Latest posts by Eduardo Avila from July, 2007
Alejandro from Peru Food blog posts photos of an Amazon market in the small town of Nauta, which is located 100 km from Iquitos.
C.J. Schexnayder, who also writes at Klephblog, recently launched Andean Currents, which will be “a home for the data and eratta I have come across in my research and travels.”
Line of Sight writes about the perceptions that many tourists have of Buenos Aires upon their arrival. Some visit shantytowns looking for a “more real” city, while others have idealistic visions in mind.
Roberto Vico writes in Grito Argentino regarding the recent animal deaths due to the heavy flooding in the Santa Fe province.
Bracuta [ES] links to a recent article in the newspaper Listín Diario dedicated to blogs in the Dominican Republic.
El útero de marita [ES] writes about the Peruvian city of La Oroya, which made a recent list of 5 deadliest cities in the world. A recent study found that 97% of children 0-6 have elevated levels of lead in their blood.
Ariel Cristian [ES] provides information of the rally in Sucre and writes, “during the day I will provide a lot of information and provide little opinion about what happens in Sucre, the Bolivian capital.”
Notas Al Margen [ES] writes about the incident where members of the sub-20 Chilean National team clashed with Canadian police, but wonders why it takes a football incident to rally the country.
Proyecto Colombia is pleased that the first ship to pass through the Wilson Bridge near Washington, DC was the ARC Gloria from Colombia.
A mass rally was held in La Paz to support that the Bolivian capital would remain in that city. Estimates place the attendance at close to one million. A few Bolivian bloggers decided that this would be an excellent opportunity to practice journalism 2.0, in which ordinary citizens could set out and capture images, videos, and opinions from those in the street. Even though everything did not go as planned, it was these new technologies that allowed them to overcome some obstacles and continue this "experiment."
Tim's El Salvador Blog reports on the recommendations provided by the Commission of Citizen Security and Social Peace. However, President Tony Saca will introduce a new law that will punish those for “public disorders” or “attacks on public peace,” which could “make such a law subject to misuse to stifle...
Venezuelan Politics writes that “In the early 1980's, former President Carlos Andrés Pérez was investigated by the Congress of the for giving away a ship to Bolivia. Hugo Chávez has arguably given away more than that” in regards to a recent decison to forgive 33 million dollars of Nicargua's debt.
Rosario's Reading Journal purchased the latest Harry Potter book in her country of Uruguay, but became livid when the local newspaper El Pais revealed the book's ending on the front page.
Utilismos [ES] writes about Pisco Day and the ongoing dispute with Chile regarding the origins of this popular drink.
PISO TR3S [ES] wonders why Colombian television does not run the final credits following the broadcast of a movie, but thinks it must because of the precious time for additional advertising revenue.
Pablo Beca of Un Lugar [ES] is embarrassed with the news story of an Australian tourist dismayed at the state of cleanliness of a local plaza and who went out to purchase brooms in order to clean up a plaza in the city of Tucumán.
Ocho Cuartos [ES] writes about the government of Mexico and its attempt to capitalize on the 7 Wonders of the World contest in order to launch a campaign to find the 13 Wonders of Mexico.
Javier Aroche expresses his sympathy for the closing of the Blogs.com.gt site, which provided free hosting for Guatemalan blogs.
Eduardo Solis of E-nredados [ES] comments on the state of online advertising in Peru.
Museos en Uruguay [ES] is a new blog written by R. Boretto, director of the Industrial Revolution Museum in Fray Bentos, Uruguay.
eBlog [ES] releases its 36th program of the Radio eBlog podcast, which includes discussions on the passing of Roberto “El Negro” Fontanarrosa and the recent collaboration between OLPC and Intel.