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· July, 2012

Stories about Literature from July, 2012

Jamaica: Campaign to Exonerate Marcus Garvey – Part 2

Jamaican diaspora blogger Geoffrey Philp has been working tirelessly to gather signatures for the online campaign to exonerate Marcus Garvey, who, in the early 1920s, was convicted and sentenced to...

United States: Weaving Poetry on the Streets of New York

The most recent edition of the multimedia poetry series "El Tejedor" [The Weaver] features the work of Latin American and Caribbean poets in New York City.

Bangladesh: Mourning the Death of a Legend

Bangladesh's most famous writer and film maker has died from colon cancer. Humayun Ahmed was a popular author, playwright and film director. Tributes are pouring in for the creator of...

Croatia: 2.8 Million “Inappropriate” Books “Purged” During the 1990s

Saudi Arabia: Brownies and Kalashnikovs

Panama: ‘Songo’, a Cultural ‘Cyber-Promoter’

The Panamanian Edilberto González Trejos navigates social networks and the blogsophere with the pseudonym 'Songo'. His work as a cultural promoter is known by all those who are involved in...

Chile: Citizen Campaign Seeks to Eliminate Tax on Books

A citizen campaign to remove the value added tax ("IVA" for its initials in Spanish) on books in Chile has sparked an online debate. Netizens are sharing their views in...

Bulgaria: “I, the Bulgarian from Macedonia”

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