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.
Latest posts by Eduardo Avila from October, 2007
Mexico: Vicente Fox's Interview with Bill O'Reilly
ALT 1040 [ES] links to videos of former Mexican President Vicente Fox's appearance on Bill O'Reilly and writes, “it is fun to see each of them mutually self-destruct.”
Costa Rica: Arias in China
Cristian Cambronero of Fusil de Chispas [ES] writes about Costa Rica president Óscar Arias’ welcome during his recent visit to China.
Colombia: Campaign Proposals for Internet Access in Bogota
Victor Solano asks candidates for mayor in Bogota about their proposals for internet access in the city [ES], and publishes their responses.
Guatemala: Blog de mi Guatemala Turns Four
Blog de Mi Guatemala [ES] celebrates its four-year anniversary.
Peru: Continuing Investigation into Allegations Against Toledo
El Blog de Morsa [ES] is not sure who to believe in regards to the ongoing investigation into allegations that former Peruvian president Alejandro Toledo raped a young woman.
Argentina: More Trouble from Airport Employees
Jorge Gobbi of Blog de Viajes [ES] writes about the latest troubling finding regarding airport employees in Buenos Aires, Argentina that steal from passengers’ luggage.
Bolivia: Voces Bolivianas Summary
Hugo Miranda of the project Voces Bolivianas summarizes the latest blog entries [ES] by the participants.
Dominican Republic: Images of Captured Criminals
Remolacha.net [ES] writes that criminals must hate cell phone and digital cameras because of the images captured, when the criminals themselves are captured.
Guatemala: Run-off Election Countdown
Elecciones Guatemala [ES] counts down to the run-off election that will decide Guatemala's next president.
Peru: Help for a Sick Nephew
Tan sólo unas burbujas [ES] asks blog readers for help and asks for doctor recommendations to help her very sick nephew in Lima, Peru.
Ecuador: Immigrant Girl Attacked on Barcelona Train
A 16-year-old Ecuadoran immigrant was sitting alone on the train in Barcelona, when a Spanish citizen who was talking on his phone, proceeded to repeatedly strike the girl for no apparent reason. The images were caught on camera inside the train and brought swift reactions of disgust by bloggers in Ecuador and abroad, as well as caused others to pause and reflect on the status of immigrants in Spain.
Argentina: Did She Win Already?
El Opinador Compulsivo [ES] thinks that the election of Cristina Kirchner as President of Argentina is merely a formality and why the country “takes the trouble and cost to organize an election.”
Argentina: Google To Open in Buenos Aires
Leandro Zanoni of eBlog [ES] writes about Google opening up its third operations center in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Bolivia: Violence in Santa Cruz
Andrés Pucci [ES] criticizes individuals from Santa Cruz that participated in violent acts of vandalism during protests regarding hydrocarbon taxes.
Paraguay: The Properties of the Itaipú Director
Zoopolitica [ES] is wondering how the director of the Itaipú hydroelectric dam in Paraguay has various properties and vehicles.
El Salvador: Funes Under the Watchful Eye of ARENA
Hunnapuh [ES] welcomes FMLN presidential candidate, Mauricio Funes, “to hell” in reference to the following 18 months where he will be under the microscope of the opposition party ARENA prior to the next election in El Salvador.
Guatemala: Adoption Fees for Couples
Blog de mi Guatemala [ES] comes across a website for the organization Guatemala Miracles, where the agency charges $25,000 and up for honorariums to help couple adopt a child from that country.
Puerto Rico: Solutions to Problems
Gil C. Schmidt aka Gil the Jenius provides a series of solutions to Puerto Rico's economic (1, 2) and governmental (1,2) woes.
Ecuador: Correa Criticizes IMF
Danny Ayala Hinojosa of El Federalista [ES] criticizes Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa's declarations regarding the International Monetary Fund following a visit with Pope Benedict.
Peru: Memories, Re-encounters and Roots
Alejandro of Peru Food writes a in-depth summary post titled “Memories, Re-encounters, Roots” regarding his recent trip to his native Peru.
Argentina: Maradonic News
GoodAirs writes two quick “pieces of Maradonic news” including a Mexican couple getting married in the Diego Maradona Church, a day before his birthday.