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· September, 2011

Stories about Politics from September, 2011

30 September 2011

Cuba: The Reality of Prison

Trinidad & Tobago: Expenditure & Accountability

Cuba: Inequitable Party

Incredible Photos of North Korean Mass Game

Cameroon: How Candidates Are Navigating the Social Media Landscape

Colombia: Incarceration of Bogota’s Former Mayor Stirs Debate

Aside from the uproar that Congressman Juan Manuel Corzo sparked over his “fuel subsidy,” now Samuel Moreno Rojas, the former mayor of Bogotá, has been sent to prison while facing...

Mexico: #ReformaPoliticaYA (‘Political Reform Now’), Reactions on Twitter

It has been several months since citizen organizations and activists tried to attain the approval of a political reform that includes, among other points, reelection for mayors and legislators. The...

Brazil: Citizens Blame Governor for Police Charge on Teachers

Macedonia: Protests Against Police Brutality Continue

Several hundred persons continued the street protests against police brutality in Skopje on September 29. With only two exceptions, the Macedonian media largely obeyed the embargo on covering the protests.

Laos According to WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks has released a set of Laos files that confirmed the country’s underdevelopment, endemic corruption in the bureaucracy, and the fragile state of its environment. Here are some online reactions...

Uzbekistan: Exiled opposition member murdered

29 September 2011

Bahamas: Time to Take Action Against Crime

Cuba: Jailed Activists

Jamaica: Upcoming Elections

Mexico: Baja California Anti-Abortion Law Upheld by Supreme Court

Venezuela: Thinking Succession Amid Rumors About Chavez's Health

Brazil: Blogging Carnival in Defense of Abortion

Cameroon: Calm Before the Storm?

Cameroon's presidential election will take place on October 9, but the lack of stake in the outcome felt by the general population is leading to a lack of interest. The...

Cuba: A Tireless Defender of Gay Rights

7 Billion Actions

Francisco Rodríguez Cruz is a Cuban journalist and activist who for over a year has maintained a controversial blog committed to advancing the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and...

Wikileaks Cables on Laos

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