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· August, 2008

Stories about Migration & Immigration from August, 2008

31 August 2008

Libya: The Ramadan Special

Ramadan, the Muslim holy month of fasting, begins in all parts of the Islamic world. Depending on where you are located, it could have either started, will start tomorrow or...

18 August 2008

Jamaica: Woman Power!

Jamaica has done it again! If there was any doubt after Usain Bolt's 100m Gold Medal that this Caribbean nation is a powerhouse of Track and Field, the female Jamaican...

Cuba, U.S.A.: Fay Warning

Guyana: Poems of a Fat Black Woman

Japan: Foreign Population

17 August 2008

Angola, Brazil: A culture shock divide

Angola and Brazil's special relationship means that business between the two former Portuguese colonies is booming - as well as migration both ways across the Atlantic. But, how are these...

Caribbean: Lightning Bolt Strikes Beijing

This post is going to be as long as Jamaican Usain Bolt's sprint to 100m-dash Olympic glory was short and ever-so sweet - because Caribbean bloggers still have not come...

Haiti, Cuba: Tropical Storm Fay

16 August 2008

Georgia, Russia: The War's Virtual Dimension

Like most other contemporary conflicts, the ongoing one in Georgia and South Ossetia has had a virtual dimension from its very start. Below are two bloggers' reflections on the wars...