Latest posts by Silvia Viñas from January, 2011
E'a [es] reports that the Paraguayan government has enacted a Law on Languages. Indigenous Peoples Issues and Resources explains that,”The law requires public institutions to use the Guarani language as determined by the Constitution.”
In a post titled “The end of an error,” Juan Cristobal reports: “Today, Venezuela’s opposition returned to the National Assembly they boycotted five years ago.” He adds: “It would be easy to dismiss this as inconsequential political theater. Yet the fact remains that the majority of Venezuelans who voted for...
Bloggings by Boz argues that “the intense US and global media focus on Mexico's violence risks missing the ‘more dangerous than Mexico’ countries.” He shares statistics that show that Honduras, Venezuela, Guatemala, El Salvador, Colombia and Jamaica have higher homicide rates than Mexico.
Several Colombian videobloggers took on the challenge of making one video per day during 2010. While not all finished, it is important to recognize the effort made by those who joined this global idea.
Andrés Colmán Gutiérrez in Ñangapiry News writes [es] about the show on January 1st that began this year's bicentennial celebration in Paraguay.
Greg Weeks updates his readers on the “Gasolinazo“: “Evo Morales revoked the decree removing subsidies (and thereby drastically raising prices on fuel) after facing large scale protests. The essential problem therefore remains–the government has popular subsidies that unfortunately also encourage smuggling and bleed money, both of which he mentioned in...