Marco Veliz · November, 2010

Guatemalteco desterrado viviendo en Los Angeles, California desde hace un tipuchal. Me dedico a todo lo que es Internet, y cuando el tiempo permite atiendo mis cosas en la vida real.

Guatemalan expat living in LA since I can remember. I spend my time in all things Internet and when time allows I tend to my real life.

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Latest posts by Marco Veliz from November, 2010

Ecuador: “Clean Quito” Campaign Fights Chewing Gum

  24 November 2010

Have you ever thought about how much it costs a municipality to remove chewing gum stuck to the pavement? Thousands of dollars in street cleaning are spent to fight this habit of discarding chewing gum on the ground. In Quito, the municipal government and several schools began a campaign that seeks to remove gum from the ground and make the capital cleaner.

Dominican Republic: The death of an exemplary human being

  23 November 2010

November 18th was a sad day for Dominicans: Freddy Beras Goico passed away. The communicator and TV host was involved in his last years in philanthropist activities helping people with low income. Bloggers and social network users lament his death and celebrate his life.

The Nicaragua-Costa Rica Conflict, Revisited: Part I

  17 November 2010

In a prior post, Global Voices began to cover a border dispute between Nicaragua and Costa Rica. The situation has become more complex. In this first part we review two moments of this crisis as seen from Nicaraguan and Costa Rican blogs: "Google's error", and the role of Edén Pastora, the presidential delegate for the dredging of the Rio San Juan, as a main character in the conflict.

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