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· September, 2010

Stories about Latin America from September, 2010

23 September 2010

Colombia: First Reactions to the Death of FARC Leader ‘Mono Jojoy’

Víctor Julio Suárez, better known as Jorge Briceño or Mono Jojoy, one of the top leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), was killed in the so-called "Operation...

Italy: Social Media Week in Milan and Worldwide

Social Media Week is an eclectic, multi-city event (Sept 20-24) aimed at connecting people, content, and conversations about emerging trends in social and mobile media.

Mexico: Government Announces Plan to Protect Journalists

Peru: Hydroelectric Project Raises Concerns

Chile: Alternative Transportation for ‘World Carfree Day’

Paraguay: Interpreting the Constitution

22 September 2010

Global Voices Bloggers at UN Millennium Development Goals Summit

Four Global Voices bloggers are currently attending the United Nations Summit on the Millennium Development Goals in New York City (September 20-22). In their personal blogs and on Twitter, they...

El Salvador: Is the Anti-Gang Law the Right Solution?

Mexico: Indigenous Community San Juan Copala Ordered to Evacuate

Panama: Proposed Legislation to Prevent Discrimination due to Sexual Orientation

The Panamanian National Assembly started to discuss a new law that would protect people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The proposal has caused controversy within Panamanian society...

Venezuela: Web Videos Encouraging Citizens to Vote

Venezuelans will be voting on September 26th to renew the whole body of the National Assembly, the unicameral legislative body which substituted the Congress, and online, dozens of people are...

21 September 2010

Argentina: Citizen Journalism in La Plata

Venezuela: Blogging About Colonial Art

Colombia: Virtual Gifts for Medellín on its 335 Birthday

On November 2 the city of Medellín will celebrate 335 years of its founding. The account @cumplemedellin was created on Twitter so that its citizens can tweet the symbolic present...

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