Welcome to this week’s Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Republics and Monarchies
Contemplando Santiago desde uno de los edificios más altos de Sudamérica. views of Santiago from one of the tallest buildings in South America.
Colombia’s presidential election
The maths of a Green revolution
Antanas Mockus is in many ways the opposite of Álvaro Uribe, the popular outgoing president. So why are the polls saying the upstart might replace him?
Freedom for what?
Ecuador a choice destination for emigrants from Cuba, that is.
Honduras, la Union Europea y UNASUR
The week’s posts and podcasts:
Chavez needs 200 people to manage his Tweeter
Dania Virgen Garcia released from jail
Raul Baduel, the guy who sprung Chavez from jail, sentenced to jail
Today’s headlines: 15 Minutes on Latin America
Venezuela’s ongoing economic crisis
Casualties of war
Better get insurance for that “free” Cuban healthcare
At Real Clear World:
Venezuela: Baduel Sentenced to Eight Years