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Luis Carlos Diaz

From Venezuela. Blogger-Journalist-New Media Evangelist. Interested in Conflicts and Political studies. Now, I'm working with NGO's and social communities to join them on the Internet. My web (es) is called Peace Journalism. My new project is Gentedeapie.com

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Latest posts by Luis Carlos Diaz

2 May 2010

Honduras: 7 Journalists Killed and Others Threatened

7 Honduran journalists have been murdered in the past 40 days, which continues the concerns about the state of freedom of expression in the country. Many of the journalists have...

3 August 2009

Venezuela: The Proposed Media Crimes Law

The Venezuelan Attorney General presented a bill that would "regulate" freedom of expression and prosecute individuals in the media who are causing a panic or disturbing the peace.

23 November 2008

Venezuela: Following the Local Elections Online

Today Venezuela is taking part in elections for mayors and governors., which will paint the political map between States and Municipalities aligned with President Hugo Chávez or not. Venezuelan bloggers...

1 November 2008

Venezuela: The Launch of the Simón Bolívar Satellite

After three years in the making, the government of Venezuela placed the Simón Bolivar satellite into orbit, which will be used for telecommunications projects for the country and for Latin...

23 September 2008

Venezuela: The Expulsion of Human Rights Watch

Armed military soldiers searched for José Miguel Vivancos, spokesperson for the international NGO Human Rights Watch, and expelled him from Venezuela hours after releasing the report at a press conference,...

21 June 2008

Venezuela: Government Halts Proposed Education and Intelligence Policy Changes

In 2007, when President Hugo Chávez announced that he was going to begin the “5 engines for the construction of socialism in Venezuela,” he did not know that one year...

2 May 2008

Venezuela: Left in the Dark

More than 13 states and the most important cities of Venezuela were affected by a power outage last Tuesday, leaving many without electricity for several hours. The subway system of...

8 March 2008

Venezuela: Agreement Reached in Santo Domingo

After a very tense week between three South American countries, presidents from the entire region met in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The original agenda was scrapped in order to address...

23 January 2008

Venezuela: Blogger Picks Political “Oops” Moments

Venezuela faced plenty of controversies in 2007, with some of its principal political actors finding ways to stick their foots in their mouths. Blogger More Baker looks back and picks...

14 November 2007

Venezuela: Why Don't You Shut Up?

It took no time at all for five words said by the King of Spain to Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez at a summit in Chile to become slogans for the...

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