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· December, 2008

Stories about Photos from December, 2008

Morocco: “We Are All Gaza”

Rabat is 2,393 miles away from Gaza as the crow flies, but that doesn't stop Moroccans from feeling a strong sense of solidarity with Palestinians. As Israel's attacks against Gaza...

Egypt: Solidarity with Palestine

Since they’ve heard, Egyptian Bloggers expressed their immediate solidarity with their Palestine brothers against the brutal attack. Everybody condemned the Siege, as well as the blind Israeli bombings that does...

Nigeria: Victoriana in African costumes

Saharan Vibe features the works of British-Nigerian textile artist Yinka Sonibare who had garnered international recognition with his Victorian historical figures dressed in Dutch wax African print costumes. The post...

Ghana: Election runoff

African Elections Project posted some pictures of the runoff for the 7th of December Presidential elections taking place today, while @ghanaelections has been offering live Twitter updates on the voting.

DRC: A “Gloomy” Christmas in Kinshasa

Cedric Kalonji writes about his "gloomy" Christmas in Kinshasa. With the economic crisis, it seemed like many kinois weren't up for celebrating.

Brazil: Chico Mendes lives on, 20 years after his death

Bloggers remember and pay homage to Chico Mendes, the man whose actions highlighted the plight of the Amazon internationally, and who was murdered twenty years ago by those who were...

A Caribbean Christmas

'Tis the season - and nowhere celebrates Christmas quite like the Caribbean! Here's a glimpse into what bloggers are doing to get into the spirit of the festivities...

Trinidad & Tobago: A Day in the Life

TriniGourmet.com posts “A Day in the Life” flickr photoset.

Trinidad & Tobago: Earthquake & Flood

From Trinidad and Tobago, Coffeewallah blogs about an early morning earthquake: “It was really something that jolt, makes you wonder if the universe is trying to tell us something, floods,...

Brazil: Against Illegal Abortion or Against Women?

Abortion is a very complex issue in Brazil, just like almost everywhere else in Latin America, where it is considered a crime. Despite this, over 1,000,000 clandestine abortions take place...

Israel: Kibbutz Features Argentinean Murals

Israeli Mom describes her visit to Kibbutz Or HaNer, which is special for its large scale murals created by Argentinean artists Daniela Almeida and Jose Kura. “During 2007, Kura and...

Trinidad & Tobago: Eating Blue

Onika Henry at Discover TnT Blog recounts her experience at this year's Tobago Blue Food Festival.

Japan: Digital mech art

Edo from Pink Tentacle has a collection on digital illustrations of mechs, droids and borgs.

Israel: Innovation in First Aid Technology

Dr. Eran Shenkar has developed a remote medical vehicle that can deliver first aid in place of human first responders. Israelity reports: “It’s smaller, cheaper, and more compact than a...

Israel: Who Were the Weirdest Terrorists of 2008?

Who were the weirdest terrorists of 2008, asks an Israellycool poll. Among the contenders are: Hairstyle Man, Big Bicep Guy, Popsicle-of-Violence Guy (pictured), and the Naqba Dwarf. Whom do you...

China: Lugu Lake

Inside-Out China posts an article about the matriarchal tradition near the Lugu Lake.

Trinidad & Tobago: Christmas Drinks

In preparation for the Christmas season, TriniGourmet.com posts a recipe for Punch de Creme, “another of Trinidad’s traditional Christmas drinks”, while Simply Trini Cooking does the same for Sorrel: “To...

Nicaragua: Old Photos of Managua

Nicaraguenses [es] a blog by Dr. Erwin J. Jiménez Morales has been publishing old photos depicting the capital city of Managua from the 1950s and 1960s.

Trinidad & Tobago, St. Kitts & Nevis: Niche Marketing

Trinidadian Sharon Millar makes a trip to Nevis for the annual NICHE food festival.

Brazil: Manifesto For The Immediate Release of Graffiti Painter

While a police officer who mistakenly killed a boy of just three has been acquitted of murder, a graffiti painter arrested on October 26 for spraying the walls of the...

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