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· March, 2007

Stories about Canada from March, 2007

Cricket World Cup 2007 through the eyes of the bloggers

  13 March 2007

The 9th World Cup cricket started with a colorful opening ceremony in the Carribean islands. The tournament is scheduled for 51 matches in a span of one and a half months. The itinerary can be found here, the tickets here, and here is the official website. (via Cric Blog) The...

Forced evictions in Guatemala: whose land is it anyway?

  4 March 2007

Land ownership and occupation are complex and highly contentious issues in many parts of Latin America, and the tropical, resource-rich plains of northeastern Guatemala are no exception. On the one hand, legal title to land is generally brokered in formal processes between governments and private buyers. On the other hand,...

Syria: When Buses Become a Pain

Whether it's in Syria or Canada, buses will always be a pain as Canada-based Syrian blogger Omar writes. “we're standing on the sidewalk waiting for the bus… only the bus was already there, but the freakin’ driver has left it to go out for a smoke. so you're standing there,...

Jordan: Canadian Film Festival A Treat

Jordanian blogger The Black Iris was in for a treat during the Canadian Film Festival, held in Jordan. “It’s been a pretty enjoyable experience getting to watch a handful of Canadian films at the Balad Theater these past few days. I hope they’ll get to host another one come next...

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