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· August, 2008

Stories about Development from August, 2008

Egypt: Respecting Traffic Lights

What does people's attitudes towards crossing the road have to do with where their country stands in the world? Egyptian blogger Egyptian in the USA brings us the answer in...

Angola: On the illegal occupation of a residential plot by a bank

Angola: Going, going, gone!

The historic Kinaxixi Market of Luanda, the Angolan answer to Corbusian modernism in architecture, has been knocked down to make way for a modern shopping centre. Is this a sign...

Trinidad & Tobago: Flood Waters

South Korea: Old City Hall

Cape Verde: Blogger takes picture of filthy hospital lavatory

Haiti: Homes Being Destroyed

Africa: Mutual Aid Between African Bloggers

Africa: Innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa

Venezuela: Yukpa Indians, Chávez and land disputes

Citizen media videos have been uploaded informing of the situation arising in Venezuela between the Yukpa Indians of the Perijá Mountains, landowners and President Chávez. This dispute over land limits...

Guatemala: Protection of La Danta

Many Guatemalans and foreign journalists are concerned about the plight of the region around La Danta, one of the world's largest pyramids. A group from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis...

Post-tsunami reconstruction efforts in Aceh

China: Olympic Regrets

Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: People Power

Bahamas, Guyana: Walcott's Warning

Georgia: Economic Fallout

China: Re-education through labor sentence for two elderly protesters

The closing ceremony of the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics draws near, and while Chinese media are unable to report on scandals such as this that have dominated foreign media headlines,...

Morocco: Changing the Mentality Toward Traffic

Bahamas, Cuba: Inconvenient Truths?

Grenada: Thinking About Poverty

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