Close

Support Global Voices

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

Donate now »

· May, 2008

Stories about North America from May, 2008

Japan: Grumpy Jiisan on Nico Nico Douga

The latest hit at Nico Nico Douga, Japan's popular video sharing service, is a retired man from Arizona calling himself “Grumpy Jiisan” [Grumpy Old Man], who shoots videos in which...

Puerto Rico, U.S.A.: Imagine That Conversation

Jamaica, U.S.A.: Everglades Litany

China: After the quake, hoping for aid

From inside and outside China, concerned citizens are helping, and putting their hands out to help the victims of the devastating 7.9 in the Richter scale earthquake that leveled out...

Armenia: Bigoted Journalism

Japan and U.S: Jurisdiction Agreement

Cuba: Media Manipulation?

Cuba: Incipient Crackdown?

Barbados, U.S.A.: Taking It Back

Israel: Holy Land Rehab? Amy Winehouse Rumor Debunked

Israel: Shekels Friendly to the Blind

Israel: Going Green with Gore

Former Vice President Al Gore added his name to the list of political luminaries visiting Israel in recent months. Gore joined the Board of Governors celebrations at Tel Aviv University...

Iran:No Urinals

Bahamas, U.S.A.: Agriculture & Politics

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Book on Bosnian Americans

Paraguay: First Actions for Lugo

Egypt: A Taxi Driver's Words of Wisdom

Israel: Bush's Final Presidential Visit

On the heels of its 60th birthday celebrations, President Bush visited Israel this week, marking his second and last presidential visit to the Middle Eastern state. Maya Norton tunes into...

Mexico: Attempts at a US Tourist Visa

Iraq: Apology for Iraqi Children?

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