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· May, 2007

Stories about Migration & Immigration from May, 2007

Trinidad & Tobago: Vital Supplies

Madagascar: Malagasy bloggers in France criticize Sarkozy's proposed immigration policy

The platform on which France's new president Nicolas Sarkozy was elected proposes the creation of a ministry of immigration and national identity. Immigrants who have been living in France for...

Europe: Still Some More on Eurovision

The Lives of Africans in Germany

Outrage as Zimbabwe assumes helm of key global organization

As if all the troubles bedeviling Zimbabweans were not enough, Zimbabweans were aghast last week as it emerged their beleaguered nation is going to lead the UN Commission on Sustainable...

Croatia: Virginia Kapic

Nicaragua: Open Source Software, Machisimo in the Park, and an Immigration Rally

Members of the Ubuntu Group in Nicaragua recently provided a free interactive workshop on the use of open source software. Even though the event did not touch on all of...

Madagascar: Lack of Activity in Local Blogs in Times of Crisis Sparks Debate

Much has been written about the series of natural disasters that have hit Madagascar recently. Tomavana sheds some light on yet another crisis in the North-West region of Madagascar now...

Latvia: Falsification of History

Estonia: On Food (and Peace)

The buzz surrounding Tallinn's Bronze Soldier is slowly subsiding, so here is a completely amicable entry on food and peace, written in Russian on May 3 by Tallinn-based LJ user...

India: Madras and Home

Bahrain: Incense-wafting Journalism

This week in Bahrain bloggers have been preoccupied with topics including sycophancy, the welfare of foreign labourers, and the culture of alcohol consumption. Follow the arrows to see how Ayesha...

Estonia, Russia: Ansip and Putin

Estonia, Russia: More on the Bronze Soldier

Myanmar: Burmese Food in the US

Tanzania: a short scene from Bongoland film

Zimbabwe: more arrests, regional neglect, and Western duplicity

Zimbabwe's bloggers have a wealth of information on the week that was in the troubled southern African country. There are reports of more arrests and torture, an emergency monetary policy...

Labouring in Qatar

Like many of the Gulf States, Qatar is heavily dependent of foreign expatriate workforce to help fuels its growth. Demographically, Qataris make up less than 25% of the 800,000 people...

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