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· May, 2011

Stories about North America from May, 2011

26 May 2011

United States: A Blog for Rethinking the Hispanic World

In New York, the Hispanic cultural and artistic dynamism can be felt. Global Voices spoke with journalist and cultural critic Claudio Iván Remeseira about his blog Hispanic New York Project,...

25 May 2011

World Economy: Women Weigh in on Poverty, Work and Debt

The International Museum of Women's online exhibit on women and the economy, features slideshows, podcasts, videos and essays on women from countries such as Sudan, Denmark, Philippines, USA, Costa Rica,...

21 May 2011

Georgia: Beyoncé's Girls Rule an Apocalyptic… Caucasus?

The premiere of American singer Beyoncé's "Run The World (Girls)" video on May 18 evoked much debate among bloggers and social media users in Georgia for a less than expected...

18 May 2011

World: FIFA Election – House of Knaves or Knights?

Football fans have been treated to some really interesting times in the last few months. The latest is the FIFA election, which comes at a time when one of the...

10 May 2011

USA: Native Americans Take Offense at Osama Nickname

For the United States government, "Geronimo EKIA" (Enemy Killed In Action) is the code for Osama Bin Laden's death. For many Native Americans, however, comparing their folk hero Geronimo to...

9 May 2011

China: Death of Bin Laden and the Clash of Civilizations

In the early 1990s, political scientist Samuel Huntington put forward the clash of civilizations theory that the fundamental source of conflict in the post-Cold War world will be cultural. Two...

5 May 2011

Puerto Rico, U.S.A.: Bin Laden Blunder

Mexico Prepares for Massive National Protest on May 8

Next Sunday May 8, 2011, Mexican citizens will march to demand the end of the "War on Drugs." Thirty one cities in Mexico, in nearly all its states, have already...

3 May 2011

Arab World: Questions and Closure Follow Bin Laden's Death

Saudi terror mastermind Osama bin Laden was killed in a United States CIA operation in Abbottage, Pakistan, yesterday. Netizens from around the Arab world have reacted to the news. On...

Haiti, U.S.A.: Bin Laden & Blindness

Trinidad & Tobago, U.S.A.: Politics, Osama & Obama

Tweeting Bin Laden: Have US Journalists Become Citizen Reporters?

When news of Osama bin Laden's death broke on May 2, 2011, journalists in the United States were tweeting and using social media to report what they saw on the...

2 May 2011

Morocco: “I Love Kech!”

Marrakech, the main tourist attraction in Morocco, was hit on Thursday by a bomb attack. Bloggers are asking people to send their pictures to show solidarity with the victims of...

Pakistan: Live-Tweeting Osama Bin Laden's Death from Abbottabad

Saudi terror mastermind Osama bin Laden's life was snuffed out when a CIA-led team raided a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan. One Twitter user, Sohaib Athar, who tweets as @ReallyVirtual, reportedly...

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