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Miriam O'Brien

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Latest posts by Miriam O'Brien

3 July 2011

Social Media Day PTY in Panama

Social Media Day PTY gathered hundreds of Panamanian social network users. Ariel Moreno participated in the event and shares how the day was celebrated in Panama.

20 March 2011

Ecuador: New Developments and Cyber-Activism in Chevron Case

On February 14, 2011, an Ecuadorian judge ruled that oil company Chevron had to pay US$9.5 million in environmental damages. Almost a month later, Chevron has appealed the sentence; citizens...

5 March 2011

Colombia: The earth shook to show people that Necoclí exists

On the 2nd of March 2011, a tremor measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale was felt in the department of Antioquia and part of northern Colombia. The epicentre of this...

5 January 2011

Colombia: Twitterathon to Help Those Affected by the Winter

During the heavy rainy season in Colombia, an initiative to have a "twitterathon" emerged through ideas published by Colombian Twitter users in order to collect donations for flood victims. Author...

11 December 2010

The Latin America Personal Democracy Forum As Seen by Bloggers

The Latin American Personal Democracy Forum took place on the 18th and 19th of November in Santiago Chile. Juan Arellano collects the thoughts, analysis and reports from the bloggers that...

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