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· September, 2008

Stories about Indigenous from September, 2008

Slovakia: Hungarian Minority

Central Europe Activ writes about political views of the Hungarian minority in Slovakia.

Dominica: Independence

Dominica Weekly posts photos from the opening ceremony of the island's 30th anniversary of independence.

Trinidad & Tobago: Amerindian Heritage Day

The Voice of the Taino People Online reports that “Amerindian Heritage Day will be commemorated this year in Trinidad and Tobago.”

Paraguay: Trans-Chaco Rally Postponed

Every year, drivers from across the globe descend on Paraguay's Chaco Region to participate in the Trans-Chaco Rally, which has been running since 1971. This year, the region of the...

Belize: Independence Day

Belizean was proud to be part of the celebrations as the country marked its 27th anniversary of Independence from Great Britain.

Brazil: Suspense as indigenous land rulings in limbo

Brazil's Supreme Court (STF) decided to postpone the decision about Raposa Serra do Sol land but will vote on another less complex demarcation case: the Pataxó Hã-Hã-Hãe people have been...

Kuwait and Ramadan

It has been a busy Ramadan in Kuwait, with the collapse of the Stock Exchange, social activities and artistic creativity. Abdullatif Al Omar digs into Kuwaiti blogs to bring us...

China: Infant-killer milk powder sickens the country

Is food in China edible? Chinese people started to ask. The tainted infant formula has not only killed 2 babies, triggered panic among parents, but also gave a solid hit...

World Bank Film Competition – Social Dimensions of Climate Change

The world bank has a call for submissions of short 2-5 minute documentaries that show the social effects or aspects of climate change. The deadline for the competition is October...

Trinidad & Tobago: Sea Moss

“Men in Trinidad are not bashful to claim how much of an elixir and aphrodisiac the sea moss drink is. It is believed to be an excellent reviver and energizer...

Egypt: Welcoming the Holy Month of Ramadan

The Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which begins Monday, has a distinct flavour in Egypt, where the streets are decorated for the occasion. One blogger takes us to the heart...

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