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Eduardo Avila · February, 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 February, 2010

28 February 2010

Chile: Tsunami Scare on Easter Island

The Chilean territory of Easter Island is located 3500 km from the continental mainland. After the February 27 earthquake struck, the island was under a tsunami warning and where local...

Chile: The Legacy of the 1960 Earthquake in Valdivia

Fifty years ago, the strongest earthquake ever recorded in history rocked the city of Valdivia, Chile. The legacy that the earthquake has had on Chile's history was on the minds...

27 February 2010

Chile: Powerful 8.8-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Country

At 3:34 a.m. local time, an earthquake with a magnitude of 8.8 struck off the coast of the Maule region in Chile. Extensive damage has been reported throughout the country,...

17 February 2010

Honduras: Supporting Local Tourism

Honduran blogger Guillermo Anderson is a big believer in how local tourism can help his country. He has friends who have made great sacrifices to build their small businesses and...

Ecuador: Saraguro Culture Blog

Colombia: Slogans During Election Season

Peru: Police Officer Protest for Higher Salaries

Bolivia: Carnaval Celebrations Suspended Due to Bad Weather

12 February 2010

Costa Rica: Presidential Election Photo Essay

The Costa Rican photography collective “Nomada Colectivo” (Nomad Collective) took to the streets to capture the scene from election day on February 7, 2010 and created a photo-essay of these...

3 February 2010

Paraguay: Footballer Salvador Cabañas Recovering After Shooting

In the early morning of January 25, Paraguayan footballer Salvador Cabañas was shot in the head during an altercation in a Mexico City bar bathroom. Although he is slowly recovering,...

Latin America: Celebrating the Contributions of Afro-Latinos

During Black History Month, a group of Afro-Latino bloggers have started a collective blog to raise awareness of the contributions of Latin Americans with a Black African ancestry.

Argentina: The Street Photography Contest

Dominican Republic: Mateo Morrison Wins National Literature Prize