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· August, 2009

Stories about Humor from August, 2009

Israel: For the Love of Food

With the Jewish High Holidays approaching, food seems to be on everyone's minds. The Jewish blogosphere is ripe with sumptuous tidbits and contemplations about the cultural implications of food, food...

Ghana: A gun made in Ghana

Israel: When Translations Go Wrong

Arab World: Welcoming Ramadan

Ramadan is an important month in the Muslim calendar. Bloggers writing in Arabic celebrate the month, already in its first week, in this post, where we share some of the...

Trinidad & Tobago: Productivity

Kenyan cartoonists find a home in the blogosphere

The older Kenyan generations vividly remember cartoon characters like Bogi Benda, Juha Kalulu and many others who premiered in newspapers. But times are changing and the internet is changing almost...

Caribbean: “Gold Rush” in Berlin

If there was doubt in anyone's mind that Jamaica can lay claim to having the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt's 19:19 win in the 200m final must have...

Ukraine: In Chinese, Yanukovych is Yushchenko?

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.V.I.: Hurricane Bill

Japan: Poop Obsession

Bahrain: To Cut A Long Story Short…

China: Dangers Of Uploading Your Photo Onto The Internet

Global Voices Unofficial Mascot Loses Left Eye

An unofficial mascot of Global Voices bloggers known as “GV Ferret” lost his left eye in a fight with a cat on Wednesday night in Boston.

Trinidad & Tobago: Raisin in the Sun

Croatia: Lobsters and a T-Shirt

Slovenia, Croatia: Coverage of the Border Dispute

Bhutan: Cows As Garbage Collectors

Egypt: The Escort and The Doctor

China: Prostitutes more trustworthy than government officials

A startling result of an online survey of more than 3,376 people published by Insight China magazine reveals that China's prostitutes are considered by some to be more trustworthy than...

Trinidad & Tobago: Movie-Making

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