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Eduardo Avila · August, 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 August, 2009

USA, Mexico: Astronaut José Hernández Twittering from Space

Mexican-American Astronaut José Hernández is currently orbiting the Earth as part of a Space Shuttle mission to the International Space Station, and he is twittering while he is on the...

Bolivia: MAS Strategy in Next General Elections

Miguel Buitrago of MABB [es] runs down the strategy of Evo Morales’ MAS party in the upcoming general elections.

Paraguay: Pessimism in the Region

Paraguayans are the most pessimistic in the entire region writes Carlos Rodríguez of Rescatar [es] commenting on a recent study.

Peru: Alberto Pizango Wanted by Interpol

Peruvian indigenous leader, Alberto Pizango, is accused by the government as an instigator of violence for the events in Bagua, and is now wanted by Interpol according to J. Francisco...

Chile: The Chile + Cultura Festival 2009

The Chile + Cultura 2009 Festival is set for September 6 in Curicó, which will feature free regional and national musical acts writes Manuel Herrera Díaz of Maulee.cl [es]

Costa Rica: The Passing of Felipe Granados

Costa Rican writer Felipe Granados recently passed away at the age of 33. Fusil de Chispas [es] is saddened by the loss of the author, who penned such books as...

Chile: Technology Platform of Candidate Sebastian Piñera

Luis Ramirez writes about the technology platform of Chilean Presidential candidate Sebastian Piñera [es] and notes that his proposals include funding for a computer and broadband internet in every household.

Costa Rica: Manuel Mora Valverde Founder of Communist Party

Marco of ¡Que Clío nos guarde! [es] commemorates the 100 year anniversary of the birth of Manuel Mora Valverde, who was the founder and leader of the Communist Party in...

Colombia: Another Massacre of the Awá Indigenous Community

Plan Colombia and Beyond writes about the report from the National Organization of Indigenous People about another massacre of members of the Awá indigenous community by an unidentified armed group...

Ecuador: The National Festival of Music

José Elias introduces his readers to the XXII National Festival of Ecuadorian Music, which recently took place in a rural parish of San Lorenzo of Manta [es], where artists and...

Argentina: The Passing of a Fellow Twitterer

In Argentina, Marcelo Klein mourns the passing [es] of fellow twitterer and blogger Guillermo Lutzky [es] @glutzky, who was also his former teacher and basketball coach.

Paraguay: Blogger in Japan

Carlos Rodríguez of Rescatar [es] interviews Paraguayan blogger Rodrigo Yoshio Murayama of Vicento's Shrine [es], who has been living in Japan.

Bolivia: Participation at BlogHer Conference

Cristina Quisbert takes a look back at her participation at the BlogHer Conference in Chicago, as a representative from Bolivia.

Guatemala: New BarCamps Planned

Gustavo Reyes of Interactiva Web [es] announces the launch of EduCamp in Guatemala, which is targeted for teachers, as well as the first regional BarCamp in Esquipulas.

Uruguay: Independence Day

August 25 is Uruguayan Independence Day and Mariolo of 1 x Día [es] celebrates with nostalgia.

Uruguay: The Passing of Canario Luna

Enrique Place writes about the recent passing of Uruguayan singer Washington “Canario” Luna [es].

Argentina: Borges Birthday

It is the 110th anniversary of the birth of Argentine writer Jorge Borges, and Keff Barry of Buenos Aires, City of Faded Elegance looks back at some of his favorite...

Argentina: The Construction of the Valley Train

Pablo of Vivir en Neuquen Capital [es] wonders when construction for the “Valley Train” will begin. The start date is programmed for December, but according to news reports that there...

Ecuador: Flyers Announcing “Social Cleansing”

JuanPi is very concerned about the appearance of flyers in his city of Babahoyo, Ecuador, which announced “the time has come for social cleansing” [es] in regards to actions to...

Uruguay: ITC Plan for Upcoming Election Cycle

For the upcoming election cycle in Uruguay, the Association for Information Technology of Public and Private Administration provided a space for political parties to put forth their Technology plan during...

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