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· November, 2010

Stories about History from November, 2010

16 November 2010

Bolivia: When ancestors return, celebrating the ñatitas

Each year on November 8, Bolivians celebrate the festivity of the ñatitas. The ñatitas are little skulls that are taken from homes to the main cemetery of the Bolivian capital,...

Cuba: Before & After

Brazil: Eradicating the Indigenous Guarani Kaiowa

Guarani still represent one of the most numerous indigenous people in Brazil, though they are profoundly affected by the loss of almost all their land in the last century. In...

East Timor: A Foreigner's Impressions on the celebration of Massacre anniversary

Macedonia: Angelina Jolie and Lustration

14 November 2010

Egypt: Vodafone Egypt Advertisement Stirs Controversy

A new advertisement for Vodafone Egypt featuring ninth century Muslim scientist Abbas Ibn Firnas as a mad man who would not surf the internet to see how his attempt to...

11 November 2010

Thailand's forest monks

Haiti: Abuse of Power?

Panama: November, A Month of National Celebration

November is a month of national celebration for Panamanians, and the blogosphere provides another platform to celebrate. A trip around the web shows that in these days, with diversity of...

5 November 2010

Ecuador: Keeping Traditions Alive on Day of the Dead

Ecuadorians recently finished celebrating the Day of the Dead with liters of colada morada and many, many guaguas de pan, the traditional drink and food for the holiday. The special...

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