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Eduardo Avila · October, 2006

Joined Global Voices in 2005 as a volunteer author. From 2007-2010, I was the Latin America and Spanish Language Editors at Global Voices, and now currently lead the Rising Voices initiative.

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Latest posts by Eduardo Avila from October, 2006

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

What to do with the precious reserves of natural gas has been on the minds of Bolivians ever since their discovery. Recently, the governments of Bolivia and Argentina arrived at...

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

Cartoon used by permission from artist Worries concerning a possible civil war in Bolivia have simmered for now. However, cartoon blogger (for a lack of a better term) Joaquin Cuevas...

Colombia: Drinking Coca Sek

Adam Isaacson of the Center for International Policy recently sampled the coca-based energy drink called Coca Sek, which is produced by an indigenous community in Colombia. Even though the legal...

Ecuador: Post-Election Analysis

Boz lays out five points regarding yesterday's Presidential elections in Ecuador. Among other things, he predicts a Rafael Correa second-round victory. In addition, Jaime Izurieta of Cambiemos Ecuador [ES] admits...

Peru: An Ex-President Dies

Libardo Buitrago [ES] writes about the news of the death of ex-President Valentín Paniagua, who died earlier today. The Peruvian president took the helms of the government after the sudden...

Argentina: Unsafe Highways

Good Airs is shocked at the number of highway fatalities in Argentina. A recent accident claimed the lives of 12, including 10 school children. The driver and his passenger were...

Colombia: New Bird Species Found

Proyecto Colombia celebrates the discovery of a new bird species in the cloud forest of the Santander province. The bird proudly flashes its colors, which match those of the Colombian...

Ecuador: Ecuador Elige Follows the Elections

Ecuador Elige [ES], a group blog with 13 contributors followed the Presidential elections in Ecuador throughout the day. The site posts partial results and early reactions. Early results show Alvaro...

Bolivia: Visas in Hindsight

El Alto blogger Mario Ronald Duran Chuquimia laments the need of Bolivians to migrate to Spain [ES]. Even though internet technologies bring families closer together across the distance, it is...

Argentina: Indie Rocker in Commerical Music Festival

Avistando Quimeras [ES], a blog from Buenos Aires, Argentina, is excited about the appearance of indie lo-fi singer-songwriter, Devendra Banhart at the launching of the Personal Fest, a music festival...

Venezuela: What Might a Rosales Government Look Like?

Francisco Toro imagines what a Manuel Rosales administration might look like, should he beat Hugo Chavez in the upcoming elections. Likely scenarios in “an institutional environment dominated entirely by chavista...

Ecuador: Campaign Blog for Movimiento Pachakutik

Christian Espinosa discovers the new blog [ES] of Movimiento Pachakutik candidate Luis Macas [ES]. Espinosa writes that the candidates in the upcoming Presidential elections in Ecuador are using blogs as...

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

An isolated mining town called Huanuni, located in the Department of Oruro, was the center of attention in Bolivia after violent clashes between groups of miners. In question were the...

The Week that Was – Bolivian Blogs

The Bolivian blog community continues to grow by leaps and bounds. In addition to its own website, Blogs de Bolivia, where new blogs are added to the blogroll on an...

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