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David Sasaki · September, 2005

Blogger since 2003, I have lived, worked, and traveled throughout most of Latin America. I blog here.

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Latest posts by David Sasaki from September, 2005

Mexico: Criticizing Mexican Culture

Mark in Mexico tries to defend an earlier post in which he was critical of Mexican culture and corruption. Today's post has new examples of cultural deficiency such as unclean...

Chile: “Our PC” Alternative Program

A group of Chilean bloggers have come up with an open source and more affordable alternative [ES] to the government's “My First PC” program.

Chile: March Supporting Gay Rights

Andrés Duque has a summary of last weekend's march in Santiago, Chile to celebrate the “decision by the Education Ministry to adopt sexual orientation non-discrimination language in the standard high-school...

El Salvador: Evacuation Unpreparedness

After summarizing an investigation which found that the Salvadoran government “has done little to prepare to evacuate the 12,700 people who live beside the Ilamatepec (Santa Ana) volcano,” Tim's El...

Peru: Summary of Virtual Blog Festival

BlogsPerú has a summary [ES] of the First Festival of Blogs: Blogs y Author's Rights, a virtual and well-coordinated discussion throughout the Peruvian blogosphere.

Trinidad and Tobago: Lilliput Theater Alumni

Caribbean Free Radio Podcast number 33 – a conversation with Lilliput Theater Company alumi, Elisha Bartels and Nicholai LaBarrie – is now available.

Trinidad and Tobago: 2005-2006 Budget Statement

Taran Rampersad has an informative, hyperlinked remix of Prime Minister Patrick Manning's 2005-2006 Budget Statement followed by Taran's own commentary on its significance.

Mexico: Congressional Independence

Michelle Dion and Matthew Shugart continue to disagree on the level of legislative independence and its political and electoral effects in Mexico.

Mexico: Chespirito

Matthias Goodman has an exhaustive post on the career of famed Mexican slap-stick comedian, Chesperito.

Jamaica: Rules for Driving

Scratchie's World offers a 13 point guide to driving in Jamaica.

Jamaica: Primer to Reggae Music

Lusan has a brief introduction to the history of reggae music in Jamaica.

Chile: “My First PC, But For Real” Petition Delivered to President

Christian Ocampo has an update [ES] on the “My First PC, But For Real” campaign's petition which was delivered to president Lagos.

Bolivia: Global Perspective

MABB has a collection of news excerpts from around the world relating to Bolivia including a focused look on U.S. interest in the region.

Brazil: A Blogger's Introduction

Claudio Tellez, a German-born, conservative, Chilean mathematician living in Brazil offers an introductory first post on his new English-language weblog.

Bolivia: Rock Boliviano

Blogs de Bolivia has a list of Bolivian rock groups’ websites.

Belize: New Company to Search for Oil

With global oil reserves running low, Belizean writes about a company which will begin searching for oil in Belize.

Bolivia: Latest Poll

Barrio Flores has the results from the “latest” pre-election poll taken nearly three weeks ago. Eduardo wonders if the numbers have changed since front-runner Evo Morales announced he would end...

Bermuda: Tropical Storm Philippe

Bermuda Blog has some photos of tropical storm Philippe's passing 60 miles south of the island.

Bahamas: “Religious Con Artist”

Bahamas Blog calls preacher Neil Ellis a “religious con artist.”

Aruba: Elections

Lost in Smallness reminds readers that all political campaigning must end several days before the election. Results are available from the A.P.

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