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· March, 2006

Stories about Western Europe from March, 2006

China: Capitalism

China Law Blog‘s Dan Harris follows up on yesterday's post “China — Uber Capitalist,” with today's “China — Uber Capitalist and Loving It,” in which he compares France's stance on...

Uzbekistan: German Relations

Ben Paarmann discusses Uzbekistan's relations with Germany, the only Western state that still has a significant relationship with Uzbekistan, and adds to a recent media report on the relationship.

The Magic of Food: A Global Edible Review

#1: From the UK, Blog Jam The traditional pickled pig's feet dish is one of our favorites. Of course you may have at least a dozen good excuses why you...

Jamaica, UK: Bamboula restaurant

Trinifood visits a Jamaican restaurant in London and treats us to a mouthwatering review.

Argentina, Spain: Holy

Fernando Casale features Holy, an experimental Argentinean musician living in Spain. As always, songs are available for download.

Jamaica: Commonwealth Games

Leon wonders why the 18th Commonwealth Games aren't getting more media attention. “Is it because the mighty U.S is not involved, since the Commonwealth games only include former territories of...

Buen Provecho!

Greetings from Panama! This week's food blog round-up is extremely scrumptious. Please do not read if you are hungry! #1: From Greece, Wanderlust ShaLadies and gentlemen, it is my honor...

South Korea: Shamrocks and kimchi

The Asia Pages, who identifies herself as Korean-Irish-American in honor of St. Patrick's Day, makes a striking case for similarities between Irish and Korean men, particularly the inhabitants of Busan....

Commonwealth Games

Regan liveblogs the Opening Ceremony of the Commonwealth Games, which took place last night in Melbourne, Australia.

Trinidad & Tobago: No iron at the World Cup?

Smi reports that FIFA has ruled that “patrons bearing ‘iron made instruments’” may not be allowed into World Cup 2006 matches, on the grounds that “iron is ‘heavy’ and ‘can...

Swedish Blogs on “Eastern Europe”

It is safe to say that the blog scene reflecting “Eastern European” events is quite limited as compared to the “hotter” regions such as the Middle East. As for the...

Big River International Artists’ Workshop

Photos by caribbeanfreephoto Artist Ingrid Mwangi (Kenya/Germany) undresses in the waters of the Aripo river, as part of a performance piece she was having videotaped during the third Big River...

Trinidad & Tobago, UK: Pretend Carnival fete

Franka P. and her London friends pay homage to “that staple of Trinidad Carnival – the All Inclusive Fete” by organizing the “Carnival Saddos Pretend All Inclusive Fete”. Everything turns...

Guyana, UK: Crime fiction writer

Guyana Diaspora profiles UK-based crime fiction writer Mike Phillips.

Trinidad & Tobago, UK: John La Rose

The Caribbean Beat Weblog notes the passing of Trinidad-born “poet, essayist, publisher, filmmaker, trade unionist, cultural and political activist” John La Rose, by linking to a Guardian obit by Linton...

A small sampling of the best of what the food world has to offer

This has been a pretty busy week. No complaints at all, I sometimes just feel like I have been in this planet for a short time, other times I am...

Latin American Voices

Time to take a trip through Latin America to see what Spanish-language bloggers are talking about. By far, the most linked-to post comes from Eduardo Arcos, a native of Ecuador...

EU: Aid to Palestine Vs Aid to East European Member States

Michael of The Glory of Carniola analyzes the EU's strange funding priorities: in Dec. 2005, it is decided to cut aid to Eastern European member states by 10% – and...

Hong Kong: Who killed Dai Fei?

Glutter takes a deep breath and dives in to embrace a conspiracy theory surrounding the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, in that fateful car chase in Paris. “You will...

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