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· December, 2005

Stories from Quick Reads from December, 2005

Aruba: Throwing pagaras

Some time before tonight at midnight, the majority of households and businesses in Aruba will throw a pagara to ward off fuku, says ArubaGirl.

Honduras: Last Month's Presidential Election

Teresa Cavanagh has an eye-opening first hand account of last month's election in Honduras.

Costa Rica: Coyol Wine in Nicoya

The traditional Coyol Wine of Santa Cruz and Nicoya is now in season. Costa Rica Blogs advises that you can “hoose from the strong, bitter wine that is milked from...

Argentina: Remembering Cromañon

Toutatis remembers the first anniversary of the Cromañón tragedy, when 194 concertgoers died in a blaze at the República Cromañón concert venue. Toutatis remarks that the tragedy “has changed the...

Bangladesh: A star

Bangladesh: A star

Pakistan: Peace in Sudan

Pakistan: Peace in Sudan

Nigeria: Coming home

Nigerian blogger, Teju Cole, writes about his arrival back home in Nigeria…

Uganda: Travels In

Arjen Westra's African blog writes about his arrival in Kampala, Uganda.………..For the first time I didn't experience the 12,5 hour bustrip on the bumpy Kenyan roads. I flew in: 50...

Kenya: God and Institutions

What an African Woman Thinks continues with her questions around God, this time is institutions…… Is slotting us into institutions God's way of encouraging us to die to self?

Ghana: Christmas

The Trials and Tribulations of Freshly-Arrived Denizen gives us a taste of Christmas in Accra.

Belize: News portal update

Melody reports that the Belize Free Press news portal has been updated. The site features links to Belize newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations and online news sites.

Guatemala: Giving to the Neediest

The bloggers behind Guate360 did a great service to their country by collecting online donations (ES) in order to buy discounted Christmas gifts for rural children around the country. You...

Bolivia: Evo Morales Update

Both Alvaro Ruiz-Navajas and Eduardo Avila have updates on President-Elect Evo Morales. Speaking of a recent Wall Street Journal article on the Bolivian Election, Jim Shultz says, “This just proves...

Sri Lanka: A movie for South Asia

Sri Lanka: A movie for South Asia

Nepal: Welfare Fund Politics

Nepal: Welfare Fund Politics

Pakistan: India on the Screen

Pakistan: India on the Screen

Uganda: Travels In

Arjen Westra's African blog writes about his arrival in Kampala, Uganda.………..For the first time I didn't experience the 12,5 hour bustrip on the bumpy Kenyan roads. I flew in: 50...

Uganda: Travels In

Arjen Westra's African blog writes about his arrival in Kampala, Uganda.………..For the first time I didn't experience the 12,5 hour bustrip on the bumpy Kenyan roads. I flew in: 50...

South Africa: how to get rich

White African points to an essay on how to become a millionaire……..Paul Graham’s essay’s are all incredibly well written and great reads. I particularly enjoyed “How to Make Wealth“, here’s...

Nigeira: Telecoms

Chippla's Weblog takes a critical look at Nigeria's telecoms industry……………The Nigerian Telecommunications Limited, or NITEL as it is widely known, had been doing this ever since it was established. And...

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