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David Sasaki · November, 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 November, 2005

Ecuador: Quayaquil and “Planting Trees”

  30 November 2005

Muerto de Risa describes her day trip to Ecuador's largest city, Quayaquil while Patricia Granda documents the difficulties and details of a carbon exchange program which was to plant 150,000 hectares in Ecuador to compensate for carbon emissions by a plant in The Netherlands.

Puerto Rico: Rules Amendments

  30 November 2005

Tom Lincoln of the Puerto Rico Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers has posted the new rules amendments which will go into effect on December 1st and also links to a general memorandum.

Aruba, Jamaica: Homosexuality and the Law

  30 November 2005

As Jamaica begins to discuss the possible repeal of laws which criminalize homosexuality, Lost in Smallness wonders if either Aruba or the Netherlands Antilles were consulted when introducing state-sanctioned gay marriage in their legal system.

Latin America: “Weird Food”

29 November 2005

Food Mall is currently featuring “weird food” from around the globe. Tomorrow will feature Latin American cuisine.

Venezuela: Voting Machines

  29 November 2005

On Saturday, Tomas Sancio listed his concerns with voting machines that were to be used in the upcoming elections. Today Oil Wars explains that electoral authorities agreed to not use finger printing machines nor electronic voting lists. Still, several oppositions parties announced they were pulling out.

Cuba: “How Lovely is Cuba!”

  28 November 2005

Ernesto, a computer programmer in Havana who rarely writes about anything other than programming, describes Steven Mansour's Cuba Blog as the first weblog he has “found to be friendly and honest about this island.”

Argentina: Yanquis

  28 November 2005

Diego of Altered Argentina says he is much more impressed with the ex-pat community he has met in Argentina compared to his experience in Costa Rica and describes his ex-pat friends both online and off.

Bahamas: Being Found

  28 November 2005

Lynn Sweeting describes what it's like to realize there really are people out there reading what she has to say.

Honduras: Election this Sunday

  25 November 2005

Boz writes about this Sunday's upcoming presidential election in Honuras. Honduras y el Mundo (ES), Opiniones Irreverentes (ES), Nuerocosmo (ES), and Hector A. Castillo (ES) are all filled with poetic pessimism by the state of Honduras’ democracy.

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