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Eduardo Avila · October, 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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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