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Eduardo Avila · July, 2007

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 July, 2007

Peru: Photos of an Amazonian Market

Alejandro from Peru Food blog posts photos of an Amazon market in the small town of Nauta, which is located 100 km from Iquitos.

Peru: Journalist Launches New Blog

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.”

Argentina: Pre-conceived Stereotypes of Buenos Aires

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...

Argentina: Concern Over Animal Deaths Due to Flooding

Roberto Vico writes in Grito Argentino regarding the recent animal deaths due to the heavy flooding in the Santa Fe province.

Dominican Republic: Blogs Featured in Newspaper

Bracuta [ES] links to a recent article in the newspaper Listín Diario dedicated to blogs in the Dominican Republic.

Peru: Deadly City of La Oroya

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...

Bolivia: Capital Rally in Sucre

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...

Chile: Clash Between Youth Football Team and Police Rallies Country

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...

Colombia: Ship from Colombia Makes History

Proyecto Colombia is pleased that the first ship to pass through the Wilson Bridge near Washington, DC was the ARC Gloria from Colombia.

Bolivia: Historic Rally in La Paz Provides Opportunity for Journalism 2.0

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...

El Salvador: Vague Definition of “Attacks on Public Peace”

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...

Venezuela: Forgiving Nicaragua's Debt

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...

Uruguay: Giving the Harry Potter Ending Away

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...

Peru: Origins of Pisco

Utilismos [ES] writes about Pisco Day and the ongoing dispute with Chile regarding the origins of this popular drink.

Colombia: Absent Final Movie Credits

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...

Argentina: Australian Tourist Cleaning Up

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...

Mexico: The 13 Wonders of Mexico

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...

Guatemala: Free Blog Hosting Site Closes

Javier Aroche expresses his sympathy for the closing of the site, which provided free hosting for Guatemalan blogs.

Peru: The Present and Future of Online Advertising

Eduardo Solis of E-nredados [ES] comments on the state of online advertising in Peru.

Uruguay: Museum Blog

Museos en Uruguay [ES] is a new blog written by R. Boretto, director of the Industrial Revolution Museum in Fray Bentos, Uruguay.

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