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· March, 2009

Stories about North America from March, 2009

Haiti, U.S.A.: Immigration Reform

Haiti's jmc strategies is very interested in U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden's statements on immigration reform: “Biden did not specifically say that the Administration was backing away from a legalization program....

Cuba, Trinidad & Tobago: At the Summit

“It seems far-fetched to think that the summit’s news coverage would be dominated by the one country in the region that is absent from the event” – but The Cuban...

U.S., Russia: “Peregruzka Meets Perestroika”

In a post titled “Peregruzka Meets Perestroika,” Eternal Remont writes about Barack Obama's unscheduled meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev.

Russia: Obama Ice Cream Ads

Sean's Russia Blog writes about Russian ads featuring Barack Obama.

Jamaica, Canada: Caribbean Voices

Is there room in Canadian literature for a Caribbean voice? Jamaican diaspora author and blogger Pamela Moredecai shares her thoughts…

Armenia-Turkey: Obama's dilemma

Blogian gives its readers its opinion on the dilemma facing U.S. president Barack Obama in terms of fulfilling his campaign pledge to recognize the massacre and deportation of Armenians living...

China: Official story on Tibet

David Bandurski from China Media Project reports on the Chinese government's propaganda campaign on Tibet and the trip of “Living Buddha” to north America, but all effort seems to be...

Guyana: Don't Get Fooled Again

Guyana-Gyal blogs about Allen Stanford, issuing this piece of advice she learned from a friend: “Beware of those with sugar-tongue and oily lips.”

Belarus, U.S.: “Nationality Censorship in the U.S.”

Evgeny Morozov writes on Newsweek.com about a case of censorship by a U.S. web-hosting company involving a Washington, D.C.-based Belarusian, Yaraslau Kryvoi – LJ user yarik, whose own English-language account...

Haiti, U.S.A.: Temporary Protected Status

As U.S. President Obama grants Temporary Protected Status to Liberians, jmc strategies asks: “What about the Haitians?”

Ukraine: West turns its back on Kiev?

Kiev Ukraine News Blog re-posts a Newsweek piece, which argues that the United States and the European Union are turning their backs on Ukraine, reverting the celebratory politics of an...

Korea: Two American Journalists are detained in North Korea.

Two American Journalists – a Korean American and Chinese American – are detained in North Korea after they tried to report on North Korean issues (It is known that they...

Israel: Youth Obsessed with American Culture

Read OneJerusalem's four-part series on Israeli youth's obsession with American culture to “find out what exactly it is about all of that junk from the States that makes young Israelis...

Israel: Learning to Drive

Brian of This Normal Life writes about the cultural differences between Israelis and Americans on the road and his son's new driving license. “But 17…that’s the year you transcend being...

Israel: Venture Capitals Deal With Tough Questions

Daniel Cohen reflects on tough dilemmas facing Israeli venture capitals, including whether the CEO should be based in Israel or the United States. Check out his post to view a...

Ukraine, U.S.: NATO or “Our Own Reset Button”

A discussion of the current U.S. stance on Ukraine's NATO membership – at Ukrainiana.

China and U.S: View on China's investment in US treasury

Sunbin sums up a Hong Kong government economic policy adviser, Sze Wing Ching's view on China's investment in U.S treasury.

China and U.S.A: South China Sea Confrontation

Chris from ChinaSMACK translated Chinese netizen reaction on the confrontation between U.S and China navy in the South China Sea.

China and U.S.A: Doing Business

Elliot Ng from CNreview reports on a panel on Business in China in the South By Southwest Interactive conference in Austin, Texas.

Global: Bubbles, Bailouts and Stimulus Plans

Identifying the economic woes of the United States is crucial. But we should also understand that other countries are also grappling with bankrupt companies and shrinking economies. Many countries are...

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