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Volume 15, Number 7
April 29, 2009

culture

Also in this section:
Cool Internet Sites
Materias Blandas: The Pompidou Center's traveling interactive art project for kids
José Ponce's Panama scenes
Poets' Corner
Sparky the Wonder Dog
The pipeline worker's tale


Cool Internet sites

Hasta El Final --- Monchy y Alexandra
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWcZBy_mDEQ

Let's get this one going with some bachata, Dominican in its roots but popular in Panama:



History and Overview of the Panama Canal
http://geography.about.com/od/specificplacesofinterest/a/panamacanal.htm

A geographic encyclopedia entry.


Mama Congo --- Yomira John
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C48fi2qtKn8

Music and dancing with Cimarron roots, from the Costa Arriba of Colon:



No to the Panama Free Trade Agreement
http://blog.oregonlive.com/myoregon/2009/04/no_to_panama_free_trade_agreem.html

A discussion among Oregonians.

Police and Thieves --- Junior Murvin
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19dP84Q4Qus

The same sorts of things that led to the writing of this song in the Jamaica of the 1970s are going on in Panama today:



The effect of habitat fragmentation and species
diversity loss on hantavirus prevalence in Panama
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19120179

An abstract of a scientific paper about an environmental process about which all Panama residents should be aware, and at which we maybe even should be alarmed.

Also in this section:
Cool Internet Sites
Materias Blandas: The Pompidou Center's traveling interactive art project for kids
José Ponce's Panama scenes
Poets' Corner
Sparky the Wonder Dog
The pipeline worker's tale



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