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· April, 2010

Stories about North America from April, 2010

30 April 2010

USA: Rallying Cries for Immigration Reform

In the United States, immigration reform activists have taken to the streets - and the internet - in order to create momentum for comprehensive changes in immigration law.

29 April 2010

Global Voices Gets Redesigned: Welcome Back!

As you may have noticed, a few things have changed here at Global Voices. Our old design, beloved as it was, has been replaced. This new design heralds a new...

24 April 2010

“Boobquake” to challenge claims of Iranian cleric

A Purdue University student in the United States is asking women around the world to show a little cleavage or a little leg on Monday as a humorous test to...

18 April 2010

Japan: People live longer, so do TV shows

Japan may be known for the longevity of its people, but the TV programs have a rich and long history as its population. There are some series that have been...

16 April 2010

USA: Lesbian Student Sent to “Fake Prom” in Mississippi

An 18-year old girl in Mississippi was barred from attending her high school prom in April because she planned to bring a female date and wear a tuxedo. Gay rights...

10 April 2010

16 Years Later, the Rwandan Genocide Remembered

On April 7th, Rwanda commemorated the 16th anniversary of the genocide that took the lives of as many as 800,000 people and traumatized a whole region to this day. The...

Kyrgyzstan: Social Media Create and Fight Information Overload

RuNet Echo

The coverage of recent bloody events in Kyrgyzstan by online and traditional media caused information overload that made it very difficult to create a consistent picture. That is why bloggers...

6 April 2010

Haiti: “The Quake”

Jamaica: Taking it to Court

Australia: Oil Spill on Iconic Waters a Warning to Obama

A Chinese coal ship is spilling its oil onto Australia’s icon Great Barrier Reef. GV author Kevin Rennie gathers reactions from bloggers

China and U.S: Sending Amercian students to China

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