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David Sasaki · October, 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 October, 2005

Guatemala: Blog de mi Guatemala Anniversary

Rob Mercatante congratulates Blog de Mi Guatemala, which recently turned two-years-old.

Brazil: The Gay Kiss Controversy

Responding to controversy over a kiss by two men in the Brazilian soap opera, “America,” Made in Brazil argues that there is large support for gays in the Brazilian media...

Puerto Rico: History of the Puerto Rico Sun

Clarisel Gonzalez writes out the history of the Puerto Rico Sun.

Caribbean: Reflections on Caribbean Blogging

Taran Rampersad complements Georgia's conversation with Nicholas Laughlin in his own insightful summary of the state of the Caribbean's blogosphere.

Aruba: Political Ponderings

Lost in Smallness shows that Aruba still doesn't have complete post-colonial autonomy as the Netherlands “has been making noise” about Minister of Justice, Rudy Croes. Rudy says he'll settle for...

Recently in Argentina

As always, “[ES]” refers to posts in Spanish. All other linked pages are, at least partly, written in English. Diego Sarraseca, an Argentine living in Los Angeles, wrote a trilingual...

Puerto Rico: Hon. Aida M. Delgado-Colón – Our Next U.S. District Judge

The Puerto Rico Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers appears content with Bush's nomination of Aida M. Delgado-Colón as the next U.S. District Judge of Puerto Rico.

Puerto Rico: PuertoBlogs – The Community of Puerto Rican Bloggers

With the help of Afrael and Mauricio, Albizu has launched Puerto Rico's first blog directory, PuertoBlogs.

Nicaragua: Cultural Observations

Both ¡Pura Vida! and Nicaragua Travels jot down some cultural observations.

Bolivia: Election Crisis

Jim Schultz hands over his blog to Bolivian activist, Boris Rios who offers his insight into Bolivia's current election crisis.

Cuba: Disaster in Havana

Ernesto, a computer programmer in Havana, documents flooding in the city brought on by Hurricane Wilma. With an impresive collection of photos.

Colombia: “The Narco in All of Us”

Responding to recent criticism of President Uribe, Parce says that all Colombians have, in some way, indirectly supported the “narco traficantes.”

El Salvador: Brain Drain

Tim comments on the release of a recent World Bank report on “brain drain,” which found that “one third of Salvadorans with a professional education live outside of El Salvador.”

Colombia: La Cocterlera Nominated for BOB proudly announces that Valentina's weblog, Colombian Realities has been nominated for a Best of Blogs award.

Hands Off Venezuela – In Paris, Chavez speaks of the revolution and salutes the work of “Hands Off Venezuela!”

Hands Off Venezuela gets props from Chavez in Paris. Topochoblog estimates that there are around 3,000 weblogs in Venezuela and asks his readers what their impact has been so far...

Argentina: Sunday's Election and Bush's Visit

Ian of GoodAirs tries to give more meaning to last Sunday's election compared to what he saw as a boring, girl fight story picked up by the international media. Meanwhile,...

Trinidad and Tobago: Bombs and Media Transparency

Georgia Popplewell posts about yet another small bomb explosion in Port of Spain and includes a map of the five recent explosions to hit the capitol city. Jacqueline A. Morris...

Barbados: Reconciliation Walk Really About Reconciliation?

Commenting on today's “reconciliation walk to relive the horrors of slavery and the slave trade,” This, That & Whatever asks if this is not really “about what a bunch of...

Uruguay: First International Animation Festival of Uruguay

Animate a weblog focused on animation in Uruguay announces that the First International Animation Festival of Urugay will be held in the city of Salto from November 16th through the...

Argentina: Turpentine's First EP Available to Download

Zona Indie says that Argentine band, Turpentine is reminiscent of Sonic Youth or Soundgarden with a PJ Harvey-like voice. Their first EP can be downloaded for free.

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