12 December 2007

Stories from 12 December 2007

Argentina: What the Media Didn't Say About Personal Fest

  12 December 2007

Personal Fest is a two-day concert held in Buenos Aires and sponsored by a major telecommunications company. During the concert, an incident involving the stabbing of a concertgoer caused a stampede and resulted in many injured. The traditional media failed to cover the incident, and many bloggers picked up the story of the events, as well as the failure to cover the event and the organizers to properly explain what had happened.

Ukraine: God or Demons Against Tymoshenko?

  12 December 2007

An MP from president Victor Yushchenko's bloc proposes to have the parliament building sanctified, to purge it of the “demonic forces.” An MP from Victor Yanukovych's Party of the Regions claims that God is against Yulia Tymoshenko as Ukraine's prime minister. Ukrainiana posts a video and translates transcript of the...

El Salvador: Documentary Film – Los López

  12 December 2007

A documentary film called Los López tells the story of Mirtala López, who worked during the El Salvadoran civil war in a refugee camp in Honduras, is making the rounds of theaters writes Jasmine Campos of Periodismo Cultural [es].

Uruguay: Montevideo Marathon

  12 December 2007

Martín Balao writes about the 13th Annual San Felipe and Santiago de Montevideo marathon [es] that will take place on December 15th through the streets of the Uruguayan capital. For this race, each runner will have a special computer chip tied within their laces that will help calculate their time.

Mexico: Immigration and Binational Relations

  12 December 2007

Immigration, Education and Globalization: US-MX is blog written by a post-graduate class at the University of Guanajuato, Mexico, whose goal “is to address immigration, education, human rights and binational relations, particularly as they affect the United States and Mexico.”

Pakistan: Top Ten posts

  12 December 2007

Following up on the list of top ten blogs from Pakistan, Light Within picks out the top ten posts from the Pakistani Blogosphere.

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