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· January, 2010

Stories about Video from January, 2010

Kenya: During severe drought, a role model emerges

People, crops and animals throughout Kenya are suffering from a prolonged drought. One young woman's thoughts are to the future and how to better build her community.

Martinique, French Guiana: “No” To More Autonomy

The referendum which took place on Sunday, January 10th 2010, in the French Overseas Regions of Martinique and French Guiana to vote for either more autonomy from France or to...

Taiwan: How the Puyuma people started Year 2010

The Puyuma tribe is one of the indigenous groups in Taitung County along Taiwan’s East Coast. The Nanwang Village, the leading village of this tribe, holds the Monkey Ceremony and...

Sri Lanka: Election Violence

Centre for Monitoring Election Violence posts a video interview which discusses the news that supporters of Presidential candidate General Sarath Fonseka were attacked resulting death of one person and many...

Zimbabwe: Reality TV show as medium to learn about Constructive Criticism

Through a video training process children in Zimbabwe wrote, performed, filmed and edited a short movie showing how gossip and badly given criticism could kill.

Featured Author: Hisham

As a practicing medical doctor based in France, “Hisham” (Hisham Khribchi) is a Global Voices author for Morocco. He is also one of the founding members of the site Talk...

Paraguay: Vintage Postcard Collection

Muna Annahas shares her collection of vintage Paraguayan postcards in this YouTube video.

Georgia: Let's talk about sex, baby…

Perhaps the most buzzing topic in the Georgian social media scene was not politics, elections, sport, crisis, earthquakes or catastrophe. Instead, one of the most discussed topics was actually about...

Colombia: Videobloggers Make 1 Video Per Day in 2010

A group of Colombian videobloggers have taken up the ambitious task of creating one video per day in 2010 and already has featured a wide array of subjects from literature,...

Colombia: FARC's controversial online presence

Although most of the reactions visible on twitter to a trailer for a documentary made to support the FARC armed forces of Colombia in international venues were skeptical, the existence...

Georgia: Tragedy ushers in the New Year

As citizens of Georgia waited in anticipation of the New Year, two high profile scandals were instead set to dampen the holiday spirit. As part of plans to decentralize government,...

Kenya: video of bicycle repair man with home made tools

At the Afrigadget blog they share a video of a bicycle repair man showing and explaining the use of his home made tools as he does his work in a...

Video: In Spain, Camera Free Video Workshop for Kids

In Valladolid Spain, Film-making is taught to children without them having to use a camera. Following are some of the videos showcasing the process and final results of these workshops.

Russian TV Shows Cartoon Putin and Medvedev Singing Limericks

A cartoon showing Russian president and prime minister singing limericks about the current issues in Russian politics became a hot topic on the blogosphere. The cartoon was aired on the...

Colombia: Galeras Volcano Eruption Video

Twitter user @mrmuller linked to the video of the Galeras Volcano Eruption in Colombia and also posted a picture of the aftermath. It seems the areas in the immediate vicinity...

Azerbaijan: Justice for Adnan Hajizade and Emin Milli

As its first post for 2010, Flying Carpets and Broken Pipelines remembers the two blogging youth activists sentenced last year to 2 and 2.5 years in prison. Commenting on a...

Video: Year End Traditions and Rituals

Around the world, people celebrate the arrival of the New Year with certain traditions. Today, through video we bring you some of the traditions and rituals people follow to improve...

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Juliana Rincón Parra is the Citizen Video editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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