28 July 2005

Stories from 28 July 2005

Latin America Responds to TeleSur's Launch

  28 July 2005

This past Sunday a small group of 25 journalists in Caracas, Venezuela began pilot-broadcasting a new Pan-American satellite news network called TeleSur which, by September, hopes to be reaching audiences all throughout the Americas with at least nine regional bureaus including Colombia, Argentina, Cuba, Brazil, Washington D.C, La Paz and...

Singapore: New Blog

  28 July 2005

Coup de Grâce is a new policy-oriented Singapore blog; so far it looks quite promising. (via From a Singapore Angle)

Report from the Jordan Blogger Gathering

Tonight's Jordan Blogger Gathering You never know who'll show up for a bloggers’ gathering. The Jordan blogger meetup – a joint Jordan Planet/Global Voices effort – turned up not only some of Jordan's best bloggers, but superstars from Bahrain and Egypt as well. Representing Amman were Ammar Ibrahim, Roba Assi...

Denmark: Canada occupies Denmark

  28 July 2005

Fjordman points out that Denmark and Canada are headed for a potential showdown over ownership of Hans Island, a tiny, uninhabited speck of land between Greenland and Ellesmere Island. Here's a link to Google Maps, showing exactly where it is.

Ukraine: Whoops

Blog de Connard, returning after a brief hiatus, has a good roundup of Ukraining events both pertaining to the author and the country as a whole, including a pretty decent summary of Andriygate, the scandal involving the President's son.