¡Estamos salvados! Ahora tenemos a Hugo Chávez
Latin America Gears Up as Bike Hub. I’ve been to Buenos Aires, and I wouldn’t try it. Plus, if Buenos Aires is so intent on “improving quality of life”, they could start by repairing the sidewalks.
Paulo Coelho v James Joyce
Lost in Translation
Telecommunications in Brazil
The next big blackout?
A swamped mobile-phone network could choke Latin America’s biggest economy
From Poverty to Power
How Good Governance Made Brazil a Model Nation. I wouldn’t call it a model nation yet.
The China Temptation
Why Brazil should reject Beijing’s economic model.
Confronting Drug Gangs in Central America
Catholicism Condemns Chileans to Epidemic
Acid attacks in Colombia reflect rage
Car bombs cause major blackout in southwest Colombia, via Gates of Vienna.
WHITEWASH IN COLOMBIA, U.S. MILITARY TAKING THE FALL
Swede involved in Cuba dissident car crash concerned about fate of Spanish driver
PDF file H. RES. 745
Rescuing Salvadoran Democracy: Part II
Sen. Marco Rubio wants to suspend aid to the country until constitutional order is restored.
Ancient Mayans May Have Sacrificed Earliest Domestic Turkeys, via Gates of Vienna.
Jamaica at 50: A Caribbean island that has far more to offer than Bob Marley and Usain Bolt…
From HR to CSR: management lessons from Mexico’s drug lords
Mexico Ousts Brazil as Investors’ Top Choice in Latin America
Mexico rises from the drug ravages
A Mexican demagogue rises again.
High flying technology to map Peru ruins
Archaeologists in Peru are getting ready to fly an unmanned craft that could radically speed up data gathering at historical sites.
He May Be Leader of Peru, but to Outspoken Kin, He’s Just a Disappointment, via ¡No Pasarán!
Puerto Rico, Drug Corridor to the Mainland United States
Uncle of Calle 13 hip-hop singer killed in Puerto Rico
Uruguay Mulls Over Legal Government Marijuana Dealing
Sean Penn joins Chavez on campaign in Venezuela
Handles like oil, priced like coal
The vote that counts
Would the generals accept a presidential handover?
The week’s posts:
Crony capitalism: in Argentina, it’s a way of life
Quote of the day
Estas manos/These hands UPDATED
Cuba: Still no offshore oil, but 1 more foreigner taken hostage
Kenya: Venezuelan ambassador murdered
In The Green Room:
Chavez: American “mercenary” detained in Venezuela
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