From Venezuela. Blogger-Journalist-New Media Evangelist. Interested in Conflicts and Political studies. Now, I'm working with NGO's and social communities to join them on the Internet. My web (es) is called Peace Journalism. My new project is Gentedeapie.com
Latest posts by Luis Carlos Diaz from November, 2007
It took no time at all for five words said by the King of Spain to Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez at a summit in Chile to become slogans for the opposition, the subject of parodies, and even ringtones for one's cell phone. "Por que no te callas?" or "Why don't you shut up?" continues to be written about in the press and especially in blogs on both sides of the Atlantic by those that agreed or disagreed whether the King was correct in his language and tone.
Venezuelan bloggers and other users of social networking software gathered in a remote location far from the capital for the 2nd annual Blogstock, not to hear lectures regarding the state of the blogosphere or the latest in technology, but to simply socialize and have fun. Amidst the serious problems facing the country, these types of get-togethers are at the heart of what Venezuelans are all about.