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· January, 2013

Stories about Latin America from January, 2013

23 January 2013

Bolivia: 2012 Census Initial Data

“La Movida” – Revival of Spanish Language Comics in Brazil?

A panorama of Latin American comics in two parts. This post explores the invisibility among neighbouring countries within the region. Are economic factors, digital tools and collaboration going to change...

22 January 2013

Peru: Government Renews Concession Agreement with Telephone Operator

Colombia: Was There a Ceasefire During Peace Conversations?

Guatemala: Audience on Genocide Case

Cuban Filmmakers Take Over Digital Technologies

In Cuba, filmmakers and new directors have started to take over new technologies to keep down the costs of production of audiovisual effects, and to tell stories that would otherwise...

21 January 2013

Diplomatic Passports for Religious Representatives in Brazil?

The Ministry of External Relations issued diplomatic passports to the heads of the evangelical World Church of the Power of God, sparking a discussion on the notion of secularism enshrined...

Venezuela – Colombia: Is There a Homeland?

20 January 2013

Ecuador: The Case of the 10 from Luluncoto

The 10 from Luluncoto are the young people who lost their freedom on 3 March 2012, accused of terrorism and threats to the security of the State. Ten months later,...

Chilean President Piñera Has Not Had the Presidency He Expected

Chile: Expectation for the Dakar's Finish in Santiago

Today, Saturday January 19th, 2013 is the end of the “most dangerous race in the world”: the Dakar, in Santiago. Chilean netizens are excited expecting that their fellow countryman, Francisco...

19 January 2013

Profile of Brazilian Blogger Nessa Guedes, the Coca-Cola Girl

The Global Voices Online community works together to share the voices of thousands of bloggers and citizen journalists who live around the world. Sometimes, however, these same bloggers are the...

18 January 2013

Bolivia: An Unexpected Brush with the Past

‘Travelling with Nannies’ Proves Controversial in Brazil

A blog post with useful tips for families who travel with nannies raised controversy as the author's statements reflected a prejudiced view of domestic workers and deeper troubling issues in...

17 January 2013

Twitter Suspends Cuban Encyclopedia Ecured's Account

Twitter has suspended the account of the Cuban Collaborative Encyclopedia Cubana EcuRed according to an announcement posted on the official blog of the their website.

16 January 2013

Peru: Flooding of Toll Road Via Parque Rimac

At 3 am on 28th December, 2012, part of the retaining wall of the Rimac River yielded to the flood, alongside the work which was being carried out from the...

Brazil's World Cup Construction Threatens Indigenous “Living Museum”

About six years ago, the abandoned building of the First Museum of the Indian, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil turned into a “living museum” and became home to several different...

15 January 2013

No Exit Visa: The Cuban Diaspora Speaks

After much anticipation, it has finally happened. The Cuban government has done away with the need for an exit visa - essentially state permission - to leave the country. Bloggers...

Cuba Implements Long-Awaited Migration Reform

The implementation of the long-awaited migration reform on January 14 could put an end to the terrible human drama which the decision to stay or leave Cuba used to entail....

Panama: Taxis and Taxi Drivers

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