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· December, 2010

Stories about Migration & Immigration from December, 2010

Latin America: 2010 in Review

An 8.8-magnitude earthquake in Chile, a police strike in Ecuador and the Nobel Prize in Literature for Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa were some of the news bloggers and citizen...

Bahamas: Patience for Junkanoo

“During the Christmas and New Year period, little else animates Bahamians than showing vociferously where there hearts are in support for the groups that grace the annual street parades”: Grasshopper...

Morocco: Rare Recording of Popular Jewish Song

Chris Silver, writing on Jewish Morocco, shares a rare recording in this post. It's a song by Haim Abitbol, from the time when Moroccan Jews performed popular music.

Guyana: Inner Beauty

The Guyana Groove is convinced that true beauty comes from within.

Taiwan: Cycling used to construct culture

Taiwan in Cycles looks at an article from CommonWealth magazine and discusses how cycling and leisure activities are used to construct culture and promote an ideology of Chinese nationalism in Taiwan.

Russia: Media Coverage of Manezh Riots

A Good Treaty posts a detailed review of the Russian press coverage of the Manezh riots in Moscow.

Cuba: “The Year of Zapata”

Uncommon Sense has declared 2010 “The Year of Zapata”. Read the blogger's full Top 10 List of Cubans who made a difference this year, here.

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Culture that unites rather than divides

Ararat Magazine features a post by Global Voices’ Caucasus editor, co-penned with a Global Voices author and Lingua translator, on ethnic Armenian and Azeri coexistence in Georgia. The post is...

Cuba: Making a Difference

Diaspora blogger Uncommon Sense continues his list of the Top 10 Cubans who made a difference this year.

Jamaica: Blog Awards

Mad Bull is excited that Jamaica will soon be having its Blog Awards!

Cuba: More Top 10

Uncommon Sense continues his list of the Top Ten Cubans who made an impact in 2010, here and here.

Dominican Republic: Two Bodegas

The Dominican blogger from the diaspora, Dino Bonao, writes about the two bodegas [es] close to his apartment in New York City.

Cuba: Top 10 Cubans

Uncommon Sense begins his Top Ten List of Cubans who made a difference in 2010.

Sri Lanka: Diaspora Dilemmas

V V Ganeshananthan at Sepia Mutiny analyses the present and future role of the various Sri Lankan diasporas in influencing the Nation's future. Should their role be limited to economic...

Philippines: Expats and migrants blog awards

The list of winners of the 2010 Philippine Expats/OFW Blog Awards is now posted online. OFW means Overseas Filipino Workers.

Trinidad & Tobago: Gun Control

Diaspora blogger Jumbie's Watch says that for Trinidad and Tobago to see a dent in crime, “we must first change the attitude of the people, not arm them with guns.”

Guyana: Time for Snow?

Guyana-Gyal thinks that snow is beautiful, but according to her best friend, “There is only one place from which to view snow. The tropics.”

Armenia: Smoking the Pipe of Peace

Ararat Magazine features a post by Global Voices’ Caucasus editor on Calumet, an ethnic lounge bar in Yerevan, the Armenian capital. Offering a laid back environment for local civic activists,...

Guyana: Artist Passes On

Repeating Islands notes that “Guyanese born painter and sculptor Donald Locke passed away last week…after a long battle with cancer.”

Cuba: What About The 11?

“The European Union has backed off the full-fledged restoration of relations with Havana sought by the government of Spain, unconvinced that the Castro dictatorship has earned a change in treatment”:...

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