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· November, 2012

Stories about North America from November, 2012

20 November 2012

Canadian Awaits Death Penalty in Iran Since 2008

Canadian citizen Hamid Ghassemi was jailed in Iran and sentenced to death on espionage charges in 2008. His family, friends and neighbors in Toronto are still campaigning for his return.

16 November 2012

Iran: Netizens Reflect on Four More Years for Obama

With Iran featuring as one of the main topics of US foreign policy, it's no surprise that Iranians took a great interest in the election. The majority of Iranians wanted...

13 November 2012

US Presidential Election Resonates in Zimbabwe

The just-ended United States election has got Zimbabweans excited as they face their own elections next year. Citizens are marveling at the speed the election results were announced, how presidential...

Arab World: What will Change with Obama's Re-Election?

Barack Obama has won a second term as US President but how does he fare among netizens across the Arab world? Here's a snippet of the conversation on Twitter following...

11 November 2012

“Latinitas,” Empowering Young Latinas With Technology

Latinitas is a non-profit organization in the United States dedicated to the empowerment of young Latinas aged between nine to 18 years, through instruction and the use of media and...

9 November 2012

The Bahamas: U.S. Election Result Sign of a Global Shift?

The recently-concluded U.S. election captured the interest of the entire world. Post-election, a couple of bloggers from the Caribbean territory that is geographically closest to the United States - the...

U.S. Policy Toward Latin America After the Election

Israeli Netizens Celebrate Romney's Defeat

Israeli netizens closely followed the elections in the United States, many of them staying up until the early morning hours to find out who of the candidates crossed the 270...

8 November 2012

Russians React to Obama's Reelection

RuNet Echo

With America's presidential elections finally over, Russians are reacting to Barack Obama's reelection, voicing fears and hopes about topics ranging from the Reset to America's waning global hegemony. Politicians and...

7 November 2012

Barack Obama Reelected and Favored Among Latino Voters

After an intense presidential race, the United States of America's destiny will be governed by Barack Obama for four more years. Once again, Twitter became a barometer for reactions during...

A New Start for Barack Obama in Africa?

Following the November 6, 2012, re-election of Barack Obama as President of the United States, Africa questions his legacy after four years in charge of an America more concerned with...

6 November 2012

Mexicans Weigh in on US Presidential Election

Romney? Obama? Does it matter? Is the American electoral system a model to follow for other countries? Here we have compiled some reactions shared by Mexican netizens regarding the November...

3 November 2012

Top 10 Global ‘Gangnam Style’ Parodies

South Korean rapper Psy's catchy song and goofy dance hit 'Gangnam Style' has broken the Guinness World record for the most "liked" video in YouTube history and spawned countless parodies....

1 November 2012

Talking About Hurricane Sandy on Social Networks

After slamming the Caribbean, Hurricane Sandy came to the east coast of the United States on October 29, bringing with it rainfall and even snowfall in its path. As expected,...

Will Hurricane Sandy Stop the New York Marathon?

Hurricane Sandy has caused widespread destruction in New York City, and sports events have not been spared. One of the world's most famous marathons is destined to be affected by...

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