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Rosario Lizana

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

Chilean Opinion 2006

Chilean bloggers have summed up the good and bad of 2006. El observatorio politico [ES] described six of the main general issues that are still not going the right way:...

Chile: Two new Regions

The Chilean congress has approved two new regions in Chile. Currently, Chile has 12 regions and the capital, Santiago.  As iquiquenoticias(ES) explains: Los miembros de la Cámara de Diputados aprobó...

Chilean Christmas Consumer Behavior

Christmas is coming. This post takes a look at Chileans’ consumer behaviour during holidays. Writing about what Chileans are buying for presents, Luis Alarcon (ES) describes top-selling present: El éxito...

Chilean Ex-Dictator Augusto Pinochet Dies

The dictator has died this past Sunday. Augusto Pinochet Ugarte, born into a middle class family in 1915, a late-comer to coup plotting in 1973, and subsequent figurehead of the...

Pinochet's Heart Attack: Bloggers Reactions

Last weekend, ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet, was admitted to the hospital because of a heart attack. The situation awoke national feelings of what he symbolises to Chilean citizens. This post is...

Chile: 27 Hours of Love

Last Thursday marked the begininning of the biggest charity event in Chile, called Teleton (ES) . Carola (ES) explains a little of its history: La historia de Teletón comenzó a...

No Congress Debate for Abortion in Chile

With 61 votes in favor, the lower house of the Chilean congress decided to not legalize abortion and declared it “unacceptable”. 21 votes were against there were 3 abstentions. Quemarlasnaves...

Chile Seeks Political Transparency

Last week, Fernando Flores (ES), Senator from the leftist coalition, decided to suspend his party affiliation to the PPD because of a corruption scandal with other senators from the same...

Blogs & Beers with David De Ugarte

David De Ugarte (ES) , a popular bloger in the Spanish-language blogosphere is visiting Chile. He is the founder of Las Indias Electrónicas (ES) and creator of Cyberpunk (ES) A...

Pinochet's Gold: Gone with the Wind

These past weeks, the news of Pinochet's investments in gold was enough to make bloggers write, not only from Chile, but also around the world. Carololine (ES) posts the complete...

Chilean Cycling Bloggers

Santiago, the capital of Chile, is one of the most polluted cities in the World (of which we are not proud). In this scenario a group of bike lovers, have developed...

Chilean Bloggers Around the World

Ana María (ES) lives in Heidelberg. She explains that to pass the cold winter she discovered wool. With it she makes small handcraft dolls and posts them on her blog....

Sewell, Chile: World Heritage Town

Photo by Mali Sewell is located at an altitude of over 2,000 metres in the Andes mountains. A copper mining town, this year UNESCO declared it a World Heritage site....

Surf in Chile

In Chile summer is coming and the surfers don’t mind. They just surf all year long up and down Chile's 2,880 miles of coastline. A community of passionate surfers share...

Chilean Blog Update: Woman's Talk

There are two very popular 100% womens isues blogs in Chile. Men, fashion, concerns, boyfriends, relations, thoughts, all center on women's interests: Zancadas (ES) and nuestroclubdelulu (ES) . In the...

Third Chilean City with free Wi Fi

Molina is located in the Maule Región, in Curicó province. The main square in Molina now has free Wi-Fi for the citizens. This is the third city in Chile with...

Chile: Celebrating the First National Government Junta

Photo by Ditto_ Chileno photos On September 18, we will celebrate the First National junta that took place in 1810. As the Geographic Military Institute (ES) explains: Independence day is...

The “Morning After Pill” Debate

The Chilean Health Department has decided to give the morning-after pill, for free, to teens over 14 yeas old. This pill is popularly known in Chile as the “day after...

Internet in Chile: Creating New Political Actors?

Co-authored by Mary Joyce and Rosario Lizana Why has Chile, a country of only 16 million people where only 10% have internet in their homes, become a hotbed of cyberactivism?...

Broadband for All!!!

Chilean bloggers are concerned about the opportunities that broadband can bring to our development. Alex Lagos (ES) , writes on his blog: One week ago, La Nación published an article...

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