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14 July 2006

Stories from 14 July 2006

Bolivia: Blog Evangelism

This is a translation of post originally written in Spanish at Blogs de Bolivia. As a result of the successful Second Meeting of Bloggers and Mundo al Reves Users held...

Chile: Writing Contest

Santiago in 100 Words (ES) is an essay contest of, you guessed it, no more than 100 words about the Chilean capital. Entries are restricted to Chilean nationals.

Bolivia: Translated Interview with Evo Morales

Jonathan Olguin has translated an interview with Evo Morales from the Argentinean daily Página 12.

Argentina: Real and Perceived Social Class

Sergio Cariviano points to a study that found both rich and poor Argentineans tend to define themselves as “middle class.”

Argentina: Improving Plaza de Mayo

Robert Wright makes a case for the refurbishment and improvement of Buenos Aires’ Plaza de Mayo.

Colomabia, El Salvador: Happy Latin America

John Guzman and Tim Muth are among the many bloggers to point out that Latin American countries did quite well in the Happy Planet Index.

Mexico: Calderón on Recounts and Speaking English

Ceci Connolly points to a Washington Post interview with Felipe Calderón, emphasizing that “he would accept a partial recount but that a complete recount would be ‘absurd’ and illegal.” Ana...

Peru: Cuisine Today and Yesterday

Diana Zorrilla Ríos takes a look at how Peruvian food has evolved over the past century (ES).

Uruguay: Sad Day for Cinema

A.K. explains why today is a sad day for fans of Uruguayan cinema.

Venezuela: Looking Towards the Elections

Oil Wars applauds the CNE for announcing that “both the European Union and the Organization of American States will be sending observation teams to oversee the Venezuelan presidential elections this...

Argentina: One Laptop per Child

Ariel Vercelli writes (ES) that (ES) will be hosting an open discussion on the implementation of One Laptop per Child in Argentina.

Mexico: Podcast on Electoral Citizen Journalism

Trespuntocero has an excellent podcast review of citizen journalism during the Mexican elections (ES). English speakers with an interest in Mexico should check out the podcast Here From Mexico.

Ukraine: Lebanon-Israel Connection

It may not seem so – but it's a very small world. To know that someone we hold dear is directly affected by what for us is nothing but a...

India: Privacy and the Blasts

Anand on what the blasts really mean in terms of civil liberties. “India is not a country that has ever been greatly bothered about privacy issues, civil rights, data protection...

Pakistan: Birds on International Migratory Birds’ Route Number 4

Shirazi on the rendevouz with birds. “Pakistan receives a large number of migratory birds from Europe and Central Asian States every year. These birds spend the winters in Pakistan and...

Nepal: Capitalism for the ailing country

Getting Nepal back on its feet via BlogDai. “That's right shoppers, each of you tell ten of your friends that one of the best ways to defeat oppressive Maoism and...

Bangladesh: To The Right

Salam Dhaka on why BNP-Jamat is not great news for the country. “As long as this alliance stays in power, Bangladesh will continue to move to the right. Does that...

India: Reverse Migration

Ramesh has a wonderful and warm post on returning to India.

Armenia: Silver Cups

Armenian Food writes about Armenia's silver cups.

Israel, Lebanon, Palestine: The road to war

“To punish the people of Gaza and Lebanon because their governments haven't figured out how to control these outfits would be a bit like bombing the Vatican as retribution for...

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