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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

Guatemala: Stolen Artifacts from Parque el Naranjo

Chapinadas laments the Mayan artifacts which have been looted from an archeological site named “El Naranjo”.

Ecuador: Quayaquil and “Planting Trees”

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...

Beautiful Horizons: Haiti Elections Delayed – Again

Randy Paul comments on yet another delay in the Haitian election. Caribpundit, meanwhile, argues that ex-President Aristide has been completely discredited both domestically and abroad.

Puerto Rico: Rules Amendments

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...

Aruba, Jamaica: Homosexuality and the Law

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...

Latin America: Soccer Blogs

Clarín's Weblog Sobre Weblogs charts the growing trend of soccer blogs (ES).

Central America, Caribbean: Garífuna Summit Declaration

Roberto Borrero posts a copy of the Garífuna Summit Declaration signed by six Central American and Caribbean heads of state to safeguard Garífuna culture.

Panama: Second Independence Day

Chiriqui Chatter explains why Panama has two independence days in the same month.

Latin America: “Weird Food”

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

Venezuela: Voting Machines

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...

Peru: Video of Dancing to Pluma Pluma Gay

Petter Chamoli of Cajón de Juguetes has a short video of celebrating Peruvians dancing to the song “Pluma Pluma Gay.”

Cuba: “How Lovely is Cuba!”

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...

Colombia: Southern Colombia and Northern California

Plan Colombia and Beyond makes the very worthwhile observation that “nobody is proposing to fumigate Sequoia National Park.”

Colombia: Galeras Valcano Erupts and Shakira

John Guzman has the latest on the eruption of Galeras volcano as well as Shakira's new album, which will be in English.

Brazil: Gun Referendum Thoughts

Tatiana Cardeal explains her disappointment with the decision by Brazilian voters to vote down a proposed firearm ban.

Argentina: Yanquis

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...

Trinidad and Tobago: A Dinner of Peers

Taran Rampersad has a meditative post on his dinner with fellow Trini bloggers, Georgia Popplewell, Nicholas Laughlin, and Jonathan Ali.

Bahamas: Being Found

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

Aruba: “Another Hotel: Yay?”

Lost In Smallness weighs out the pros and cons of a proposed new Ritz-Carlton hotel along Aruba's coast.

Cuba: Travel Notebook

Steven Mansour, so far, has written chapters one, two, and three of his “Cuba Chronicles.”

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