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· September, 2006

Stories about North America from September, 2006

Russia: New Home for the UN?

David McDuff of A Step At A Time suggests an alternative location for the UN: “It really is time that the United Nations were moved out of New York, and...

Russia: LukOil in the U.S.

Russia Blog writes about LukOil gas stations in the United States.

Moldova: Cheap Phone Calls from the U.S.

Mihai Moscovici, a Moldovan studying in the United States, shares the cheapest way to make phone calls to Moldova.

Nazarbayev's State Visit

KZBlog scrutinises Kazakh President Nazarbayev's upcoming state visit to the United States and has an exhaustive list of topics that will be touched upon in talks with President Bush (including,...

Esperanto Day / Esperanto-Tago

This is the first of a set of postings offering a roundup of the Esperanto-language blogosphere, culminating with a posting to review the Esperanto-Day postings. Esperanto Day is a project...

Global Food Blog Report #32

#1: From Sri Lanka, Moju meditations on Hitler and Vegetarianism: "Hitler was a vegetarian" As you can see below from the quotes of Hitler…he was a vegetarian and a teetotaler!...

Poland: U.S. Entry Visas

Chris Borowski of Traveling Life cites official documents confirming that Polish citizens should not expect visa-free travel to the United States anytime soon.

Poland: Polish President Briefly Meets U.S. Counterpart

The beatroot comments on the brief meeting between George W. Bush and Jaroslaw Kaczynski during the latter's visit to the United States.

La Reunion, USA: Pondering American Employment Trends

US-based La Reunion-origined blogger Sandy of Reunion-USA2 posts several cartoons illustrating that (Fr): “In the USA, the cost of living is so high that only a minority of lucky ones...

Haiti, Montreal: 2nd Annual Haitian Film Festival

Collectif Haiti de Provence points to an Alterpresse article which highlights an important Haitian film event (Fr): “The second edition of the International Festival of Haitian Film (FIFHM) was launched...

Caribbean, USA: West Indian Day Parade

Will, a Dutch student newly arrived at New York's Columbia University, takes in last Monday's West Indian Day Parade: “A giant Caribbean parade which takes place in Brooklyn on the...

Global Food Blog Report #31

#1:   Crispy Waffle takes a culinary adventure! Check out her Travel: Tunisia post and you will get a very tasty review on all things edible during the trip. Tunisia, located...

Jamaica, USA: Writers’ retreat

Jamaican writer Geoffrey Philp pays homage to a writers’ retreat in Seaside, Florida where he once spent a month living “what is every writer’s dream: waking up in a windswept...

Caribbean: West Indian Day Parade

TrinidadJunction attends the annual West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn, New York on Labor Day: “every single island in the Caribbean is represented. Each island typically has their own truck...

Mexico, USA: Review of “Quinceañera'”

Puerto Rican blogger Fausta Wertz reviews the Sony Classics film “Quinceañera”, which is set in a Mexican community in Los Angeles.

Global Food Blog Report #30

#1: From Navarra, Spain, Garbancita (ES) shows off with a delectable "Mermelada de Cebolla" (Onion Marmalade). According to the creator, it is amazingly easy to prepare and it is delicious...

Indonesian Blogger Confronts US Media View on Indonesian Muslims

Here is a stark example on how people from different cultures see the same thing differently. And how bias and pre-occupied notion on certain issue and on certain people or...

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