Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· December, 2006

Stories about North America from December, 2006

Somalia/Ethiopia: Ethiopia's invasion a good idea?

Writing about Ethiopia's invasion of Somalia, Ethan Zuckerman asks, “Does anyone outside of the Bush and Zenawi administrations think this was a good idea?”

Serbia, USA: What Serbs Think About America

In his blog post called “America is shaking”, Neven Andjelic shares his opinion on the United States (SRP): This big country is shaking. A number of events have caused the...

Ukraine, USA: North Dakota Ukrainians

Ukraine List writes about Ukrainians of North Dakota.

Haiti, US: President Bush Signs HOPE law

Of President Bush's signing of the HOPE Law (Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act), Collectif Haiti de Provence writes (Fr): “We find ourselves compelled to welcome with enthusiasm this...

Bloggers on the new US Congress and the US policy on Cuba

Not much has been said in the blogosphere about how the results of the recent mid-term elections in the United States, which put the Democrats in control of Congress back...

Haiti: High Prices of Flights

Reacting to news of a new airline to offer Haiti-Dominican Republic flights, Collectif Haiti de Provence complains about the cost of flights to Haiti(Fr): “It is always flabbergasting how expensive...

Libya, Bulgaria, U.S.: Tripoli Six Verdict Due Next Tuesday

Declan Butler reports that the U.S. Department of State refuses to give a straight answer on its position regarding “the death penalty trial in Libya of 5 Bulgarian nurses, and...

Russia, U.S.: Medical Insurance; Paid Vacation.

Everybody I Love You seems to have found a way to get medical insurance for his Russian wife through Blue Cross of California – and have discovered that in Russia...

US, Russia: Medical Insurance (Lost in Translation, Sort Of)

Everybody I Love You reports on how difficult – or even impossible – it is for his Russian wife to get a Blue Shield of California medical insurance – because...

Arabisc: An Arab in Toronto and Arabs and Civilisation

Emirati blogger Osama is in North America..a place he never imagined he would ever travel to as long as George W Bush is the president of the US. لم أتخيل...

Africa: Africans and their cousins in America

Mangaliso's World posts a thought provoking article about “Africans and their Africa American cousins,”: Africans are outraged at High School drop out rates amongst African Americans. The figures on the...

Arabisc: Prison Adventures and a Yemeni Cure for Aids!

Remember Egyptian blogger Abdul Kareem Nabeel Sulieman? Well, he is still being detained and investigated on five charges, which include incitement to hate Islam, spreading malicious rumours that disrupt public...

Jamaica: Deborah Jack

Another Caribbean author featured at the 2006 Miami Book Fair is Deborah Jack, a multi-media artist who grew up in St. Maarten. Geoffrey Philp posts a podcast of Jack's reading...

Arabisc: Asian Games, Democracy and Models

Why was there no celebration of the Arab heritage in the opening of the Asian Games in Doha, Qatar, and what is the relationship between democracy and models and why...

Jamaica: Pam Mordecai

Geoffrey Philp talks about Jamaican author Pamela Mordecai, who reads excerpts of her work in a podcast from the 2006 Miami Book Fair.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site