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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

Peru: Alberto Pizango Wanted by Interpol

  31 August 2009

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 Canaza of Apuntes Peruanos [es].

Ecuador: The National Festival of Music

  27 August 2009

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 children from parishes all across the country come to sing for a national and international audience.

Paraguay: Blogger in Japan

  26 August 2009

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

Guatemala: New BarCamps Planned

  26 August 2009

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.

Argentina: Borges Birthday

  25 August 2009

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 Borges stories.

Argentina: The Construction of the Valley Train

  25 August 2009

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 has not even been a bidding process for some of the materials.

Ecuador: Flyers Announcing “Social Cleansing”

  24 August 2009

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 stop delinquency in the city. Similar notices appeared in a nearby city of La Concorida, which produced two earlier deaths.

Uruguay: ITC Plan for Upcoming Election Cycle

  24 August 2009

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 a recent event writes Gabriel Budiño of D Todo 1 Poco [es].

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