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· June, 2008

Stories about Latin America from June, 2008

20 June 2008

Paraguay: First Week Back Home

Ecuador: Twitter Updates of Qualifying Game

Dominican Republic: Questioning the Milk Given to School Children

The Dominican Republic is in the midst of a milk scandal, in which the Ministry of Education and producers are being accused of providing "whey" or "sugar water" to the...

19 June 2008

Costa Rica: Andrea Morales Leaves Her Political Party

Andrea Morales, a deputy from the Citizens Action Party (PAC) in Costa Rica, caused controversy when she resigned from her political party, in which she has belonged to during the...

Bolivia: Launch of Adriana Gil's Political Party

17 June 2008

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: Small Shoes

Cuba: Review of Sanctions

Barbados, Venezuela: Maritime Claim

Costa Rica: Diesel Subsidy

Argentina: Restoration of Recoleta Cemetery

Brazil: The Black President Before Obama

The sweeping Obama phenomenon has caught Brazil, and it comes as no surprise in the country with the world's largest population of African descendants. An especially notable thread is the...

16 June 2008

Azerbaijan: Media Campaigner Assaulted

Barbados, Bahamas, Cuba, U.S.A.: R.I.P. Russert

Guatemala: Activism Helps Remember the Disappeared

Guatemala's recent dark history includes approximately 40,000 citizens who disappeared during the armed conflict. Many bloggers keep their memory alive by discussing recent performance art exhibits and activism that helped...

15 June 2008

EmPivot: Green media aggregator

EmPivot is a website made for sharing videos with a specific theme: environment. This green-related media content is added to the website so that people, organizations and companies can connect...

Paraguay: Producing a Bill Gates

El Salvador: Funes Continues to Lead by Wide Margins