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· December, 2008

Stories about Latin America from December, 2008

26 December 2008

Brazil: Chico Mendes lives on, 20 years after his death

Bloggers remember and pay homage to Chico Mendes, the man whose actions highlighted the plight of the Amazon internationally, and who was murdered twenty years ago by those who were...

24 December 2008

Mexico: Beauty Queen Busted for Arms

Cuba: Be Part of the Solution

Guatemala: Nativity Scenes Around the Holidays

Guatemala: Mincemeat Pie

Venezuela: Telling the Country's History Through Film

A group of young Venezuelan filmmakers have succeeded in illustrating some of the country's history or adapting famous pieces of literature through films that have been well-received by the general...

Russia, Serbia: Gazprom, NIS, and Gas Prices

23 December 2008

Caribbean: 2008 in Review

From natural disasters to lightning bolts of the athletic kind, 2008 was a busy one for the Caribbean blogosphere. Here are some of the highlights...

A Caribbean Christmas

'Tis the season - and nowhere celebrates Christmas quite like the Caribbean! Here's a glimpse into what bloggers are doing to get into the spirit of the festivities...

Bahamas: Cuba & the USA

Chile: Regional Library of Aysen

Argentina: Top 10 Taxi Driver Recommended Restaurants of 2008

Mexico: The Christmas Bonus

El Salvador: The Military

Peru: Top Ten Moments of Web 2.0 For 2008

Puerto Rico: License to Kill Trees

The recent administrative order by Puerto Rico's Secretary of Agriculture has created a shock wave of reactions in the blogosphere. In the island of Puerto Rico if a person had...

22 December 2008

Ecuador: The Passing of Ex-President León Febres Cordero

Ecuador's former President León Febres Cordero passed away this week and many of the country's bloggers are providing thoughts about his legacy. Some are giving him more credit for his...

Colombia: The Murders of Journalists

Uruguay: Holiday Phone Calls Saturate Lines

Costa Rica: The Organization of Saprissa

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