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· July, 2005

Stories about North America from July, 2005

USA: Blogger punished for his political remarks over Iraq

A blogger named Leonard A. Clark, An Arizona National Guardsmen, was punished for his criticism over Iraqi War. He was charged with violating operational security and 11 counts of disobeying...

Caribbean: Taran's Caribbean Blog List

Taran Rampersad has an unbelievable list of Caribbean blogs which will soon be making its way into the Bridge Blog Index.

Latin America Responds to TeleSur's Launch

This past Sunday a small group of 25 journalists in Caracas, Venezuela began pilot-broadcasting a new Pan-American satellite news network called TeleSur which, by September, hopes to be reaching audiences...

U.S. Virgin Islands: Gas Shortage

Frank Barnako writes on News of St. John that the island may very soon be down to only one operating gas station.

Arranged marriage & the role of parents

A sarcastic post of a vibrant Bangladeshi-Canadian girl: If this daughter is not married to some Muslim guy by next August, ...she will apparently be seeing Mrs Mother's dead face....

Atlantic City Rough Cuts: Youth Video Blogging for Community Development

Yesterday I spent a wonderful day working with a team of nearly a dozen teachers from MLK Elementary School in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The school is located in a...

Is it a Muslim Problem?

After the London blasts, Jeff Jarvis said he is not sure if the Western world is dealing with the problem of terrorism directly. However, he thinks that Tom Friedman has...

Cross-Border Conversation on Race

The 1940's creation of famed Mexican writer, Yolanda Vargas Dulché and comic book illustrator, Alberto Cabrera, Memín Pinguín was an unlikely candidate at the time to spark a 21st century...

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