Americas Roundup

Tomas Sancio of Venezuelan Politics explains why Venezuelans trade Bolívares for US dollars in the black market.

Jorge Arena of Arena Space writes on The Devil's Excrement about the recent murder of three engineering students by the Venezuelan police and what must be done to bring forth justice.

Morena discusses the recent explosion of blogging in Peru and links to several valuable Peruvian blog resources [es].

There seems to be some controversy on ALT1040 over whether when one types the letter “M” in the latest Spanish version of MSN messenger, it is the Movistar logo which appears rather than the traditional letter.


Fernando Flores continues his reflections on Lawrence Lessig's recent presentation in Chile [es].

If you'd like to brush up on your history, Uruguay escribe has listed every single Uruguayan President from 1830 to the present.

Babalu Blog asks, “Was Sgt Carlos Lazo offered visas for his sons and family to travel to the US and did Sgt Carlos Lazo refuse said offer?”>was Sgt Carlos Lazo offered visas for his sons and family to travel to the US and did Sgt Carlos Lazo refuse said offer?

Daniel Duquenal of Vcrisis gives an excellent summary of the latest news items in Venezuela.

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  • The recent killing of the three young students in Venezuela seems to have shaken the students out of their lethargy vis-a-vis the politics of the country. One can only hope that thier quest for justice will not falter, although with a totally servient Attorney General justice and the rule of law are fickle concepts…

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