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· February, 2007

Stories about Latin America from February, 2007

26 February 2007

Bolivia: The Changing Face of the Flag

Photo taken by Patricia Vargas Claudio and used with permission. National symbols played a role in the presidential elections of December 2005. Jorge “Tuto” Quiroga, the main rival to the...

25 February 2007

Street food from Panama, Mandoo from Korea, and a Hot Pot Video from Shanghai

#1: From Korea: Kimchi Mamas and a recipe to prepare Mandoo, the easy to prepare Korean dumplings! If you've never made mandoo before, it really isn't hard. The dumpling-making is...

24 February 2007

Mexico: Cucapá People Denied Fishing Permits

Bolivia: Five Places to Sit Quietly in Cochabamba

Bolivia: Floods and Carnival

Paraguay: Valentine’s Day in Paraguay

Colombia: 100 Years of Solitude

Ecuador: Bond Default?

Free Kareem: The Caribbean joins in

The Caribbean blogosphere tends to focus on internal matters, but the plight of Egyptian blogger Abdel Kareem Suleiman struck a chord nevertheless with a few bloggers, including Cuban-American journalist Marc...

Free Kareem: Lusophone Blogs Join the Crusade

As soon as the information about the verdict circulated on the net, Portuguese posts commenting the 4 year in prison sentence given to blogger Abdel Kareem Suleiman started to appear....

23 February 2007

Puerto Rico: Pondering corruption and passports

Cuba: The enemy is information

Peru: The Bloggies

February in Lima: Carnival, Day of San Valentin and Politics

Waiting for San Valentín / Esperando a San Valentín A previous summary of the Peruvian blogosphere, dedicated almost entirely to “Operation Audacious Employee,” generated several interesting comments which highlighted certain...

22 February 2007

Cracker attacks the Colombian blogosphere

Lully, from Reflexiones al Desnudo, a renowned Colombian blog which has been featured in BlogsColombia as “best blog,” had her blog hijacked and sabotaged this past weekend and it has...

21 February 2007

Lusosphere: Reporting Carnival

Olha a cabra!! (parte 2) – Socoh.net After four days of official Carnival revelry — and seven weeks of regular preparations and rehearsals since the year started — Brazilians will...

Jordan: Caricature Expo Planned

Rigoberta Menchu as Candidate?

Rigoberta Menchu 1992 Nobel Laureate by “ladyloneranger“ In the early 20th century, the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo quit wearing her Western clothes to adopt a more indigenous appearance, showing her...

Guatemala: Food Photos

Guatemala: Linux Beginners Conference

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