20 May 2014

Stories from 20 May 2014

AFKInsider Blogging Contest

  20 May 2014

AFKInsider is hosting a blogging competition where the best blogger every month will be asked to write a paid weekly story for AFKInsider the next month: AFKInsider bloggers contest seeks to discover creative African Business bloggers who write and are interested in technology, agriculture, entrepreneurship, real estate, entertainment, politics, mining...

Analyzing Media in El Salvador

  20 May 2014

Salvadorean blog Colectivo de análisis de la realidad compiles and comments on its Media analysis on May 12, 2014 [es] the main news on printed and digital media that date in El Salvador. The blog carries out this analysis almost on a daily basis. The post reviewed here was part...

The Mexican Hashtag that was Trending Topic on Mother's Day

  20 May 2014

Andrés Mayorquín comments [es] on Se hace camino al andar about the Mexican campaign on Twitter with hashtag #ChingueasumadreEPN [screw your mother, president EPN]: Via Twitter, the president's mother was insulted, and the hashtag #ChingueasumadreEPN became world trend. An easy way to show discontent against his administration and his policies....

Bangladesh's Economy Remains Stable, Analysis Finds

  20 May 2014

Equity analyst and blogger Asif Khan posts a brief economic update of Bangladesh in his blog. According to the analysis, despite political uncertainties the economy looks stable and inflation remains under control: The chances of an interim election in the next 12 months look slim. Current account surpluses continue, currency...

Sexism in Advertising

  20 May 2014

Natalio Pinto on El Blog del Incógnito analizes [es] advertising and their inclination to sexism after readfing the article 15 vintage ads where women appear as idiots, about advertising in between the 1940s and 1970s. Has advertising changed 50 years later? I think it hasn't changed, maybe it has ‘evolved’...

Libraries in Lima

  20 May 2014

Silvana Aquino writes [es] on Infotecarios about the launching of Lima Literary Map. She explains the initiative: Some weeks ago, the Downtown Lima Literary Map [es] was presented. This is a project developed by researchers Kristel Best and Renzo Farje and sponsored by the Peruvian House of Literature, that tracks...

Eleven Places to Visit in Argentina

  20 May 2014

Laura Schneider posts [es] on Viajes y Relatos the 11 places she considers as highly recommendable to visit in Argentina. Out of the 11, we copy this one as a sample: Ushuaia and Toulhin: And now that we are in Patagonia, we can't left aside the most Southern city in...

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