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Rosario Lizana

Rosario Lizana is a Chilean freelacer, based in Santiago. Her experience lies in the field of strategic communications and research. She teaches at the Barnechea Cultural Corporation that promotes the exercise of debate amongst Chilean youth. Rosario has also worked as a consultant for political campaings and is currently promoting and advocating the blog platform in Chile.

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Latest posts by Rosario Lizana

22 December 2007

Chile: A Gathering of Entrepreneurial Minds

Webprendedor, a gathering of entrepreneurs and those that want to find how they do it, took place in Santiago earlier this year. Many of the topics focused less on the...

27 July 2007

Chile: A Controversial Agreement with Microsoft

An agreement signed between the Chilean Ministry of Economy and Microsoft has stunned many Chileans. Microsoft will now have exclusive access to provide services through the Chilean government, and which...

6 June 2007

Chile: Oil Spill Affects Livelihood of Fishermen

Three hundred and fifty liters of oil were spilled in Bahia San Vicente in Talcahuano. As Ecologia y Patrañas Diversas (ES) explains, the spillage happened when the ship New Constellation...

1 June 2007

Chile: Issues of Broadband Access and Net Neutrality

The issues regarding who controls broadband access and net neutrality in Chile was brought to the forefront, when Pepe Huerta, an assistant to a Chilean deputy, posted about a private...

17 May 2007

Chilean Gas Crisis: Biofuel Perspectives

A reduction in the supply of gas to Chile due to colder temperatures in neighboring Argentina has opened a debate on the use of biofuels. The Chilean government provided a...

11 May 2007

Chilean Ethnic Groups: Development Against Native Rights?

Many indigenous communities in Chile are being pushed off their lands in the name of development. Some bloggers are faulting the government for not fulfilling their obligations to protect these...

3 May 2007

New political movement: Chile Primero

A new political movement called Chile Primero is set to be a launched on May 12. Some Chilean politicians and some Chilean bloggers are ready to support this new party,...

27 April 2007

Seismic Activity and Tidal Waves in Chile

Chile is a land of the earthquakes. In recent months, the Aysén region has been affected by small seismic activity every day. Last weekend, an earthquake measuring 6.2 on the...

20 April 2007

Chilean Love Poetry Online

Love is one of the universal languages. One of the Chilean poets who wrote poems about love was Pablo Neruda. Not only do Chilean bloggers have Neruda’s romantic prose in...

14 April 2007

Chile: building a new educational understanding

These days one of the issues that is capturing the attention of Chilean bloggers is the educational reform. The LOCE, Constitutional Organic Law of Students is being reformed to a...

6 April 2007

Chile: Bachelet, Transantiago and student protests

Michelle Bachelet has had a difficult time since she was inaugurated as Chile’s first female president just over a year ago. She has endured corruption scandals in her own leftist...

1 April 2007

Chile: Day of the Young Fighter

Universidad del Bio Bio Concepción During Chile's dictatorship period, two brothers, Rafael and Eduardo Vergara were murdered. They were fighting against the government. Since then, some associations in Chile celebrate...

23 March 2007

Small taste of Chilean writers and poetry part I

Chile is well known as a country of poets, including Nobel Prize Winners Gabriela Mistral, the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature (1945) and Pablo Neruda,...

17 March 2007

Bachelet's First year as President of Chile

The first woman to be elected president in Chile, Michelle Bachelet, has made it through her first year as head of state. General opinion said that several situations made it...

15 February 2007

Santiago, Chile: New Transportation System

This week marked the debut of the new public transportation system, called Transantiago (ES) . The government and private companies have invested (ES) US$ 292.5 million. Changing the transportation system...

8 February 2007

Pascua Lama, Chile: Moving Three Glaciers

Can you imagine moving three glaciers covering the driest desert in the world in order to extract gold and silver? Would you approve of a law that allows a private...

2 February 2007

Fairly tale in Chile: Small Giant

The famous French “Small Giant” arrived to Santiago, Chile. Many citizens gathere to see this in the centre of the capital. Claudia (ES) introduces us to the concept: Cuenta la...

24 January 2007

Chile: First Bloggers Association

A group of Bloggers have decided to make the Chilean Association of Bloggers [ES]. The idea was born from the concern of not having a organized manner of communication. As...

18 January 2007

Chilean Bloggers on Bolivia’s Chaos

Chilean Bloggers are concerned with what is happening in Bolivia. As Tomás Bradanovic (ES) explains: La horrible situación por la que está atravesando Bolivia tiene en su base un enorme...

11 January 2007

Chile: OLPC and Politics 2.0

Chileans bloggers are very impressed so far with the US$ 100 laptop, OLPC. But how will the innovative device, meant to help bridge the digital divide, arrive to Chile? What...

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