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David Sasaki · January, 2007

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 January, 2007

Bolivia: Advice From and For Morales

While Bolivia Rising posts the translated text of Evo Morales speech at the World Social Forum in Nairobi, Jim Shultz of The Democracy Center publishes “three messages that Morales and...

Colombia: Same-Sex Unions

Andres Duque of Blabbeando documents the various political paths that GLBT advocates and activists in Colombia are using to gain the rights of same-sex unions.

Argentina, Spain, USA: Technorati to Launch WTF?

Argentinian native and Spanish citizen Martin Varsavsky writes on his Spanish blog [ES]: “[Technorati founder, David Sifry] showed me what he is really going to do and how he is...

Cuba, Mexico, USA: Reflections on Immigration

“In mid-January I went back to Mexico for meetings with clients and academics, as well as colleagues from IBM. As you might imagine, the immigration debates going on in the...

Guatemala: Unearthing the Future

Xeni Jardin, best known for her writing at BoingBoing has also been blogging her recent travels in Guatemala including a five-part series for NPR called ‘Guatemala: Unearthing the Future.’ Patrick...

Colombia: Paramilitary Leader's PowerPoint Presentation

Héctor Mondragón on the failures of “Plan Colombia” and Adam Isacson on “the world's most evil PowerPoint presentation” which was used by top paramilitary leader Salvatore Mancuso when confessing to...

Argentina: On the Bus in Buenos Aires

“This post inaugurates a new category – On the bus – an occasional series of anecdotes from travels on the city buses.” Buenos Aires-based Jeffy Barry starts the new series...

Bolivia: Promoting Quechua and Aymara

Bloggings by boz links to a report from today's Washington Post reporting that “Bolivian President Morales’ government is making a major push to teach students Quechua and Aymara, Bolivia's two...

Venzuela: Translations from Spanish

Guillermo Parra of Venepoetics has published a slew of recent translations including Eduardo Vásquez's “Postmodernity Once Again,” which proposes two distinct foundations for Chavez's so-called “21st Century Socialism.” Parra also...

Nicaragua: Blogging in Granada

Our Man in Hanoi is soon to become Our Man in Granada and starts off with two introductory posts as he prepares for the move.

Peru: Personal Vs. Erotic

Noting the recent rise in popularity of erotic and sex blogs at the Blogs Perú directory (the three most popular blogs are Peru Macho, Naked Peruvians, and A Little Wet),...

Latin America: The Bloggies Nominees

Liz Henry introduces the five 2007 Bloggies Award nominees for the category of “Best Latin American Weblog” including Bestiaria, the only one of the five written in Spanish.

Chilean Senator Explores World of Warcraft: Scholastic Team Building or Time Wasting?

Online, multi-player games like Second Life and World of Warcraft have attracted some authentic popularity in the form of subscription-paying registered users and a disproportionate amount of hype from techno-utopian...

Honduras: It's a contest!

Head over to La Gringa's Blogicito guess what she has posted a photo of, and win something nice.

Bolivia: 1/11: An Eyewitness Account

Jim Shultz on the violent protests that broke out in Cochabamba two weeks ago: “Since then I have also spoken to a half dozen people who were eyewitnesses to those...

Venezuela: Privatized Vs. Nationalized CANTV

Miguel Octavio of The Devil's Excrement compares the relative successes and failures of telecommunications giant CANTV both as a state run and private company.

India, Latin America: Bangalore, a Role Model?

Kamla Bhatt, a resident of Bangalore herself, is intrigued by an argument set forth by Miami Herald columnist Andres Oppenheimer who calls the Indian tech metropolis a “role model for...

Guatemala: Video Shows Natural Beauty

Engasado, in a post titled “Guatemala, soul of the earth”, posts a video of the country's many attractions.

Peru: The National Marinera Competition

Alejandro of Peru Food takes a break from cuisine to focus on the upcoming National Marinera Competition In Trujillo. Included are several videos of the dance including one from Trujillo's...

Argentina: Buenos Aires Blog Roundup

After a week-long bandwidthless break, Alan Patrick is back with the latest and greatest from anglophone Buenos Aires bloggers.

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