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· January, 2007

Stories about Photos from January, 2007

Cuba: Praying for Fidel

It's unlikely that Cuban president Fidel Castro will be any less of a polarising figure in death than he's been over the course of his long and colourful political career....

Russia: Roma Wedding and Christmas

The flag of the Roma people. According to Wikipedia, it “was approved at the First World Romani Congress in 1971, held in London, UK. The flag consists of a background...

MySpace.com Headquarters in Mexico

It started with a simple post titled “The Offices of MySpace.com in Mexico” on the weblog of Marco Islas Cruz from Veracruz, Mexico.

Image from French Guiana: Mind Your Kids

From the French Guiana forest, this sign captured by Photoblog sur la Guyane Francaise reads (Fr): “Look after your kids or … keep them on a leash.”

Russia: Indigenous Peoples of the North

Den’ Olenevoda (Reindeer-Breeder's Day), celebrated in March 2006, in Kazym (Ugra, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug) – a photo set by Flickr user ugraland/Irina Kazanskaya While Moscow is braving an atypically snowless...

St. Petersburg, Russia: Flood #302

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Peru: Amazonian Fruit Drinks

Alejandro is a California-based Peruvian Chef who describes his various blogs as “a bridge between California, Peru, the world, myself, they are my prism.” He recently returned to Peru, where...

Jamaica: Earning a quick dollar in the ghetto makeover

Ria Bacon photographed these young women in December 2006 on Barbican Road in Kingston, Jamaica. As she explains on her blog: In the week before Christmas, many of the poorer...

Romania: Singing Carols

“Memories from Romania: On the last day I spent in [Onesti] many of the students came to the Cancelarie (staff room) to sing carols for the teachers. I had absolutely...

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