Archive for February 15th, 2007

The rise and fall of a great Mexican paper

15 February 2007

The death of Mexican journalist Jose Manuel Nava, a week after he published a book very critical of President Vincente Fox and some members of Mexico’s business elite, paved the way for the collapse and closure of the South American’s country’s most famous newspaper, El Excelsior. Michael Werbowski has the full story on OMNI. Read the full story here.

Latin Salsa hip-hop for Bangalore journos?

15 February 2007

PRESS RELEASE: The US Consulate has organised a concert by a Grammy winning Latin Salsa hip-hop music group called OZOMATLI at the Ambedkar Bhavan on Millers Road, Bangalore, on February 19. Entry is free. Seating is on first come, first served basis.

Passes are available at the WorldSpace Lounge at Forum Mall; American Corner, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan; Opus Restaurant, Palace Cross Road, says a press release from Ratna Mukherjee,  culural affairs/exchanges advisor.

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