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Monday, July 14, 2008

The "On my way to San Francisco by train" Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean

I'm on my way to San Francisco but there's always the Monday Carnival, so, welcome to the Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean. If you would like your post included, please email me, faustaw2 "at" gmail "dot" com.

LATIN AMERICA
"UNASUR - A South American EU?"

The ghost at the till: Bitter experience has made Latin Americans intolerant of inflation. But have their policymakers banished this spectre?

How Hostages, And Nations, Get Liberated

ARGENTINA
Opera buffa A landmark theatre’s years of darkness

BOLIVIA
Exilium (in Spanish)

BRAZIL
Brazil sees rise in bulletproof cars

Video

COLOMBIA
"Warrantless Domestic Spying" Results in 15 Innocent Civilians Being Forced By Government Thugs into Helicopters and Spirited Away

"Domestic" spying

South Colombia, the musical

The Ingrid Betancourt rescue

FARC Communists Lying About Colombian Rescue Operation

An Iconoclastic Icon Ingrid Betancourt said no to slavery, even at the risk of death.

Sustaining the Medellin Miracle Colombia Struggles to Hold On To Gains From Globalization

Why Europeans Doubt Colombia’s Hostage Rescue

FARC lives down to expectations

Celebrating Ingrid Former hostage, once and future politician

Via Counterterrorism blog, Force vs. FARC: Israel’s contribution

Don't copy plan Colombia, learn from it

Freed Colombian Grapples With Recalling and Releasing Pain, and Resuming Life

"Si las FARC no negocian, les vamos a dar garrote"

CUBA
Obama's anti-Cuban advisers and the lost cause


ECUADOR
Taking the headlines: An asset seizure raises questions

Ecuador seizes 195 properties

Ecuador seizes business group's assets
The government called the takeover a move that should have been taken against Grupo Isaíasa decade ago to settle debts from a banking collapse.


Ecuador Seizes TV Stations, Companies

JAMAICA
Is it all over for the corals?

MEXICO
Mexico Plan Adds Police To Take On Drug Cartels. Military's Role Lessened; Local Corruption Targeted

Free art on Mexico City metro

PERU
Angry Down South: Would-be populists everywhere

Former Spy Chief Says Peru's Fujimori Is Innocent

PUERTO RICO
Durmiendo en los laureles

VENEZUELA
VENEZUELAN BISHOPS DENOUNCE INCREASED INSECURITY; DENY SCHISM

The Super Racket (Guiso) by Teodoro Petkoff or revisiting the Robbery of the XXIst. Century

US freezes assets of Venezuelan businessmen

There is some justice in the world

Special thanks to Larwyn, Maggie and Eneas.

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