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· October, 2006

Stories about North America from October, 2006

Kyrgyzstan: Akaev & US Politics

Mexico: The last moments of Bradley Roland Will

Journalism seems like a precarious profession to practise in Mexico. It's ranked by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) as one of the most dangerous places to be a journalist....

Mexico, USA, EU: Open Borders

Vojaĝo tra Esperantujo / A trip through Esperanto-land

Only two months until Esperanto Day! In this, our second roundup of the Esperanto Blogosphere (missed the first?), I will lead you on a tour of some of the different...

Barbados, Canada: Life's not fair

Cuba, USA: 44th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Arabisc: Unemployment, personal attacks and the birth of a new author

Like many parts of the modern world, unemployment is a plague attacking Arab countries. Anonymous blogger Alloush writes about a discovery he made while surfing the world wide web. The...

Arabisc: Ramadan, War, Freedom and Other Issues

With all Muslim countries marking the Holy Month of Ramadan, UAE blogger Bin Kerishan, wonders why people fast. كل العبادات تسبب للانسان الاما و معاناه كالحج و الصلاه و الصيام...

Congolese Writer Alain Mabanckou on André Schwarz-Bart

Trinidad & Tobago: Different strokes

Barbados: USA eats crow

Kangi Alem on American Empire

US secret detentions: from hotel room to squalid prison cell

When President George W. Bush confirmed in a speech last month that the CIA has been operating a programme of secret detentions on foreign territory, it was portrayed by the...

Russia, Georgia: Unfriendly Relationship

A Tbilisi, Georgia, spice seller: “I was taking some photos in the Tbilisi's market and this lady, instead trying to sell me something, she asked me a portrait.” – by...

Cuba, USA: Swiss cheese embargo

Barbados: Marketing to US tourists

Jamaica: Belonging

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