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Eduardo Avila · January, 2010

Joined Global Voices in 2005 as a volunteer author writing about Bolivia. From 2007-2010, I was the Latin America and Spanish Language Editors at Global Voices, and now currently lead the Rising Voices initiative. Follow me on Twitter (@barrioflores)

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Latest posts by Eduardo Avila from January, 2010

27 January 2010

Global Voices Online Nominated for Game Changer Award

Global Voices Online was recently nominated as a Community Choice Finalist for the 2010 We Media Game Changer Award. Please consider voting for GVO, as winners will be selected through...

11 January 2010

Guatemala: Cartoonist Fo Shares Drawings

Guatemala: The Jocote de Corona Fruit in Comapa

Featured Author: Hisham

As a practicing medical doctor based in France, “Hisham” (Hisham Khribchi) is a Global Voices author for Morocco. He is also one of the founding members of the site Talk...

Paraguay: Vintage Postcard Collection

10 January 2010

Bolivia: Ex-Beauty Queen Named Candidate for Governor of Beni

Bolivian President Evo Morales named ex-Miss Bolivia Jessica Jordan as the MAS candidate for governor in the Department of Beni, which has traditionally been controlled by the opposition.

5 January 2010

Bolivia: The Life of a Taxi Driver in El Alto

Blogger Wilfredo Jordán takes a closer look at the life of a taxi driver in El Alto, Bolivia. In addition to the long working conditions for little pay, they often...

4 January 2010

Featured Author: Layal Al Khatib

Global Voices author and translator Layal Al Khatib from Beirut, Lebanon has a special interest in making sure that languages right to left (RTL) look attractive when viewed on computer...

Bolivia: Mining Industry Growth in 2009