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· July, 2009

Stories about Latin America from July, 2009

23 July 2009

Cuba: Ferrer Arrested

Latin America: Vendors Aboard City Buses

The following scene may take place in any number of large cities across Latin America. A person, of any age, man or woman, steps aboard a city bus, provides a...

22 July 2009

Puerto Rico, B.V.I.: Earthquake

Cuba, Jamaica: Film & Music

Democracy Video Challenge Winner Showcase

What is Democracy? That is the question more than 900 participants set out to answer through their videos, in response to the Democracy Video Challenge set up by the US...

Guatemala: International Book Fair Starts July 24

Peru: Ex-President Fujimori Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison

Peru: The Move of Bolivian Textile Companies

Japan: Internet users in the world

Colombia: On Independence Day

Colombia: The Hunt for Pablo Escobar's Hippo

There is controversy in Colombia after photos were shown of soldiers surrounding a dead hippopotamus, which had been hunted and killed after being labelled a health risk to local communities....

21 July 2009

Ecuador: Reactions After a Bus Robbery in Guayaquil

Crime can be a daily reality for many Ecuadorians, whether it be on the streets or during routine parts of one's day. For blogger José Andrés López Alvarez, he encountered...

Peru: Economic Impact of Canceling Events Due to H1N1 Virus

Nicaragua: Thirty Year Anniversary of Sandinista Revolution

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