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· November, 2010

Stories about Education from November, 2010

29 November 2010

Philippines: Student unrest over education budget cuts

Students from various public universities in the Philippines held massive protest actions against the budget cuts imposed by the government. Students documented the 'campus strikes' by using the internet.

25 November 2010

Peru: Fines For Careless Pedestrians

As of November 15, Peruvian pedestrians can be fined if they break the Traffic Code. In a country where pedestrians and drivers are notorious for not complying with traffic regulations,...

24 November 2010

Ecuador: “Clean Quito” Campaign Fights Chewing Gum

Have you ever thought about how much it costs a municipality to remove chewing gum stuck to the pavement? Thousands of dollars in street cleaning are spent to fight this...

20 November 2010

Philippines: Leading botanist killed in alleged military-rebel cross-fire

A flurry of tributes and condemnations posted online followed the unexpected death of top Filipino botanist Leonard Co and his two assistants in an alleged cross-fire between the Philippine Army...

China: Educated youth face a tough future

Macedonia: Skopje Zoo Improvements

Basic improvements at the Skopje Zoo have brought new quality of life for the captive animals and the visitors, who regain confidence in this public enterprise.

15 November 2010

Puerto Rico: Prensa Comunitaria, A Project of Media Activism

Prensa Comunitaria was founded in 2004 with the objective to empower the Puerto Rican communities through the creation of media. The board president, Samuel Rosario, talked with Global Voices about...

12 November 2010

Blog “Words of Resistance” Gives Voice to Teens from Small Town in Mexico

In the blog "Words of Resistance," Chantal Flores publishes the poems, letters and stories written by middle school students from Zapotitlán Palmas, a town in Oaxaca, Mexico with a population...