Latest posts by David Sasaki from July, 2005
Last night I came across a post on Bloggings by Boz which linked to a post in Spanish by Goleech mentioning that Mexican president, Vicente Fox, in what must have been a first, was interviewed by a blogger. I read through the interview, and though it seemed more than sufficiently...
El Sur links to a moblog which covers that unforgiving space of Panamanian and Colombian jungle which keeps most Pan-American travelers from driving straight through, known as the Darien Gap.
Boz has an early preview of the Peruvian presidential scene.
Plan Colombia and Beyond has a thoughtful dissection of the long road awaiting Colombian president Uribe, who is trying to negotiate the release of fifty-nine hostages held by the leftist group, FARC.
Taran Rampersad has an unbelievable list of Caribbean blogs which will soon be making its way into the Bridge Blog Index.
Both Caribbean Free Radio and Subway Chronicles point out that the Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society now has Creative Commons licensed podcasts. The first podcast is 44 minutes and discusses everything from last week's bomb in Port of Spain to cell phone dependence with lots of nerdery inbetween.
Barrio Flores takes a look at the expanding Santa Cruz region of Eastern Bolivia, which could have a big impact on the December electionst.
Mexicanwave says Mel Gibson is financing a Mayan epic for which he wrote the screenplay and will direct. “Casting of Maya local to the region of Mexico where Gibson will begin shooting in October is apparently already underway.”
This past Sunday a small group of 25 journalists in Caracas, Venezuela began pilot-broadcasting a new Pan-American satellite news network called TeleSur which, by September, hopes to be reaching audiences all throughout the Americas with at least nine regional bureaus including Colombia, Argentina, Cuba, Brazil, Washington D.C, La Paz and...
“Antigua, Guatemala” by KDUNK
Line of Sight has an excellent collection of stencil graffiti from around Buenos Aires. Most images have captions explaining the significance.
Marisa of It Takes Two to Tango offers up her impressions of La Boca, Argentina.
Pedro Santana C. has new photos of last week's urban fire in Manta, Ecuador. Eduardo Ochoa of Li-1 blogged and photographed the fire [es] the same day it happened and a photo pool was started on Flickr.
Tim's El Salvador Blog writes that there are 15,000 children with U.S. citizenship living in El Salvador and a total of 2.3 million Salvadorans living in the U.S.
Benjamin Dangl of Upside Down Blog tries to get to the bottom of a rumored U.S. military base in Paraguay which supposedly doesn't exist.
Juanson World has an excellent rundown of the candidates to join the Board of Directors of the Inter-American Development. His post was then updated at 1 p.m. to note that Colombian ambassador, Luis Alberto Moreno won the post.
Diana Zorilla Rios of Lima, Peru says the Peruvian media did a pretty poor job covering Live8, but not to worry because the bloggers had it under contro [es]
The Sumate Files looks at a controversial new voting system which will be tested out in two states during next month's elections.
Daniel of Venezuela News and Views is updating a post throughout the day on the reported arrest of Venezuelan opposition lawyer, Tulio Alvarez, by the Venezuelan National Guard.
Tomas Sancio of Baruta, Venezuela talks about land reform and the problems it is causing on the blog, Venezuela Politics.
Christian of Juanson World gives a survey of criticism and support for the recently-passed Justice and Peace Law in Colombia.