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Rosario Lizana · April, 2007

Rosario Lizana is a Chilean freelacer, based in Santiago. Her experience lies in the field of strategic communications and research. She teaches at the Barnechea Cultural Corporation that promotes the exercise of debate amongst Chilean youth. Rosario has also worked as a consultant for political campaings and is currently promoting and advocating the blog platform in Chile.

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Latest posts by Rosario Lizana from April, 2007

Seismic Activity and Tidal Waves in Chile

  27 April 2007

Chile is a land of the earthquakes. In recent months, the Aysén region has been affected by small seismic activity every day. Last weekend, an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale, caused a fjord landslide into the sea. Big waves crashed into the small city of Puerto Tortuga, devastating everything in its way. Some bloggers have criticized the response of the authorities and worries what else might happen if proper measures are not taken.

Chilean Love Poetry Online

  20 April 2007

Love is one of the universal languages. One of the Chilean poets who wrote poems about love was Pablo Neruda. Not only do Chilean bloggers have Neruda’s romantic prose in their digital DNA, but so do bloggers around the world. Here is a selection of Pablo Neruda’s poetry that has spread throughout the net.

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Chile: building a new educational understanding

  14 April 2007

These days one of the issues that is capturing the attention of Chilean bloggers is the educational reform. The LOCE, Constitutional Organic Law of Students is being reformed to a new law called the General Law of Education (PLEGE) (ES). Michele Bachelet, president of Chile declared that origin of the LOCE was authoritarian and that this new reform is based upon republican and democratic visions “and in a democracy, a law has to legitimize the popular sovereignty and the current LOCE, clearly does not count on this legitimacy”

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Chile: Bachelet, Transantiago and student protests

  6 April 2007

Michelle Bachelet has had a difficult time since she was inaugurated as Chile’s first female president just over a year ago. She has endured corruption scandals in her own leftist coalition, student protests expressing angry dissatisfaction with the education system, and now, the collapse of Santiago’s costly new transportation system....

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Chile: Day of the Young Fighter

  1 April 2007

Universidad del Bio Bio Concepción During Chile's dictatorship period, two brothers, Rafael and Eduardo Vergara were murdered. They were fighting against the government. Since then, some associations in Chile celebrate the day of the “young fighter.” This in not an official government issue. Unfortunately for us, the meaning of the...

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