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· January, 2006

Stories about North America from January, 2006

Caribbean: BlogHer's site launches

BlogHer's new “internationalized” site is now online, with Karen Walrond covering Latin America and the Caribbean.

Caribbean: The Taíno & Catholicism

Indigenous issues blog Voice of the Taino people links to an article entitled “Christianity, Capitalism, Corporations, and the Myth of Dominion”, noting that the “Roman” Catholic Church still has not...

We Love Cooking!

#1: All Indian food does NOT taste the same! From the UK, We all live downstream explains this popular belief that find its roots in the lack of adventurous spirit...

Revolutionary Awareness in the WSF

Bloggers attending the World Social Forum in Caracas have been speaking out with constructive criticisms on organizational pitfalls. Issues related to transportation, the youth camp facilities, and information problems have...

Chile: Canadian Blogger Commits Suicide in Santiago

Roberto Arancibia meditates (ES) on the suicide of Canadian blogger, Chris McKinstry in his Santiago apartment. McKinstry was the founder of Mindpixel, a digital mind modeling project. His final blog...

Trinidad & Tobago: Dear Michelle Malkin

Taran Rampersad writes an open letter to conservative US pundit Michelle Malkin.

USA: Life Thread

Los Hilos de la Vida or “Threads of Life” is a group blog by English as a Second Language students in Boonville, California. Every post tells the story of a...

Global Fusion: Creating Delicious Food One Meal at the Time!

#1: Madrid Fusion My colleague Chef Elena was in Spain with three other Panamanian chefs, for the  world famous "Madrid Fusion" one week event, held in the beautiful city of...

Caribbean: Introducing Indigo Leaf magazine

Karen Walrond unveils her ambitious new venture, a Salon.com type web site called Indigo Leaf magazine featuring work by writers and artists previously unpublished in the US.

Jamaica: Restorative Justice

Jamaica Express announces a lecture on Restorative Justice in Jamaica taking place on Thursday 19 January at the Ames Courtroom, Harvard Law School at 7:30pm. The event is sponsored by...

The Moveable Feast: Eat the World in Ten Blogs

#1Have you ever wondered how the soldiers in Iraq spent the holiday season?  This is the day when you will get the scoop, first hand by Chairbone Stranger, an American...

Armenia: Language Map

Blogrel has a surprising map showing the distribution of Armenian speakers. In Los Angeles…

Puerto Rico: A model for a new world order?

Lowatel calls for morality-based decision making in the Puerto Rican political process and advances the idea of the country as an “independent sovereign country” within an economic bloc or association...

Venezuela: Belafonte hearts Chavez

CaribPundit is disgusted that Jamaican-American performing legend and human rights campaigner Harry Belafonte supports Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. “Fer cryin’ out loud, Harry,” says CaribPundit in a post entitled “Just...

Blogging in Exile

The following article was originally written in Spanish by Sebastian Delmont, a Venezuelan native who now lives and blogs in New York City. It was published in the first (and...

Cooking up the World!

How many people that are lactose-intolerant do you know? Well, I have good news for them: “Raw Milk”. Verdant San Francisco tells us his story about how he became vegan...

Caribbean: Real estate

Own a villa in the US Virgin Islands? Then you're in luck, as Frank Barnako is reporting that the value of of residential properties in St. Thomas, St. Croix and...

World: Holiday Food Recipes

Melissa, a chef from Panama – whose blog, Cooking Diva is recommended only if are not hungry – had the excellent idea of hosting a New Year's international recipe swap...

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