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· September, 2012

Stories about Migration & Immigration from September, 2012

Brazil: A Celebration of Bolivian Culture

Global Voices author Yohana de Andrade celebrates the presence of Bolivian migrants in her hometown city, São Paulo, Brazil, in an article she wrote for Future Challenges. Yohana describes one of...

Saint Lucia, St. Vincent: Going to Canada? Got to get a Visa!

Early last week, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) imposed visa requirements for entry on five countries, including two from the Caribbean - Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines....

Trinidad & Tobago: Sinking Ship?

After the debacle of Section 34, diaspora blogger Jumbie's Watch says that it's time to call a new election.

Serbia: Gastarbeiters’ Houses

Nothing Against Serbia posts photos of the migrant workers’ houses in Eastern Serbia and explains the “Gastarbajterske Kuće” phenomenon: […] the effort to make money in the West (under arduous...

United States: Spanish Stands Out in Political Conventions

In the race for the White House, the political conventions held at the end of August and beginning of September served as a showcase for the Republican and Democratic parties....

Jamaica: The Modern Sonnet

Jamaican diaspora litblogger Geoffrey Philp interviews author Pamela Mordecai about her new work, ” Subversive Sonnets”.

Greece: Petition for Neo-Nazi ‘Golden Dawn’ Group Investigation

Twitter users are promoting an international petition to urge a full criminal investigation into the Golden Dawn party in Greece.

Mayotte, Comoros: Tensions Rise After 36 Refugees Disappear at Sea

We cannot be part of the Indian Ocean Community and be indifferent to these tragedies. The solution must involve both countries Saïd Larifou reacts to the recent drowning [fr] of refugees...

Mauritania: A Diplomat's Take on the Azawad

Mauritanian writer and diplomat Mohamed Mahmoud Weddady writes a series of posts in his blog entitled: “Papers about Azawad” [ar], about history and people of Azawad region. This post, for...

United States: Radio Marti Features Cuban Porn Star

Miami-based, US government-funded radio station Radio Martí recently aired an interview with adult Cuban film star Angelina Castro. Bloggers on both sides of the Florida Straits reacted to the program.

Greek Anarchists’ Anti-Racism Demonstration in Photos

On Saturday, September 1, an anti-racism demonstration took place in central Athens. Hundreds of demonstrators, mainly anarchists, gathered to protest recent events such as violent, even lethal, attacks against immigrants.

Tunisia: Racism on the Rise ?

Frederick Gore Djo Bi wrote [fr] on africavox.com about the rise of racism against black Africans in Tunisia. In his post, Bi  quotes a testimony of Fabien Siei, an Ivorian engineering...

France: New Pro-Roma Employment Policy Strikes a Nerve

'The 4,395,000 French "job seekers" will be happy to learn that the Roma job problem has been solved!!! Their access to work will be "helped".'

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