduras Last Week explains Honduras’ fight against Tuberculosis.
Chapinadas has two new posts on how Survivor portrays Guatemala.
Venezuelan-American, Alexdra Beech has written her impressions of both Hugo Chavez and Alvaro Uribe's recent visits to the United States.
Tim's El Salvador Blog coversEl Salvador's battle with China in cotton underwear exports to the US.
Jeanette Jalil wishes Chile Chile a happy birthday and prosperous future.
Atari In Rio calls it unreasonable to judge Brazil solely by the U.S. State Department’s Consular Info Sheet.
Che at Chatter Garden posts an account of the welcome extended by the Mexican goverment to non-government groups staging demonstrations at the WTO in Cancun, 2003. Hong Kong will host a WTO round in November.