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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

Puerto Rico: Blog Gathering in Caguas

Michael Castro of Poder 5 [es] announces a blog gathering to take place on May 6 in Caguas, Puerto Rico.

Honduras: No Cases of Swine Flu Yet

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...

Ecuador: Reminiscing About Guayaquil

Raul Farias of Al Lado del Camino [es] takes some friends on a tour of the city of Guayaquil, Ecuador and reminisces about his days as a child in the...

Mexico: Update on Swine Flu Outbreak

“The Infection is Fear” is the title of a regularly updated post on his blog Intersections about the outbreak of swine flu in Mexico City.

Mexico: Concern Over Swine Flu Outbreak

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...

Mexico: Cancellation of Important Football Matches Due to Swine Flu

Esta Maraña de Contradicciones [es] writes that she is worried about the swine flu spread in Mexico City because two important football matches were cancelled. Considering how important the sport...

Mexico: Face Masks to Prevent Spread of Swine Flu

Face masks are being distributed in some Metro stations in Mexico City to prevent the spread of swine flu write Jessica Uribe of Vivir México [es].

Bolivia: Popular Sayings in Aymara Language

Nancy Condori of El Chairo [es] provides examples of popular sayings in the Aymara language.

Mexico: Zona Maco Art Fair

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.

Ecuador: Animal Protection in Loja

The Ecuador Animal Protection was created in Loja to protect and defend animals from abuse and mistreatment writes Voces Lojanas [es].

Nicaragua: Protesting Flor de Caña Rum For Poor Working Conditions

Groups are protesting the Pellas company, which produces the Flor de Caña rum in Nicaragua because of the health problems reported by its workers said to have been caused by...

Ecuador: Introducing the Presidential Candidates

Inka Art [es] introduces the presidential candidates in the upcoming Ecuadorian elections.

Mexico: The San Juan Market in the Capital

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...

Paraguay: Open-Source Software Festival

Guri of Paseando con Guri [es] writes about the upcoming open-source software installation festival to be held across Paraguay on April 25.

Cuba: Open Letter About the Relationship with the United States

Bloggers Cuba [es] writes an open letter regarding the differences between Cuba and the United States and hopes that change can happen now with the hope that both countries’ leaders...

Cuba: National Football Team to Skip Gold Cup

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”...

Bolivia: New Electoral Law for December

Miguel Buitrago of MABB provides an overview of the new electoral law that will guide the structure of the December general elections in December.

Ecuador: Social Web Conference in Quito

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...

Guatemala: The Manatee Under Threat of Extinction

The manatee, which draws tourists to Guatemala, is in danger of extinction writes Jorge Morales of Guate Zona [es] .

Costa Rica: Internet Cost Structure

Mirando en Marcelo [es] has a two-part series on the fee structure for internet in Costa Rica and how the costs will be lowered through a partnership with cable providers.

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