18 July 2005

Stories from 18 July 2005

Cuba: Ignoring embargo, Americans film in Cuba

  18 July 2005

Both Havana Journal and Babalu mention the an American film which was shot in Cuba thus ignoring the embargo. Babalu's post, though brief, has generated an impressive response about both the film itself and the embargo it ignored.

China: Two from EastSouthWestNorth

  18 July 2005

EastSouthWestNorth looks at the press coverage of an incident where a man held off the police with molotov cocktails for nearly 11 hours and discovers, once again, that there's more to the story than was being reported. He also translates an article about search-engine spam; it's an interesting read to...

China: Debunking

  18 July 2005

China Herald debunks an article in the Independent about Chinese blogging. Fons, the author, says “mostly I try to ignore this level of nonsense. But in this article too much ignorance comes together.”

Iraq: Raed in the Middle

Khalid Jarrar's brother, Raed, continues to blog despite his brother's imprisonment: here, he condemns targeting Iraqi civilians, while here he points out that food rations are either getting smaller or just being terminated.

China: Repot: July 17th

  18 July 2005

This weekly roundup of some of the goings-on in the Chinese-langauge blogosphere points out, among other things, that there will be a Chinese blogger confernce in Shanghai in early November.

Caribbean Free Radio

  18 July 2005

Caribbean Free Radio has a podcast dedicated to tracking Tropical Storm Emily's damage to the Caribbean.

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