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Silvia Viñas · June, 2012

Uruguayan-Spanish journalist, editor, and blogger. Currently living in Chile, tweeting in English and Spanish under @silviavinas, and blogging on silviavinas.com

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Latest posts by Silvia Viñas from June, 2012

22 June 2012

Paraguay: President Fernando Lugo is Removed from Office

As we reported earlier, the Paraguayan Senate voted to impeach President Fernando Lugo. Netizens have been actively reacting to today’s developments; while some defend this impeachment process as legal and...

Paraguayan Senate Ousts President Lugo

Paraguay: President Fernando Lugo Faces Impeachment

El Salvador: Has the gang truce worked?

21 June 2012

Bolivia: “We want a democracy of participation”

Journeys Through Latin America

Thanks to a collective of bloggers who are traveling through Latin America, readers from all over the world can get a glimpse of the many facets of this vast region....

20 June 2012

Costa Rica: The Need to Treat Computer and English “Illiteracy”

Uruguay: Government Proposes to Decriminalize Sale of Marijuana

The government's attempts to decriminalize the controlled sale of marijuana have generated mixed reactions. The government presented its proposal as a security measure to prevent the consumption and trafficking of...

13 June 2012

Latin American Graffiti and Urban Art: Online and in the Streets

Urban art and graffiti are present throughout Latin America. Here's a look at some recent posts by bloggers who share photos and videos of this vibrant urban art movement in...