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Silvia Viñas · October, 2013

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 October, 2013

22 October 2013

This Weekend at Developing Latin America 2013 Apps Challenge (Part I)

Technology for Transparency Network

This past weekend has been very productive for the Developing Latin America Apps Challenge. Here we bring you a brief summary of what happened in some of the participating countries.

Nicolás Maduro's First Six Months as President of Venezuela

17 October 2013

Chilean Students March to Demand Education Reform One Month Before Elections

The protests are part of ongoing mobilizations calling for an overhaul in the country's education system. This time students are pushing candidates to share specific proposals for education reform.

16 October 2013

Media Factory Accepting Applications for New Media Projects in Latin America

Video: Colombian Artists Sing in Solidarity With Farmers

Although protests and road blocks have stopped, the farmers' struggle for land rights continues.

8 October 2013

Honduras Creates Military Police to Fight Crime

The strategy has raised concerns among human rights defenders and citizens who see the new military force as a setback.

Argentina's President to Undergo Surgery

4 October 2013

Deadly Storms, Delayed Aid Devastate Mexico's La Montaña Indigenous

According to several reports, aid took days to arrive and has been insufficient. More than 200 communities remain isolated.

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