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· January, 2008

Stories about Citizen Media from January, 2008

Barbados: Bring on the ferries

Jamaica: “Heartbreaking” deterioration

Anguilla, China: Illegal foreign labour?

Trinidad and Tobago: “Not playing mas”

Trinidad and Tobago: Water woes

Guyana: World ignores Lusignan?

Azerbaijan: Something Fishy

Blog for a Cause!: The Global Voices Guide of Blog Advocacy

Blog for a Cause!: The Global Voices Guide of Blog Advocacy explains how activists can use blogs as part of campaigns against injustice around the world. Blogging can help activists...

Brazil: Countdown to Carnival

There is a popular belief that in Brazil the year only starts after Carnival. Be this an exaggeration or not, there is not much else being talked about on the...

Yemen blocks independent news websites

Numerous Yemeni websites have been blocked recently by government-controlled ISPs. Among them is the popular YemenPortal, Yemen’s first multi-source news crawler and search engine, which extracts headlines from news sites...

Brazilian Football Star Remembered on 25th Death Anniversary

It is through video online that many Brazilians and football fans from around the world have found a way to pay homage to one of the best dribblers in football...

Armenia: Political Blogging Intensifies

The past week was eventful, and while the traditional media in Armenia were pondering their adequate response so as to avoid “unnecessary complications”, the Armenian Internet community were discussing the...

Brazil: On community radios and mainstream media

Brazil: A half Portuguese, half African Brazilian street party

Armenia: Politics — The Driving Force Behind Blogs?

Last week, the main topics discussed in the Armenian blogosphere were the election manifesto of former president Levon Ter-Petrossian and the presidential election in neighboring Georgia. It's no wonder that...

Armenia: Reparatations

Brazil: Indigenous people dying of white man diseases

Brazil: Should we fear Venezuela?

"Venezuela is due to become the biggest military force in South America. Should Brazilians be worried about it? Is there any need to fear Hugo Chavez?". These were lines on...

Georgia: Presidential Election Update

Although the international media is now reporting a victory for the incumbent, Mikhail Saakashvili, in yesterday's presidential election in Georgia, there has so far been very little reaction to the...

Brazil: On the polemic campaign against AIDS

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