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· March, 2010

Stories about Photos from March, 2010

Brazil: São Paulo State police beat striking teachers

Departing governor of São Paulo José Serra will run for presidency; teachers today marked his final day with another protest. During a previous demonstration calling for pay rises and other...

Puerto Rico: A brief history of a new species, the “Twittericans”

They are calling themselves "Twittericans." They are Puerto Ricans, national and transnational, who absolutely adore Twitter. Computer Science graduate student and digital media savant Miguel Ríos has written a brief...

Suriname: Art as a Beacon

At Paramaribo SPAN, Nicholas Laughlin blogs about artist Sri Irodikromo’s “monumentally scaled batik panel”, which, on the night of SPAN's recent exhibition opening, “served as a beacon, drawing visitors to...

Barbados: Drought Continues

“Monday was world water day and it has brought home to many of us that we must not take this precious commodity for granted”: my rustic bajan garden blogs about...

Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname: Alice Bangi

A big bench for liming? Trinidad's Alice Yard gets its own piece of traditional Surinamese outdoor furniture.

Russia: Alpinist Destroys Cars And Blogs About It

Karpovka.ru writes about blogger drunn2007 who works as an industrial alpinist climbing up house walls and breaking excessive ice. On his blog, drunn2007 posts photos of cars damaged by fallen...

Russia: Protests in 48 Cities Mark “Day of Anger”

Bloggers post photos of mass protests dedicated to the “Day of Anger” held on March 20, 2010. Protests in 48 cities gathered around 20,000 people. Here are the links to...

Dubai: Iranian Blogger Omid Reza Mirsayafi Remembered

About 40 young people from all four corners of the world came together in a cafe in Dubai and remembered the first anniversary of the death of Iranian Omid Reza...

Azerbaijan: Reflections on Novruz

This weekend marked the official start of Novruz, the Zoroastrian holiday marking the beginning of spring. Bloggers comment on the festival.

Armenia: Women

Emily Haas’ Armenian Experience, a blog by a Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) in the former Soviet republic, post photographs and an insight into the lives of women in Armenia. The...

Russia: Bread

Photos of “how Russian bread is being baked” – at English Russia.

Russia: Photos of Newspaper Office Assault

Regional newspaper Nasha Ryazan (Our Ryazan), published photos of armed men in military outfits (allegedly policemen) blocking the entrance to the newspaper's office. The assault can be connected with the...

Bahrain: F1 Missionaries

Bahraini Mahmood Al Yousif took this “really interesting and clashing shot” during the Formula One weekend. Click on the link to check it out.

Year After Coup, Madagascar's Leaders Face Sanctions

On the anniversary of last year's coup d'etat, the international community is set to impose sanctions on the current leaders of Madagascar for failing to respect the resolutions of Maputo....

Russia: Photos of Khrapovitskiy Estate

Blogger vadych posted photos of ruins of the magnificent Khrapovitskiy estate, the only Russian estate built to compete with classic French mansions. Under Bolsheviks, the estate experienced nationalization, transformation to...

Nepal: Tibet Uprising Anniversary Exposes Growing Rift

Nepal's forceful approach towards the Tibet Uprising Anniversary on March 10 and public programs that are organized by Tibetan refugees in the country is attracting criticism from Tibetan & Nepali...

Nigeria: Images of children killed in Jos

Images of children killed after violence erupted in Jos, Nigeria.

Trinidad & Tobago: Pone!

“Not a pudding, not a cake, but something somewhere in between”: TriniGourmet.com posts a mouth-watering recipe for cassava pone.

Russia: “Muromtsev Dacha” Demolished

A historic wooden house in Moscow suburbs known as “Muromtsev Dacha” has been torn down by the authorities amid numerous protests from the residents. The photos of the demolition have...

Puerto Rico, Haiti: International Women's Day Dedicated to Haitian Women

This year, International Women's Day celebrates it 100th anniversary. In Puerto Rico, and in many countries in the region, the day will be dedicated to honor the resilience of Haitian...

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