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· April, 2011

Stories about History from April, 2011

Barbados: Barrow's Beach

North Korea: Rumors and Superstitions Surrounding Former US President Carter

Cuba: Bosch Dies

Armenia: Pseudo-patriotism and flag burning

Ukraine: Memories and Photos of Chernobyl in August 1986

Aleksandr Strannik (LJ user av-strannik) arrived at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in mid-August of 1986, some four months after the April 26 blast at Reactor #4, to assist in...

Zimbabwe: Bloggers Discuss President Mugabe's Legacy

Zimbabwe is a country where public discussion about the President's health or a future without him can land one into jail. Blogs have become the only forum where "sensitive" political...

Ukraine: Stories From the Charity Walk to Chornobyl

Ukraine: “Twenty-five years ago – Chornobyl – Where were you?”

Guatemala: Remembering the Death of Bishop Juan Gerardi Conedera

UK: The Royal Wedding's “Russian Connection”

Macedonia: New Laws to Have an Adverse Impact on Cultural Heritage

An archaeologist blogger reacts to the new legislation that legalizes illegal construction in Macedonia, including buildings that destroy historical heritage sites.

Haiti: Amnesty or Justice?

Cuba, U.S.A.: Tamayo to Leave with Son's Remains

Armenia-Turkey: Suffering on both sides

Argentina: Croatian Community Reacts to Sentence of General Ante Gotovina

On April 15, 2011, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) handed down sentences to the Croatian generals Ante Gotovina, Mladen Markač and Ivan Cermak. Gotovina and Markac...

Belarus, Ukraine: “Chernobyl: The First Month”

The Genetic Origin Of Indians

Russia: Photos of Moscow, Circa 1931

Ukraine: “Chernobyl Tourism: Time to Put an End”

Costa Rica: Climate Change Affecting the Cloud Forest

The Monteverde Now project documents the stories of 11 members of the Monteverde Community through short video interviews where they explain how their life has been transformed and how they...

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