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· April, 2014

Stories about Education from April, 2014

When Will Impunity End for Slave Traders in Mauritania ?

Spare the Rod, 10 Tips From a Peaceful Parent

After people applauded the discipline in a viral video of a mother hitting her child in Trinidad, our Caribbean editor felt compelled to share her thoughts on peaceful parenting.

Catching Up with the Togolese E-Waste 3D Printer Makers

Bob Marley – A New God for the Bhutanese Youth?

USA Makes Kremlin Propaganda Easy, Again

Simply imagine Russia remodeling schools near US Marine Corps fatalities on Okinawa.

Video of Mother Hitting Daughter With Belt Goes Viral in Trinidad & Tobago

A video depicting a mother's punitive idea of discipline has gone viral in Trinidad and Tobago, after it was posted on Facebook to supposedly teach the child a lesson.

French Economist Piketty Links Inequality to Instability of Democracies

Myanmar's First Digital Library for Higher Education

Caribbean Loses Valuable Steward with Passing of Professor Norman Girvan

Economist, intellectual, Caribbean man: As news of Professor Norman Girvan's death spreads throughout the region, netizens pay him tribute in glowing terms, calling his legacy "powerful" and his voice "magnificent".

Project Uses Mobile Phones to Encourage Reading

Exploring Trinidad & Tobago's Digital Divide (Part 1)

A progressive new company is changing the face of data collection in the Caribbean, starting with a project in Trinidad and Tobago that examines the country's digital divide.

300 Pakistan International Airlines Employees Fired for Fake Degrees

It's not the first scandal of its kind to rock Pakistan, where even lawmakers have been caught using fake academic degrees.

Controversy and Outrage in Spain Over the Presence of Teodoro Obiang

The president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang, has been the protagonist of a huge controversy in Spain.

Coming Soon! Rising Voices Microgrants for Amazon Communities

Indigenous Research at the College of the Bahamas

We Love to Talk, But Do We Speak Out?

What's lies at the root of the Trinidadian reluctance to speak out publicly on matters discussed so energetically in private?

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