Miriam O'Brien

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Social Media Day PTY in Panama

  3 July 2011

Social Media Day PTY gathered hundreds of Panamanian social network users. Ariel Moreno participated in the event and shares how the day was celebrated in Panama.

Ecuador: New Developments and Cyber-Activism in Chevron Case

  20 March 2011

On February 14, 2011, an Ecuadorian judge ruled that oil company Chevron had to pay US$9.5 million in environmental damages. Almost a month later, Chevron has appealed the sentence; citizens and activists are sharing information and taking part in online campaigns for this case.

Colombia: The earth shook to show people that Necoclí exists

  5 March 2011

On the 2nd of March 2011, a tremor measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale was felt in the department of Antioquia and part of northern Colombia. The epicentre of this shock was in the Necoclí municipality (located in Antioquia) and although there were no victims, an ex traordinary fact – as well as the quake itself – that emerged through Twitter was the ignorance of some to the existence of Necoclí.

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