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· May, 2009

Stories about North America from May, 2009

29 May 2009

Haiti, U.S.A.: Remembering Fr. Jean-Juste

Blogger tributes are pouring in for the late Fr. Gérard Jean-Juste, a Haitian Roman Catholic priest who was known by his admirers as a champion of the poor and an...

Jamaica, Cuba: Amnesty International Report

28 May 2009

Russia: A Blogger's Review of “The Associate”

About a month ago, Jost A Mon blog posted a “roundup of translated crime fiction consumed in April” - which included several books by writers from Central and Eastern Europe....

Barbados, U.S.A.: Getting the Message

China: 2009 Chinese Internet Research Conference

27 May 2009

Japan and Korea: Nuclear test and missiles

USA: The battle over medical marijuana

In the United States, 13 states currently allow citizens to use marijuana for medicinal purposes, but even these limited rights are under threat. In response, many Americans have created blogs...

18 May 2009

USA: National Ethnic Media Awards Winners 2009

Sri Lanka: Bloggers react to the death of the LTTE leader

The government of Sril Lanka announced via state media and SMS today (Monday, May 18, 2009) afternoon that the leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), Vellupillai Prabhakaran,...

12 May 2009

Egypt: Obama to Address Muslim World from Egypt

The date is all set. US President Barack Hussain Obama will deliver his much anticipated speech on relations with the Muslim world in Egypt on June 4 and the Egyptian...

Cuba, Jamaica: Examining the Revolution

10 May 2009

Global Health: “Swine Flu” In Images

Though concerns over the "swine flu" outbreak have eased, the virus continues to spread throughout the world. The World Health Organization announced today that there are now 4,379 confirmed cases...

Global: Happy Mother's Day!

If one thing is true of all humankind, it is this: we all have mothers. And in many parts of the world, it is customary to celebrate our mothers with...

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