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· May, 2006

Stories about Western Europe from May, 2006

Estonia: Nordic Battle Group

Latest in the Francophone Caribbean Blogosphere

Estonia: “The Hole” Review

Africa: Fortress Europe

East Timor reported by the Lusophone Blogosphere

Seven years after the end of Indonesian rule -- becoming the newest world nation in May 2002 -- and having gone through what was viewed as a successful nation building...

Global Food Blog Report

#1: Viaggi & Sapori, an Italian living in Sweden, goes home in Venice for the weekend. She was invited  to a wedding of a friend: Matrimonio al profumo di muggheto....

DRC: Coup Attempts and More Questions on the Upcoming Elections

Free and Fair Elections? Joseph Kabila, the founder of the PPRD (the People's Party for Reconstruction and Democracy), has overseen an interim administration established by the 2002 peace agreement. The...

Martinique: French Black Presidential Candidate Stephane Pocrain

Senegal: Immigration as colonization

Russia: Relations with Sweden

China: Relations with Germans

Edible Blog Report

#1: A food blogger's reunion in Pistoia, Italy: Kishko and Lucullian Delights tell the story in their blogs. The photos are stunning. It makes me want to go there! Then...

Haitian Diaspora: Franco-Haitian Solidarity Meeting

Haiti: New Blog CollectifHaitideProvence

Camoes Literature Prize goes to Angolan writer Luandino Vieira

France: Disposable immigrants

Francophone Africa: Bloggers On Colonialism's Enduring Influence

In recent weeks, several Francophone African bloggers have grappled with their countries’ colonial legacies and the power history has to shape the present and the future. For them, independence is...

China: To hell with the Vatican

Trinidad and Tobago: Blue devils in Dortmund

DRC: Demonstration for Congolese in Belgium

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