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· August, 2009

Stories about Migration & Immigration from August, 2009

31 August 2009

Israel: Celebrating 25 Years of Immigration

Israel: For the Love of Food

With the Jewish High Holidays approaching, food seems to be on everyone's minds. The Jewish blogosphere is ripe with sumptuous tidbits and contemplations about the cultural implications of food, food...

28 August 2009

East Timor: Abe Barreto Soares’ Poetry for Nation Building

He calls himself a “wanderer like anyone else” but Abe Barreto Soares is also a poet, a translator and an active blogger. In this interview, he talks about Timorese nationalism,...

Africa: BarCampAfrica UK 2009

26 August 2009

Paraguay: Blogger in Japan

24 August 2009

Global: Ramadan Mubarak

With the advent of Ramadan around the globe this weekend, Muslim and non-Muslim bloggers everywhere are wishing each other Ramadan mubarak (or "blessed Ramadan").

Maldives: Ramadan Rule And Expats

Barbados: Press Threats?

South Korea: Why Does Korea Not Accept Refugees?

21 August 2009

Caribbean: “Gold Rush” in Berlin

If there was doubt in anyone's mind that Jamaica can lay claim to having the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt's 19:19 win in the 200m final must have...

14 August 2009

Sri Lanka: Flood In IDP Camps

Jamaica: Track & Field

Cuba: The Maleconazo

August 5th marked the 15 year anniversary of the largest uprising of discontent the revolutionary government of Castro faced since the early years of the triumph of the revolution: The...