Luis Carlos Diaz

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

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Venezuela: Second Annual Blogstock

  1 November 2007

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.

Venezuela: Bloggers Mobilize For and Against the End of Transmission of Radio Caracas Television.

  27 May 2007

Radio Caracas Television's (RCTV) broadcast license was not renewed by the Venezuelan government, which opened up two fronts within the Venezuelan blogosphere. Blogs were created with the sole purpose to discuss this topic, and there was very little room for gray area. Bloggers normally took one of two sides, either "I am with RCTV" (for) or "RCTV from the Inside" (against), which produced thousands of blog entries on the subject.

Whiskey We've Got, But Where's the Meat?

  4 April 2007

Carnicería by Luis Carlos Diaz Venezuela is one of the principal oil-exporting countries of the world. However, petroleum is not edible and, lamentably, Venezuela's national food industry is not able to feed its population. So Venezuela is, since its economy stopped having an agricultural focus at the beginning of the...

Chavez Plans to Revoke Station's Broadcast License in Venezuela

  26 January 2007

Los Amigos Invisibles con Patricia [at RCTV] by Alfredo Izaguirre F. Hugo Chavez, shortly after his re-election in December for a term of 6 more years of governance, announced that the license of a television channel, whose editorial line tends toward opposition, will not be renewed. Channel RCTV, with 52...

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