Eduardo Avila · July, 2007

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 July, 2007

Venezuela: Private Education Under Siege

  23 July 2007

Venezuela News and Views states that private education in Venezuela continues to be “under siege,” because of the state belief that “nobody should be allowed to develop a dissenting perception of life, the only one being allowed is the one from the state.”

Uruguay: High Rates of Suicide

  20 July 2007

¡Montevideo me mata! [ES] writes about the subject of suicide in Uruguay, which has the highest rates in Latin America and also provides resources for prevention.

Americas: A New .lat Domain?

  19 July 2007

Isopixel [ES] wonders whether the proposal to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to create a .lat domain for Latin America will really be beneficial for the region.

Peru: Tarata, 15 Years Later

  19 July 2007

Jose Alejandro Godoy of Desde el Tercer Piso [ES] writes about the 15th anniversary of the attack on Tarata Street by the Shining Path, which left 25 dead and 155 wounded.

Americas: Intel and OLPC to Team Up

  17 July 2007

As head of Intel in Latin America, Ricardo Carreon is very pleased that Intel and the One Laptop Per Child Project will join forces because, “we have dozens of millions of kids that deserve to get the best education they can get.”

Colombia: Ten Years After the Mapiripán Massacre

  17 July 2007

Adam Isaacson of Plan Colombia and Beyond reflects on the Mapiripán Massacre, which took place ten years ago and up to now, “very few people have been punished for what happened in Mapiripán. Nearly all of those who tortured civilians, chopped up their bodies and threw them in the Guaviare...

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