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· May, 2011

Stories about Food from May, 2011

Haiti: A Different View of Cite Soleil

“We want to showcase local talents, and change the image of the youth in Cite Soleil. We want to get people planting again and eating Haitian food”: Throwing Down the...

Tanzania: Recipe for Pilau Masala

Recipe for Pilau Masala from A Taste of Tanzania blog: “This masala is mainly for pilau, but it can be used in many other dishes like samusa, Nyama choma (bbq)...

Trinidad & Tobago: Indian Arrival Day Food

TriniGourmet.com shares what's on her menu to commemorate this year's anniversary of Indian Arrival.

Trinidad & Tobago: Hops Bread

Lifespan of a Chennette asks: “How do you like your Hops?”

El Salvador: Food Insecurity Rising in Rural Areas

The blog “Locavore del Mundo” [someone who eats locally grown foods around the world] discusses how rural Salvadorian families are struggling to secure food for themselves, not particularly because they...

Chad: How Communities Are Rebuilding Lives

Paul O'Brien discusses his trip to Chad and how communities are rebuilding their lives: “The biggest challenge facing mothers in Chad is to feed their children and keep them healthy....

Cuba: The Capital's Chinatown

Iván's File Cabinet blogs about the evolution of Havana's Chinatown.

Ethiopia: Are “Land Grab” Deals a Path to Food Security?

The push by multinational corporations and foreign governments in recent years to obtain fertile land in African countries, such as Ethiopia, has spurred debate. Will the move will lead to...

Colombia, El Salvador: Outlook for Coffee Exports

“How many of you know where your coffee comes from? And does it make a difference to you?” asks Colleen O'Brien in a post about the outlook for coffee exports...

Singapore: Dog meat

A Singapore blogger urges authorities to rethink the ban on the selling of dog meat in the city state.

South Korea: Tweeters Helping Residents Suffering from Water Cut-off

As more than a half million residents in Gumi area in North Gyungsang Province have suffered from a water cut-off for over four days now, South Korean Tweeters went to...

Argentina: Official Launch and Repercussions of the ‘Meat For All’ Program

In Argentina, two topics exist that, one way or another, all Argentinians will always discuss: football (soccer) and the price of beef. Both generate reactions and new proposals for price...

Slovakia: Second-Class Customers

Even though customers might expect products from the same brand to be of the same quality worldwide, regional differences in quality and price do exist, depending on whether the products...

Cuba: Torture Tactic

Uncommon Sense blogs about how the authorities “have responded to Andy Frometa Cuenca, a political prisoner on hunger strike since April 16 to demand his release and that of all...

Trinidad & Tobago: Time for Land Use Policy

Plain Talk calls for reason in the ongoing battle between local farmers and the Housing Development Corporation, saying, “I have called for a land use policy from this government and...

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