Stories about Western Europe from December, 2010
Kuwaiti Abdulla Al-Moussawi, "Sayed, The Pearl of Arabia", dubbed as the next Maradona, has been an issue of much controversy on Mark's blog. See how the dream of what could have been "one of the world's greatest football players in history" was shattered.
At The Daily Beast, Julia Ioffe comments on WikiLeaks’ revelations about the relationship between the Russian PM Vladimir Putin and his Italian counterpart, Silvio Berlusconi.
Diário Liberdade (Daily Freedom, pt/gz), an anti-capitalist portal serving left-wing activist groups in the Spanish autonomous community of Galicia and Portuguese-speaking countries, analyses its first ten months online.
Puerto Rican writer and blogger Marta Aponte Alsina interviews fellow Spanish writer Lolita Bosch [es] on literature, violence in Mexico, and promoting reading in prisons in Latin America.