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· October, 2010

Stories about Breaking News from October, 2010

31 October 2010

Caribbean: Hurricane Tomas

Trinidad and Tobago, the twin island republic that seemed to be directly in Tomas‘ path on Friday, was spared its effects, but as the storm veered north, islands that had...

28 October 2010

Barbados: Another Fire

Argentina: Former President, Nestor Kirchner, Dies

This Wednesday, Nestor Kirchner, former president and husband of the current president Cristina Fernandez, died of a heart attack. Argentinian bloggers shared their impressions on this sudden and unexpected death.

26 October 2010

Peru: Thousands of Indigenous People Block Rivers in Protest

Flooding disaster in Thailand

More than 40 people are now confirmed dead due to rising floodwaters in the northeast and central parts of Thailand. Parts of Bangkok, the country’s capital, are now flooded too....

Puerto Rico: Reactions to the Tax Reform

25 October 2010

Mexico: Thirteen residents executed at Tijuana rehabilitation center

Jamaica: Farewell to the “Cool Ruler”

Jamaican reggae icon Gregory Isaacs, popularly known as the “Cool Ruler”, died this morning at this home in London, after a long battle with cancer. Possessing one of the most...

22 October 2010

Haze envelops Singapore

Haze in Singapore and south Malaysia! They blame it on the burning of trees in Sumatra, Indonesia where farmers are preparing for the crop planting season. Residents are coughing and...

Pakistan: Marriage Of Convenience

Cyclone Giri hits Myanmar

Benin: One of the Most Affected by the Floods in Western Africa

Taiwan:Typhoon Megi Breaks Rainfall Record

21 October 2010

Bangladesh: Beware Of The Population Bomb

Thailand: Worst flooding in decades

Heavy rains in the past weeks produced the worst flooding in many decades in the rural northeast of Thailand. Since October 10, flooding also hit 13 provinces of Thailand. Netizens...

20 October 2010

Mexico: 20-year-old Woman is New Police Chief of Northern Mexican Town

Marisol Valles García is a married 20-year-old woman studying Criminology; she is also the new chief of police in Práxedis, Chihuahua, a town located around 100 kilometers (62 miles) away...

Pakistan: Ethnic Violence In Karachi