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Explainer: Twitter in Latin America | AS/COA

Explainer: Twitter in Latin America | AS/COA | Alejandro's Global View | Scoop.it
Which countries are Twitter’s seven largest Latin American audiences, and how do their heads of state use the social network? AS/COA Online takes a look.
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The People vs. Winter

Ice-induced pavement pile-up's, out of control vehicles, winter wipeouts and a smattering of death defiers. Nobody was hurt in the making of this video apart...

Via Seth Dixon
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Just stole this from my Professor over at RIC!

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Seth Dixon's curator insight, January 24, 2013 1:32 PM

For those of you in the freezing cold, remember to take into consideration your environment.  Stay warm and upright!

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Cuba confirms high-speed internet

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Cuba's state telecoms company, Etecsa, says a high-speed fibre-optic cable is connecting Cuba to the global internet, nearly two years after its arrival.
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This should be interesting during the fall of Fidel... Global social media is a tool used by the populations of countries such as Cuba and Iran back in 2009. 

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More Marriotts in Latin America - NYTimes.com

More Marriotts in Latin America - NYTimes.com | Alejandro's Global View | Scoop.it
Marriott International will double the number of its hotels in Latin America and the Caribbean in the next five years.
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As economies progress, hotels take advantage.

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Mexico band 'missing' after gig

Mexico band 'missing' after gig | Alejandro's Global View | Scoop.it
Musicians and crew of the Mexican band Kombo Kolombia are reported missing after playing a gig on Thursday night in the northern city of Hidalgo.
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Comunidades indígenas en Colombia en riesgo de desaparecer

Comunidades indígenas en Colombia en riesgo de desaparecer | Alejandro's Global View | Scoop.it
En Colombia hay 35 comunidades indígenas en gran riesgo de desaparecer, estas comunidades fueron declaradas por la Corte Constitucional en “peligro de extinción física y cultural”, este riesgo es a...
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Viva La Cultura! Protect our indigenous population!

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Colombia: Rebels to End Truce

Colombia: Rebels to End Truce | Alejandro's Global View | Scoop.it
Colombia’s main rebel group said Monday that it would halt its unilateral cease-fire this weekend, adding a dose of uncertainty even as peace talks to end its long guerrilla war resumed in Cuba.
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I wont believe it until I see it

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