Julián Ortega Martínez · March, 2009

Latest posts by Julián Ortega Martínez from March, 2009

Colombia: Are Politicians Making the Most Out of Twitter?

  24 March 2009

In the last few weeks, as the race for the May 2010 presidential elections has started, two presidential candidates have decided to join the Colombian 'twittosphere'. But, after some initial skepticism, Colombian twitterers show that both candidates (or staffers within their campaigns) are failing to reach the intended audience correctly.

Colombia: Against the Release of Guerrilla Fighters

  20 March 2009

Charly from Carlos Cuentero [es] and Alejogalvis from Censura20 [es] show their outrage for the release of two high profile FARC members from prison, who will become “promoters of peace”, according to the government. Charly says “it's a mockery for the victims of these criminals and those who have worked...

Colombia: More on the Illegal Wire Tappings

  3 March 2009

Last week, the illegal wire tapping scandal uncovered by Semana news magazine was the main headline in most news outlets and the talk of the day on some blogs in Colombia. Bloggers continue to write about this issue and react to the steps taken by the government in light of the revelations.