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· November, 2011

Stories about History from November, 2011

Trinidad & Tobago: Impressed with Miss Miles

Barbados: The Pride of Independence

Jamaica: Sabina Park & Lawrence Rowe

Iran: Tehran Before the Revolution

Guyana: Election Day

Greece: 1973 Uprising Newspaper Headlines

Vietnam: Deadly Legacy of Agent Orange

Philippines: City Launches Online Codification of Ordinances

Pakistan: The Death of Nusrat Bhutto

The recent demise of Nusrat Bhutto, former first lady and wife of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, was mourned across Pakistan. A public holiday was declared as a part of the mourning,...

The Netherlands: A Holiday Season of Festivities, Costumes… and Racism?

In recent years "Zwarte Piet" (Black Pete), the dark-skinned companion of Saint Nicholas during the winter holiday season in the The Netherlands, has become part of a recurring debate as...

India: Lessons from Gandhi

Cuba: Filmic Propaganda

New Caledonia: Controversy around the 1988 Ouvéa Hostage Taking Movie

Cuba: Honouring the Island's Patron Saint

Russia: FC Anzhi Makhachkala and the Yeltsin Era Money

The January 2011 acquisition of a Russian Premier League soccer team, FC Anzhi Makhachkala, by Suleyman Kerimov, a billionaire politician native to the volatile region of Dagestan, is the most...

Sahel Region: Slavery still very much a Reality for Some

Cuba: Papal Visit Challenges

Bermuda, St. Lucia: Slavery Footprint & Slave Trade Memorial

Jamaica: Loving the Language

Italy/Tunisia: Migrants’ Opinions of the Arab Spring

A documentary film, #Revolution, featuring the voices of some African immigrants living in Italy will be part of "Immaginafrica", a festival dedicated to African film-making organised by the University of...

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