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· July, 2011

Stories about Humor from July, 2011

31 July 2011

Plank Vietnam

27 July 2011

Colombia: Dancing Police Welcome Soccer Players

In Medellin, Colombia, police officers welcomed England's U-20 soccer players at the airport with a dance, making a good impression on visitors but raising concerns on security for some locals.

Jamaica: Public Outbursts from Diasporan Women

25 July 2011

Argentina: What Irritates Argentinians?

Argentinians and Twitter: a means to express what irritates them. On July 22, the hashtag #irritante (#irritating) became a local trending topic with protests and irritations about politics, traffic, neighbors...

21 July 2011

Portugal: “Junk” National Debt Rating Provokes Online Demonstrations

The “junk” rating given to Portugal’s ability to pay its public debts by independent American financial analysis corporation Moody's, has provoked numerous demonstrations of exacerbated nationalism on the social networks....

Puerto Rico: Perform & Get Paid

19 July 2011

Russia: Women ‘Rip For Putin’ As Election Campaign War Begins

RuNet Echo

Russian 2012 presidential candidate Vladimir Putin is quickly catching up with his supposed rival Dmitry Medvedev in engaging guerrilla marketing techniques and new media to boost his campaign.

6 July 2011

Bulgaria: A Day Without PM Boyko Borisov

July 5, 2011, presented an interesting challenge to the traditional Bulgarian media: would they follow a Facebook appeal for "A Day Without Boyko Borisov" - or would they continue to...

Trinidad & Tobago: Accomplishments or Spin?

5 July 2011

Serbia: Demanding Apology From Comedian Chelsea Handler

Nearly 44,000 Serbs have joined the Facebook group 'Boycott of Chelsea Handler until she apologizes to the Serbian people,' demanding an apology from the popular American female comedian for the...

Russia: Vladivostok Bloggers Choose the City’s Flag

RuNet Echo

As the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit of 2012 approaches, local authorities of the Russian maritime city of Vladivostok are busy with preparations, but creative netizens have pointed out that...

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