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· December, 2010

Stories about North America from December, 2010

Tunisia: The Cry of Protestors Echoes Around the World

The cries of Tunisians, protesting against corruption and joblessness for the past two weeks, is gathering momentum on the World Wide Web. Netizens from around the world are rallying behind...

Cuba: Cables Reveal Government Sees Bloggers as “Most Serious Challenge”

Cuba was one of the Latin American countries most frequently referenced in the trove of diplomatic cables recently released by WikiLeaks. Cables confirmed much of what is already known, but...

U.S.A.: Liveblogging in the Middle of New York Storm

A Russian Livejournal blogger Etotam can't reach his home for two days due to snow storm in New York. He is liveblogging and posting pictures [RUS] from his car in...

USA: Indigenous Youth Media Project Recovers History

For a Navajo community, video has become a way to connect youth with their ancestors and the history of their people through the story of the Yellow Woman.

Christmas Recipes in Global Food Blogs

Christmas means ‘coming home’ to many people - but if this isn’t possible, preparing a magic meal can be a consolation. Bloggers of many continents have shared their favorite holiday...

COP16: Conclusions from Young Trackers

Young trackers from the Adopt a Negotiator Project blogged throughout COP16, United Nations Climate Change Conference that took place in Cancún, Mexico. These were some of their concluding statements and...

Dominican Republic: Two Bodegas

The Dominican blogger from the diaspora, Dino Bonao, writes about the two bodegas [es] close to his apartment in New York City.

Ethiopia/US: Soul Food: Mike-e's Afroflow

Negrita writes about Mike-e, an American artist born in Ethiopia: “his album afroflow ii pays tribute to the fact that hip-hop flows from africa and his music is heavily influenced...

Oprah Down Under: Not Everybody’s Cup of McCafe

Oprah Winfrey’s fans seem to have lapped up her Australian tour which finished with taping of her show at the Sydney Opera House. However her trip also has had its...

Brazil: WikiLeaks and doubts over technology transfer in French fighters

WikiLeaks has released a document that raises doubts over the main reason behind Brazilian interest to buy French fighter aircraft: the possibility of transferring the technology of construction.

Guinea: « WikiLeaks » Revelation on the Discussions between Burkina Faso, the United States, France and Morocco about Dadis

The website Guinée Inter published an article from Jeune Afrique which reveals [fr] that: “A series of American diplomatic cables, published by WikiLeaks on Saturday, details the four-way discussions which...

Blogger.com Removes Two Blogs by Same Author for More than 12 Hours

Blogger Carlos Quiroz writes, “On Monday, December 13, 2010 around by at 11:00 AM. my blog Carlos in DC was deleted by Blogger.com after I tried posting a video of the...

Russia: “WikiFakes”

FP's Passport writes about the possibly fake WikiLeaks’ “scoops” published by Russkiy Reporter magazine.

China: A Nobel Peace Prize for Assange?

David Bandurski from China Media Project translated the December 10 2010 editorial of Beijing Daily which criticized the Nobel Peace Prize as a “tool of Western values and ideology,” and...

The Latin America Personal Democracy Forum As Seen by Bloggers

The Latin American Personal Democracy Forum took place on the 18th and 19th of November in Santiago Chile. Juan Arellano collects the thoughts, analysis and reports from the bloggers that...

India: Sari Is Not A Terrorist Outfit

The Indian ambassador to the United States Meera Shankar was pulled from a security line at the Jackson-Evers International Airport in Mississippi, USA, and was subsequently forced to undergo a...

Poland: President Meets With Medvedev and Obama

Leopolis reports on the Polish President's recent meetings with his Russian and U.S. counterparts.

Hungary: U.S.-Hungarian Relations

Hungarian Sprectrum writes about the “U.S.-Hungarian relations during the George W. Bush era.”

China: WikiLeaks, North Korea and Internet freedom

Diplomatic cables leaked by WikiLeaks raise the possibility, among other things, of reunification on the Korean peninsula. The US government's response to the cables, meanwhile, raises questions over online freedoms;...

Russia: WikiLeaks’ Cyrillic Mirror

Anatoly Karlin (@sublimeoblivion) reports that WikiLeaks “gets a Cyrillic mirror at викислив.рф,” an initiative of the Pirate Party of Russia (more info, RUS – here).

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