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David Sasaki · July, 2006

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 July, 2006

Mexico: Godwin's Law a la Mexicana

Reminding readers of Godwin's Law, which says that “as an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches one,” Eduardo Arcos posts (ES) recent...

Argentina: SosPeriodista

Franco Giménez introduces (ES) SosPeriodista (ES) (“You're the Journalist”), a new citizen media space based out of Córdoba.

Mexico: Poll Numbers and Teachers Strike

It's Friday! That's right, time for Boz's famous poll numbers, wherein 48% of surveyed Mexicans believe there should be a recount while 53% believe that Calderon won the election. Lopez...

Americas: BlogHer

As the BlogHer conference approaches, Liz Henry takes a look at what Spanish-speaking bloggers have to say. Also, an introduction to more women bloggers from Ecuador and Mexico.

Bolivia: “Did Evo Really Blow It With The US?”

Boli-Nica asks if Evo Morales ruined the new bilateral understanding between Bolivia and the US established by visiting Vice-President Alvaro Garcia Linera.

Chile: Broadband for All

Mary Joyce has translated Atina Chile's “Broadband for All” manifesto to English.

Argentina: Syrian-Lebanese Club

Robert Wright posts a photo of a notice hanging outside the Syrian-Lebanese Club of Buenos Aires, which he translates for readers.

Venezuela: El Conde del Guacharo

Both Miguel Octavio and Francisco Toro try to help their readers understand the candidacy of Benjamín Rausseo, better known as “El Conde del Guacharo.”

Colombia: The Casa de Paz

Adam Isacson writes from Medellín, where he describes his visit to the Casa de Paz: “The sole resident of the Casa de Paz is Francisco Galán, an ELN guerrilla leader...

Brazil: “Proud Cariocas”

Made in Brazil has a preview of Rio's Gay Pride Parade, which will take place this weekend.

Bolivia: Constituent assembly update

Miguel Centallas has an update on Bolivia's Constituent assembly.

Argentina: Cosmos Theater to Close

Jeff Barry points readers to a post on Pasa en Buenos Aires, a new blog run by the city, about the closure of the Cosmos theater (ES). Speaking of cinema,...

Mexico: Barney Parody Video Taken Down

According to Ocho Cuartos, the famous parody of a Barney song poking fun at Lopez Obrador (ES) has been taken down for copyright reasons.

Oaxaca: Photographing the Teacher's Strike

Mark in Mexico headed down to the city's Zócolo to assess and photograph ground zero of the teacher's strike. He describes the scene with patent sarcasm: “I took no photos...

Argentina: Music: Alternarama – Destierro

Following the popular release of The Kyoto Connection, Alternarama now launches Destierro, an ethereal album of ten tracks published under a Creative Commons Non-Derivative 2.5 license. The title track, Destierro,...

Chile, Argentina: One Laptop per Child

Tomás Pollak writes that the Organization of American States supports Nicholas Negroponte's One Laptop per Child plan as a solution to the digital divide throughout Latin America (ES). Meanwhile, Ariel...

Latin America: MSN Takes Down Website

Western Hemisphere Policy Watch claims that MSN has taken down the website of a group claiming to represent Hezbollah in Latin America for “administrative purposes”.

Ecuador, Venezuela: Chavez Visits Quito

Journalist C.J. Schexnayder gives some context to his recently published article on Hugo Chavez's visit to Ecuador.

Latin America: One year of Telesur

Much talked about at the launch and quickly forgotten thereafter, Telesur was supposed to give CNN en Español a run for its money. Boz takes a look at how the...

Argentina: New Blog Aggregator

Buzzear (ES) is a new aggregator of the “buzz” in Argentina's blogosphere.

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