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Eduardo Avila · April, 2009

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 April, 2009

Honduras: No Cases of Swine Flu Yet

  28 April 2009

No cases of the swine flu have been reported in Honduras, but with suspected illnesses in neighboring Guatemala, Leonidas Mejia of Janpedrano Blog [es] writes that it may be a matter of time that it reaches his country.

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Mexico: Concern Over Swine Flu Outbreak

  25 April 2009

Mexican health officials have become concerned with an outbreak of swine flu, which has caused the deaths of 68 in Mexico City, and another 1,000 have fallen ill. The outbreak prompted the closure of schools and the cancellation of many cultural events. On the streets of the capital, residents are taking precautions to avoid the virus and others are waiting to see if it spreads.

Mexico: Zona Maco Art Fair

  23 April 2009

Zona Maco is Mexico City's annual art fair begins this week and Daniel Hernandez of Intersections has options for the various activities taking place.

Mexico: The San Juan Market in the Capital

  22 April 2009

Lesley Téllez of the Mija Chronicles documents a visit to the Mercado San Juan, one of the oldest markets in Mexico City, where among the items she saw were fried grasshoppers, ant eggs, sharks, ducks and skinned baby goats.

Cuba: National Football Team to Skip Gold Cup

  22 April 2009

Even though it qualified, the Cuban national football team will not participate in the Gold Cup to be held in the United States in July because of “technical and organizational” reasons according to the Association, writes Miguel Gómez of Mi Columna Deportiva [es]. However, one commenter notes that the reason...

Ecuador: Social Web Conference in Quito

  21 April 2009

A conference called “Setting and Culture of the Social Web + 10 Suggestions for the Media that Wants to Change” was held in Quito, Ecuador with the participation of many well-known actors in the field writes Abelsuing [es].

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