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· December, 2009

Stories about North America from December, 2009

31 December 2009

Caribbean: 2009 Regional Roundup

As Global Voices celebrates its fifth anniversary, the occasion has given us all an opportunity to reflect on why we do what we do and how our work makes a...

Cuba: History & Hope

Russia, U.S.: Billy Joel in 1987

19 December 2009

American Petitioner in China

Julie Harms, an American and a Harvard graduate, hit the news as she becomes one of the few, or perhaps the first, foreign petitioner in China. Her case was a...

18 December 2009

Video: International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Videos and activists observed the International Day to End Violence against Sex Workers, and here are some videos related to their efforts in ensuring rights to Sex Workers.

14 December 2009

Canada said what? Phishing Spoof at Climate Change Summit

The Canadian government supposedly released an angry statement today, denouncing a spoof that supposedly made it as far as the Wall Street Journal, claiming that Canada had shifted its policy...

Caribbean: New Media & Celebrity Fascination

The fascination with celebrities has always been at a fever pitch, but in the current age of new media and consumer-generated content, it’s at an all-time high. While Caribbean bloggers...

9 December 2009

Arab Bloggers Workshop: Twitter Reflections on Day One

As the first day of the Second Annual Arab Bloggers Workshop comes to a close, we'll take a look at participants’ reflections from the whole day, to find out what...

7 December 2009

Behind the scenes of Kiva's micro-lending

Madagascar's forests decimated for $460,000 a day

As the world's nations gather in Copenhagen for the UN Convention on Climate Change, Madagascar, having already lost 90% of its original forest, faces continued threats from black market logging,...

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