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· August, 2009

Stories about Migration & Immigration from 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...

Israel: Social Media Advances Jewish Identity

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

Ted Kennedy And The South Asian Immigrants in the USA

Paraguay: Blogger in Japan

Suriname: Photo-Op

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?

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...

China Internet blocks bad enough to chase you away?

Barbados, Jamaica: Eye of the Tiger

Barbados: Goddard Passes Away

Philippines: Inspired by Cory

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...

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