20 July 2005

Stories from 20 July 2005

Economics With A Face: Cuba Archives

  20 July 2005

Peter Mork and his wife, Emily Marie Stremel Mork have an amazing series of posts and photographs on their recent trip to Cuba. You can be sure Peter, an economist, will soon be posting some more reflections on their visit to the socialist island.

Argentina: Caminito de La Boca

  20 July 2005

This Delia Thing has some excellent photographs of La Boca district in Buenos Argentinas and concludes, “even though I know this was a tourist trap this was one of the best days I have had in Argentina.”

The State of Free Culture in Latin America

  20 July 2005

This past weekend at the Contemporary Cultural Center in Barcelona, Spain, an international and multi-lingual group of bloggers, artists, musicians, and lawyers met to discuss the Free Culture movement which aims to reform intellectual property law into a workable paradigm for the digital era. More than just another intellectual property...

Cambodian Blogosphere: Training + Khmer Language Software = More Dialogue?

  20 July 2005

"Internet cafés are springing up like mushrooms in rainy season in the heart of Cambodia, Phnom Penh in recent years."  – Tharum Also, a perfect metaphor for the Cambodian blogopshere! The Cambodian blogosphere is growing, but also getting more organized and connected.  Last month, bloggers in Phnom Penh met in...

Skypecast: Andrea Monti of ICTlex

  20 July 2005

Lawyer Andrea Monti, who blogs in Italian at ICTlex, is winner in the Europe category of this year's RSF Freedom Blog Awards. Monti is concerned that people in Western democracies are not sufficiently aware of the extent to which their freedoms of speech are being eroded – and while the...

Philippines: Wily, Wily Gloria

  20 July 2005

The Sassy Lawyer points out that the Philippine government has all three branches independently investigating the same scandal. In the meantime, Inside PCIJ looks at what the on-going crisis means for US interests.

Kenya: Kenyans protests and massacre

  20 July 2005

Black Looks covers protests in Kenya. The main sticking point seems to be that the current President was elected on a platform to reduce presidential powers within 100 days of the election; unfortunately, that was back in 2002.

Africa: Condi In Africa

  20 July 2005

Githush wonders why it took Condi so long to go to Africa. In the same post, he points out that First Lady Laura Bush and daughters have been in Africa the whole past week, but that hasn't exactly been well-covered in the United States.

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