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· November, 2011

Stories about Language from November, 2011

East Timor: Building One Country Out of Many Languages

When East Timor became an independent country in 2002, both the Tetum and Portuguese languages were chosen as official for the newborn country. Nevertheless, the number of national languages is...

Russia: Siberian Light's This Week in Russia Blogs #1

Malawi: The President Talks Better in English Than Chichewa

Ukraine: Starbucks, Social Media Marketing, and “Language Issue”

Tetyana Bohdanova writes about social media marketing and the "language issue" in Ukraine - and a recent scandal caused by what turned out to be a fake Facebook page of...

Japan: Top 60 buzzwords this year

Peru: ‘Sugar Camp Lima’ Aims to Give Children a Learning Platform in Their Native Language

Ukraine: Photoshopped Chuck Norris and the Ukrainian Language Day

Cameroon: 5th International Festival of Fulani Arts and Tradition

Jamaica: Loving the Language

Global Voices Podcast: Bridging the Language Gaps

In this edition of the Global Voices Podcast we discuss languages that are hard to find on the internet. Are you from a place where your mother tongue is not...

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