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· December, 2007

Stories about North America from December, 2007

Caucasus: 2007 Blog Review

With 2008 less than a day away at time of writing, it seems only appropriate to take a look back at the blogging highlights in the Caucasus for 2007. Certainly,...

Armenia: Come on-a My House for New Year

Armenian Food reminds its readers of the 1951 hit by Rosemary Clooney, aunt of actor George Clooney, Come On-a My House. Written by two ethnic Armenians, one of which was...

Poland: Ecology, Coal Mines, Iraq

Our Man in Gdansk comments on the coverage of Poland's ecology, coal mines and involvement in Iraq.

Antigua, U.S.A.: Copyright Rights

Both Talk Antigua and Caribbean Free Radio blog about Antigua being awarded the right to violate copyright protections on goods like films and music from the United States.

Russia: Time Magazine's “Successful Ploy”

Perspectives on the New Russia writes that Time Magazine's decision to name Vladimir Putin its Person of the Year is “a successful ploy serving the interests of both political and...

Brazil: We will write in Portuguese indeed

Felipe Lobo [pt] analyses the many reactions brought by a post published in Portuguese at the American site propeller, among which comments like “Our national language is English! If you...

Czech Republic: Jan Švejnar

Czech president is due to be elected Feb. 8 by a joint session of both chambers of the parliament, and Dr Sean's Diary writes about a likely contender for the...

Cuba: No Cricket

Child of the Revolution finds something “not quite right” about the Cuban cricket team not making its international debut at the Stanford 20/20 tournament “because of the US commercial and...

Egypt: On the US Presidential Race

“The American presidential race for year 2008 is like no other seriously , till now each of the two parties has not chosen yet its final candidates so we are...

Lebanon: Who Killed Francois Hajj and Why?

Lebanon grabs the international headlines again, with another assassination. Who was killed and why? Who is blaming whom and what have the region's bloggers got to say.

Peru: Gratitude for Free Trade Agreement

Peru's Congress recently approved the Free-Trade Agreement with the United States. Juan Sheput of Mate Pastor [es] writes about a personal handwritten note from George W. Bush sent to former...

Malawi: Innovation, the digital divide, and politicians who shun the Internet

Although we are not quite there yet, the beginning of the year 2008 will mark one year when the two Global Voices authors for Malawi, Victor Kaonga and myself, will...

WeMedia: A chance to tell them what you think

What would you tell 300 of the world's leading digital industry people? The next WeMedia Conference will be in Miami (February 2008), and the organizers (iFocos) are offering fellowships that...

South Korea: Unionists Deported

Two unionists from Migrant Trade Union were deported yesterday in South Korea and a solidarity action was organized in Montreal today. Jamie from Two Koreas has the most updated news.

Palestine: Will the Real Muslim Americans Please Stand Up

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah uncovers the story behind a video featuring Christian Americans of Arab origins and portraying them as Muslims.

Azerbaijan: Media Freedom

Leigh's new adventures in Azerbaijan says that the authorities in Baku reacted quickly in releasing an imprisoned Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty journalist after comments from the U.S. Ambassador on media...

Ukraine, U.S.: Carol of the Bells

Ukrainian Musical Matters writes about a 1916 Ukrainian song that became a Christmas hit in the United States.

Mexico: Immigration and Binational Relations

Immigration, Education and Globalization: US-MX is blog written by a post-graduate class at the University of Guanajuato, Mexico, whose goal “is to address immigration, education, human rights and binational relations,...

Armenia: Civil Rights in the U.S.

Life in the Armenian Diaspora posts details about a documentary film examining the life of an Armenian-American lawyer who devoted his life to defending civil rights activists as well as...

Georgia: Advertising

A Year in Georgia provides a voice over for an advert for various beverages and drinks to be marketed in the U.S..

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