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· June, 2014

Stories about Good News from June, 2014

29 June 2014

It's Official: Puerto Rico's First Openly Lesbian Judge Has Been Appointed to the Supreme Court

While some deny that her sexual orientation is relevant, others insist that it plays a fundamental role in what she can bring to the table.

26 June 2014

A Masked Superhero Is Riding Around This Colombian City and Feeding the Hungry

He is known as Super Pan (Super Bread, in English), and he gives bread to those who need it in the Colombian city of Bucaramanga.

How a Local Newspaper in India Is Empowering Rural Women to Write About Their Communities

Rising Voices

Khabar Lahariya is an award-winning rural weekly newspaper published in local languages and run by 40 women. We spoke with editorial coordinator Poorvi Bhargava to find out more.

25 June 2014

This Street in Bangladesh Has a Colorful World Cup Celebration to Rival Brazil

Bangladesh didn't qualify to play in the tournament, but the country's football fans have caught World Cup fever nonetheless.

24 June 2014

Kyrgyzstan's First Full Length Animation to be Released

French Startup Companies Want to Make Your Home Smarter

Want a smart thermostat to control your home's heating? Or one that is hooked up to the Internet and measures your home's concentration of CO2? French start-ups are on it.

21 June 2014

Syrian Man Turns Artillery into Art

Douma, Syria-based artist Akram Abu al-Fawz turns missile and rocket shells into art objects and ornaments.

19 June 2014

Celebrations Take Over Chile Following its Historic Triumph Over Spain

Chileans all over the country celebrated their victory over Spain in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. From Arica to Antarctica, we've compiled photos from Twitter of the celebrations.

17 June 2014

Bermuda to Get Public Access to Information Law

44,000 Malagasy Children Die Every Year for Lack of Care. How Can We Stop It?

Children's healthcare is dismal in Madagascar, but some organizations are doing their best to change this terrible reality.

13 June 2014

INTERVIEW: Taking a Closer Look at ‘Boteros,’ Havana's Private Taxi Drivers

The project "Boteros of Havana" shows how day-to-day life can bring out interesting stories in journalism.

7 June 2014

This Boy of Zambian Origin Is the First Student to Become a Microsoft Certified Professional

A fifteen year old boy of Zambian origin has wowed the world of information and communication technology (ICT) by becoming one of the youngest Microsoft Technology Associates (MTA) in Europe.

5 June 2014

What Does Puerto Rico's First Out-and-Proud Supreme Court Nominee Mean For LGBT Rights?

Maite Oronoz Rodríguez has become the first openly lesbian woman to be nominated for the position of justice on the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. .

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