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· August, 2013

Stories about Ideas from August, 2013

Secrets To Enjoy Your Traffic Jam

‘The Worst Tours’ Unveils Darker Side of Portugal's Top Travel Destination

An alternative tours agency takes visitors through "the other side" of the city of Porto to show them what life is really like under austerity .

Kyrgyzstan to Become a ‘Beam of Light’ in the ‘Dark’ Region?

Crowdfunding Project in Brazil Seeks to Finance Independent Reporters

PHOTOS: Mapping Urban Art in Buenos Aires and Beyond

A group of Argentines invite you to share and map images of graffiti from your city.

Caribbean: Tumbling Into Art

Jamaica: “Sketch in Stories”

Crowdmapping Mexico's Disappeared

#YoViajoPara: Why do Latin Americans Travel?

Travelers discussed on Twitter under the hashtag #YoViajoPara the reasons why they love to visit other places.

VIDEO: Shop at the ‘Barrio’ in Asunción, Paraguay

Cartoons Magazine Raises Funds for Brazil's Free Fare Movement

Uruguay One Step Closer to Legalizing Marijuana

Lawmakers and citizens have been debating the government's plan to decriminalize the controlled sale and production of marijuana for more than a year.

Tchip: The “Shaking My Head” Meme from Africa

TNW Announces Latin American Startup Awards Winners

16 Passengers Travel in One Rickshaw In Rural India

Senegalese Literacy Contest Winner Turns Down French Visa in Protest

Bousso Dramé describes the ill treatment she received when obtaining a French visa in a widely circulated open letter.

DREAM Helps Reduce AIDS Cases in Africa

An interview with Paola Germano, leader of Comunità di Sant'Egidio's DREAM programme in Africa. She explains why research has confirmed a reduction in AIDS cases in sub-saharan Africa.

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