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· October, 2009

Stories about Migration & Immigration from October, 2009

Haiti: National Anthem Singing Contest

Sammuel from Thanks for loving Haiti has launched [En/Fr/Fr Cr] a video contest for the best Haitian National Anthem singer. The best video will be chosen by the readers and...

Martinique: Free your mind, free your hair

Blogger Imaniyé from Martinique reports the creation of a Facebook group [Fr] by people who are eager to defend the rights of Martinicans to comb their hair as they want...

South Korea: Foreign gangs

Robert Koehler from the Marmot's Hole picked up a news story about police's cracking down of foreign gangs and gave an introduction to the character of different foreign gangs.

China: The death of an overseas returnee

China Hush has a translation of a report from Southern Metropolis Daily on the suicide of Tu Xuxin, a civil engineering PhD who returned from the U.S.A to China to...

Uruguay: Two Plebiscites Fail to Pass

On the same day as the Presidential elections in Uruguay, voters did not pass two plebiscites that would have given Uruguayans abroad the right to vote and the annulment of...

India: Information For NRIs

Amreekan Desi has some practical information for the non resident Indians who are trying to go back to their motherland to settle there.

Guyana: Uniformity

Individualism and free expression are made up of much more than clothing. Signifyin’ Guyana explains.

Hungary: Dual Citizenship

Hungarian Spectrum writes about “a recurrent theme in Hungarian politics”: dual citizenship.

Sri Lanka: Stop The Exodus

Serendipity opines that many in Sri Lanka want to leave the country for various reasons and the government is doing nothing to stop this exodus.

St. Lucia: Death of the Artiste?

“In the Caribbean you’re more likely to wake up one day in summer and find it snowing than find a writer or poet who believes that the way to get...

Global: International Creole Month

October has become the month of the worldwide celebration of Creole language and the Creole blogosphere is paying attention.

Adoption: Securing the Rights of Mothers and Children

Women speak out from all sides of the issue: adoptees, natural mothers and adoptive mothers try to make sense of the legal, reproductive and human rights issues behind adoptions.

China: A foreigner’s life in a Beijing jail

A foreign man who spent the last seven months in the Beijing No. 1 Detention Center sent DANWEI a detailed account of his daily life in Jail.

Trinidad & Tobago: Truth or Dare

“We are a society that publicly cries corruption but privately upload mega-project photos on Flickr with misguided pride”: This Beach Called Life uncovers “the hidden truth” about Trinidad and Tobago.

Cuba: Press Freedom Ranking

“Press conditions were considered worse only in Burma, Iran, Turkmenistan, North Korea and Eritrea”: Uncommon Sense refers to the latest Reporters Without Borders index of press freedom around the world,...

Trinidad & Tobago: Line Up

“Trinidadians and queuing? what is that?” Know TnT.com explains.

Jamaica: Publishing in the Internet Age

Jamaican litblogger Geoffrey Philp gets thinking “about publishing, the Internet, and Caribbean writers.”

Little Bangladesh In Los Angeles

Taz at Sepia Mutiny informs that the 3rd Street between Alexandria Ave and New Hampshire Ave in Los Angeles, USA will be officially called as ‘Little Bangladesh’ from now on.

Caribbean: Blogging About Climate Change

October 15 is Blog Action Day 2009 and Caribbean bloggers are adding their voices to the global conversation about climate change.

Trinidad & Tobago: Set Up?

Jumbie's Watch is “vex enough to fart fire” over developments in a court case involving the Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister, which he believes “was a set up designed to...

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